Category Archives: Parenting Tips

Sleep is so important

I read this article in the bbc website today: 13 January 2015 Last updated at 01:54 GMT Regular naps are ‘key to learning’ By James GallagherHealth editor, BBC News website The key to learning and memory in early life is … Continue reading

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Insights on Self-Control

“In this New York Times article, author Pamela Druckerman reports on a conversation with Walter Mischel, the Columbia University psychologist who conducted the “marshmallow” experiments in the 1950s. His well-known finding was that five-year-olds who could defer gratification – resisting … Continue reading

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Driving to Jeddah?

I just read this article and although it refers to long car journeys when perhaps you are going on holiday, it hit me that Jeddah is pretty far away and that this may benefit some other parents. Connect with Your … Continue reading

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Coping with feeding problems

Is your child a faddy eater? Does it take forever for your child to finish their food? Here are some ideas I have read about in our books in the cousnelling department : ‘Coping with Children’s Feeding problems and Bedtime … Continue reading

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Students Worries

. What Students Worry About Entering Different Levels of Schooling Three graphs in ASCA School Counselor present data on students’ biggest worries and struggles entering each level of schooling: Entering elementary school: –   Being away from parents – 28% –   … Continue reading

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When Parents Are The Ones Too Distracted By Devices

Taken from :http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/04/16/303749247/when-parents-are-the-ones-too-distracted-by-devices?utm_source=npr_email_a_friend&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20140503&utm_campaign=storyshare&utm_term Sally Anscombe/Flickr Select/Getty Images Having a teenager lost in his or her cellphone — texting friends and communicating with parents in monosyllabic grunts — has become a trope of the Internet age. But teens are not the … Continue reading

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Tips on Raising Caring Children

What does it take to raise a compassionate, moral child? asks Adam Grant (Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania) in this New York Times article. Researchers have found that worldwide, this is parents’ number one priority – instilling caring is more … Continue reading

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