Tag: parenting

  • Embracing Motherhood – Lessons Learned Along My Way
    Embracing Motherhood – Lessons Learned Along My Way
    Parenting is the steepest learning curve we will face, so Sanam shares four essential lessons she’s learned as a mother.By Sanam Raisa RahmanIn January 2016, I enrolled in the school of motherhood, and almost five and a half years later, I’m still in training. You see, this is a school where even when you think […]
  • Creating a Sleep Environment for Your Baby
    Creating a Sleep Environment for Your Baby
      In this article, Ingrid shares four hacks to improve your baby’s sleep.By Ingrid HanifenHow important is a sleep environment for your baby? Very! When babies are around 6-8 weeks of age, they can habituate. Habituation in very young infants is a form of self-soothing in which babies block out outside stimuli by shutting their eyes, […]
  • Positive Ways to Ease Sibling Rivalry
    Positive Ways to Ease Sibling Rivalry
    Johanna presents tips to ease the tension when there are two or more kids in the family.By Johanna de KonigAs parents, we dream of having a harmonious family, but it’s not easy when our children don’t get along with each other. Kids don’t get to choose if they want a sibling or not. It’s simply […]
  • Parenting with Playfulness and Respect
    Parenting with Playfulness and Respect
    Suzi explains how her childhood experiences led her to discover the concept of respectful parenting and the tools we can use to connect with and understand our children.By Suzi ChaemchangWhen I became a new mother I asked everyone for advice. I spent hours scrolling social media mum groups and websites seeking the right way to […]
  • Preparing to Answer Kids’ Sex Questions 子どもから性に関する質問を受けたらどうしましょう?
    Preparing to Answer Kids’ Sex Questions 子どもから性に関する質問を受けたらどうしましょう?
    As the first of a three-month series on ‘sex and kids’ by three different experts running workshops on the topic, Aya shares her mindset change on sex education and importance of having this conversation with kids.By Aya Tanno / Translated by Hanae Matsumura Have you ever talked about sex at home with your partner and […]
  • Help Your Kids to Speak the Language of Emotions
    Help Your Kids to Speak the Language of Emotions
    Is it enough to just ask your child to calm down during emotional outbursts, or is there more you can do to nurture his or her emotional intelligence? Galina Kalinina explains how we can teach children to express their feelings through words. By Galina KalininaWe’re all born with emotions, but nobody is born with emotional intelligence. […]