Screen Time for Kids- What every parent should know

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It is rightly said that technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master. While we cannot deny the utility of technology in our day to day lives, the effects of overuse of technology are no longer a secret, especially when it gets in the way of the mental and physical growth of our children. Yes, screen time has its pros and cons. Multiple studies have warned about the potential negative effects of too much screen time. Here are some facts, problems, and solutions about screen time that every parent…

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Watch out for these signs of Childhood Depression to protect your child’s mental well-being

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Understanding Childhood Depression and Tackling the Menace….. Though it’s distressing to even think about childhood depression, the fact is, it exists for real and is now being seen in more number of children than ever before. While most of us feel the ‘blues’ or ‘low’ at some point or the other, depression, including for children, is a condition characterised as a mental illness that requires quality medical attention. Depression among children is unquestionably a distressing state of being that no child deserves to be in, but if it ensues, it…

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5 Rules of child discipline that actually work

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The meaning of discipline is ‘to teach’. However, discipline is often confused with punishment. Punishment makes children suffer, not learn. It does not teach children self-control. Punishment teaches them that adults can and will control their behavior for them. So let’s learn to discipline our children without the use of corporal punishment. Here are the five basic rules of discipline that actually work Discipline rule 1– Think about feelings Yes.Think about the feelings that are driving the behaviour. For example, sometimes younger children bang objects, scream and make a mess…

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5 Positive parenting tips for a successful parent-child relationship

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Do you punish your child for being grumpy, disrespectful or having a bad attitude? Make a positive difference in your child’s life today. Positive parenting is a tool that can help you stay connected with your child against all odds of life. Positive parenting endorses love, encouragement, appreciation, showing that you care, reminding your children of their greatness, showing respect, honour, trust, and treating them with dignity. It’s never late to start. Here’s how you can build good relationship with your child through these positive parenting tips- Positive parenting tip 1–…

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