There has been a lot of attention recently given to the concept of a "Tiger Mom." The term comes from a Chinese mother's strict parenting techniques as laid out in the book Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua. Some have criticized the style, but others have applauded its disciplinary style and results.But what about a Tiger Dad? Are men as willing to … [Read more...] about Tiger Dad an effective parenting technique?
The weeks and months leading up to the birth of a child are certainly stressful for moms, but the time can be difficult for fathers-to-be as well. Some dads may be clueless as to how best support their wives during labor, but according to the parenting magazine Babble, there are a number of ways that men can get ready for the big day.1. Read a birth book. It may seem like … [Read more...] about Top 5 ways to be supportive during labor
For dads, one of the most fearsome moments in fatherhood may be having to talk to their kids about sex. It's awkward to broach and even more uncomfortable explain, but luckily for parents, there has been increasing research detailing what the best and most effective ways to have "the talk" are, The Associated Press reports.The recent study, which was released in … [Read more...] about Researcher: Incremental sex talk may be best approach
It is widely known that musical talent boasts plenty of perks. Whether it be used to relax or attract women, learning how to play an instrument certainly pays off in the long run, and it seems as though it can help out with raising children as well. A new study indicates that children who take music lessons performed better in school than those who don't.According to … [Read more...] about Music will make your kids smarter, here’s why
As any dad knows, having a sick child turns the whole day upside down. You have to take time off from work, cater to his or her every need (more so than usual) and find ways to help keep the illness at bay. This is especially true in the winter months, when colds are as common as ugg boots. But, make new sentence luckily there are several at-home remedies that can quell a … [Read more...] about Dads: How to deal with kids’ winter sickness