Tips To Help Your Child Through Difficulties

A child’s character develops in accordance with the obstacles he has encountered…or the freedom favoring his development that he has enjoyed. Maria Montessori 

Childhood is a mixed platter of happy and sad emotions accompanied by physical stresses. Do you agree? Coping up depends on how adults or siblings support. Today though your children probably may have a bit more challenges, what’s important is how quickly you identify the difficulty your child is going through.

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5 Ways To Become A More Patient Parent

“Patience is the best remedy for all trouble”

Plautus

Breathe in…….Breathe out…..Once again, Breathe in……Breathe out…..Wondering why this exercise?  A short relaxation is essential if you have worked all day and had enough stressful moments with your children at home before you read on.

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How to Teach Your Child To Ride a Bike.

Ease of movement is a way of freedom that children find exciting. Be it tricycles, bikes, skateboards or roller skates. Riding a bike is probably the first most thrilling adventure children explore. Some may cry, while others may be waiting impatiently for their turn. 

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6 Tips To Keep Children Safe Online

Did you know that two-thirds of parents in the US believe that parenting has become exhausting because of technology? Not just in the US, parents everywhere are coping with a struggle of a sort that was unheard of until a couple of decades ago. 

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Tips To Help Parents Communicate With Their Teen

Rewind your memory to your teenage days. Didn’t you have your first crush and the nail-biting wait for a Yes from him or her? Didn’t you also rush from home not wanting to share a word or two with your mom before going to school? How irritated were you when your dad asked you to dress up neatly before leaving home?

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Reasons Why Your Child Should Earn Monthly Allowance.

In India, we earn money as part of our festivals and celebrations. For example, In Kerala, the festival of Vishu is one where elders give children money as a token of prosperity for the coming year. This perk becomes a fair big amount by the end of the festivity to realise their desires. It could be a toy or a dress. Don’t you think it is a meaningful gesture that teaches children to wait and accumulate wealth to buy things for themselves or their loved ones? 

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10 Important Life Skills Children Should Learn

Every child has an adult hidden inside him or her. An adult who wants to be independent, make decisions on his own, drive a car, work in good company, enjoy weekends with friends etc. It’s just that children don’t know where, when and how to start.

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6 Ways To Avoid Helicopter Parenting

Do you shadow your toddler every time? Direct your child’s behaviour and deny them their alone time? Do you help your high school child with assignments, projects which they can complete on their own? If the answer is yes, you are in helicopter parenting mode.

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5 Ways To Get Your Children To Listen To You

A busy mom’s mobile rings in the morning.

Ring 2- “Please pick up the phone for me”  (Soft voice from the kitchen)

Ring 3- “Rohan, pick up the phone” (Slightly firm voice) 

Ring 4- “Pick up the phone, Rohan!” ( Strict and firm voice)

Ring 5- “Are you deaf? How many times did I ask you to pick up the phone?” (Deafening voice across the kitchen startled Rohan) 

Rohan quickly gets the phone for his mom.

Above is a common scenario where children do not listen to their parents, leaving them exhausted and impatient. With daily chores to sort out on a busy day, parents often forget to speak to their children patiently to do a specific task. If this has been a worry for you, here are some tips to get your children to listen to you.

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Diplomatic Ways to Deal With Sibling Rivalry

“He took my toy!” “No, she said she’s done playing with that.” “ No, mama”

Sounds like a familiar scenario? At homes with larger families, sibling fights can be common. Often, they cleverly drag parents into their arguments and try getting you to pick a side! It may be playful most of the time, but your children need a referee to make sure things don’t get out of hand. 

Here are some steps you can take in dealing with sibling rivalry in a fair manner.

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