When children hold their breath, it is a scary thing for parents to deal with. Sometimes they stop breathing until they pass out, which can send parents into a panic. Why do kids do such a troubling thing?
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As parents of preschoolers or one who spends time with them, you may be at a loss for how to deal with preschool temper tantrums. Using the following ideas may give you the tools you need to deal with temper tantrums effectively and have a better behaved child, too.
Potty training can be natural, easy, and peaceful. This article provides parents with the basic facts on potty training, plus how to get ready and some simple steps that can lead to potty training success.
If you ask the majority of people, they will tell you that they do not like to clean. Itís no wonder that kids arenít happy to do it either. But, itís never too late to teach your kids how to tidy up and have a bit of fun while they do it. Kids of all ages love to compete with each other. You can use that tidbit to your advantage when it is time to clean up. Before you do anything, get yourself organized. If the kids are supposed to be cleaning their bedroom, be sure to have containers for certain items sitting in the middle of the floor. The kids need to know where to put the items once they pick them up. It also allows you to walk behind them and watch what they do.
Whether you’re on the phone, busy on your computer, or talking to another adult, it can be frustrating when your children constantly interrupt you. What’s surprising to learn is that they do it because they always get a response from you when they do! They’ve learned that you are willing to stop what you’re doing to answer them. Keep in mind that children are so focused on their own needs that they don’t realize that you have needs, too. They can learn how to pay more attention to other people’s needs as well as their own, which will help control these endless interruptions.
The Importance of Setting Limits for Preschoolers As much as some moms and dads would like to think so, there simply arenít any perfect parents. And, try as you might like, itís nearly impossible to be a good parent without training and discipline. Limits are one form of discipline and itís helpful to know the importance of setting limits for preschoolers.
Up to 70% of children under age five have sleep problems. Sleep issues are complicated and have many causes. They’re hard to deal with because when children aren’t sleeping, parents aren’t sleeping, and that lack of sleep affects every minute of every day for every person in the family because lack of sleep isn’t just about being tired. Sleep has a role in everything — dawdling, temper tantrums, hyperactivity, growth, health, and even learning to tie his shoes and recite the ABCs. Sleep affects everything.