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Unintentional joy killer

Each child, like everyone else, is different and unique in their own ways. Parents have no right to compare one with the other. Unfortunately, while we don’t mean to do so, comparisons do happen unintentionally.

Fame and fortune

MANY people chase fame and fortune as their ultimate objective in life. But to those who have experienced it, they realise it’s not all it seems. Jim Carrey once said: “I think everybody should get rich and famous, and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it’s not the answer.”

Negative effects of criticisms

AS parents, we’re often placed in a position to show our children what’s right and wrong. It’s not always easy or pleasant; One, which if poorly executed, can wreak havoc in an otherwise loving relationship.

Sleep like a baby

A HEALTHY sleeping habit for children is critical for their physical and mental growth. A good sleeping habit will mould their future sleeping pattern. In his book, Raising a Happy, Unspoiled Child, Dr Burton L. White mentioned that sleep problems “may take root at about six6 months old”. But the good news is that they can be prevented if parents instil a good bedtime habit from this age onwards