As parents we are watchdogs for our kids. We teach them pretty much everything from skills, to hygiene habits, social skills, languages and ways to be safe. The one topic, which parents usually put off from discussing with kids is sexual abuse. And it is not because it is an uncomfortable topic, but because parents feel that their kids are too young to discuss it.
It’s very easy to raise a child who feels that everyone around him owes him something. Well, raising an entitled child is getting more and more common in our generation. We work hard to bring in the bread and the excess income for a rainy day – and we end up showering our child with the wrong things to try and make up for the guilt of not spending time with them. But it’s never too late to recognize or bring an entitled child back on track.
When the season changes, most kids catch something that’s in the air – allergies, colds, chills, hay fever or just a runny nose with a common cold. Well, despite being common kids’ ailments, they can pose big challenges for parents.
A lot of parents pay their children to help around the house. Some others believe that kids should help out without getting paid as they are part of the family and household. Some parents give kids an allowance (pocket money) each month. Others let kids have some money as and when they want to buy something and if they have no undue demands. So, what’s the right thing to do with kids and payments? It’s quite tricky to answer. But there are no rights or wrongs in choosing to pay or not to pay.
Happy New Year! With partying done and the holidays nearly over, it’s time to pull our lives together to welcome the New Year. One of the important things I like doing, is making new year resolutions with my family – which includes my little son! New year resolutions with a child? Yes, its possible.
Spending time with family has always been fun, and what’s better than Christmas to laugh, share the warmth and spread the love. Here are some silly riddles that you can share on Christmas eve with family, friends and kids! Have a jolly holly-day!
There’s always a time when rooms are messy. But there are things you can do about kids’ messy rooms. Yes, shutting the door is one of them. But otherwise, here are some tips
Most parents face picky eaters at some point or the other. How to deal with this phase or habit? How to ensure that your child eats everything healthy that’s served on his plate?
It’s the festive season and people will throng all public places to celebrate. And, this makes it hard on little ones, especially if they love wandering off towards candy cane or gingerbread.
A packed lunch can get quite boring for a child. And kids often end up playing and not opening their lunch box at all! So how do you make sure your child looks forward to opening his lunch? Well, lunch box notes! Here are some reasons, why you should write one.