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Autism Signs in Infants & Toddlers – What All Parents Must Know

Autism Signs in Infants & Toddlers – What All Parents Must Know

Parents are certainly the best people to notice caveat autism signs as they are the ones knowing their children more than anybody else & notice behaviourisms & quirkiness which a child specialist might not possibly be able to spot in a brief 15-20 minutes long appointment. Your child specialist can play an important part; however avoid discounting the significance of your personal observation & experiences. The key here is educating oneself so that one can tell apart regular from what isn’t. When autism is spotted during infanthood, therapy could really help the developing brain of a child. Though autism is tricky in diagnosing prior to two years of age, signs & symptoms mostly arise amid a year to eighteen months. When symptoms are spotted by eighteen months old, exhaustive  [...]

Effective Parenting – Best Disciplining Tactics that Work

Effective Parenting – Best Disciplining Tactics that Work

Whether it is facing temper-tantrums of tots or impudent adolescents, all parents struggle to unearth the best means of disciplining their kids, though several of them meet with failure in this noble endeavour. The issue might not be the children as much as the manner in which the parent defines disciplining. Infancy health specialists state that several parents deem disciplining as a way to mete out punishment. However, mostly when parents do punish their kids it only ends up buttressing the unfavourable behaviours rather than rectifying them. Astonishingly, effective parenting classically does not entail punishing the kid, however focussing on constructive reinforcement during situations when the kid is well-behaved. Describing discipline is truly vital and effective parenting veers towards  [...]

Pat Down Panic – Tips for Getting Kids Tide Through Aggressive TSA Rules

Pat Down Panic – Tips for Getting Kids Tide Through Aggressive TSA Rules

There are several video recordings of young kids yelling out when faced with the TSA’s intimidating, new-fangled pat down. Among younger children, particularly those who have been notified that any stranger who touches their private parts is definitely prohibited, the pat down could be a truly petrifying situation. Hence, here are some handy pointers to get little tykes through airport security with the least extent of friction when travelling by air. Here are some words of wisdom for the Transportation Security Administration as well as the parent to get children at ease with the pat down procedure which in other scenarios will be deemed invasive. Preparing for the pat down Physicians & TSA staff presently has a thing which both necessarily have to do – performing invasive exams of  [...]

Tips & Tricks for Disciplining Babies – Part II

Tips & Tricks for Disciplining Babies – Part II

Elucidated herewith is a parental guide with several tips to effortlessly handle and discipline babies. The Baby deliberately spills foods or throws cup/utensil from his high-chair Your little bundle of joy is learning ways of using his/her hands and additionally uncovering the wonderful experience of gravity. Apart from this, behaving in such a manner guarantees reactions from people close by who may be busy with other things. Apt Response Based on how much time & vigour you have, mom-child could continue playing the dropping-&-picking game till any one of you’ll tire out or boredom sets in. Optionally mothers could ultimately simply let the fallen food or object remain on the ground for conveying to the infant that the games have concluded. Seeing nobody around for playing with,  [...]

Tips & Tricks for Disciplining Babies – Part I

Tips & Tricks for Disciplining Babies – Part I

Noble endeavours at disciplining an infant could be truly exasperating and patience-testing particularly when parental requests are constantly going unheeded. However it could also hone our parental skills. Trust is the foundation for any type of disciplining and kids trusting their mother or father to provide him/her foods and comforting when required would also have faith in them when they warn the child about not doing something. Hence, for below two year old kids disciplining is not about punishment and time-out but confidence and trust building measures like being always responsive to the child’s cries, carrying him/her around in carriers or slings and spend loads of time cuddling the child. Undoubtedly if disciplining an infant was that easy and straightforward, many of you would not  [...]

Staggeringly Iniquitous Baby Behaviourisms – Part II

Staggeringly Iniquitous Baby Behaviourisms – Part II

Defiant Behaviour From the instant, infants are capable of understanding fundamental communication methods, nearly all of them engage in throwing tantrums, yelling and throwing their feet around. Tantrum throwing not just originates from unmet expectations but additionally from refusal for doing things. Infants would also show resistance to doing things that they would truly desire or revel in doing. ‘No’ predominantly garners place in a child’s vocabulary till nearly 3 months prior to them being able to be saying any other words. Defiant behaviour is an infant’s way of defining themselves. Babies begin realizing that they are separate entities having individual thinking, wishes and deeds and are mostly in commanding situation. Getting Effed-Up Despite having left no stone unturned  [...]

Staggeringly Iniquitous Baby Behaviourisms – Part I

Staggeringly Iniquitous Baby Behaviourisms – Part I

As for those having come across babies would tell, they are tiny slothful bundles of trickery and insatiability. Though all of us standing up, walking around and sitting down for pooping are no saints either, however it does turn out that we all have come a lengthy way going from our prattling slobbering selves. In most likelihood, several babies could easily manage to be their nastiest self prior to having ever uttering a word, all of it basically boils down to science. Mendaciousness It appears extreme that a scarcely functional human baby could be wily enough to be lying for evading trouble, however this does hold true. Researchers have noted that six months age onwards infants are already putting up fake cries and made-up hilarity for garnering attention. Infants are that proficient deceivers  [...]

Infant Psychology – Ways To Tame The ‘Boogie Beast’

Infant Psychology – Ways To Tame The ‘Boogie Beast’

Scores of parents of pre-schoolers are often battling with their kid’s trepidations of real and make-believe beings. A novel study provides insight on few tips that could assist such parents in ably managing their kid’s anxieties. The study conducted by the researchers from the University of California, Davis, that appeared in the Nov/Dec 2009 edition of the ‘Child Development’ journal. Researchers conducted the study on nearly fifty four, five and seven year old children in an attempt at identifying handling techniques that could be employed by the kids. The kids heard to a set of brief demonstrated stories. Every story was marked by the presence of a kid alone or along with one more individual who was faced with something that appeared alike an existent or a fantasy fear-provoking  [...]

Spotting Behavioural Problems – Kindergarten To First Grade Goers

Spotting Behavioural Problems – Kindergarten To First Grade Goers

Several kids in this age group are quite a challenge to handle, with few being especially energetic and always on the go, or else quite tricky to manage. In case one has been pondering if one’s kid’s behaviour or misconduct could be suggestive of ADHD or some other kind of disorder, making a note of the kid’s deeds at home, school in other scenarios could provide one with vital data that one could speak to the child’s doctor. However, it could be tricky to detect ADHD in this age as several of these behavioural patterns are deemed normal among young kids. As all kids occasionally go through rough days, one needs to note any kind of consistency in the behavioural patterns. In case regularity has been observed from either your end or the teacher’s end, then it is imperative to get the  [...]

‘Thin-Heritance’ – The Mother-To-Daughter Transferable Transmission

‘Thin-Heritance’ – The Mother-To-Daughter Transferable Transmission

Scientists have asserted that those moms that dieted are nearly twice as likely to have daughters that ailed from eating disorders. The major populace of 512 teens on whom the survey was conducted stated that they felt marred by the effects of their moms dieting and outlook on food and looked upon their mothers as the major affect on their own self-worth. The study conducted on girls in the age band of 12-18years revealed that 6% of them had an eating disorder – a percentage that shot up to 10% in those whose moms were dieting. The survey showed that fifty-one percent (i.e., nearly more than half the populace) of teen girls assessed have done dieting in some point of time. Yet again, it rose to 59% in those girls whose moms dieted, while nearly 8 among 10 girls fretted about their weight  [...]

Smart Tactics To Transforming Into An Alpha Mom

Smart Tactics To Transforming Into An Alpha Mom

‘It is time to go, okay?’  For the umpteenth time, this sentence seems to largely figure on many a mom’s conversations with their kids. In yet another vain attempt for making all kin members totally happy, the term ’okay?’ is stapled to the end of the desperate question. Obviously enough, tiny tots mostly seem to seize the chance to retort like little royals with ‘negation’ implying all is not okay. In such situations, mothers mostly feel outwitted and often let themselves get yanked into conciliations with little tactical connoisseurs who are adept at premeditated whining, lamenting and lying through their teeth to get what they want. Well, the tiny paws do seem to be in commanding position and it often takes mothers enormously long spans of time to eventually figure out that  [...]

5 Pointers For Effectively Curbing Bedwetting

5 Pointers For Effectively Curbing Bedwetting

Night times filled with apprehension and distress are commonly sighted occurrences when the child wets the bed. For a parent it translates to yet another batch of bed sheets to be washed and the child loathing the aspect of getting up in the morning with a sense of embarrassment and shame. Bedwetting (nocturnal enuresis) does not have to wreck after-dusk hours for the entire family and there are practices that the mother and the child could try that would aid in curbing the problem. Concurrently, one needs to take prolific, affirmative steps for addressing bedwetting issues that could help in improving the relationship between the mother and the child and also lead to an improvement in the child’s general state of mind. Bedwetting – More Prevalent than One Might Think Among the vital things  [...]

Problematic Thumb-Sucking

Problematic Thumb-Sucking

Is thumb-sucking considered normal? Thumb-sucking is a normal occurrence among babies and young kids. An innate sucking impulse causes some infants to engage in thumb-sucking during their initial few months following birth, or even while they are in the womb. Babies might additionally suck their fingers, hands or other objects like pacifiers. What are the reasons behind infant thumb-sucking? Babies have an innate urge to suck that generally reduces subsequent to six months of age. However, several babies persistently suck their thumbs as a means of soothing themselves. Babies and young kids could become habituated with thumb-sucking when they use it as a means of pacifying themselves during hunger, when they are petrified, edgy, quiet, drowsy or are plain bored. Majority of infants and toddlers  [...]