Do you wonder why it seems as if your kids’ ears are blocked when you give them instructions? When others speak to them, they are quick to respond. When mom issues an instruction, the ears suddenly become blocked. I am sure you identify with this certain character trait in your child.
“…The proper use of the rest room is essential for both hygiene and social purposes”
Cyberspace is the Internet, and the internet is always in our faces, and consequently in the faces of our kids.The internet can be a fun place, with so many interesting things for kids such as games, educational resources, and much more. Gone are the days when you had to get to a Cybercafe before you could have access to the internet. Nowadays, the internet is just at our fingertips, and our kids also have access […]
Good manners are expected to be seen in all areas of or lives. As discussed in our previous posts on Good Manners, it all starts with having respect for others.
“Hello…Who is Speaking?” And I wonder, “you are asking me who is speaking when you have called me on my phone!” This is a common scenario that plays out often in our phone conversations with people, and it just goes a long way to show how important it is to teach our kids how to use the telephone in a polite way.
“…Polite Children don’t just happen, they are taught to be polite…”
“This is the last in our series on Handling Misbehavior in Kids…How is Willful Misbehavior different from the initial two?”
From our previous post on Handling Misbehavior, we established the three groups of misbehavior in kids. We also discovered that not all misbehavior should be rewarded with punishment. In this post, we look at another type of misbehavior – misbehavior that stems out of selfishness.
“…Typically, parents often believe that once a child misbehaves, that child deserves to be punished.
But, should every misbehavior of a child be followed by punishment?”