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Favoured professions when kids grow up
Hey fellow parents What profession would you like your child to enter into when they grow up?
Any! As long as they’re passionate in it.
Smart phones and kids
Hey fellow parents At what age would you allow your child to have a smartphone?
When they’re old enough to be responsible.
still thinking about it
after 12 onwards
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13 years old(:
Difficulties
Parents, what are the biggest problems that you face with your kids?
Honestly Nothing that tremendous that can’t be dealt with Not much of an issue except perhaps stubbornness When he refuses to do something Nothing can make him move
gets distracted very easily
Hand phone usage
Getting him to be more careful not make silly mistakes
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Naughty naughty especially for toys When go out
The Prudential Marina Bay Carnival!?
I am not one for scary, heart-stopping rides, but boy, did we have loads of fun at tHe Prudential Marina Bay Carnival! From enjoyable rides to watching others scream their lungs out on the thrilling r
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looks like your LO had an amazing time.
How to encourage or make kids of age 2, 5 & 8 to eat more vegetables? #parenttown
You can try making these: http://www.today.com/food/recipes-get-your-kids-gobble-good-you-greens-t24066 (replace kale with spinach and you will get spinach chips) http://www.foodnetwork.com/reci
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my son don't like vegetables too i use to cook more longer time let the vege more soft so he can no need chewing too long and now he eat vegetables.
you can set a good example by eating more vegetables yourself. you can also check out apps and recipes online that teaches you how to make interesting and yummy veggie snacks like pancakes etc
You can make them tasty by adding ketchup to these vegetables....or some lemon juice and salt to these boiled vegetables.
make cabbage , carrot n tomato boil as soup base.
Daughter keeps telling helper she doesn’t like her
She keeps telling our helper she doesn’t like her. She doesn’t want to see her. And slams the door in her face. How do I discipline her?
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Normally kids learn from cing others so just check with her odd behaviour n her reason for acting like so .. if we tell her nicely try surely listen , this is the time we can tune them .. in a good wa
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Is a worry Got to find out why There must be a reason why daughter doesn’t like helper Disciplining her is not the solution because she will hate the helper more There are always 2 sides to a story
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How old is your daughter? I will prepare my children that we will be hiring a helper and explain what will she be doing n she will be staying at our house etc. Sees what is her reaction. U can ask her
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Where did she learn such behaviour from? Who in your house slams doors?
How old is your kid? How do you treat your helper? Kids learn by modeling behaviour
Youth adolescents
My 13 year old has been really temperamental and I suspect she doesn’t want to tell me she likes someone. How do I get her to talk to me about it without being fierce or intimidating her to talk abou
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be like a friend to her
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Spend more time with your daughter, be like a friend to her. Dont force or nag at her ...At the end of the day I believe they will open up and start to tell us more stuff.
My 13 Yr old boy also temperamental.. I think its normal la. Hormones raging.. But temperament only when his tired from school and I still scold him.. I think it takes time to build bonding with youn
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Go to her with the intention to be inquisitive.
Lying child
My daughter has started to tell a lot of lies. She is very aware that she is lying and is very convincing. She’s 3.5 years old. What do I do when I catch her lying?
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tell her stories
Read to hear about the boy who cried wolf. If that doesn’t work, bring her to the police post and have the police man talk to her
I think you can explain to her that lying means mummy cannot tell which one is real which one is not, and show her consequences of such especially towards things she wants. Catch her out to let her kn
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Throw away 1 toy every time she lies. Just stuff it in the garbage dump. That will show her you mean business
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Tell your daughter the story of Pinocchio and explain to her the consequences of lying. Need to be really patient so try not to scold your daughter
picking nose
My daughter likes to pick her nose. How do I get her to stop? Aged 4
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Make her eat her own booger
children learn the best when they understand the logic. if you tell her why its bad to pick her nose (bacteria and germs) and how it could affect her. It might help her to make a conscious decision fo
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Most kids pick their nose (haven’t we all 😆). I found this really good article on nose picking : https://sg.theasianparent.com/combat-nose-picking-a-useful-guide-for-parents/ Hope it helps! 😀
Dealing with tantrums in an older child
Wanted to ask about whether the forum has experience with dealing with tantrums and behavioural issues with an 8 year old
Hi. There are many articles that talks about this. This article maybe useful https://sg.theasianparent.com/ways-to-handle-your-kids-tantrums