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how to parent and raise the middle child

How to Parent and Raise the Middle Child

The personality of almost every child largely depends on ‘birth order’ – this is what the expert psychologists say. However it is not always true, in many cases it is found that birth order highlights some of the characteristics they already possess. The middle child is category that comes with their own set of traits. […]

helicopter parenting vs. free range parents

Helicopter Parenting vs. Free Range Parents

Raising children responsibly and into mature adults is something that all parents dream of and try to achieve throughout their lifetime. But parenting is not that easy and comes with several challenges. In order to meet this challenge, several styles of parenting have come up, each with its own sets of benefits and of course […]

deal with discipline and character building of children

How to Deal with Discipline and Character Building of Children

Developing self-control and discipline is one of the prime tasks of early childhood, for which parents can help the children a great deal. Although there is no training given in this field, the parents can follow some basic principles while raising children in an attempt to build a strong character in them. A child brought […]

deal with your child getting bullied

How to Deal with your Child Getting Bullied

Most children and teenagers face bullying of some form in their school life at some point. Bullying is deliberately tormenting in verbal, physical or emotional  ways, ranging from teasing, name calling and hitting to taunting and cyberbullying. When your child is facing any kind of bullying, your first natural reaction as a parent is to […]

Negative-Effects-of-Television-on-Children

Understanding the Negative Effects of Television on Children

It is a common modern concept that staying indoors and starring at the screen is bad for everybody but when it comes to understanding the negative effects of television on children there are a few things all parents should consider. Violent language and behavior Parents especially the working kind tend to use TV as a tool for […]

Important Facts About Child Abuse 2012

Important Facts About Child Abuse 2012

When looking at the society from a parent’s point of view, the safety of our children seems something very fragile so there’s no wonder that many parents are looking for the facts about child abuse 2012. With so many changes both political and economical, the society has become a much crueler place so the kids are […]

What Is STEP or Systematic Training for Effective Parenting?

What Is STEP or Systematic Training for Effective Parenting?

Systematic Training for Effective Parenting or STEP is a parent education program developed bypsychologists Don Dinkmeyer Sr., Gary D. McKay and Don Dinkmeyer Jr. The program is published inthe form of a book series and bases itself on the works and theories of renowned psychologists. This is a highly popular work, which has been translated into many different languages. How is STEP useful for parents? […]

The Best Parenting Guide to Deal with Bullying

The Best Parenting Guide to Deal with Bullying

They say parenting is the toughest job in the world but luckily for us, the parenting guide can help us navigate this tough road with the help of advice and insight from the experts. Bullying – at school, in the neighborhood, in cyberspace elsewhere can be tough not only for the child but also for […]

Activity for Children – Keeping Kids Busy and Parents Sane

Activity for Children – Keeping Kids Busy and Parents Sane

Children tend to have short attention spans and get bored easily. So activity for children that is appropriate and which will sustain interest can be challenging to find. We look at some pointers and tips to use when figuring out how to keep kids busy so you can keep your sanity: 1. Activity for children should include […]

Real Alternatives to the Tommy Jordan Style of Parenting

Real Alternatives to the Tommy Jordan Style of Parenting

Our post last week about the Youtube video of Tommy Jordan shooting his daughter’s laptop for posting material that was disrespectful to her parents would have caused you to have many different kinds of reactions. Would you discipline your child like this? Would it work? How would you curb disrespectful behavior, on social networking sites as well as in face to face interaction? […]