Tag: discipline

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How do we handle kids who talk back? When our children give impudent or disrespectful replies, a calm and consistent strategy always works.  A group of moms got together and suddenly we seemed to be battling the same foe – backtalk. When had our so sweet and small, innocent children turned into back talking tweens/teens?…

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We have moved on from what would ‘others’ say to a more ‘child-centric’ parenting these days. Disciplining children has also changed with the changing world. My Experience Recently during a train travel, I was rudely shaken awake by a little child not quite 3 years. The child was jumping up and down the tray table…

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(Originally posted at www.mothersgurukul.com) At some point of time, kids hide things from their elders. As they grow, they start to understand that if they hide things or tell half truth then they can save themselves. But they don’t realize and this becomes their habit. If parents encourage their children to speak the truth from…

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Preethi speaks with Dr. Lalitha Appachu, educationist and trainer,  about Discipline, temper tantrums in public, routines and unconditional love. Here are some excerpts from a very interesting and insightful talk. 1. Discipline is a misunderstood, misused and misinterpreted word. It is a very subjective term, which changes from person to person. As a parent we…