Self-awareness is the conscious knowledge of one's own behaviour. It's the ability to identify one's own personality, emotions, feelings and responses. Self-awareness helps one in also understanding others. And as we forge towards virtual reality driven age, one will need to be self-aware at every step of life. Let's know some simple parenting tips to help our children as well as us, become more aware of self.
There are so many times, when a friend calls us to share their situations and we say, "I can imagine what you're going through" and lend our support to them in healing the situation. This is empathy - an emotion that forms the very foundation of early childhood development. Knowing its significance, let's know some parenting tips to teach empathy to our children:
Team work is a fabulous concept. It co-creates, co-manages and shares the load of execution. Even parenting equals teaming up to ensure that kids bloom and create a happy future. While our little ones are yet to learn about teaming up and responsibilities as concepts, we can surely sow the seeds of togetherness in them with these parenting tips:
Until now we have been sharing with you how to inculcate life skills education in your children's daily lives. However, this can't happen without your support isn't it? This is why, here are some parenting tips for parents (yes, be your own parent!) to apply life skills and pass them on to your little stars.
As the month of March approaches, parents and children alike dig into books to score those all important marks and ranks. We as parents are stressed about our little ones' performance, but have we been missing something here? Do our children have exam stress way before the actual D-day? Have you noticed behavioral changes in months leading to exam or ones leading to results?
We all understand that change is imperative. Yet we find it challenging to inculcate it in our lives. Especially when it comes to parenting, we have a set schedule and ways of responding to our kids, changing which may or may not be welcomed. However, just like our devices need an upgrade, even parenting requires remodelling from time to time. And to help you ease into this process of moving from parenting to mindful parenting, here are some mindful parenting techniques and tips that will help you approach it in a simple manner.
Our children are used to receiving these instructions from us. But are they used to seeing us do that? Welcome to parentdom, where learning happens by doing more than reading or writing.
Positive Parenting is required in today's time more than ever when debates about screen time and life skills are doing the rounds. Apart from regulation of screen time for kids, our parenting have to include the responsibility of imparting life skills training to the child from the formative years of upbringing. Here is an example about how life skills education impacts a child's upbringing and a parenting tip to have regular interaction with the child on multiple topics including the household chores to become self-reliant.
Why not gift something different to my child this time, an innovative set of Life Skills Cards? Let me decorate it, or gift wrap it or creatively present it or decorate it with ribbon, flowers and leaves.
The early growing years of a child moves fast, there is so much to experience, so much to learn, so much to train, so much to prepare, so much to laugh, so much to share, so much to feed, so much to talk-the most important part is to stay connected emotionally through it. Here is a version about positive parenting, a journey which can be made into creative parenting too.