The Modern Parenting Techniques That Hinder Brain Development

Societal changes over the years has rendered changes in our parenting techniques. It has been found that there has been some modern parenting techniques that inhibit brain development.

Apr 8

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Talking To Your Child At Their Level

It is challenging to communicate with toddlers as they are still learning to speak in full sentences and not forgetting, they have difficulty understanding what the adults are saying to them.

Feb 3

Categories: Child Development, Parenting

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How Kids Catch Our Social Biases

The unconscious mind can play a large and influential role in our lives despite lack of explicit cues. Research has shown how nonverbal cues and implicit messages can be passed on to our children and thus affect the next generation's level of social ...

Jan 23

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Parenting Tips to Help You Raise Happy Children

In a competitive and fast-paced Singaporean society, it's important to keep our relationship with our children close and positive. Here are some parenting tips to keep your relationship with your loved ones happy in times of stress and challenges!

Jan 5

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Some children are extra sensitive to parenting style, bad and good

Just over ten years ago, a fascinating journal article argued that some children are like orchids – they don’t just wither in response to a harsh upbringing, they also flourish in a positive environment, unlike their “dandelion” peers who ...

Nov 28

Categories: Child Development, Parenting

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Empty nest syndrome: The long goodbye

Full-blown empty-nest syndrome - debilitating grief and loss of purpose - is mercifully rare, but that doesn't mean the transition isn't still painful and complicated, as well as exciting and discombobulating. How do parents acknowledge the past and ...

Nov 19

Categories: Family Problems, Parenting

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Can divorced parents still act like parents?

For millions of parents who raise children in two homes, tricky problems and emotional volatility often greatly complicates their negotiations. The pain of lost love can propel former partners to act impulsively out of hurt, anger or spite. The fear ...

Oct 22

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Divorce / Divorce Adjustment, Family ...

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Affection, Not Money, Key to Child Health

Growing up in a well-off home can benefit a child’s physical health even decades later, but a lack of parent-child warmth, or the presence of abuse, may eliminate the health advantage of a privileged background, according to a Baylor University ...

Oct 21

Categories: Child Development, Parenting

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How to raise kinder, less entitled kids

Nearly all of us have ...

Oct 14

Categories: Child Development, Parenting

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3 Keys To Finding Balance in Motherhood

Writer Yuko Grover offers mothers tips for reclaiming their lives

Aug 13

Categories: Parenting

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Parents Affect Their Children’s View of Intelligence

Children's mindset about intelligence is affected by their parents.

Jul 1

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Parenting

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New research shows that a parent's perception of their child's weight ...

Researchers from the University of Liverpool and Florida State University College of Medicine have conducted a study on the effect the misperception of a child's weight by their parents can have on a child's actual weight.

Apr 22

Categories: Child Development, Parenting

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Rewarding children with food could lead to emotional eating

Parents who use very overly controlling feeding practices with their children, such as using food as a reward or a treat, could be unintentionally teaching their children to rely on food to deal with their emotions.

Apr 13

Categories: Eating Disorders, Parenting

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Kids' Grades Can Suffer When Parent Is Depressed

Recently, a large Swedish study showed that grades may decline, too, when a parent is depressed.

Apr 8

Categories: Depression, Family Problems, Parenting

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Bilingual baby brains show increased activities

The study also gives evidence that the brains of babies from bilingual families remain more open to learning new language sounds, compared with babies from monolingual families.

Apr 5

Categories: Parenting

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