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How do I stop yelling at my children?

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My story  Almost anyone loses their temper at times. After all, it is impossible to be perfect in everything you do. Outbursts, like yelling and stomping your feet, often happen when it is all just a bit too much. As a mom of three toddlers, this used to happen to me on occasion. Afterwards, just like other good parents do, I would feel badly about it and would have to apologize to my…

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How many calories does a 1-year-old need?

How many calories does a 1-year-old need 2

So, your child has celebrated her first birthday, and it is the official year when you will notice her do a lot of activities and prepare herself for the advanced days waiting for her in the later years. Once the child is one year old, parents enjoy being with them more. The child does a lot of activities which are entertaining to the core. However, this is also a tedious…

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Eating Tips for Toddlers

Eating Tips for Toddlers

What to do with picky eaters It is Tuesday morning. This is one of the days that both parents work. The kids are woken up a half an hour earlier than usual, because they get dropped at the babysitter’s or taken to daycare. The children notice that there is a bit more stress today. Get up earlier, get dressed faster and hurriedly prepare school lunches. Mommy and daddy may grumble…

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What is positive parenting?

positive parenting

The right way to deal with your child While disciplining a child is important, it isoften the toughest job for the parent. Not because it demands a lot of hard work and efforts, but because identifying the right way of parenting is a big deal. What to do when the child does not behave is the common question most of the parents ask me frequently. I have seen some of…

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How to deal with toddler tantrums

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Trust me, having more than thirty years of experience as a kindergarten teacher, I know more than anybody else that tantrums during the toddler-period are normal. However, sometimes they can become a big problem. Often parents ask me: how do I discipline a toddler? My experience is that being strict does not help. Being understanding and consistent works much better. This is the reason that I have outlined how to…

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What is permissive parenting?

What is permissive parenting?

A more relaxed approach towards raising a child Being naïve to the kids is often one of the traits of modern parents. I daily encounter parents who have a jovial style of raising their kids, but with certain rules. I rather accept that these are aimed to make the childhood of their children a sweet memory and make sure the child grows up in a happy environment. In our series…

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What is authoritative parenting?

Authoritative parenting

The way to raise a self confident and creative child I have noticed that every parent wants their child to grow up as a responsible individual with a pleasing personality. While the motive of every parent is same- making their child’s future bright by raising him right- different parents use unique parenting styles for achieving the aim.  I have thoroughly discussed the different parenting styles in my previous post: What…

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What is authoritarian parenting?

authoritarian parenting

The strict approach to raise a child Am I raising my child in the best way? Does my parenting method is what it needs to be to make sure my child becomes a pleasing personality? Am I too naïve to handle my child’s demands? These are some of the questions that parents often asked me. This is because they think that spending time with the preschoolers, I understand their requirements…

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What are the 4 types of parenting styles?

What are the 4 types of parenting styles?

What is your style? Being a parent is a responsible job. You need to understand the requirements of raising your child and also make sure that you deal with them in the right way. Well, this is also a pre-requisite of a kindergarten teacher job, and hence I understand how important it is. Experts claim that the way you treat and deal with your child affects a number of growth…

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