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12 Steps to Prepare Your Child for Starting School

Parenting

12  Steps to Prepare Your Child for Starting School

  Go to the school's orientation session or open day with your child. Find out when the school runs an open day and make the time to attend. This allows the teaching staff to get to know your child as well as your child meeting other children who will be starting in the same year group.  This will also give you the chance to find out about the basic rules regarding school uniforms, what day is sports day and what they have to take with them in their school bag. Lunch box policy and what food or drink items (if...

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How to Prepare a Sibling for the Arrival of a New Baby!

Parenting Toddlers

How to Prepare a Sibling for the Arrival of a New Baby!

How to Prepare a Sibling for the Arrival of a New Baby! You might be excited about the thought of having another baby to complete your family, however, your first born little darling may not quite feel comfortable with the concept of having a sibling! The spotlight that was on her all these years is about to shift and she might feel threatened and confused. To help her make the transition as smooth as possible, let her enjoy and be involved in the whole experience of having a little brother/sister. It is essential to prepare a sibling for the arrival...

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The 10 Commandments for Parenting

Parenting SUMMER Toddlers

The 10 Commandments for Parenting

10 Commandments for Parenting.   The following are the best rules ever suggested to parents and guardians:   Thou shalt be truly consistent. Do as you say you will. Kids understand where they stand when you are consistent, follow through and indicate what you mean.   Thou shalt expect children to contribute (without being paid). Expect children to help at home but don't anticipate them to do so happily all the time. Remember that motivation and praise will get children to participate a lot more than criticism and punishment, so be your kid's best encourager rather than his fiercest critic....

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