Why Does My Child Hide in the Closet?
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Why Does My Child Hide in the Closet?

Closets serve an interesting dual role of representing a source of comfort and fear. For children, a wardrobe serves as an escape from the ravages of WWII and entry into Narnia in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. On the flip side, the Harry Potter series features Boggarts, shapeshifting creatures which typically inhabit closets…

Why Does My Child Only Wear One Sock?
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Why Does My Child Only Wear One Sock?

Children are a bundle of oddities. They do all manner of different things that are an absolute mystery to everyone but themselves, and there are few better examples of that than children who choose to wear only one sock. Strange? Yes. Oddly specific? Absolutely. But whether it’s a simple quirk or a sign of something…

4 Weeks To Read Review [FROM AN EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHER]
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4 Weeks To Read Review [FROM AN EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHER]

Welcome back to Best Case Parenting. Today I am going to write a review for the “4 Weeks to Read” Program. Why should you care what I think? I have been an early childhood teacher for over a decade and teach young children to read on a daily basis. This gives me some insight into…

Proximal vs Distal parenting: What’s the difference?
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Proximal vs Distal parenting: What’s the difference?

Welcome back to Best Case Parenting. Today we are delving back into some parenting styles that are commonly talked about. If you have heard about Proximal and Distal parenting, but don’t know what they are, read on 🙂 Research into the kinds of parenting that produce successful offspring often looks at the past to discover…

What is lazy Parenting? How does it work? Are there Benefits?
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What is lazy Parenting? How does it work? Are there Benefits?

Welcome back! Today we are tackling another parenting style known as ‘lazy parenting’. No, this isn’t a parent sitting around eating donuts all day! It’s a bit more nuanced than that 🙂 What are the qualifications of the perfect parent? Is it someone who makes snacks for their kids’ soccer team? Is it the parents…

Equal Shared Parenting – What is it and why is it important?
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Equal Shared Parenting – What is it and why is it important?

Welcome back to Best Case Parenting, and another article on parenting style. Today we are looking at equal shared parenting, what it is and what it could mean for you as a parent. Some Background to Equal Shared Parenting Before we get into the finer details, I want to start by giving some background to…

Starfall Reading App Review [FOR PARENTS]
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Starfall Reading App Review [FOR PARENTS]

Welcome back to Best Case Parenting, today we are reviewing another reading app called Starfall. We will review this app with parents in mind and let you know whether this particular service is worth your time. Welcome along for the ride! Why should you listen to me? I have been an Early Childhood teacher for…

Qustodio Review; Best Parental Control App?
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Qustodio Review; Best Parental Control App?

Welcome back to Best Case Parenting. We have reviewed a lot of top parenting products and programs here. Today, we have another one! I recently wrote an article titled “Parenting in a Digital World – Cyber Safety for Parents!“. I wanted to follow on from this, by looking more closely at an application I briefly mentioned…