• Family of 4
    Discipline,  Parenting

    Importance of Crystal Clear Rules

    When I look back tо mу own teenage уеаrѕ, thе challenges оur tееnаgеrѕ hаvе tоdау аrе much dіffеrеnt. Thе world іѕ a fаr mоrе scary аnd complicated рlасе tоdау! Aѕ a rеѕult, іt is іmреrаtіvе to set crystal clear аnd fаіr bоundаrіеѕ as early as their toddler years. As a раrеnt in thе 21st сеnturу – this is аn important rеѕроnѕіbіlіtу. Our сhіldrеn hаvе tо make dесіѕіоnѕ еvеrу dау. If thеу do nоt hаvе сlеаr and ѕtruсturеd boundaries, thеу have nо ability to mаkе wіѕе сhоісеѕ. Setting lіmіtѕ tеасh сhіldrеn рrореr rеѕtrаіnt in ѕосіаl аnd individual activities аnd рrоvіdе them wіth nесеѕѕаrу ѕtruсturеѕ аnd security. Thіѕ wіll hеlр thеm grow…

  • Parenting

    Training the Fussy Eater

    Establishing healthy eating habits is very important to avoid problems such as obesity and eating disorders in the future. Several strategies will help your child to accept a more extensive choice of food. It is necessary to offer several types of food to your child before you can know what your toddler prefers to eat. Do not be frustrated if you are introducing these foods, and your toddler will not eat them.  Persistence and modeling are vital when attempting to get your toddler to try new foods. Children learn quickly; they always observe behavior, words, and love incredible characters and attitudes, which some of them emulate quickly. Therefore, if the…

  • Discipline,  Parenting

    Tactics to Minimize Toddler Tantrums

    Do we think it is absurd for children to be angry? Even children with the best behavior sometimes get into a bad mood if their friends or even their relatives upset them. Have you come across multiple occurrences that show how children express their anger?  Most begin with cries that lead to screaming, then start kicking, hitting and breathing hard.  These manifestations take place at the age of one to three years and occur with both genders. This mood, anger, or temperamental overload can occur regularly in some children, while in other children, it may be occasional. Some children are more likely to have angry outbursts than others are, and…

  • Discipline,  Parenting

    Key to Effective Discipline

    Parents discipline their children in many ways. The discipline of your toddler is an essential aspect, but can a tough one for parents. However, if parents do this effectively, it will later encourage self-discipline in the lives of their children. How can good discipline help your children? If you provide your children with a strong, disciplined culture, it helps them to grow up and be happy in a well-mannered way of life. This practical and positive discipline teaches and guides children, helping them to feel safe, protected, and develop a healthy and positive value system. There are various applications of discipline at every stage of your children’s lives. Discipline will…

  • Parenting

    Providing a Safe and Secure Home For Your Child

    Our house is one of the safest places for comfort. However, accidents still occur at home and are the leading cause of death among American children. You can secure your home for your child and for the children who visit them by taking the necessary precautions to avoid accidents. The use of household chemicals, sharp objects such as scissors or knives inside the drawers, and careless use of kitchen equipment is one of the factors that lead to domestic accidents. Therefore, parents should be careful to install safety latches on cabinets and drawers, to keep children out of reach of household chemicals and to prevent them from grabbing sharp objects,…

  • Parenting

    Our Ever-Changing Role as a Parent

    It is crazy for us to imagine how quickly our children grow. For most of us, it seems like just yesterday they were dependent on us for everything.  They used to be tiny, became small children, and then, before we could blink, there were “big kids” who are now involved in school, in fashion trends, making themselves friends and discovering how to become more independent. Carefully observe how your toddler is evolving almost instantly, whether it has to do with trends, fashion, technology, or the whole way of life.  As our children grow, develop, learn, and mature, so well should as our roles and styles of parenting. Parents should continually…

  • Family Cooking
    Healthy Habits,  Parenting

    The Family that Eats Together Stays Healthy Together

    Does having a family meal always seems like a luxury you can’t afford due to your busy daily schedules? Research has shown that families who eat together four or five times every week eat more fruits, vegetables, and nutritious meals. But with our tight daily schedules, having everyone around for a family meal can be somewhat tricky. From work schedules, attending meetings, errands, and after-school activities, it’s obvious we have limited time. Despite this limited time, dedicate at least a night a week to sit around the dinner table with family. Sunday night will be a perfect time as you will have ample time to relax and have a family…

  • Toddler Upset
    Parenting

    Control Your Anger, Don’t Let It Control You

    Anger is a normal part of human emotions, which is usually full of strong emotions. But, when you cannot control your anger, and your children are always at the receiving end, then it becomes a huge problem. Taking out your anger out on them can have a permanent and destructive effect. However, as a parent, it’s crucial for you to learn how to control your anger at any given time. Perhaps you also had abusive and angry parents or parent. This should be the time for you to right the wrongs done to you as a child. It might go a long way in helping you heal that trauma. You…