How I Survived: Tips from Mothers
You may be curious to now how other mothers are juggling childcare, housework, as well as getting a little time to themselves. When babies are young, mothers have very little time when they are hands-free. We interviewed mothers who made things work using their own creativity. These ideas may inspire you as well.
Help! My Toddler Hits Me!
Does your toddler scratch, pinch, bite or hit? Join the club! These little ones have big desires but not enough control over their aggressive impulses. Here's how you can deal with it.
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.
One of the most, if not irritating aspect of bringing up children is their endless squabbles with each other - especially when you decided to have a second child just so that your child could have "companionship"!
Play is the 'business' of childhood and toys are the tools they use. All kids (and many grown-ups!) love toys and the shops are full of them. So how does one choose? This article can help you see the different uses of a toy. It is not about the price of the toy but how it is valued by your child. Read and know what to buy and how to buy, to help your child have the maximum fun with it.
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.
Playing with play dough is a favourite activity for most children. Children will enjoy helping you to make this dough. Work with your child to learn these ideas and bring out the creativity in them
Now get your child connected with nature while you enjoy seeing them having fun with colors.