Being a parent is often said to be the most difficult but also the most rewarding job you can do. It’s true – parenting a child can be incredibly difficult at times but there are also those rewarding moments that parents live for. At each stage of a child’s development – from conception and pregnancy right up til those teenage years – there are common issues that many parents face.

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When dealing with a difficult situation with your child, it is important to remember that you are not alone – you are not the first parent to have ever faced this issue, nor will you be the last. Search through our site to see what issues are common at your child’s age and read through the articles to gain some helpful advice, information and tips for the most typical problems that many parents encounter.

While looking for some suggestions for solutions or methods of dealing with an issue, try to keep in mind that patience is always the key to a solution –  regardless of whatever issue you are facing with your child.


Pregnancy is the exciting time from conception right up until the baby is born. As this can be an overwhelming time as well, read about what you can expect.
Read the questions and answers.


While babies are often cute and cuddly, they also tend to be a lot of work! Find the answers to your questions about caring for a baby.
Read the questions and answers.


Toddlers are such busy little people! Learn about what issues you may encounter with your child during the second year til the fifth year of life.
Read the questions and answers.


Raising school-aged kids can be rewarding but it can also come with some exasperating and trying times as they become more independent and develop their strengths and weaknesses.
Read the questions and answers.


For the most part, the teenage years can be a very frustrating time – not only for the teens but also for parents. Don’t despair – there are things you can do to help.
Read the questions and answers.