Welcome to ZemZen, a weekly collection of the Internet’s best parenting articles hand-selected by the Zemcar team. We understand that parenting – as rewarding as it can be – is difficult. Check back every Friday for our latest suggested reads. For last week’s ZemZen click here.
‘I Like Daddy Better!’: 5 Ways to Cope When a Child Favors a Parent
As parents, we try not to have a favorite child (or at least not to show it!) but the same rules don’t apply to our children, creating an interesting dynamic that could put a strain on your relationship with your child and your partner. In this article, expert Dr. Erica Reischer shares tips for navigating this tricky situation. Read more.
Parenting: Stress-Full Or Stress-Free?
Parenting is stressful, we get that here at Zemcar. While having someone else available to transport your kids can relieve a major stress point in your life, that doesn’t mean there still aren’t stressful moments. HuffPost contributor Roma Khetarpal, author of The “Perfect” Parent, shares her time tested tips for taking your stress levels down few notches. Read more.
How to Get Out of the Parenting Roles You’ve Been Stuck In
Humans are creatures of habits, and as the hectic role of parenting starts to become part of a routine, it’s easy to get into the habit where one parent is stuck doing the same thing repeatedly. Feel like you’re in a rut? This article shares some tips on how to change your parenting role. Read more.
6 ways millennials are raising kids differently than their parents
Different generations have a different way of doing things. Have you ever wondered how your parenting style compares to your parents or the young couple down the street? Business Insider rounds up the six ways millennials are putting their stamp on parenting. Read more.
Welcome to ZemZen, a weekly collection of the Internet’s best parenting articles hand-selected by the Zemcar team. We understand that parenting – as rewarding as it can be – is difficult. Check back every Friday for our latest suggested reads.
Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety?
Weaved with the personal journey of Jake, a North Carolina high school junior who struggled with acute anxiety and was sent to a secluded New Hampshire residential care facility, Benoit Denizet-Lewis explains why more American teenagers than ever are suffering from severe anxiety. Read More.
How old is too old to go trick-or-treating on Halloween?
We’ve all seen them. Teenagers dressed up on Halloween, on the prowl for candy without even the courtesy of “Trick or Treat”. This entertaining article from Tampa Bay Online tries to answer one of life’s most important questions: how old is too old to go out on Halloween? Read more.
Screens and teens: survival tips for parents on the technology battlefield
We know, trying to get your child’s attention is a struggle. From cell phones, to laptops, and tablets kids are more connected to each other and the internet then they have ever been. But does your screen time make it hypocritical for you to want to limit your teen’s screen time? This articles tackles some of the tough questions surrounding parenting and monitoring your teen’s use of technology. Read more.
Amazon is making it easier for teens to use their parents’ credit cards
Yikes! This one of parents worst nightmares. We’ve seen these horror stories before, a child racks up thousands of dollars in purchases leaving the parents stuck with the bill and a bunch of things they don’t want. But don’t worry, these changes are beneficial to parents and their wallet. Read more.
The most important year in a child’s life? Research points to preschool
In her latest book, “The Most Important Year,” education researcher and author Suzanne Bouffard argues that preschool is way more than just finger-painting and playing with blocks. Read more.