May 30th, 2010
Has your sweet little baby turned into the meltdown monster? Believe it or not there are ways to help reduce the frequency and intensity of their dreaded meltdowns. Here are three tips that can quickly help set you and your toddler up for success.
May 28th, 2010
Malls are mushrooming all over India, not only in metros but in towns too. If you have the money to regularly hit malls without a budget, you are fair game for the myriad tricks used to make parents and their children engage in impulse purchases. Here are some tips for parents to shop judiciously with your kids at malls.
May 26th, 2010
Is your child isn’t learning the crucial things he or she needs to learn in life? Many of us screwed up our early adult lives because we didn’t know those skills — and we’re paying the consequences now. Here's a basic curriculum in life that a child should know before reaching adulthood.
May 25th, 2010
Girls are enamored with social communications as a way to make connections and keep in touch. But while the Internet can be a very private-seeming place when one sits alone in front of a computer screen in a bedroom, but in reality, it can be devastatingly public. In this age of MySpace, cell phones, and instant messaging, it has never been more important to ensure that you are a part of your daughter’s life: the real and the virtual.
May 24th, 2010
My daughter is very lonely. She is basically a highly active kid who wants to play with other kids all the time. She used to play with my sister-in-law's daughter a lot, but now that we’re here, there are hardly any kids for her to play with.
May 24th, 2010
While your child’s teachers share responsibility for teaching them to read and write, they can’t do much to help our children develop basic financial literacy skills. So what’s a concerned parent to do? Here are some tips from our personal finance expert on taking your child’s money-management education into your own hands.
May 23rd, 2010
As parents it's our responsibility to make our values known to our kids. While the very thought of your middle school daughter with a boy may be too much to deal with, you can't use that as an excuse not to provide the guidance she wants and needs. Here are some tips to help you parent more effectively in this dicey area.
May 22nd, 2010
Children with mental retardation are not "sick" - they are usually healthy, endearing little ones who just take longer to do things. Thanks to early intervention, intellectually impaired children can to attain their maximum potential, join mainstream schools and live far more fulfilled lives. Parents need to remember that a child with mental retardation benefits most with a warm and loving home atmosphere, where the disability is not viewed as a burden.
May 21st, 2010
As a parent, how do you know for sure if your child’s behavior has crossed the line and become truly disrespectful? Behavioral therapist, James Lehman, believes the distinction between mild rebelliousness and disrespect has to be drawn very clearly. Here’s how you determine whether or not your child has gone too far.