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How and Why to Use Positive Reinforcement with Your Children

By | 2018-01-18T23:49:06+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Categories: Personal Growth, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

You often hear the term positive reinforcement when talking about dog training, but this simple method is surprisingly effective with children. Positive reinforcement is the method whereby we ignore bad behavior and praise good behavior. Children can learn all kinds of life lessons through positive reinforcement including social skills and good manners. It can also be beneficial in education. Positive reinforcement makes children feel good about themselves and encourages them to do better. It can be used for short-term solutions or long-term goals. The best

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5 Child-Rearing Mistakes That May Cost Your Kid’s Happiness

By | 2017-12-31T15:20:45+00:00 December 29th, 2017|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

Child-rearing is a hard work to do, and like any other work, it requires a lot of efforts and self-control to be done well. All parents want the most important project of their life—child rearing—to be successful, and they do their best. However, parenting styles differ. While some parents prefer not to be involved in the child’s life at all, others become hostages of their own fears and misconceptions and grow with their child together. Despite the differences in approaches, both miss a very important

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Man Gives a Unique Christmas Gift to His 9-Year-Old Daughter – Here Is His Letter

By | 2017-12-15T22:11:27+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

This man’s unique Christmas gift to his 9-year-old daughter will teach you an important life lesson. Here is his full letter to his daughter. At Christmas time, it’s easy to get swept away in the hustle and bustle of shopping for presents and the confusion of trying to figure out what to get everyone. Yet, when we are trying to shop for our children, the choice of toys, games, and technology can make anyone’s head swim. We want to make Christmas as special as we

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How to Teach Your Children to Practice Good Oral Hygiene

By | 2018-01-16T22:30:06+00:00 September 4th, 2017|Categories: Family & Parenting, Health & Wellness|Tags: , , |

Trying to encourage a young child to brush their teeth can be a nightmare. How to teach your kids to practice good oral hygiene? While children are very active and like to try new things, they do not have much interest in brushing their teeth. As a parent, it is your responsibility to do whatever is necessary to encourage your children to practice good oral hygiene. Now, this will not be easy, but if you are creative you will see progress and the dentist

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10 Signs You Were Raised by Helicopter Parents

By | 2017-08-15T22:15:25+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , |

Helicopter parents are those moms or dads who take excessive interest in the lives of their children and an overprotective take on their safety. It basically describes a parent who has a tendency to hover over their child… well, like a helicopter at any given moment.  Whether it’s to do with school work or experiences, the helicopter parents are the parents who are always there, and sometimes are there a little too much.  That’s not to say that a helicopter parent is a bad parent,

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This Short Film Will Remind You What It Really Takes to Live a Good Life

By | 2017-07-20T20:27:57+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Categories: Inspirational, Personal Growth, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

We all want to live a good life, especially when it comes to raising children and a family. The goal to live a good life is guided by certain principles that are personal and vary from one person to the other. There are also those that are the standard, for example, the quest for good education for a child, good housing, financial security just to name but a few. Talking of life, there is a very interesting short film by the name of ‘Alike’

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How a Family Road Trip Can Make Your Next Vacation the Best Ever

By | 2017-12-20T10:44:39+00:00 May 21st, 2017|Categories: Environment & Planet, Family & Parenting, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , , |

A family road trip is becoming a favorite vacation all over the world because of the unique chance it offers to build stronger family relationships. During summer when children are on holiday, a road trip can serve as a great opportunity to help kids explore the wonders of nature, and travel to new places, as the whole family gets more united. Here are some of the main reasons why you should consider a family road trip for your next vacation. 1. Freedom and Flexibility When

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Signs That You Were Raised by Emotionally Immature Parents

By | 2018-01-13T16:09:50+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , |

You tear your hair out when you think of your folks. Your emotionally immature parents lack empathy for you or others. You need to cope with them but will first have to understand what emotional immaturity is. So, what are its signs and how do you deal with them? What is emotional immaturity? Below is a short explanation of this behavior. Note that not all parents will act this way. Also, there are other examples of it. As mentioned above, such parents find it hard

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