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What is the best Potty Training

Potty Training
Getting your kid out of diapers can be totally intimidating. Easy Potty Training Here are useful tips to help you get your kid into underpants. Model good behavior. You’re already used to that not-going-pee-alone thing—so turn the lack of privacy into a teachable moment! Or, enlist a (probably eager) older sibling for demonstrations. Don’t make it traumatic. More...

How should kids use cellphones?

Cell phones
What age are they emotionally ready to have their own cellphones? Parents have to think twice before handing smartphones to their 10-year-old so that they can fit in with their friends? Ages four to six    Kids in this age group shouldn’t be using smartphones (or other mobile devices), period. When it comes to screen time...

What to do if your kids cant make friends

be a friend!
Throughout our evolutionary history, the ability to make friends has been a crucial survival skill. Here are some research-based tips to help kids make friends. Teach kids how to converse in a polite way Kids improve their status with peers after they’ve been trained in “active listening" (e.g., Bierman 1986). An active listener is someone who...

How To Help Your Kids Stay Safe at School

Attack
Fortunately, there are ways you can make sure your child stays safe at school. No Protection For My Child  WATCH OUR VIDEO   Take Action: At least once a week, use dinnertime to ask questions about your child’s day. What do you enjoy learning? Which class do you wish you didn’t have to take? What’s one thing you’re...

After-School Restraint Collapse

school restraint collapse happens
Why after-school restraint collapse happens At school, “Kids do what they need to in order to ‘be good’ or keep the peace,” “After they’ve done that all day, they get to the point where they just don’t have the energy to keep this restraint, and it feels like a big bubble that needs to burst.” Some...

How Can You Can Overcome Family Issues?

Personality clashes
While family issues are often the source of comedies and dramas, in real life, we can tackle tricky issues and keep the peace. 1. Getting the Family Organized It's hard enough getting yourself organized. Through a partner and possibly kids into the mix and chaos can quickly ensue. Several apps can help you set up a routine, share...

Social Media and School Violence

Screen Time
How do you guide your kids to use Social Media in a positive way? Here are some tips 1. Make Time to Talk Parents need to make the time to have meaningful conversations with their kids about the events, and to reassure them that they are safe. Look for signs that your child wants to talk, like hanging...

How To Make Your Teenager Independent?

Teenager Independent
Do you want to ensure your teen grows up to become an independent adult? How To Help A Teen Become Independent? Here are a few pointers that can help maintain the relationship between independence and safety, 1. Understand He Is Not A Child Anymore As a parent, you may feel your teenager is still a child, but that...

Best Birthday Party Ideas For Teens

Party Ideas
A lot of research and planning goes into organizing a birthday party that is fun for teens. We give you a list of the top birthday ideas and party games for teens! 1. Knight’s Tale Knight’s Tale is a role playing game that takes the tweens back into the medieval times. Number Of Players – 10 or more You Will...

Teenagers Staying Fit And Active For

Fitness
Staying fit and active is something that is important, irrespective of age. Teenagers these days are spending more and more time indoors, which can be quite a cause for concern. Add to that habits like unhealthy eating and sitting for long hours, and you may have some serious issues at hand. 6 Fitness Tips For Teenagers ...
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