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The 10 best tips to parent a highly sensitive child (&13 signs of highly sensitive kids)

“I wish I didn’t have feelings, I am tired of this”, my daughter burst out of the room saying this. Sometimes, I feel bad for my highly sensitive child. As a highly sensitive person, I know exactly what she is going through.  Sensitive people feel everything deeply. Much deeper than how other people would do. …

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25 basic good manners to teach your kids

LIST OF GOOD MANNERS ALL KIDS MUST LEARN Good manners are a polite and courteous way of interacting with other people.  Teaching basic good manners in childhood is essential to make kids grow up to become courteous, kind and well-behaved adults who are good to be around.  One of the important things parents must do …

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9 best ways to deal with defiance in children

Times have changed. Raising kids as submissive and obedient is not considered ideal in today’s world.  In fact, it’s healthier to raise kids who can speak for themselves so that they can grow to be self-reliant and have high self-esteem.  But no parent wants to deal with a defiant child who won’t listen to what …

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How to help a child regulate their emotions

The way we react to the emotions of kids has a big impact on their emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence (EI), otherwise known as Emotional Quotient, is the ability to understand, manage and regulate emotions.  Along with understanding and managing one’s own emotions, EI includes the ability to understand and interpret other people’s emotions too. Since …

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What is positive or negative reinforcement and positive or negative punishment (explained with examples)

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN POSITIVE/NEGATIVE REINFORCEMENT AND POSITIVE/NEGATIVE PUNISHMENT As kids grow up, they learn about acceptable and non-acceptable behaviors through the response they get from their environment.  According to the way kids behave, we give feedback to kids to act in a certain way so that they either repeat more of the good behaviors or stop …

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How to discipline a child who talks back

Backtalk is one of the most annoying behaviors parents face and feel worried about.  Backtalks can be a normal part of growing up.  But at the moment, as a parent when you are talked back to, it can make you enraged because you feel disrespected.  You might think, “After all that I do for them, …

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How to motivate a child who refuses to do homework (7 tips that work!)

If you ask me what the toughest part of parenting is, I would say it is making the kids do what they don’t want to do.  But when we also know that it’s something they need to do, it becomes every parent’s nagging problem.  Homework is one such thing.  If your child is intrinsically motivated …

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List of age appropriate chores for kids (from toddlers to teenagers)

Getting kids used to doing chores from a young age is essential to make them grow as independent and responsible adults.  A culture I admire for raising kids responsible by making them do chores from a young age is of the country, Japan.  In Japan, children receive the training to do all kinds of chores …

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18 signs of bad parenting (and the bad effects) you’d wish you had known sooner

One of the hardest roles you will ever play in life is that of a parent.  If some days are extremely rewarding as a parent, on some other days, you are frustrated and might hate being a parent.  We do not become parents after becoming fully educated and qualified to be one. We learn on …

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Toddler Tantrums 101: How to deal with temper tantrums in toddlers

Toddler tantrums are hard for both – parents and kids. It can be overwhelming and stressful, especially if tantrums break out in public places.  So the question is, why do kids have tantrums? And is it possible to avoid tantrums? If you are wondering how you can stop your child from throwing tantrums over everything, …

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