March 21, 2013

3 Steps to Preventing Homesickness and Bad Behavior at Summer Camp

Many kids get their first taste of independence at summer camp, where there are no parents or teachers constantly looking over their shoulders.  However, becoming home sick and acting out are common when children are first separated from their families and homes.  By doing a few simple things, you can be well on your way to preventing homesickness and bad behavior at summer camp.

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December 1, 2012

For Parents: How to Reduce Family Stress


Stress is often connected to the people you love. Although children may not be the cause of your stress, they always feel the effect of it.  What should you do as a parent? Here are some tips on how to reduce family stress:

1.  Air your differences rather than suppressing your anger until you get blowup.  Spouses have the shared responsibilities of looking after their children.


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November 24, 2012

Why Children Hate Their Parents: Issues among the Rich Families

Money inherited from the parents has great benefits and inherent wealth to the children.  But something may not be clear regarding the generational riches if the hard-earned money is passed on to the right hands.  Unfortunately, 75% of family business experiences failure to pass the big wealth to the coming generation.  The number for 2nd and 3rd generations makes it even more unsuccessful.  The reason is because children hate their parents for some reasons.


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November 17, 2012

Sex and Children: Where Did I come From?


For sex and children, parents need not to go into every detail about a man and woman relationship.  There is no lovemaking and reproduction explanation in order to answer the question of the child about sex.  A child’s inquiry like “Where did I come from?” is a similar innocent question like “Where did that tall building come from?”

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October 30, 2012

Stubborn Child: How to Deal with Stubbornness


If a stubborn child acts with anger or does not respond positively in stressful circumstances, parents must take care to let the child understand the bad effects of being stubborn.  Displaying anger to an angry child is very harmful because the child will understand that anger is the right way of expressing dislikes and anxiety.  There are some ways to calm down the child’s behavior when he is becoming stubborn.

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October 26, 2012

Children’s Fear: What Parents Fear about Their Children


Children’s fear is an abnormal part of growing up.  Children share many of the same fears.  Some of these fears change and then disappear with growth.  Ideally, children retain the healthy fears that protect them from danger, but not irrational and unproductive fears.


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July 27, 2012

Child’s Picky Eating Habits: Tips on How to Manage It


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It's difficult to accept child’s picky eating habits. Children couldn’t eat too much food the way adults do.  Kids aged 2 to 4 experience the low-appetite stage for eating. Their bellies are too small to fill in more food because their stomachs are as small as their fist.  If they have eaten a little, that’s sufficient for them.  

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July 8, 2012

Guidelines on Constructive Parenting Skills


Couples who employconstructive parenting skills make use of methodical approaches in modeling behaviors for their offspring.  Through such skills, self-esteem and self-worth are built up among children at their early years of development.  Constructive parenting should be initially established by the parents themselves.  By considering their own behavioral attitudes accordingly, they can anticipate children to follow them and act in like manner.  These skills require constancy, expertise, and readiness to gain knowledge—first for the parents and then the children.  As a result, this know-how parenting ends in higher competence.

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June 26, 2012

How to Raise Kids Who Love to Read


Is it really difficult to raise kids who love to read?

It has been estimated that 1 out of 5 adults lack the basic reading skills they need to function daily, while 13% of all 17-year-olds are functionally illiterate.  These statistics are a misfortune. They are made up of people who are unemployed or underemployed because they cannot fill out an application form. They are people who will never know what it is to read a newspaper or a magazine.

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June 22, 2012

Explaining Adoption to Your Child: 4 Smart Things to Do


Explaining adoption to your child can leave a lasting emotional experience for him. It seems like the whole world is crashing in around him. Your child may seem very distant and not sure of you as parents. This is mainly the reason why parents don’t want to tell their child the truth.  They want to avoid the unhealthy consequences—affecting feeling of distance and restlessness on the part of the kid. 

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