Challenges of Being Older Parents

Last time, we talked about some of the advantages of being older parents. This time, we discuss some of the many challenges of being older parents. What are the Main Challenges of Being Older Parents? Generations Gap. Young parents in their 20’s often say they feel out of touch with their kids. Perhaps you can… Continue reading Challenges of Being Older Parents

Challenges of Being Older Parents

At one time, it was the norm to have kids in your 20’s. Fast Forward to the present day and mums have kids in their 30’s and even 40’s. This is according to a report by the Centre for Disease Control. While there are both positives and challenges of being older parents, we kick off… Continue reading Challenges of Being Older Parents

Benefits of Being Older Parents

Although not always described positively, there are many benefits of being older parents. As well as being more responsible, older parents better understand the importance of keeping in good health for the sake of their kids. Not just physical health, but mental wellbeing too. What are the Main Benefits of Being Older Parents? You may… Continue reading Benefits of Being Older Parents

Advice for Single Dads with Daughters

Raising a daughter as a single dad is no easy feat. In fact, it can sometimes feel like a turbulent rollercoaster ride. Mothers tend to find it easier to relate to their daughters as they have once themselves been in a similar situation, growing up and facing the difficulties of female puberty. Dads tend to… Continue reading Advice for Single Dads with Daughters

Essential Single Dad Parenting Advice You Need to Know About

Becoming a single dad can change your life forever. Yet knowing where to access single dad parenting advice can be difficult. To help you, we’ve outlined some practical information for key issues faced by single dads that may be encountered in the first couple of years. Best Single Dad Parenting Advice for Difficult Times Finding… Continue reading Essential Single Dad Parenting Advice You Need to Know About

Challenges of Adolescent Parenting: Part 2

Did you have a chance to look at part 1? Here, we looked at some of the most common challenges of adolescent parenting. These include things like problems caused by friendships, behavioural issues, changed emotions and body issues. As well as being a difficult time for teens themselves, it can take as much toll on… Continue reading Challenges of Adolescent Parenting: Part 2

Challenges of Teenage Parenting: Part 1

The transition from childhood into adolescence can be turbulent. Your once loving and thoughtful child may now be sulky, emotional and unruly. Indeed, there are many challenges of teenage parenting. In this two-part guide, we briefly explain some of the most common. Plus how you as a parent can help. Some of the Most Common Challenges… Continue reading Challenges of Teenage Parenting: Part 1

Parenting Adolescent Boys (Emotional): Part 2

If you checked in last time, you’ll know we mentioned the importance of using compassion when parenting adolescent boys (emotional) rather than basing your relationship on trust. This time, we will talk about responsibility and how you can teach this to your teenage son. The Best Techniques for Parenting Adolescent Boys (Emotional) The world tends… Continue reading Parenting Adolescent Boys (Emotional): Part 2

Parenting Teenage Boys (Emotional)

Parenting Teenage Boys (Emotional). Though teenage girls get angry from time to time, they are better able to process emotions than boys. They can also more easily talk through how they are feeling, which means parents can deal with them more effectively than boys. In contrast, boys experience testosterone surges which reduce feelings of fear… Continue reading Parenting Teenage Boys (Emotional)

Parenting Adolescent Boys (Practical). Part Two

If you had the chance to check in with us last time, you’d hopefully have picked up some useful tips in parenting adolescent boys (practical). Including: Acknowledging and respecting your teenage son is going through changes Asking your son what you can do to help during this turbulent period Being aware of the emotions your… Continue reading Parenting Adolescent Boys (Practical). Part Two