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Time Out for Kids – Correct Steps and Common Mistakes

Over the last few decades, the use of time out for kids has become an increasingly popular method for dealing with inappropriate behavior in kids. Here’s the good news about time-outs: they are supported by science as an effective technique to correct a toddler’s misbehavior. The bad news? Most people are doing it wrong. Find out how …

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Resilience in Children and Resilience Factors

Building resilience in children is more than teaching children life skills. Let’s find out what resilience is, what the major resilience factors are and how the four science-backed tips can help raise resilient children. Table of Contents What Is Resilience Resilience Factors How To Build Resilience Resilience Theory As parents, we want to protect our …

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How To Choose A Preschool – The Complete Guide & Checklist

This is the ultimate guide for parents who are considering or choosing a preschool for their child. You will find a checklist on what to look for and how to choose. Everything you need to know about preschool selection starts here. Table of Contents What is preschool Is preschool considered a school When do kids …

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Permissive Parenting – Why Indulgent Parenting Is Bad For Your Child

What Is Permissive Parenting Definition Permissive parenting, also known as indulgent parenting, is a parenting style characterized by high responsiveness and low demandingness. Permissive parents are very responsive to the child’s emotional needs. But they don’t set limits or are very inconsistent in enforcing boundaries. Permissive Parenting Examples Here are the characteristics and examples of …

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Raising Children – 11 Things Kids Want From Their Parents

Raising children is tough but it can also be extremely rewarding. 11 Tips on Raising Children – According to Kids Themselves 1. “I learn by watching you. Become a role model for me.” Showing is better than telling in parenting “Be a good role model” seems pretty obvious. But it’s easier said than done. Remember …

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How To Toughen Up Your Child – Raising Tough Kids

We all want our kids to be strong, to have the strength to endure tough time and to be able to rise up to any challenges in life. How do you toughen up a child the right way without breaking their spirit? Let’s take a look at what science says about raising tough kids. Why Do …

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How To Teach Number Sense – 9 Science-Proven Ways

Learning mathematics is important, even for preschoolers. Research shows that preschoolers’ math skills and knowledge at kindergarten entry is a strong predictor of later academic achievement in middle school​1,2​. Using number talks, such as addition and fractions, parents can help their preschoolers understand numbers and master math concepts and strategies early on​3​. Parents can also introduce …

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What is Authoritarian Parenting? (Tough Love)

When parents practice tough love parenting, they adopt a parenting style that psychologists call authoritarian parenting. Find out if this parenting style is right for your child. Table of Contents What Is Authoritarian Parenting Characteristics Of Authoritarian Parenting Style Effects of Authoritarian Parenting Tough Love Tiger Mom Parenting Disadvantages of Tiger Mom Parenting Final Thoughts …

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How to Praise a Child With Words (29 Examples)

How to praise a child with words appropriately and effectively? Coming up with encouraging words for kids can be tricky. Words of encouragement for kids, when used right, can have a powerful positive impact. But if you’re not careful, there will be unexpected side effects. Let’s look at the 7 proven types of encouraging words …

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Spatial Intelligence – How to improve it?

Spatial intelligence, spatial IQ, or visual spatial intelligence, is crucial in many academic and professional fields. Despite the importance, it is rarely included in kindergarten or elementary curriculum​1​. But we can help our children improve their visual-spatial skills through simple and fun activities. Table of Contents What is Spatial Intelligence Characteristics Of Visual Spatial Intelligence How To Improve …

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