Parenting

It's the beginning of the month of Kartik, a sweet time to spend with children doing special services for the Lord, like making and offering ghee lamps and singing the Damodarashtaka song. Children like this time of the year when we all sit together with...

In our endeavors to give our children Krishna consciousness, we should pay attention to the child's needs according to its temperament, interests, and developmental stage. It's important to know that young children have sensitive senses, an undeveloped ability to think abstractly, and a great need...

The most important need of a small child is a sense of security. It is a basic need of an adult human being as well. The nature of the material world in which we live is uncertain because it is dual. Misfortune replaces happiness, failure...

Today is a great day to remember and worship mother cow in whatever capacity we can. Whoever has a cow and treats her with love and respect as a mother is a very fortunate soul. In this dark age, we lack healthy dairy foods. And...

Early childhood is a time when we build the foundations for our future life, including the foundations of health in all three aspects of physical, mental-emotional, and spiritual health. The role of the parents in that period is of crucial importance for the child. The...

Are you a perfectionist? If you are a perfectionist and a parent, it will give you and your child a hard time. Because you are going to deal with many imperfections while raising children. A long time ago, I was obsessed with cleanliness. I spent so...

Probably Srila Prabhupada was one of the first to formulate a phrase in the 1960s that would become a guiding idea for many of our contemporaries - simple living and high thinking. Today we have growing groups of minimalists who gather around the similar idea...

After I became a mother, I realized how different my view of parenthood was from the norms imposed by the society in which I live. I got used to carrying the baby in my arms and sleeping with her in the same bed. I`ve never...