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Parenting different personality types

Every child is unique in his/her own way and has a unique personality. Parenting styles must depend on the child’s personality and not on the parent’s thinking. There were days when the child used to sit when asked to and stand when asked to. These days’ it is not possible as the children ask a lot of questions, some of which cannot be explained to them easily. It is therefore important for a parent to identify the child’s personality and work towards disciplining them in the right manner. Kiersey Bates system is one of the oldest, popular and useful systems which helps identify the child’s personality type and base the parents’ parenting style on it. Based on the Kiersey Bates system, there are 16 personality types which can be broadly divided into 4 groups that are easy to remember. They … Continue reading

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Parenting tips for healthy habits in kids

Health is without a doubt one of the most important aspects of any student’s life. Not being in good health tends to affect a number of areas of a child’s life, including their learning, memory and performance. The important thing to do in a classroom is to be able to provide the correct tools and learning to the students to enable them to lead a well balanced life. The healthy habits in children will have to be begun at an early age so as to enable them to have a complete learning experience. In addition, the process of incorporating learning and experience together can help in making the habits lifelong. Beginning them at school gives them the opportunity to practice clean living in a better way. Washing hands, face and also bathroom etiquette are all things that have to be … Continue reading

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Parenting tips for those with special needs kids

Special needs children are no less capable or different from any others. They have simply been born different and require some additional assistance to be able to achieve results like their other counterparts. Children recognize differences and learn to fear or isolate them from an early age. This tends to make things quite difficult to deal with for a teacher or parent. Having a child who is differently abled or with special needs can be quite challenging. There will be many questions, sudden unscheduled meetings, difficulties in evaluation and much more can make the equation even more difficult. The important thing to do is to find suitable assistance and also get proper evaluation and testing done so as to ascertain what can be done for your child. You might be feeling particularly alone in the classroom as being the only … Continue reading

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Parents can help children cope with Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a learning disorder in which children experience troubles in reading and writing. To handle your child’s problems, you must first understand that it is a learning disorder which can be tackled with proper strategies. The brain processes written and spoken language differently in these kids making things difficult. It is not linked to having a low IQ and is a neurological condition. Make sure you know the signs and get your child examined by a qualified psychologist. • Some red flags indicating your child is dyslexic include: • Spelling trouble • Difficulty in differentiating left and right • Trouble with pronunciations • Trouble with directions • Slow speech • Poor fine motor skills and handwriting • Confusion with letters There are ways in which you can ease your child’s troubles. Parents are encouraged to use dry erase boards … Continue reading

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Parenting tips to encourage good study habits

As parents, we try our best to provide a nurturing and healthy environment to our kids. Study habits and study skills vary from one child to another. You cannot hope to just use one same rule and expect things to fall in place. Kids have very different learning styles which make their abilities to understand and perform extremely different. Encouraging your child to acquire good study habits is a little like teaching them to brush. It is a conscious choice which later becomes an automatic routine. Here are some tips to help your child pick up good study habits: Soon as you come home don’t expect your kids to just sit down with their books. Give them about an hour to freshen up, relax and then ask them to finish their homework before indulging in other activities including meeting friends, … Continue reading

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Parenting tips before CBSE exams

Talks about how can parents help kids appearing for CBSE board exams? Continue reading

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