In a world where we, as adults, are stressed to the maximum, it makes sense that our children are also living very demanding lives. With most jobs requiring a college degree, the pressure to succeed is more prominent than ever. Children with such disabilities as ADD or ADHD may feel particularly bombarded by stress and anxiety.
The short answer to this question is don’t. Now at first glance this probably sounds ridiculous, after all parents have more experience of life and most would agree that a parent's job is to pass this experience onto their children.
As a parent, raising children has both its rewards and its pitfalls. I have four of my own, and each one has their own unique traits and ways of being. Sometimes they are sweet, open and honest. Other times, my nerves are being tested in ways I never knew possible. But my commitment is solid: Raise children that understand the importance of interpersonal communication. This means understanding the importance of feelings as well as logic when it comes to communicating with others, especially family.
The term troubled teen is thrown around a lot these days, though the true definitions are not often discussed. Any mother of a teenager will tell you that they are a special brood of people. Teens tend to act very erratically due to fluctuating hormones and mood swings. So for most parents it can be difficult to determine when a kid crosses the line from being an angst-ridden adolescent to a troubled teen. Luckily, there are a few indicators we can look for to know when teen help is required.
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As a parent you would like to trust your children; but teenagers lie and the bond is broken, it puts a strain on the relationship. Once a parent realizes they have been lied to, feelings of anger may surface. While it seems to be a fact that teens and lies are like two peas in a pod, you want to know what steps to take to help your teen stop lying so that trust can be regained somewhere along the way.
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How to stay healthy is one thing you as parents should be teaching your child. As often said, everything starts at home. Everything, either bad or good, exists because you taught your child those things. And, it can be a shame, if people would see undesirable manifestation from your child especially if it is with regards to their health.
In this article, you'll read about tips on how you can practise positive parenting. Being a positive parent isn't complicated, but it does take a certain amount of time and effort.
For one, you should be interested in what's happening in your child's life. Positive parenting also involves maintaining a healthy and open line of communication between you and your child. To be an effective positive parent, we're sharing a few effective ways you can try today.
Every parent would like to instill great values and self esteem in their children. As parents we hope we are doing the right things in building healthy levels of self esteem but what we don't realize is, as parents we can educate ourselves to learn the best way to do this. Observing the components of self esteem is an important step in educating ourselves. How are we expected to teach something if we ourselves do not know much about it? Here is a summary of self esteem and its components to help in your education of your child's self worth as well as the self esteem in children.
Kuala Lumpur, 13 February 2013 – The highly anticipated year of the snake welcomed a baby girl, first daughter of parent Pn Noraliza Alwi at Gleneagles Kuala Lumpur (GKL). Both, mother and child were pleasantly surprised as they received a ‘Chinese New Year Baby Package’ by Gleneagles Kuala Lumpur and Fisher-Price® worth RM1, 268.
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