Parenting Tips

Parenting Tips

  1. Play is a meaningful activity.

  2. Talk to your child ! further his / her vocabulary & boost his / her confidence.

  3. Be an active listener.

  4. Answer your child’s queries with the correct information.

  5. You can research on certain questions together.

  6. Express your love and affection verbally and with a hug, kiss….

  7. Love = Time for your child.

  8. Keep a positive attitude.

  9. Remember to say ‘Please’ and ‘Thank You’

  10. Talk about what you want rather than what you don’t want.

  11. What done to children, they will do to society.

  12. Eat, Pray and Love with your toddlers.

  13. Stay connected with your child.

  14. Love, appreciate and give freedom to children.

  15. Set up healthy habits rather than rules with children.

  16. Use consistent standards for all disciplinary decisions.

  17. Name the behaviour don’t label the child.

  18. Speak ‘your children’ language.

  19. Make your love and respect to them unconditional.

  20. Do not spank, remain calm.

  21. Be kind but firm to your child.

  22. Do not panic.

  23. Give children appropriate ways to feel powerful

  24. Avoid conflict

  25. Use logical consequences

  26. Catch your child being good

  27. Make time for your children.

  28. Set limits and be consistent with your discipline

  29. Be flexible and willing to adjust to your parenting style

  30. Show your love is unconditional.

  31. We are apt to forget that children watch examples better than they listen to preaching.

  32. Live so that when your children think of fairness and integrity, they think of you.

  33. Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.

  34. The best inheritance a parent can give his / her children is a few minutes of his / her time each day.

  35. Kids spell love T-I-M-E.

  36. If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.

  37. Don’t handicap your children by making their lives easy.

  38. Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.

  39. The most important thing that parents can teach their children is how to get along without them.

  40. All children behave as well as they are treated.

  41. Stop trying to perfect your child, but keep trying to perfect your relationship with him / her.

  42. Praise your children openly, reprehend them secretly.

  43. Discipline your son/daughter in his / her early years while there is still hope. If you don’t you will ruin his / her life.

  44. It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.

  45. To understand your parents’ love you must raise children yourself.

  46. The best way to make children good is to make them happy.

  47. Your children will become what you are; so be what you want them to be.

  48. Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.

  49. A baby is born with a need to be loved – and never outgrows it.

  50. Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.

  51. If you’re asking your kids to exercise, then you better do it, too. Practice what you preach.

  52. If you want your children to improve, let them overhear the nice things you say about them to others.

  53. There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.

  54. Your children need your presence more than your presents.

  55. Encourage your child to take up a hobby or sport that they will enjoy.

  56. Encourage children to take up art projects to being creative and independent.

  57. Children constantly watch and hear how you behave and treat others.

  58. Parent’s fears for their children safety, if extreme, can have an adverse effect on their children confidence

  59. and self-esteem.

  60. 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.

  61. Motivate your children with positive reinforcement, help them set realistic goals and have attainable expectations

  62. for your child.

  63. Make simple rules for your child. Start with a few “things we do and don’t do.” Discuss them with your child.

  64. 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.

  65. Try to avoid yelling at your children in anger.

  66. Establish a reliable routine. A clear and consistent routine helps a child feel safe and secure.

  67. Keep children well hydrated.

  68. Cover and fence pools/keep a phone and emergency numbers close.

  69. Always supervise children around any water, from oceans and pools to bathtubs and buckets.

  70. Check your child’s records to ensure that immunizations are up-to-date and keep a copy of those records.

  71. Never leave a child unattended in a car.

  72. Use corner guards on furniture edges and blind cord sharpeners’ to prevent strangulation hazards.

  73. Tack down loose carpet to avoid unnecessary falls.

  74. Porches, balconies and stairs should have guardrails; install safety gates at the top and bottom of stairways.

  75. Keep electrical appliances away from water and out of reach of children.

  76. Create barriers. Lock doors to dangerous areas, open windows from the top or use window guards; screens will

  77. not prevent a fall.

  78. Store dangerous household products out of reach of children.

  79. Dress for playground safety.

  80. Keep emergency phone numbers by EVERY phone, as well as having a copy in your car and office.

  81. Check hearing every year age 3-12, then at age 15 and 18.

  82. Checking vision every year age 3-12, then at age 15 and 18.

  83. Don’t put your baby in bed with a bottle.

  84. Start dental visits at age three; then twice a year for a check-up and cleaning.

  85. Make activity part of your lifestyle. Have your child learn a new sport.

  86. Limit or change snacks. Make sure you have only healthy choices in the house.

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