Let me admit that I am not a parent and this question is about my sister. My sister is 8 years old. With the start of summer vacations, she has nothing to do all day. She has no peers to play with, ...
Christmas is an awesome event for children with lots of presents, but I've been thinking: Aren't the negative things it brings (telling them the truth eventually) worse than the good things? You can ...
We are going on holiday with our 3 month old, where it will hopefully be sunny. Given that we won't ever be leaving her in direct sunlight, is there any reason or recommendation for very young ...
I am not asking if it is okay to perpetuate the Santa Myth here. There is another question about that here. I am also not asking when this is likely to happen. That is answered here I am asking ...
My son is getting presents from people he's never met; how do we teach him to appreciate the sentiment behind the gifts?
My two-year-old son is getting a lot of presents this Christmas. Quite a few of these presents are from friends of my wife, who've never actually met my son, or from relatives of mine that live out ...
My daughter's wish list currently includes two items: A Little Sister and a French Poodle - neither gift is really an option at the moment. She won't add anything else to the list. I can think of ...
What do you do when a relative heaps presents on her children at Christmas and Your kid's pile always looks paltry in comparison?
One set of my daughter's cousins have GIGANTIC stockings, AND often get 3-4 major presents associated with St. Nick. We have modest stockings and give One TOY from St. Nick and ONE - Two presents ...
When should we teach our kids about other cultures and holidays? We are Jewish which makes it a bit complicated this season. We are often wished Merry Christmas in stores (seems natural as most ...
With the holidays approaching, many children are scouring fliers and dreaming of things they would love to have. How do you teach a child to receive gifts graciously, especially when they receive ...
So, when do you all think it's too old for a child to go trick or treating? I'm just trying to figure out when that age would be.