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Quality Time with Your Children

Quality time is crucial for the parent - child relationship and cannot be underestimated. It affects your kid’s self esteem, emotional stability, and character building. You should make sure you consider quality time with your children as a priority, otherwise they will feel neglected and frustrated. You might feel that you don’t have much time… Continue reading Quality Time with Your Children

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Negotiations with Preschoolers

Because I Said So! “Mom! Please let me stay up till 12 AM!”, “Is it ok if I skip my shower today?”, “Why are you shouting at me for hitting my brother?!”. There are thousands of other examples of children’s questions that range from being obviously unacceptable to needing consideration to give permission. A lot… Continue reading Negotiations with Preschoolers

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How to Raise a Decision Maker!

As a parent of a young child, there is a high possibility you have heard the phrases “I don't know” or “Mommy, you choose” with sad droopy eyes full of uncertainty. If you are seeking to raise a child who is able to take decisions and be confident about it, then you need to read… Continue reading How to Raise a Decision Maker!

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Get Your Kid to Listen

Remember your adorable clingy child who not too long ago hung on to your every word and considered you his number-one mate? Well, things change and now s/he pretty much seems to have set a life goal to ignore and turn even the simplest requests like “Please put your shoes away” or  “turn off that… Continue reading Get Your Kid to Listen

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Helping Children with Physical Aggression

 As a parent, it is quite scary to see your own child, whom you raised with all the love and care in the world, continuously hitting their friends with a toy car either jokingly or seriously. It is very normal to be terrified at the first glimpse of that scene. You feel that there is… Continue reading Helping Children with Physical Aggression

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ARTS & KIDS

Among the numerous challenges that parents face in handling children’s art skills, getting kids to practice is the most challenging of all. What’s more, parents and art teachers often resort to the failed tactics they remember from their own childhood in desperate attempts to motivate their kids to practice. A common example of this issue… Continue reading ARTS & KIDS

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My Child Has No Friends

Sometimes, you might notice that your child has no friends at school or in the neighborhood, or s/he might simply tell you they don’t. Feeling sad about it is normal, but you shouldn’t stop at that since it won’t solve the problem. Friendship skills are important where they affect our social life and self confidence.… Continue reading My Child Has No Friends

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How to Deal with Children who Lie

Ouch! When your child lies, it’s natural that you feel betrayed, hurt and frustrated. Then again, let’s face it: lying happens. It’s wrong, but it happens. Quite frankly, some of us have lied one time or another or might still do. Set a Good Example Your child observes you well and mimics your every move. You… Continue reading How to Deal with Children who Lie