Parenting is perhaps the hardest job in the world and it is even harder because there is no pay, no on- the-job training and you’re always on the clock! The most successful parents know that good child raising is no accident and it’s not necessarily a trait that we’re born with. Good parents go out of their way to learn effective child-rearing techniques, such as some of the ones you are going to be reading right here.
When trying to potty train your child, it is advised that you give them a reward each time they successfully use the toilet. This reward can be their favorite food or a sticker, or anything else they enjoy. By doing this, they will be encouraged to consistently use the potty.
Develop patience when dealing with a breastfed baby who is trying to learn how to use a bottle. Breastfeeding comes naturally to them and bottle feeding doesn’t. Make it a gradual process for the baby so that they are ready to transition when you are.
Develop a support network of people you can call for help with breastfeeding. The early days after giving birth are stressful and tiring. It is very tempting to just get a bottle and hope it works when things start going wrong. If you have a strong support system in place ,you will be able to contact them for advice and support. That support will make you less likely to give up and go for the bottle.
Even if your sick child begins to show signs of feeling better after a few days of antibiotics, you should follow the doctor’s orders exactly and finish the course of therapy. If your child does not finish the entire dosing plan, weakened bacteria may remain in his or hers system and become resistant to the antibiotics.
Clean-up is Simple
If your children are playing with toys and sets that have dozens of tiny pieces or parts, use a cookie sheet/tray as a sort of place mat. The raised edges will prevent small pieces from being scattered around and lost forever. And clean-up is simple: just tilt the cookie sheet/tray and pour everything back into its box or container.
Good parents have to work hard at what they do and knowing what to do, doesn’t always come naturally and situations involving children are always changing, as they go through important milestones and gain new skills. Strategies that work at one age may not work at another and education on effective parenting techniques is key.