Parenting

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Why you should never yell at your child and what to do instead

  How important is communication from early ages? I see parents who freeze every time their child does something disturbing to them. They don’t know how to react, what to do, say, think. So they give whatever the child wants in those moments, forgetting about what they really need. I see parents also getting angry.…

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The Power Game

Reading Time: 4 minutes ‘Beating or spanking is a power game. Letting the child understand the adult is bigger, stronger and he is smaller, younger and can’t defend himself, so he can be spanked, is a power game and it inflicts pain.’      Lean Ambuwaya – Children’s right Activist and CEO, Terry Children Foundation As we…

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Screen Time

Reading Time: 4 minutes “Human identity is no longer defined by what one does, but by what one owns. But we’ve discovered that only consuming things does not satisfy our longing for meaning. We’ve learned that piling up material goods cannot fill the emptiness of our lives which have no confidence or purpose. This is…

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How to mess up your kids

Reading Time: 6 minutes I was shopping around, enjoying my “buy everything except what you came for” method, when a kid, not older than 3, who was running around, came in front of me grabbing fast a tomato and dropping it on the floor. It was then when I thought the world is ending. It…

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