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Tuesday, June 02, 2020

Parenthesis

PARENTHESIS NEWS

Parenthesis: Parenting in the time of corona

March 27, 2020 1:47 pm

Unfortunately, this is the 'new normal'. We don't have a choice but to accept our situation and do the best we can.

Parenthesis: Does your child think you're perfect?

March 13, 2020 9:39 am

Perfection as a concept does not exist. The problem with perfection is that it is inherently linked to a fear of failure.

Parenthesis: Why you should cook with your child

February 28, 2020 11:46 am

Cooking introduces kids practical scientific concepts. It encourages them to experiment, observe and reach conclusions based on their observations.

Parenthesis: Teach kids to end the blame game and be accountable

February 14, 2020 3:00 pm

Children need to be encouraged to clean up their own messes. Make it a normal part of your daily life.

Parenthesis: Teach your child proper etiquette in public places

January 31, 2020 9:34 am

As with all things parenting, start young. It's much harder to teach a teenager manners as compared to teaching a two-year-old.

Parenthesis: How to navigate peer influence around your child

January 17, 2020 2:08 pm

Peer influence is real and occurs at all ages. You don't need to wait for your child to become a teenager to realise how susceptible your child is to peer influence.

Parenthesis: Take stock and set parenting goals for 2020

January 03, 2020 12:56 pm

Think of the year to come. Think of how old your child is turning. What will he be able to do this year? What might his challenges be? Will he be going to a new class or a new school?

Parenthesis: Hear your child before rushing in to fix the problem

December 20, 2019 8:12 am

Accept children's emotions, without passing any judgment or need to fix it. Ask them what they think would make them feel better or less scared.

Parenthesis: Create an early foundation for financial planning

December 06, 2019 11:03 am

Don't hesitate to have balanced, honest conversations about money with your children. They must learn to manage and respect money.

Parenthesis: Leave your phone behind and take a walk with your child

November 22, 2019 3:54 pm

Going for a stroll or a walk around the neighbourhood forces you to slow down. It encourages you to take time out of your busy schedule and actually tune in to your child. It's essential that you leave your phones and gadgets at home.