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, […]
The Affliction of Adverse Childhood Experiences
What is ACE? Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are stressful or traumatic events, including abuse and neglect. Nearly 35 million children suffer from ACEs. Unfortunately, there is no universal screening test to help identify and provide the necessary treatment to a child affected by ACEs. Overcoming childhood trauma in adulthood can be difficult and hence needs to addressed immediately. Contrary to common belief, childhood adversity and toxic stress affect a child irrespective of his age. A child is unable to verbalize and express its reactions or fully process this experience and this manifests as ACE. Which may lead to disrupted neurodevelopment, […]
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 To Deal With Your Child’s Failure At School?
As parents we always want to do what’s best for our kids and at the same time, ensure they achieve the best. But that isn’t always the case. Life as unpredictable as it is, hands out our own shares of successes and failures. The most important thing we can do as parents is make certain that we prepare our children to handle both situations and prepare our kids for whatever comes their way. Exam stress, as is seen, is not only an issue with children but is also very common amongst parents, as their child’s results becomes a measure of […]