DO AS I SAY: WHEN YOU ARE BEING FORCED INTO A CAREER BY PARENTS

“You will be a doctor.” parental oversight As you are leaving high school and embark on the journey of finding your career path, you will find yourself feeling pressure. And … Continue reading DO AS I SAY: WHEN YOU ARE BEING FORCED INTO A CAREER BY PARENTS

IS IT FOR THEM OR YOU: PARENTS WHO WANT THEIR CHILDREN TO BE WHAT THEY WEREN’T

  “Is it for them or you?” overbearing parents Growing up for me playing sports, my mother was involved, but for the most part it was up to me to … Continue reading IS IT FOR THEM OR YOU: PARENTS WHO WANT THEIR CHILDREN TO BE WHAT THEY WEREN’T

TAKE YOUR KID TO WORK DAY: WHY ISN’T THIS STILL A POPULAR TRADITION

“They should see success early on.” tag along When I was a child there was a special occasion called,” Take your daughter to work day.” It was to promote women … Continue reading TAKE YOUR KID TO WORK DAY: WHY ISN’T THIS STILL A POPULAR TRADITION

ENTERTAINMENT BABYSITTERS: WHY DO WE EXPECT OUR ENTERTAINMENT TO CARE FOR OUR CHILDREN

“They have a job, but not raising our children.” not their parents Whenever I see parents get angry at the celebrities for letting their children down, it always struck me … Continue reading ENTERTAINMENT BABYSITTERS: WHY DO WE EXPECT OUR ENTERTAINMENT TO CARE FOR OUR CHILDREN

PARENTAL MENTAL: HOW YOUR CHILD’S MIND IS SHAPED BY YOU AS THE PARENT/S

“You give them confidence or take it away.” IT’S YOUR JOB So many young people are entering the world afraid of their chances at success. But whose job is it … Continue reading PARENTAL MENTAL: HOW YOUR CHILD’S MIND IS SHAPED BY YOU AS THE PARENT/S

GIVE EM THE FACTS: WHY MORE PARENTS SHOULD BE TRANSPARENT

“Tell them so they don’t figure out the hard way.” Ever since I was a child, my mother made it her business to prepare my and sisters and I for … Continue reading GIVE EM THE FACTS: WHY MORE PARENTS SHOULD BE TRANSPARENT

NOT WORTH THE TROUBLE: WHY I DON’T WANT KIDS

“Saving myself from what could be a disaster.” Since becoming an adult I have been pondering over the idea of whether I want to become a parent someday or not. … Continue reading NOT WORTH THE TROUBLE: WHY I DON’T WANT KIDS

PARENTLESS BOND: WHY MEN’S ATTACHMENT WITH KIDS ISN’T THE SAME AS WOMEN

“Her bond is different than our bond.” When a woman is pregnant, there is a bond she creates with her child that no man is able to understand. The following … Continue reading PARENTLESS BOND: WHY MEN’S ATTACHMENT WITH KIDS ISN’T THE SAME AS WOMEN

PARENTAL BEHAVIOR: WHY YOU SHOULD WATCH HOW YOU VERBALLY COMMUNICATE RESPECT TO THE OTHER PARENT

“They see and hear everything, so be careful how you speak.” For me growing up, I saw my mother and father have disagreements. Not understanding at my age that arguing … Continue reading PARENTAL BEHAVIOR: WHY YOU SHOULD WATCH HOW YOU VERBALLY COMMUNICATE RESPECT TO THE OTHER PARENT