Category: Parenting

Kids and Screens: The Good and the Bad

As a mother of a 21-month old boy who’s seriously hooked to YouTube videos, I would like to understand the good and the bad effects of screen time on young children. There are multiple times a day that I made the television (showing YouTube nursery rhymes) as my son’s nanny, while I take care of…


Struggles of a Mom in an Electronic World

  It was a fine sunny day that we woke up to. We did the normal routine we had everyday. We woke up at 6:30. We had breakfast, milk for my son and 2 cups of coffee for me and my husband, to start our day. At 8:30 my husband will go to work and…


Using iPad to pacify children may harm their development

Children throwing tantrums should be given time to calm down on their own rather than distracted with tablets or smartphones. “We know that parents of babies and toddlers with difficult behavior disproportionately use television and videos as calming tools. We wanted to explore whether the same might be true for mobile technology like phones and…


I am a Warrior

Never in my wildest dreams would I have thought that I’d be at war. Every day is a struggle. I am in a battlefield I march in and out off. I am a warrior now and I am stronger. When I was younger my worries included school work, grades, friends, my relationship with my family,…


Preterm (Premature) Labor and Birth

What is preterm labor? Preterm labor is defined as regular contractions of the uterus resulting in changes in the cervix that start before 37 weeks of pregnancy. Changes in the cervix include effacement (the cervix thins out) and dilation (the cervix opens so that the fetus can enter the birth canal). What is preterm birth? When birth occurs between 20…


How to Choose a Dog & What to Know Before Getting One

Are you planning on getting a dog because your friends have one? Or you see a lot of posts on social media about their furbabies? Now, before deciding to get one, you should first ask ourselves if we can handle the responsibilities of adding a dog in our life. We should remember that getting a…


Famous Celebrities With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) -is a mental disorder of the Neurodevelopmental Type. It is characterized by problems paying attention, excessive activity, or difficulty controlling behavior which is not appropriate for a person’s age.     Here Are The Lists Of Famous People With ADHD:  Top 10 Inspirational People with ADHD   Leaders, Innovators, and Legends…


Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) & Parenting

ADHD is a highly genetic, brain-based syndrome that has to do with the regulation of a particular set of brain functions and related behaviors. These brain operations are collectively referred to as “executive functioning skills” and include important functions such as attention, concentration, memory, motivation, and effort, learning from mistakes, impulsivity, hyperactivity, organization, and social…


Ipads on Kids – helpful or harmful?

As technology usage progresses, gadgets have become part of everyone, including our kids’ daily activities. It’s now common to see kids as young as one or two years old adeptly navigating touch screens but the main question is – is this helpful or not?   As a first time mom I have the usual paranioa…


WHY I WANT TO WORK FROM HOME – My VA BootCamp Journey

When I started working 14 years ago I always thought that being in the corporate world is the best way to start your career and probably it will also be everyone’s gateway to accomplish success in whatever field they choose. I was definitely wrong! And why it took me 14 long years to realize that realty? Because…