Parenting - Parenting styles | 0-18 yrs

8 Common Mistakes Parents Make

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Everyone makes mistakes and parents are no exception. Parenting children places a lot of responsibility on the shoulders of the parents, and sometimes, parents falter in taking the right decisions or setting the right example. However, the good thing is that once parents come to know about where they are going wrong, they can correct themselves.

Read our ClipBook to know the eight common mistakes parents make. 

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Spying On Children

For the past two years, Mandie Snyder, an accountant near Spokane, Washington, has been “monitoring” her daughter. With a handy tech tool known as mSpy, Snyder is able to review her...

Yelling At Children

Yelling is a natural response when your kids are rude, not listening, engaging in irresponsible behavior or treating you poorly—or in any other situation that triggers your emotions. Even though...

Hitting Children

Study author Tracie Afifi and her colleagues investigated the link between children being hit, pushed and shoved, and the development of psychological problems later in life. They found that harsh...

Using Food As Reward Or Punishment

Using food as a reward or as a punishment, however, can undermine the healthy eating habits that you're trying to teach your children. Giving sweets, chips, or soda as a reward often leads to children overeating...

Ignoring Behavioral Issues

Parents who are concerned about their kids' behavioral problems may not bring them up with their child's doctor, but they should consider doing so, researchers say. In a survey of nearly 1300 parents...

Pressuring About Grades

Every parent aspires to set their child up for success in adulthood, but pressuring children about their grades may not be the best way to go about achieving this goal, new research suggests...

Dictating Career Choices

How hard should parents push their children when it comes to their future? Educationalists, teachers and psychologists say trying to decide your child’s career path can actually be damaging to...

Fighting In Front Of Children

Some researches and studies have concluded that blood pressure of infants rises when they hear their parents shouting or arguing with each other, even though they are unable to comprehend...

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