Being a parent

Have you become a mother hen?

Have you become a mother hen?

Are you always concerned about the well-being of your baby? All moms want to protect their child from danger, but how do you know if you’ve crossed the line into overprotective?

January 7, 2019
10 must-have manners

10 must-have manners

Good manners have changed a lot over the years but some attentions never go out of style. To raise a polite and well-liked child, here are ten must-have manners.

December 31, 2018
Family values

Family values

Our aging parents and grandparents often say that our family values are on the decline. What do they mean? Let’s talk about family values, a heritage we should honor.

December 10, 2018
Sleeping with your children

Sleeping with your children

When they’re babies, co-sleeping facilitates breastfeeding and relationship building. But what happens when your 2, 4 or even 8-year-old child still sleeps with you? A psychologist explains below.

November 19, 2018
Fear of not loving the 2nd child as much...

Fear of not loving the 2nd child as much...

Your baby is your biggest source of joy and you can’t imagine your life without him/her. You’re starting to think about extending your family, but you’re afraid... What if you don’t love your second baby as much?

November 12, 2018
Discipline is a labour of love

Discipline is a labour of love

Discipline is a hot topic for many parents! What’s the right way to go about it? Should they be more or less strict? Should they give their children more or less chances?

October 9, 2018
Be careful what you tell your children

Be careful what you tell your children

These little sayings seem harmless but they can leave negative traces and give your child a false sense of guilt. Autopsy of the parental language.

September 24, 2018
The Caillou's mom myth

The Caillou's mom myth

A good mother is sympathetic, gentle and always patient. She never gets angry, always has time for her children and sacrifices her own happiness for her family’s benefit... Really?

September 10, 2018
Moms are different from dads!

Moms are different from dads!

Should everyone experience parenthood in the exact same way? Are men and women different in the way they experience it? Absolutely!

August 20, 2018
11 ways of being kind

11 ways of being kind

Sometimes, it takes a lot of courage to do what’s right. Here are a few random acts of kindness to inspire your children… one action at a time!

August 20, 2018
Do you ever repeat yourself?

Do you ever repeat yourself?

Did you know that an adult repeats a request to his child three to five times on average? And you? How many times do you repeat? Too many, I suppose.

August 13, 2018
Will I still have time for my first child?

Will I still have time for my first child?

Many parents feel like they are betraying their first child when announcing a pregnancy. Will they be able to take care of two children as well as they did when they only had one child?

June 4, 2018
How to deal with your child’s flaws

How to deal with your child’s flaws

She argues, he dramatizes, they are never satisfied, they are always late… How should parents deal with these small and big flaws that drive them mad?

May 21, 2018
Deciding to have a second child

Deciding to have a second child

You have been dreaming of another child for a long time and your daughter would love to have a little brother but it is such an important decision! Should you have a second child?

May 21, 2018
Say YES as often as you can!

Say YES as often as you can!

If “no” is necessary for children and teenagers, it remains a word to be used in moderation because it can bring on a feeling of helplessness in children. What if you told them yes instead?

May 14, 2018
10 ways to say I love you

10 ways to say I love you

If only our children knew how much we love them. To leave no doubt, here are 10 ways to tell them…

May 14, 2018
You know you are tired when…

You know you are tired when…

Because we can almost see you doze off (and because it is very funny), we decided to share the great moments of fatigue shared on Mamanpourlavie.com.

May 7, 2018
Should we reward children?

Should we reward children?

Just like punishments, rewards are given to control children. The difference only lies in the fact that one is more positive than the other. We want the child to continue behaving well so we buy it in some way.

April 30, 2018
Loving tips for happy children

Loving tips for happy children

Being a proud parent is one of the best demonstrations of love but it is also the biggest challenge of your life. Here are a few tips for you.

April 30, 2018
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