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" Learn How to Nurture A Smarter Kid "
Volume #12 Issue #07
ISSN: 0219-7642 Aug 18, 2013
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Have you seen an angry and defiant child throwing tantrums at a shopping mall or in a
grocery store making scenes for a chocolate bar? Well, it is common to see children
behave in an extremely indiscipline manner from time to
Of course, indiscipline and inappropriate behaviour that culminates in defiance are too
dangerous for all children, for it can derail their personality and self-growth. Parents
may need to learn and master techniques that help them train children for better behaviour,
discipline and good mannerism. Have a nice day!
Thought for today:
"It is not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for
themselves, that will make them successful human beings." - Ann Landers
Publisher & Editor, BrainyZine
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Effective Discipline Techniques that Actually Work for Your Children - Part I
Self discipline is perhaps the most critical parameter for future success. Without good discipline and good mannerism,
children might fail to become the person of responsibility and good character. Click to learn more.
Effective Discipline Techniques that Actually Work for Your Children - Part II
Harsh punishment, threat and force may not work while respectful techniques may help parents to get the results they
always wanted, that is children with impeccable behavior and self discipline. Read the article to learn more.
1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12
By Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D
This revised edition of the award-winning 1-2-3 Magic program addresses the difficult task of child discipline
with humor, keen insight, and proven experience. The technique offers a foolproof method of disciplining children
ages two through 12 without arguing, yelling, or spanking.
By means of three easy-to-follow steps, parents learn to manage troublesome behavior, encourage good behavior,
and strengthen the parent-child relationship - avoiding the "Talk-Persuade-Argue-Yell-Hit" syndrome which
frustrates so many parents. Ten strategies for building a child's self-esteem and the six types of testing and
manipulation a parent can expect from the child are discussed, as well as tips on how to prevent homework
arguments, make mealtimes more enjoyable, conduct effective family meetings, and encourage children to start
doing their household chores.
The No-Cry Discipline Solution: Gentle Ways to Encourage Good Behavior Without Whining, Tantrums, and Tears
By Elizabeth Pantley
Have the Terrible Twos become the Terrifying Threes,
Fearsome Fours, Frightening Fives, and beyond? Elizabeth
Pantley, creator of the No-Cry revolution, gives you advice
for raising well-behaved children, from ages 2 through 8.
In The No-Cry Discipline Solution, parenting expert
Elizabeth Pantley shows you how to deal with your child's
behavior. Written with warmth but based in practicality,
Elizabeth shows you how to deal with childhood's most common
Study Links Maternal Self Perception to Child's Brain Development and Stress Level
Science World Report Aug 10, 2013
A recent study says that a child's brain development depends on
maternal self perception. This research states that a mother's
perceived social status predicts the child's brain development as
well as stress indicator.
How young is too young for a smartphone?
CBS News Aug 03, 2013
One major reason why experts are concerned is that this type of
smartphone use, at such a young age, can impede early development in
areas that would impact the child for the rest of their lives. Since
childhood is a time for serious brain development, children could
face problems with their basic social, verbal and learning skills.
Breastfeeding and Other Early Influencers on Children's IQ
Time Health Land July 30, 2013
A new study solidifies the connection between breast-feeding and intelligence, but it's not the only way that mom
can influence youngsters' IQ, even before birth.
Summer fun can build kids' brains
Washington Post Aug 08, 2013
Summertime is fun time, when kids can make and sell lemonade, read for fun, catch and release fireflies at twilight,
and daydream. These last few weeks of the best time of the year can provide your child with rich opportunities to
grow their brains while enjoying the traditional pastimes of the season.
Not just child's play
IMN July 23, 2013
THE BRAIN is 50 per cent developed in the first year of life and 90 per cent developed by the age of three. Social and
environmental factors have a significant impact on this development, particularly with reference to a child's
ability to develop healthy attachment relationships
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