Know The Key Factors Influencing The Holistic Growth Of Our Children

Holistic or overall development that includes the physical, emotional, social and spiritual facets or dimensions of our children is extremely important and its importance can’t be overemphasized. Ignoring the factors influencing the overall growth of our children is akin to denying them a bright and healthy future. It is resisting the forces that contribute to Continue reading Know The Key Factors Influencing The Holistic Growth Of Our Children

Love And Not Ego Is The Answer To All Our Parenting Dilemmas

Often misunderstandings, trust issues and misconceptions between a parent and child can easily be traced back to lack of love, absence of emotional investment and non-validation of feelings and emotions of our children. These three factors are definitely crucial for the psychological and holistic growth of the kids and if they are missing in a Continue reading Love And Not Ego Is The Answer To All Our Parenting Dilemmas

Morning Hugs With Our Children Ease Stress In Parent-Child Equations

How do you wake your children up in the mornings? Do you awaken them by calling out their names frantically for them to get ready to school on time? Are your wake-up calls actually shouts of desperation, exasperation, agony, hopelessness and resignation? As a parent do you find yourself yelling in the morning at your Continue reading Morning Hugs With Our Children Ease Stress In Parent-Child Equations

Nurturing Imagination in Children

How relieving it is to realize that imagination and creativity are not something that need to be instilled in children! Several of them are abundantly endowed with myriad gifts. Most children are in touch with their true essence as they start to unwrap their treasures and talents hidden within. Imagination like other talents is unique Continue reading Nurturing Imagination in Children

Children Respond To Love And Not Our Egos

Parents often wonder why their children wouldn’t listen to them or just turn a deaf ear to their instructions and advice. Instructions and summons are usually taken with a pinch of salt and are invariably resisted while defying them comes naturally to most children. Resisting our instructions comes effortlessly to our kids as they are Continue reading Children Respond To Love And Not Our Egos

Listening is Key to Inspiring Trust in our Children and Winning their Confidence

Listening is the surest way to get closer to our children and know them up-close. Listening signifies our interest in them and shows our unflagging love and affection for them. It is a pointer to our positive feelings and emotions towards them. Listening to our children is a reflection of our commitment to their personal Continue reading Listening is Key to Inspiring Trust in our Children and Winning their Confidence

Objective and Non-Judgemental Listening Are Intrinsic to Conscious or Mindful Parenting

Listening is definitely vital and plays an important role in recognizing and validating the emotional needs of our children. It’s impossible to understand the mental needs of the kids if we fail to emotionally invest in their lives as well as consciously spend time by listening to them and understand them. If we are keen Continue reading Objective and Non-Judgemental Listening Are Intrinsic to Conscious or Mindful Parenting

Holistic Parenting Involves Recognizing Our Child’s Emotional Needs

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

Sharing Personal Childhood Stories and Anecdotes Deepens Parent-Child Bond

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

Allow Children to Think Freely and Decide Independently

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