The day your child was born is likely to top your list of the most memorable days you’ve ever had or ever will have. There is no stronger bonds than the ones you can develop with your child. By utilizing the child-rearing tips listed below to maintain a parent-child connection which is vibrant and thriving, you can cultivate a blossoming relationship between you and your child!
Lay him on his back with a rolled-up towel under his head. Lean his head over the sink and run the water over his head away from his face. For many young children, this practice will be less fearful for them because they won’t have to worry about having water dumped over their heads or having to dunk their heads under water.
Though traveling can be very disruptive to schedules and routines, attempt to incorporate them into your travel plans, if at all possible. Young children, infants in particular, find traveling to be quite stressful and upsetting. However, if you follow their normal bedtime ritual no matter where you are, they are likely to have no problems sleeping.
As a parent, you know how important it is to spend time with your child, but it is equally important to have some time to yourself. This allows you to retain your individuality along with your identity as a parent.
Do not give an infant or toddler soda, diet or regular. A better choice are drinks that have nutritional value, like milk and sugar-free juice.
Each child has different needs and expectations. A strategy that worked wonders on one child can be totally ineffectual on another. This applies to rewards as well as to punishments. It is important to remember what you have, and have not, tried in the past.
Establishing good relations with a child when he is young is important, as it means he will be more likely to open up to you, even during those turbulent teenage years. Put the above tips to use to start building that relationship today.