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Helping a Grieving Parent

Motherhood and fatherhood are the most precious and lovely things on the earth for parents. When they lost their child their grief is unfathomable. It becomes very difficult to cope who have lost their children. Here we are providing some helpful tips that you can apply and help the parents overcome their grief. 1. Show Up & Listen People fear they will say the wrong thing or make the grieving person cry. Simply showing up and listening is required.  2. Offer Help Assist grieving parents such as yard work, cooking or baking, taking out the garbage, grocery shopping, etc. 3. Plan For A Religious Trip Religious visits give people a chance to withdraw all their grief. It helps the person restart his life with positive energy. 4. Plan Some Activities The activities could be reading a poem, lighting a candle, praying, releasing balloons, planting a tree or potted plant, among other things. 5. Share Your Grief  Sharing your grief can help parents to overcome the trauma and tragedy they h
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How To Deal With Home Schooling

With the closure of schools, most of the parents have started parenting and educating children together. Of course, teachers are teaching online and putting in their best. But without parents and children's effort, homes schooling is not effective the way it ought to. We are giving you some tips. That will help you to adjust to homeschooling. 1. Reduce your expectations to a level that justifies a worldwide pandemic. It is difficult to be a parent, a teacher, and a psychologist for your children. As these are three different jobs, you cannot do all the jobs perfectly. But the situation demands all you have to do. Believe in yourself that you are doing well. 2. It is okay if you do not get stuck to the schedule. There is no harm in making then scheduling the plan. But it's different from 8 hours of schooling. Perhaps, you want to do more in less time. If you fail to maintain schedules, reschedule your plan according to the availability of time. 3. Teach critical social-emotional

Smacking Vs. Peaceful Parenting

Smacking appears as though it is a simple method to mend children's way. It seems to work when they get a smack. Smacking is not an appreciable decision to make your child a disciplined one. Children don't find scope to develop self-confidence.  Parents often think that when they were kids they used to get hit by parents. They apply the same with their kids. The parenting style may look like effective one, but in the long run it will only spoil your relationship with kids.  Do parents need to realize that when they used to get smacked do they feel happy? certainly not. Parents choose to beat children because this is the easiest way to handle kids. Remember, this is not the only way to teach a lesson. Peaceful parenting is a much better parenting style than smacking. Here we are providing you some tips for peaceful parenting. Tips To Peaceful Parenting   1. Maintain Self-control  Never lose your control. If you lose your self-control how can you help your children to control em

Developing Leadership Skills In Children

Children are born with leadership qualities. In some children, it is visible, while in some often buried under the parent's expectations and peer pressure. Research says every child can be a leader because they all have what we call leadership quality. The children who seem to be followers than leaders can nurture to become a leader. Here we are helping you to develop the leadership quality in children. Your child needs to take care few basic things. 1. Communication Skills Whenever you take your children along with you, let your child speak on behalf of you.  For example, if you travel, let your child deal with the manager, receptionist, and housekeeping staff. Your child would learn effective communication and get the confidence. 2. Teamwork The best way to learn teamwork in children is to encourage them for sports. When they play for a team, they collaborate. They discuss the opponent's strategies and their strategic plan to win. If they lead the team, they can lead an organ

Divorce or Separation Effect on Children

After dragging the marriage for so many years, when parents figure it out to call it off for good and file a divorce in court. The children are the ones who are likely to bear the consequences most. It is like the world has completely turned around and things can never be the same after the divorce. Let's find out the emotional and psychological changes and their effects on children. 1. Apprehension About Being Abandoned Being left alone is the biggest fear of children. They might feel that their parents no longer love them. Children may become depressed and aloof thinking about that. 2. Insecurity Kids can turn out to be uncertain about the future. Mother and father will be fighting over kids' responsibilities. Children might show their trouble by acting mischievously or pulling out into themselves. 3. Chaotic Frame Of Mind At times, divorce makes them helpless. Thinking about their parents' separation they get disturbed. In a chaotic frame of mind, they don't know wha

Ways To Raise Confident Kids

Kids learn things right from the day they born. They keep on learning on their own. Sometimes they don't find ways to learn. When they do not find ways to learn they are more likely to lose their confidence. We must help our children so that they do not lose their confidence. Here, we are providing you some tips. 1. Don't get upset when you fail Success and failure are temporary they are just two sides of a coin. You don't need to feel bad about the failure. You need to put your efforts to do better next time. 2. Encourage them to learn new things Your children should never waste their time. They should always try to learn new things. When they learn new things, they get self-confidence. Self-confidence is a must when you venture into new things. It always helps you to do start with a good note. 3. Help your kids to discover themselves It happens many a time that your kids are capable, but they choose the wrong things to do. If you help them to find what they are passionate

Ways To Connect Your Son

  Having a son is a blessing of God. Your son can be stubborn, uproarious, and or boisterous. But you still like to develop a solid bond amid so many distractions. Connecting with your children, especially with the son is not an easy task. We are providing you some tips on that.  1. Devote a lot of time to your son.  2. Play outdoor, indoor games with your son. Young boys have a great tendency towards sports.  3. Play musical instruments together. Talk about his favorite music or songs. 4. Have a leisure walk together and discuss casually trivial things with your son. 5.  Narrate true and inspiring stories. 6. Talk about when he was a newborn. 7. Talk about your expectations without pressurizing him. 8. Discuss his dreams and his aspirations. 9. Show him family pictures and his older picture. Reveal your family history. 10. Give your son's pocket money with clear instructions on how to spend it. Stonebridge Academy Preschool,  McKinney , Texas Where little ones have fun and learn