Tag: parenting tips

Five “Motivations” That Could be Hurting Our Children

Don’t play favorites. Don’t compare. Appreciate your child’s uniqueness. Every child is special. We all know these things. And as well-meaning parents, we do try to guard our hearts from comparisons. As loving parents, we remind ourselves that our children are different from one another, and that each of them will bloom and develop at their own pace. And then… Read more →

On Training Our Children to Listen and Obey

Meanwhile, the boy Samuel served the Lord by assisting Eli. Now in those days messages from the Lord were very rare, and visions were quite uncommon. One night Eli, who was almost blind by now, had gone to bed. The lamp of God had not yet gone out, and Samuel was sleeping in the Tabernacle near the Ark of God. Suddenly the Lord called out,… Read more →

On Parenting Techniques: The Three Most Important Questions to Ask

Almost each time I go online and scroll down my news feed, I see so many articles on parenting techniques. The latest study shows this… a now-famous expert says that—it can get pretty confusing. When it comes to raising our children, these are the verses that come to mind: Proverbs 22:6 “Train up a child in the way he should go;… Read more →

Want to Win an I-Pad Mini + P3000 worth of GCs?

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and there’s no better time  than this for our well-loved Good Housekeeping magazine to celebrate its 15th anniversary. This month’s Mother’s Day issue comes with a special supplement—the Nido Supermom magazine, that is packed with topics that interest us moms! When I bought my copy the other day, I was pleasantly surprised that not only did… Read more →

Punishment vs Discipline

Quite a number of people ask me if I punish my children. I usually have a hard time answering this question because I do not know exactly what they have in mind when they ask this question. This is one area in parenting that, if not explained properly, may cause more harm than good. Personally, I do not like to… Read more →

Making Mistakes

Growing up, there was always one thing I was afraid of— making mistakes. I was always hard on myself. I remember several times when I couldn’t go to sleep because I knew I made a mistake in a certain quiz and I found it hard to forgive myself for my carelessness, or for not knowing the correct answer. I also… Read more →