- Play is a meaningful activity.
- Talk to your child ! further his / her vocabulary & boost his / her confidence.
- Be an active listener.
- Answer your child’s queries with the correct information.
- You can research on certain questions together.
- Express your love and affection verbally and with a hug, kiss….
- Love = Time for your child.
- Keep a positive attitude.
- Remember to say ‘Please’ and ‘Thank You’
- Talk about what you want rather than what you don’t want.
- What done to children, they will do to society.
- Eat, Pray and Love with your toddlers.
- Stay connected with your child.
- Love, appreciate and give freedom to children.
- Set up healthy habits rather than rules with children.
- Use consistent standards for all disciplinary decisions.
- Name the behaviour don’t label the child.
- Speak ‘your children’ language.
- Make your love and respect to them unconditional.
- Do not spank, remain calm.
- Be kind but firm to your child.
- Do not panic.
- Give children appropriate ways to feel powerful
- Avoid conflict
- Use logical consequences
- Catch your child being good
- Make time for your children.
- Set limits and be consistent with your discipline
- Be flexible and willing to adjust to your parenting style
- Show your love is unconditional.
- We are apt to forget that children watch examples better than they listen to preaching.
- Live so that when your children think of fairness and integrity, they think of you.
- Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
- The best inheritance a parent can give his / her children is a few minutes of his / her time each day.
- Kids spell love T-I-M-E.
- If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
- Don’t handicap your children by making their lives easy.
- Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.
- The most important thing that parents can teach their children is how to get along without them.
- All children behave as well as they are treated.
- Stop trying to perfect your child, but keep trying to perfect your relationship with him / her.
- Praise your children openly, reprehend them secretly.
- Discipline your son/daughter in his / her early years while there is still hope. If you don’t you will ruin his / her life.
- It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.
- To understand your parents’ love you must raise children yourself.
- The best way to make children good is to make them happy.
- Your children will become what you are; so be what you want them to be.
- Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
- A baby is born with a need to be loved – and never outgrows it.
- Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.
- If you’re asking your kids to exercise, then you better do it, too. Practice what you preach.
- If you want your children to improve, let them overhear the nice things you say about them to others.
- There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.
- Your children need your presence more than your presents.
- Encourage your child to take up a hobby or sport that they will enjoy.
- Encourage children to take up art projects to being creative and independent.
- Children constantly watch and hear how you behave and treat others.
- Parent’s fears for their children safety, if extreme, can have an adverse effect on their children confidenceand self-esteem.
- As a parent, you are responsible for correcting and guiding your child. But how you express your corrective guidance makes all the difference in how your child receives it.
- Motivate your children with positive reinforcement, help them set realistic goals and have attainable expectationsfor your child.
- Make simple rules for your child. Start with a few “things we do and don’t do.” Discuss them with your child.
- If you feel that your child’s behavior is beginning to get out of control, “nip it in the bud” by distracting your child’s attention onto a positive activity or game.
- Try to avoid yelling at your children in anger.
- Establish a reliable routine. A clear and consistent routine helps a child feel safe and secure.
- Keep children well hydrated.
- Cover and fence pools/keep a phone and emergency numbers close.
- Always supervise children around any water, from oceans and pools to bathtubs and buckets.
- Check your child’s records to ensure that immunizations are up-to-date and keep a copy of those records.
- Never leave a child unattended in a car.
- Use corner guards on furniture edges and blind cord sharpeners’ to prevent strangulation hazards.
- Tack down loose carpet to avoid unnecessary falls.
- Porches, balconies and stairs should have guardrails; install safety gates at the top and bottom of stairways.
- Keep electrical appliances away from water and out of reach of children.
- Create barriers. Lock doors to dangerous areas, open windows from the top or use window guards; screens willnot prevent a fall.
- Store dangerous household products out of reach of children.
- Dress for playground safety.
- Keep emergency phone numbers by EVERY phone, as well as having a copy in your car and office.
- Check hearing every year age 3-12, then at age 15 and 18.
- Checking vision every year age 3-12, then at age 15 and 18.
- Don’t put your baby in bed with a bottle.
- Start dental visits at age three; then twice a year for a check-up and cleaning.
- Make activity part of your lifestyle. Have your child learn a new sport.
- Limit or change snacks. Make sure you have only healthy choices in the house.