Raising children is no easy feet. Most parents want well-adjusted and intellectual children, but few parents know how to achieve this. Take this quiz and learn some tips on how to raise socially, emotionally and academically successful children.
What should you do with your kids if you need to get a chore done?
let them play freely
set up an activity
Your kids are less likely to get into trouble if they are engaged in a fun activity. Try setting up something fun for them to do while you complete your chore.
How can your encourage independence in your toddler?
store toys at child height
give your toddler finger food
both of the above
Toddlers frequently want to do things on their own. Encourage this independence by making your toddler's toys accessible to him or her and provide your toddler with finger food for independent feeding.
Your child learns by example. Tell your child what he or she should be doing rather than what they shouldn't be doing. You should also avoid raising your voice or using “put downs” when talking to your child.
What should you do if your children get into a fight?
Give them a chance to work it out themselves.
Separate them and give them time to cool down.
either of the above
As long as no one is getting hurt, give your children a chance to work through their own fights without parental intervention. If things get heated, then separate your children and give them time to calm down.
It's important to develop a consistent bedtime routine, such as bath, story and song before bed. You should also listen to your child's fears about the dark and bad dreams and provide insight or help for these fears.
What percentage of a child's well-being is determined by the quality of the parent-child relationship?
According to the Cowans, well-known researchers in the field of family psychology, only 15 percent of a child's well-being is determined by the parent-child relationship. Another 15 percent is determined by the spousal relationship.
Your parenting styles are somewhat determined by your own experiences as a child with your own parents. What percentage of a child's well-being is determined your family history?
Your own experiences as a child definitely shape, either positively or negatively, how your raise your children. According to the Cowans, approximately 15 percent of your child's well-being is shaped by your own family history.