Disciplining Children in Public
A child misbehaving in public may lead parents to overreact and feel frustrated. After all, kids of good parents are supposed to behave themselves. A public incident is very embarrassing for parents as it attracts a lot of attention. A little planning can help parents deal with children misbehaving in public.
Raising twins brings in a lot of excitement and anxiety to the parents concerned. Alhthough challenging at times, it brings great joy to watch two children grow simultaneously. It is is more than double the work. It takes some time to figure out how to manage all the demands, logistics and emotions that make up the twin life. Each new stage presents new challenges, but it is also amazing how twin parents (and other multiple parents) are able to overcome each hurdle.
Getting Your Child to Talk
Children are not born natural talkers; they need to learn to become one. You can help your child become a confident speaker by making learning a fun activity. Here are some ways to do so.
Kids and Household Chores
Does the idea of getting a young child to help around the house sound strange? We tend to do as much as possible for our children as an expression of our love for them. Rather than thinking that we are burdening our children, we should recognize that we are training our children for life. This article has few useful tips how you can involve your child in everyday routine and get a chance to bond more.
Spending Quality Time
The concept of "quality time" has become popular over the past few years. The idea behind this is that it does not matter how much time you spend with your child as long as the time spent is of high quality. Research has shown that both the quality and quantity of time parents spend with their children are important. Quite understandably, parents end up confused as to whether or not they are really doing what is best for their child.
First Day of School
Time flew by and none of us realized how fast they had grown up. We stand there wondering what it will be like, for them and for us. Will they refuse? Will there be unbearable cries and pleas to be taken back home? Or worse, will they walk on and not look back? The first day of school breeds anxiety, and tensions rise high as both parents and child wonder what is going to happen next.
Colouring and Painting
Easy to do activities for your children as they explore their creativity. Help children learn to think out of the box to make simple patterns and fun craft.
Scrap It - Before They Scrap It!
Help your child/children know their family tree, the source of their existence, why they are the way they are, etc. This article can be helpful to learn how to put those little hands and minds to work so that they have fun as well as stay connected to their roots.
Unstructured Play Time and its Importance for Your Child
While it is important to involve your child in structured activities, It is equally important to balance it with free play (unstructured time), where children can explore their creativity, use their imagination and explore the world around them.
All About Me Activities
Self-concept refers to the image we hold of ourselves. It is what we believe about who we are, our picture of our abilities and traits. Here are some activities to help build a positive self-concept in your child.