Give Kids A Sense Of Growing Up

There are plenty of reasons why you should make sure your kids enjoy their childhood and try to protect their playful innocence.  That comes with making sure that they enjoy what kids want to enjoy from riding a bike to watching cartoons and snacking on junk food once in a while.  But as they grow…

They Are Always Watching/Listening

No it’s not the CIA or FBI, the KGB or Mi5 – not that they aren’t already all watching you along with Google, Apple and Facebook.  But it’s closer to home…..it’s your little kids.  Their capacity to absorb and mimic everything you do is astonishing.  It shows itself in the most random of time when…

Having “the God” talk

Curious on people’s thoughts on how to approach kids when it comes to religion.  My wife is religious, and I am very spiritual and believe in the benefits of religion (positive humanist aspects, not the useless ceremonious parts, to me they are just a distraction).  We believe in multiculturalism and multi-religious beliefs (including atheism) and…

Urination situation

My son has recently began, or rather regularly continued, a cycle of night bedwetting. My wife can’t relate but when I was his age (6-8) the second round of bed wetting (first round being when I was a baby) was embarrassing, frustrating, and confusing to me. So I completely understand where he’s coming from, apparently…