A Gift to Give Your Child
The sad fact is that most people go to their graves without ever knowing why they were born in the first place. The popular way to find one’s niche in life is by trial and error, but rarely does this method work. Herein lies the chief reason that so many adults are miserable in their jobs.Parental Influence on Children
Most parents hardly appreciate the degree of responsibility they owe their children. They are often so busy as bread winners striving to earn money for the upkeep of their families. A French proverb states: “a father is a banker provided by nature”.Is the Youngest Child in the Family a Spoiled Child? – Or One of the Cutest Kids?
Is the youngest child in the family a spoiled child or one of the cutest kids? And are demanding babies born thus? Or are they result of indulgent parenting? As the arguments of nature and nurture are aired, you may be surprised to find that the answers are not as obvious as first appears.Do Your Kids Fight With Each Other? Learn How to Effectively Handle Sibling Rivalry
It drives all parents nuts! Your kids fighting…who started it, who do you discipline, are you being fair? As a parent, all you want is it to stop! Learn an effective way to handle this very common issue all parents with multiple children have.Parenting Ideas For Dealing With Defiant Children
Children have their own minds and so it’s only normal that they express their thoughts and feelings in different ways. For parents, defiant children can pose a big challenge especially when their behavior becomes more difficult and disruptive both in the home and in school.When to Start a Baby Routine
My experience indicates that babies don’t start to surface between sleep cycles (the process of drifting between light and deep sleep) until they reach 6kg/13.2lbs, which is usually around 8 to 16 weeks. This is why you can aid a newborn baby to sleep and he will still sleep for a long period, however when he starts to surface between the sleep cycles, he will start to catnap during the day. Then at around 8kg/17.6lbs, which is often around five to seven months, he will start to wake between night time sleep cycles.Parenting Teenagers – Five Most Common Mistakes Parents Make
I have three teenagers and I have made all these mistakes. My eldest daughter does not want to tell me where she goes. I have to call her cell phone and drive around like a detective to figure out where she might have been. It was like a nightmare. I cannot get my son to stop playing computer even when his O-level examination is less than two months’ away. My relationship and communication were thrown out of the window.Geometry Proofs – Three Reasons Kids Need to Learn How to Do Them
Why do we make kids go through the ordeal of doing geometry proofs? Find out why geometry is good for your child’s brain development even if they aren’t going to major in math.Teaching Kids to Think Creatively – Seven Activities You Can Do at Home
Children are creative. But too much TV, too many video games, and too much school time devoted to “teaching to the tests” leaves them too little time for creative thinking. Creative thinking is an important life skill. Discover how to encourage creativity in your kids…How to Help Your Disorganized Child – Seven Tips For Better Organization
Lots of kids seem to forget homework, tests, their jacket, even their lunch. Discover how you can help your child to be more organized and less forgetful.Finances at the Dinner Table
I grew up in the era of parents discussing nothing with their children and everything was talked about behind the proverbial “closed doors.” I lived never knowing what challenges my parents faced – what was causing the worried looks or the bursts of anger.How to Motivate a Grumpy Child to Complete Homework Assignments
Research has revealed that many students don’t like to complete homework assignments. It’s hard to believe, I know, but sometimes children would rather do something completely different. As de facto partners with school teachers, parents and guardians have little choice but to encourage their children to complete their homework assignments, regardless of whether or not the assignments appeal to their child’s temperament or skill set. When these situations occur, you’ve got to know how to motivate your reluctant and grumpy children. Fortunately, with a properly packed temperament toolbox, this task won’t be nearly as challenging for you as it will be for your unfortunate neighbors.Insure Your Kid Never Becomes a Homeless Adult – Teach Importance of Friendship, Make Her Wealthy
Friends make your heart jump. Friends provide a listening ear when troubles brew. Friendships are the glue that hold communities together. Yet, many people fail to empower children with understanding just how important friendship is to a successful, happy, wealthy life.Educational Toys in a Kitchen Drawer – What’s For Dinner?
You don’t need to spend a lot of money on educational toys. Let your creativity provide the learning experience. One way to help occupy mommy’s little helper in the kitchen is to give them their own space designed with them in mind. Add a little love, small talk and encouragement making mealtime prep more enjoyable.How to Deal With a Moody Child’s Reluctance to Do Chores
We all know that parenting children is one of life’s greatest joys and challenges. Trying to transform these young skulls of mush into happy and productive adults isn’t as easy as it seems. In our families, like in other team situations we are a part of, we are often confronted with situations that require us to step back and see a situation from all sides. This article will examine a common problem in many households: how to persuade a child to do chores.