Emotional needs are intrinsic to all human beings particularly children. We all prioritize our emotional needs and give them utmost importance. People who disregard, belittle and trivialize our emotional needs are not welcomed or accepted and rightly have no place in our hearts. People who ignore, emotionally neglect and manipulate others are usually selfish, self-absorbed, … Continue reading Holistic Parenting Involves Recognizing Our Child’s Emotional Needs
Personal stories are enlightening and entertaining to people who hear them. They are one of the effective ways to create awareness and disseminate information and regale as well as enthral readers and audience. They emerge straight from our hearts and they are usually stories and experiences that people lived through with many of the listeners … Continue reading Sharing Personal Childhood Stories and Anecdotes Deepens Parent-Child Bond
Independent thinking and free expression in adults as well as kids are something that I have always espoused! What happens when my daughter flaunts them with good measure though? It’s now my turn to throw tantrums and behave like a toddler much to my little one’s consternation. She gapes at me with utter disbelief initially … Continue reading Allow Children to Think Freely and Decide Independently
Stories indisputably captivate the imagination and fancy of children and adults alike. Legends, myths and folktales have a place in the genre of fiction and although they are simply unreal, imaginary and actually products of our overthinking, hyperactive and capricious minds replete with hyperboles even reflecting strong biases and ideologies as well as guilty of … Continue reading Narrating Personal Stories Enriches A Child’s Life
Unconscious parenting is the reason and root cause of all conflicts with our children and needless to say it invariably has disastrous consequences on them as well as parents themselves who generally go through feelings of anger, agitation, grief and remorse following their mindless, thoughtless and unconscious actions towards their children. Isn’t it only reiterating … Continue reading Absence of Inner Connection Leads To Unconscious Parenting
The importance of emotional investment by parents in their child’s lives cannot be overstated. Emotional investment demonstrates our love, commitment and dedication towards our children. It is extremely vital to understand the needs of the little ones and by taking the time out to invest emotionally in their lives to observe their behaviours, emotions and … Continue reading Emotional Investment in Our Children’s Lives Empowers Them
Validating children’s feelings and emotions are undeniably crucial for their holistic development. Understanding and empathising with their feelings instantly establish a connection with our children. The parent-child bond strengthens and becomes stronger at once and their relationship undergoes a marked shift and improves drastically. The dynamics between the parent and a child eases immediately and … Continue reading Validating Feelings and Emotions of Children Deepens Our Bond with Them!
Rules have a negative connotation and not many people take them in the right, positive and constructive spirit. Rules just don’t go down well with youngsters particularly teenagers as the former are usually characterized by dogmas and rigidity. Small wonder children resist and resent them. The very word causes children to defy and protest. Rules … Continue reading Rules and Boundaries Aren’t Just For Children But For Parents Too!
Not many people associate renunciation and renouncement with mothers! Renouncing is typically synonymous with monks who have retreated to some unknown and unseen distant and mystical lands to ruminate on parallel realities! They have detached themselves and relinquished all their worldly possessions and materialistic pleasures to embark on a quest for eternal, authentic and infinite … Continue reading Renouncing Comes Naturally To Mothers!
It is only stating the obvious that stress influences parenting and our ability to nurture and cherish our moments with our children as well as appropriately counsel, mentor and guide our little ones. Among several factors such as financial resources, positive and productive environment, harmonious family relationships, constructive ambience along with empowering and enlightened company … Continue reading Renouncing Parenting Responsibilities During Stress Eases Parent-Child Dynamics