I have many conversations with parents about the prevalence of child abuse. It can be one of the hardest things a parent has to think about or deal with. There are many misconceptions about the prevalence of child abuse. This is a very sensitive topic and as a parent...read more
We usually think about a traditional family as mom and dad coming home to their kids at the end of the day. But what if one parent has to travel a lot for work and is away for days, weeks or even months at a time? How can you stay connected to your child during this...read more
Developing young children’s emotional security is a process that starts at birth. Even before we think they can realize their surroundings or have an opinion, babies are already learning about what they can expect from the world from the experiences they have. Babies...read more
A couple of months ago one of the blog's reader's emailed me with a question about stuttering. I thought this article could help other parents and families with the same questions about stuttering in young children. Have you noticed lately that your child is having...read more
Having kids is a wonderful experience. It can also be quite exhaustive, especially if you are dealing with twins! Twins usually require much more attention and energy than regular siblings. This is normal since you’re dealing with two children of the same age at the...read more
While this is not the blog's norm I'm sharing this video because hearing a personal story can help you hear the message as a parent more clearly than reading a distant statistic. This Oprah Show episode is quite graphic as victims of sexual abuse give their personal...read more
I’m Jailan, a mama of two and a parent educator. For the last 10 years I’ve been helping parents like you find positive and respectful solutions for everyday parenting struggles while also taking care of themselves.
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