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Volume #12   Issue #01

ISSN: 0219-7642    May 26, 2013

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Hi,
Many parents commit this unpardonable mistake by benchmarking their children with others. In fact, it is a regressive activity that does not serve any purpose. It does not help you and your children either. However, comparing your children with others is a negative parenting strategy and it can harm both of you – you and your children. The way in which children grow – both mental and physical, varies markedly among all children. In fact, you can never compare one with the other.

You may want to concentrate and focus on your child's strengths and positive characters and create a system that assesses their own progress rather than creating a new and thoughtless comparing mechanism. Measure your children's progress over a period and assess their growth, so that you can improve and fine-tune their performance over time, in case there is any visible lacunae and weakness. All the best!

Thought for today:
"Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says, 'I'll try again tomorrow." - Mary Anne Radmacher

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Andrew Loh
Andrew Loh
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Boosting IQ in Your Children
IQ is an indicator of children's' mental abilities and skills. Is it possible to boost IQ in your children? Yes, you can! That is what latest research findings suggest us! Click to learn more.

Boosting IQ in Your Children - Simple Tips and Practical Suggestions
Parents can use scores of different techniques and methods to boost IQ values in their children. However, they may want to understand that it is a long and arduous process that is quite challenging too. Read the article to learn more.

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Raise a Smarter Child by Kindergarten: Raise IQ by up to 30 points and turn on your child's smart genes
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Between birth and age five, your child has up to thirty IQ points at stake. Scientists now know that the human brain is undergoing a constant and dramatic transformation in the first years of life. During this peak time of development, every activity and experience leaves an indelible mark on your baby's brain, for better or worse. The right kind of stimulation and nutrition will create connections in the brain that promote intelligence and raise IQ.

The good news is that raising a smarter child is easier than you think. It doesn't require making an investment in expensive equipment or high priced tutors. It's as simple as playing the right games, serving the right foods, and maintaining a brain-enhancing environment in your home by eliminating common household toxins.

 

SuperBaby: 12 Ways to Give Your Child a Head Start in the First 3 Years
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In a dozen succinct yet information-packed chapters, award-winning columnist and professional therapist Dr. Jenn Berman gives parents the knowledge they need. Her enlightening sidebars, bulleted lists and concrete, easy-to-use strategies will help parents raise happy, healthy babies who grow to be flourishing toddlers and successful adults..

 


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Even mild iodine deficiency during pregnancy may lower kid's IQ scores
CBS News May 22, 2013

Pregnant women who skip out on foods that contain iodine, like milk and fish, may be lowering their baby's IQ and reading abilities. A study published on May 22 in The Lancet showed that even women who had just a mild iodine deficiency were more likely to give birth to babies with lower verbal IQ scores, as well as lower reading abilities than women who got enough of the mineral.


Children with two parents more intelligent'
IOL May 17, 2013

Children who are brought up by two parents grow up to be cleverer than those raised by just one person, new research suggests.


Importance of EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE since early childhood
Lemauricien May 14, 2013

Emotional Intelligence (EI) is a way of recognizing, understanding, and choosing how we think, feel, and act. It shapes our interactions with others and our understanding of ourselves.


Omega-3 and brain function
SMH May 10, 2013

Omega-3 refers to a group of essential fats known as fatty acids (they're essential because the body cannot synthesize them itself) that have a range of functions in the body. They form part of the membrane of neurons, control parts of gene expression in the nervous system and are crucial for brain development during pregnancy.


Hypertension in pregnancy may lower baby's IQ
WDAM May 1, 2013

Hypertension in pregnancy has been linked to low birth weight and early delivery, but now it appears it can also lower a baby's IQ. Finnish researchers followed nearly 400 men from before birth into their sixties.



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