5 Important Reminders For A Healthy Parent-Child Relationship
Although being a parent is the most rewarding job we all can hope for, there are challenges involved. Due to many strains on families nowadays, parenting can be difficult and challenging. At the end, parents only want what’s best for their kids, and a good and healthy parent-child relationship can help kids find balance and achieve greater results. The most important relationship in a child’s life is with their parents. Children learn about their world through having a close relationship with their parents. As they grow and change, children look to their parents to determine whether they feel loved, safe, […]
5 Ways To Take Care Of Yourself In Summer
Summers are wonderful especially if we can stop fretting over hygiene and health. Read on and know how to beat the summer heat.
How Parents Can Deal With Stress During Exam Time
While exam time can be a difficult period for students, parents go through the motions of exam stress just the same. As a parent, worrying about your children’s state of preparation for the exams is completely natural. You may also be concerned about their sleeping patterns and if they’re eating properly or not. However, there are ways you can aid your stressed child to ensure that things go as smoothly as possible. How Can Stress Impact Your Child’s Exam Performance? Increased anxiety can trigger panic in children and make it difficult for them to focus as well as recall information […]
How To Stop Unnecessarily Criticising Your Children
Criticism is painful to hear, especially when it’s coming from someone very close to you. Nagging can be worse. Now imagine how your child feels when you throw harsh words at them. We understand that your intention is to point out your child’s errors to correct their ways but when you end up criticising your children, it can damage their self-esteem, create power struggles, and an unnecessarily tense environment at home. We also understand that as a parent, your responsibility is to correct your child when they do something wrong. But what parents don’t realise is that delivery changes everything […]
Effects Of Parental Pressure On Children’s Mental Health
Unrealistic expectations and parental pressure do more harm than good for your child.
5 Big Emotions To Talk About With Your Kids
Explaining these 5 complex emotions to your child in a way they’ll understand it will help them learn to manage their feelings better.
Developing Self-Awareness As A Parent: Why It’s Essential
The more self-aware you are, the better your parent-child relationship will be.
To Be Or Not To Be Perfect: Is Your Child A Perfectionist?
If practice makes a man perfect, perfectionism can definitely make him lose his sanity. Being perfect seems ideal but being flawless takes years. Your little child might be seeking perfection in everything s/he does, but does it leave her/him frustrated? A perfectionist or a perfection-seeking child gets frustrated easily, develops low self-esteem keeps comparing her/himself with peers, fears failure and gets anxious easily about performing a new task, finds making friends difficult, and feels beat up when they lose. Perfectionists crave success, and while a healthy amount of wanting to be perfect can help a child to stay motivated, learn […]
7 Steps To Prepare Your Teen For A Smooth Transition Into Adulthood
You as a parent can start early to make your not-so-little child prepare her/himself for the world by teaching them about these 7 fundamental things.
5 Ways To Cope With The First Year As A Mother
Between the exhausting feedings, and paining body, remember that you are nothing short of a God for the little human you have just given birth to.
How Can You Discipline Your Toddler?
We all want or children to be disciplined. But, how do we do this without losing our own temper, that too with a toddler?
Want To Improve Your Child’s Health? Reduce Their Screen Time, Says WHO
World Health Organization (WHO) issued screen time norms for children to ensure that they grow up to be healthy and fit. They encourage children to play and lead more active lives than wasting the whole day with their eyes glued to TV/mobile screens. According to the United Nations (UN), about 6% of the world’s 40 million children are overweight. Half of them found in Africa and Asia combined! Cause for concern: In today’s world, as parents we find it convenient, to allow our children to watch cartoons while we go about our daily work. What may seem as harmless pass-time, […]