7 Ways to Stop Being an Overly Anxious Parent
Parenting is tough. Parenting while battling anxious thoughts is even tougher. Many of us are concerned about our children's physical safety, emotional health and mental health as they go out to school, interact with others, travel, play, etc. Some level of concern is helpful, but at times it crosses the line and robs us of peace of mind. It also may result in us restricting our child too much. Find helpful tips to overcome this issue.
The Effects of Social Media on Children
Given the fact that social media has now claimed a gripping influence on us, this article will explore the consequences this could have on your child, both the positive and the negative.
Protect Your Child from Cyberbullying
Cyber-bullying can take place via cell phones, computers and tablets, on social media sites, text messages, chat forums, blogs and websites. It can have a negative impact on a child's self esteem, self image and hinder their ability to learn effective social skills later on in life. There are certain measures you can take to protect your child.
Cyberbullying and Your Child
Nikhil, an eighth standard student joined a social networking site as most of his friends were on it. One day at school, an incident took place where in Nikhil, was involved in a fight with another student causing embarrassment to him. Unfortunately, the incident was recorded and posted online. Nasty comments and the negative attention received online as well as in school, caused Nikhil to make excuses not to go to school, his grades dropped and overall he started to withdraw socially as well as at home.
Voice of a Child from a Broken Home
A couples decision to separate or divorce can have an impact on the children. This is a true experience of a young child from a broken home.
Parenting Tips to avoid Physical Abuse
Most parents love their children and want what is best for them. So how does abuse happen? What would cause parents to abuse their child?
When Punishment becomes Abuse
Spare the rod, spoil the child... Discipline is an important part of parenting. This article is intended to help parents and caregivers understand when the use of physical punishment to discipline children may cross the line and become abusive.
When Your Child is Getting Jealous of Others
Just like adults, children experience jealousy too. Most parents either give in to their children and some even end up shaming their children when they feel jealous. At the end of the day, as a parent, you might be either conveying to your child that it is either okay to get jealous while you are comforting them and giving in to their demands. Or you are not allowing your child to feel an emotion that is only natural.
So what does one do then?
Relief for the Stressed Out Mom
Are you a stressed out mother? Always in a hurry? Feel pressure to keep going, planning, doing, etc.? Good news. There's a way to deal with this.
Children and a world of Science
Science is not always complex. For kids, it is just about observing what's around and understanding how the everyday world works. The ‘why' questions parents so often hear are the initial scientific investigations of children.