So you want a well-mannered kid? It’s actually not that hard. But there is a catch; you have to be well-behaved yourself...
There are ways to smooth the transition for a big sister or brother. One is letting them feel as jealous as they want to.
Perhaps you’re even more excited than your kid, who knows, but after all it’s the first day of preschool. Here’re some little things to make the transition smoother.
What do you do when you and your ex don't agree on what your children are allowed and not allowed to do? Any advice would be great!
Shyness is a matter of personality. So it’s not your child who has to change; it’s you. Maybe it sounds harsh. But it’s not hard at all. It just requires less pushing.
Chores are not just about helping each other around the house. They’re about building self-esteem and, in the long run, self-reliance.
Siblings’ fights are common, squabbling and arguing is more or less a part of family life.
But perhaps that knowledge isn’t enough for you to keep your cool and stay sane.
Carry on reading and get some tips on how to keep the peace around the house.
Friendships are one of the most important things there are. But it’s not really until now your kid will actually make friends. It takes time to get all the skills you need to be a friend.
No empathy to talk of, egocentric to say the least. The only part of give-and-take they can relate to is “take”.
But with time and practice they will learn the basics of how to be a good friend.
And you can help.
It is easy to forget each other when you become a parent as your baby takes most of your time and energy. What do you do to keep your relationship alive? Share your suggestions here.
From planning to flying. From packing to sightseeing. From expectations to reality. Here is your guide to traveling with your toddler – the great adventure!