Strategies for Motivating Your Child to Learn

Strategies for Motivating Your Child to Learn

Strategies to inspire your child in education Most good students are not necessarily born to good learners. Yes, individuals can play a major role in creating a child’s ability and willingness to learn in general. Many kids who display interest at some point in time to know new things have the potential to become successful students. Any student who has the basic ability and the right motivation can become a good learner. One of the biggest mistakes that teachers and parents can make when it comes to developing students and kids is to limit learning to the classroom. Whereas the...

Teaching children about the importance of nature and environment

Teaching children about the importance of nature and environment

Here’s how you can teach your child the importance of nature and environment on World Environment Day. There’s an old Native American saying, “We don’t inherit the earth from our ancestors, and we borrow it from our kids.” This brings a question to my mind about what kind of world will we leave our kids in? On the other hand, and more importantly, what kind of kids would we leave our planet to? It can definitely be challenging to raise children in such a fast-paced techno-savvy environment. There are so many issues that need to be addressed – social development,...

Impact of television programs on children

Impact of television programs on children

Children often learn a lot from television, books, songs, and movies about the world. That’s why parents need to be cautious about the TV programs that children watch. Even a harmless-looking television program for children might be filled with high doses of abuse and violence. And it’s hard to avoid television for children. Many parents also see it as the best way to keep their child occupied. Early in life, kids get addicted to the idiot box. Many parents also introduce children to video-based learning early in life, assuming it makes the child smart. But have you ever wondered how...

parenting mistakes with kids

parenting mistakes with kids

Parents play an essential role in the overall development of their children. It is the right guidance of parents that develops the child’s character. Every child is unique and so is the parent. Although every parent has their own way of raising their kids, there are many similarities between parenting styles. Each of these parenting styles impacts the child’s personality in a different way. It is the upbringing of parents which shapes the character of the child. Parenting is a never-ending job. It is not something you can get away with, because children need their parents to guide them and let them be on the right track. For...

Teaching Responsibility to Preschoolers

Teaching Responsibility to Preschoolers

Teaching the Real meaning of Responsibility to Preschoolers:  Responsibility is a big word for little ones. However, that doesn’t mean they can’t understand what it means. Teaching kids the value of responsibility is a life-long parenting challenge. It starts from the smallest things at home, like picking up items themselves to bigger things as an adult, like learning to pay bills on time. Without this skill, preschoolers will end up with a lack of appreciation of the importance of responsibility. Many parents, however, do not know the difference between obedience and responsibility. They think that listening to and carrying out...

Diwali Safety Tips for Your Children

Diwali Safety Tips for Your Children

Diwali/Deepawali Safety Tips for Your Children  Diwali/Deepawali is one of the most popularly celebrated festivals in India. This festival of lights is full of vibrancy and fun. The time when we were kids, Diwali was an exciting festival and now it’s the same for our children too! Sweets, new clothes, and vibrant and colorful crackers make this festival worth waiting for throughout the year, so make it safe and memorable! On the other side, Diwali is also the time when many fire accidents and injuries occur. Hence, parents must take safety precautions during Diwali and follow them meticulously. Safety Tips...

Why is it important to teach values to children?

Why is it important to teach values to children?

Many parents think that it is premature to teach values to a toddler or pre-schooler. But that is a misconception. The truth of the matter is, since the time a child is aware of the surroundings and responds to it, that is right from birth onwards, the child is ready to imbibe significant life lessons. Why is it important to teach values to children? Principles and ethics are essential elements that determine the personality of an individual. It is, therefore, necessary to instill essential values in children, to help them grow into better human beings and make this world a happier place to...

Do you know at what time of the day your kid has the extreme threat of mosquito-borne diseases?

Do you know at what time of the day your kid has the extreme threat of mosquito-borne diseases?

Nothing can be more annoying than a buzzing, biting mosquito causing bumps and bites on your kid’s skin. But Mosquitoes spread fatal diseases too. So, how does a mother keep her kids safe from them? You should know which time in the day is safe and when you need extra wide-awake! Kids learn many extremely useful lessons from the outdoor world such as a new lesson to be learned at the playground every day, a conversation with a neighborhood friend. No matter what fears we have about the world outside the home, it is not recommended to let kids be...

SAY NO TO PLASTIC

SAY NO TO PLASTIC

WHAT A WASTE! Straw production is one of the most energy-intensive processes on the planet. 8% of world oil production is used to manufacture plastics. Like all plastic, straws are made from petroleum – a natural resource that is running out. All that for an object that provides such as oil drilling, shipping, manufacture, and distribution about 10 minutes of use and then becomes trash! Straws create pollution at every stage of their existence: manufacture, use, and disposal. STRAWS DO NOT BIODEGRADE Plastic is a man-made substance and not recognized by nature. There is no natural system to absorb it....

Parenting Raising children with values to make them good human beings

Parenting Raising children with values to make them good human beings

We often hear that a building can only stand straight against all the odds if its laid foundation is tough enough. Even, a Potter starts shaping his utensils from the base up. Likewise, a child’s mind is a barren land that has to be cultivated by the people surrounding him. Thus, parenting can be a challenging facet of life. Thus, it can be concluded that becoming a good human being is more far more difficult than to be successful in life. If an individual can achieve both aspects then we must acknowledge the hard work which the parents of that...

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