Parents are often (overly)concerned about how others view them when they are in the Public with their kids. Yes, it is true that when a YOUNG child misbehaves, I do shift the blame to the parents. Afterall, it IS the upbringing that shapes a childs well-being. Which is also why I STRONGLY AGREE with Parents [...] read more »
OK, if procrastination is a big part of your ADHD, start by going to this web site: http://habitchange.com/ There you will find a product called The MotiAider. Several years ago I notice this and similar products were endorsed by Dr. Russell Barkley, the leading researcher in ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, sometimes called ADD). There you are going to find a simple, inexpensive and useful device called the MotiAider. It's a simple reminder system that can help with staying on task, chang... read more »
Parenting is a wonderful journey if the adults learn to think out of the box when they are handling their children. Every child is different. One parenting style may work for one and not for another kid. It is a struggle (for me) for parents who have more than one vibrant young in the family [...] read more »
Now that the weather has turned colder these few days, especially after sunset, my family is struggling to stay healthy. Allan coughed a little every now and then. Binbin had been busy clearing his mucus-filled nose every other hour too. As for Keatkeat, he has sinus, just like his mummy and papa. Every morning, he [...] read more »
Ever since we moved to this temporary accommodation, I have been feeling hungry easily. The fragrance from my neighbours kitchen travel to mine thrice a day! I think she or he must be a great cook, but my hubby thinks otherwise because the smell seems the same to him every day. *laugh* Anyway, since then [...] read more »
AGAIN! Yes! He sat on his glasses again! So this is his third pair of glasses. *Aaarrggghhhh* There are certain (few, I would say) things I am extremely particular about, one of them is myopia. I had written TOO MANY posts on this topic and mentioned in the past about how heartbroken I would be [...] read more »
Yeah! Its weekday and its a school holiday! Thanks to whoever that thought of creating this day to celebrate the brilliance of having youth among us. I love short school holidays like this or even the one week break during March and September, but when it comes to the 1+ month long school holidays in [...] read more »
Bad Luck and Trouble is one of a series of thrillers starring the heroic loner, Reacher. I have never read anything by Lee Child before and only came across this as it was part of a compilation of 4 novels in a free book I received via a book club as part of the introductory offer. Sometimes, such gifts prove more serendipitous than expected. This was one such occasion.
I thoroughly enjoyed the story and found it difficult to put down. I’ve never lived in the USA, have no experience of the US military,... read more »
Usually, summer is the most friendly seasonwith children. But, unfortunately, not everyone can fully enjoy the sun and heat. Warmer months are favorable for your children because they can enjoy the beach, the bath in the pool or ice cream. For others, however, these warm months can bring irritation, excessive sneezing, insect bites.
Hay fever is the most common allergy and a lot of children manifest sneezing, watery eyes, runny nose, rashes to name few of the popular signs.A child that has s... read more »
"You can't go there, you're too young!". "Don't do that, you're too small!". "You are not allowed that, you are just a kid!". Children hear this stuff endless times a day and no matter the sentence, in their mind all they hear is just "NO!", a dreadful word that in time, only manages to dry out their confidence and make them feel small, because that's how we consider and treat them.
Sofi, helping to clean up For us, adults children are nothing but little bodies made of flesh and blood, with ... read more »