The first luxury to go in a new parent’s life is sleep! Not only do children require diaper changes and feedings throughout the night, but it can be a struggle to get them to sleep to begin with. Numerous articles and papers have been written on the subject, all with different suggestions.
Self-control is one of the most important attributes that a child can develop. Research has clearly shown a link between having self-control and success later in life.
While the idea of using a television as a temporary babysitter has fallen into disrepute, most parents would admit to doing so from time to time!
Have you ever seen a child fall down, and then look towards his or her parent before breaking into tears? In that moment, it seems as though the child is trying to determine the appropriate response to the situation before he or she reacts.
Apart from the health of their children, one a parent’s primary goals is to provide the best education they can. Many parents begin by pre-schooling their children or implementing activities at home even sooner.
For many parents, the word “self-control” is not frequently used in descriptions of their young children! Until the age of 7, some children can have frequent outbursts, not to mention trouble planning for future rewards.