One of the most important questions young parents ask is, “How do I discipline my children with love but make sure I am not hurting them?” If you are asking a similar question, keep reading.
It can be hectic and scary when your teenager is learning to drive, or has already passed their test and received their license to be out on the road. You can make it more enjoyable and reduce stress by following a few driving tips that can help your child be a better driver.
Once a child reaches 18 to 24 months old, many parents eagerly begin the toilet training process in the hopes of no longer using diapers. However, it is important for the parents to realize that training should not commence before the child demonstrates signs that he or she is ready to transition out of diapers. It is not uncommon for children to be unable to control their bladder properly until 2.5 or 3 years old. Signs to watch for that are indications of being ready include, consistently waking from naps with a dry diaper, the toddler or preschooler stating or showing interest in using the bathroom, being bothered by a wet or soiled diaper, or when they let you know that their diaper needs to be changed.
Most parents believe that they could never lose their child in a public setting. Even at a busy amusement park, shopping center or public pool, parents rely on their own instincts for keeping track of their children. Yet for anyone who has ever come close to losing their little one, the feeling can be all too real. It is always easy to judge the mom or dad who loses their child in public, but the reality of it is that it can happen to anyone within a matter of seconds. It is only natural for curious children to wander off and for parents to become sidetracked. Depending on the age of your child, he or she may not even know an address or phone number to contact you.