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From One Parent To Another- What You Should Know

Most parents have no formal training. They have to learn how to parent as they go along. If you want to improve your raising a child skills, read through the useful and proven advice in this article. To be the best parent you can be, relying on intuition, and learning by trial and error is not enough.

Lay your child on the counter in the kitchen and lay a rolled towel under his neck; use the faucet water and put it on his hair and scalp. If your child is afraid of having their head underwater, or does not like water poured directly on their head, this will making washing their hair much less stressful for everyone.

Even though time with your kids is important, it is also important to make time for yourself. This allows you to retain your individualism, which is sometimes lost in the course of child-rearing.

Transitions can be hard to deal with for preschool children. Switching from one activity to another can cause a child a great deal of duress and can result in temper tantrums.

Although difficult, it is important for parents of college-bound students not to exert pressure on their child to attend a specific school. Sometimes teens will do the opposite of what is right when they are under stress, pressure and feel controlled.

Regardless of their age, children who walk to or from school need to have retro-reflective material affixed to their person in a highly conspicuous spot, such as on their backpack or clothing. You can find reflective material that can easily be applied with Velcro strips to any surface. Doing so will help to keep your child safe, by making them far more visible to people driving than they would be without reflectors.

Smoking with children in your home can really have negative consequences on their health, so try not to do it in your home. In fact, this may be the time to just quit smoking for the sake of your own health and your child’s. Secondhand smoke can cause just as many problems as smoking yourself. Second-hand smoke increases the risks of asthma and various respiratory conditions in children.

As you probably already know, and this article underlined, parenting is more than just rolling with it. You can consciously choose to use the advice laid out here to be a better parent; when dealing with some of the child-rearing issues you face, use the information described here.


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