How to Handle Toddler Tantrums and Meltdown?
Toddler tantrums and meltdown are practically inevitable. Even if you set out to parent in a kind and connected way, tantrums can happen. They happen because tantrums are a sign of emotional overload. Tantrums are a request for loving guidance. Tantrums are emotional outbursts. During a tantrum a child may meltdown, cry and scream. Sometimes children […]
Should We Give Reward to Children for Positive Behavior?
Star Stickers Chart. Candy. A new toy. It’s common to see parents would give reward for children who behaviour well or accomplish certain task, for example potty training. However, using rewards as a way to motivate kids can kill their inner drive and make it hard for parents to keep up. Rewards also don’t build […]
Empowering Your Shy Child
Helping shy child come out of their shell can be difficult and needs to be handled delicately, especially if your child suffers from social anxiety. Many young children are naturally shy when experiencing new situations. But what do you do if you have an extremely shy child? What if shyness prevents her from interacting with—and […]
Why Time-in not Time-out?
Do you use Time-out? They’re certainly better than spanking to show your child you’re serious about whatever limit you’re setting. But time-out isn’t the best way to help kids want to cooperate, or even to help them calm down. Why? 1. Time-outs don’t teach children to regulate their emotions. You’re giving your child the message […]
How to Encourage Children to Share with Others
Teaching children to share is a hard task. But by taking it in stages and bringing empathy for the child’s view to the fore, parents can build peace. So how do we encourage children to share? `Ways to teach your child to share through repeated exposure of modelling, consequences of actions and by association. 1) […]
How To Teach Patience to Your Toddler
The best way to teach patience to your toddler is to practice patience. Easier said than done, right? The truth is that some people are naturally more patient than others. While some people seem to breeze through stressful events and long waits, others have difficulty in the same situations. For some people, learning to be […]
Activities that Stimulate Your Baby’s Vision
From the time your baby is born, baby’s vision is maturing and developing. His vision is only partially developed at birth. He can see, but what he sees is not as clear or complete as an adult’s vision. His retina, which helps distinguish color and light, is not fully developed. This is why you might […]
Teaching Your Toddler Good Manners
Trying to explain the concept of good manners and instill them in a toddler isn’t always easy. Because little ones are still developing and learning about the world around them through exploration and experimentation, they don’t always take well to boundaries and guidelines. These are 10 tips that can help you work with your toddler […]
Top 10 Tips for Dealing With a Picky Eater
Picky eater is one of the most common complaints among parents. When you get home from a long day at work, the last thing you want to do is wage war over broccoli at the dinner table. That’s why it’s so easy to fall into the trap of making mac-n-cheese or ordering pizza. It keeps […]
Is My Toddler Ready to Start Potty Training?
One of the most challenging aspects of parenting is considered by many parents to be the era of potty training. It’s filled with lots of extra messes and amounts to more loads of laundry. But it’s quite liberating when you can say so long to the days of diapers. If you’ve got a wee one […]