Ways to Minimize Aggressive Behavior in Toddlers

If you’re a parent of a toddler, you’re probably aware of their ability to feel and express a wide range of emotions. They may giggle joyfully for a few seconds before erupting into a furious tantrum. Tantrums are a common occurrence in toddlers. While your toddler is far more capable than a baby, he or she still lacks the vocabulary to express all of their demands and has little control over their surroundings. These variables can lead to a lot

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Do not reach for smartphone

Many of us understand the frustrations of keeping our kids entertained in Public spaces. We have all experienced meltdowns, tantrums and crying fits from our kids at movie theatres, while waiting for a Doctor’s appointment, at a restaurant or on a flight. Kids will be kids and the key is to keep them constructively occupied with age appropriate activities. So the next time resist the temptation of handing over your phone to your child when he’s throwing a tantrum, instead

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Preschool or formal school

Discussions in most parent forums in recent times revolve around the choice of school and pros and cons of a particular pedagogy. The latest dichotomy in parent’s minds is whether to start their child’s schooling in a preschool or a formal, mainstream school. While the intent may be there to go with a preschool, the practicality of admission in grade 1 in a mainstream school is always worrisome to a parent. To those parents who want to make an informed

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