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Parents as role models

A role model is a person who serves as an example by influencing others. Parents are their children's strongest role models and greatest influence on them. Since birth, parents nurture a child and meet his basic needs in his earliest days. This helps establish a foundation of trust, safety and security between parents and the kids. As a result, a child will look up to his parents, believing that they would show him the correct way to approach the world. Children will eventually adopt many of their parents' values and the types of their behaviour .As a parent, it is impossible...
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Encourage Messy Play

Your toddler shreds the tissues, is covered in the dal she has been eating and spills the glass of water she has been drinking. This may look like chaos but you shouldn’t always try to control it. It’s exactly what your child needs right now. Little kids love to make big messes – and that’s a good thing. Kids learn to understand the world from what they see, touch and taste. They’re used to touching solid things, so sticky or messy stuff gives them something new to explore. New materials to discover and play with are stimulating for their brains. Here...
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The Power of Child's Play

Play enhances your child’s physical, social, emotional and cognitive development. It helps develop creative skills and helps kids figure out how to world around them works.  You may notice that a toddler is just as happy playing with the kitchen utensils as he is with a store-bought toy. This is because banging different utensils engages his sense of touch, sight and sound. Babies and toddlers learn about their world by using all five senses: sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch. Though play comes naturally to kids, you can enhance the power of play by picking age-appropriate toys for your child. A...
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Dealing with an Argumentative Toddler

Three-year old Rehan Gupta does not like to wear short-sleeved shirts. Every time his mom tries to suggest it he ends up yelling “No, no, no, no!” without being able to explain why. In fact, ‘No’ seems to be Rehan’s favourite word these days. Whether it’s about returning home from the playground, packing his toy or finishing his meal, it seems like mom and son are always arguing.  The truth is that kids this age are beginning to have opinions about everything and realising that they can assert themselves. Arguing with you is one way they gain confidence. Saying ‘No’ is...
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When Will My Baby Walk?

Your child’s first year is full of firsts, but the most anticipated milestone is probably walking. When will those tiny toes take their first steps? Well, your little one is most likely to take her first steps between 9 and 15 months. Find out what to expect about this milestone.    Every child follows the same sequence of developmental stages. Here’s a broad timeline of the stages in order.   Sitting up: At around 6 months, your baby will figure out how to use the muscles in his trunk to stay upright. Once your baby is sitting up, you can use...
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