Parenting - Behaviour | 0-18 yrs

Excuses Children Often Make


It is very easy to get into a habit of making excuses to cover up our shortcomings or failures. However, it is a habit that is responsible for not only leading us down the path of failure but also denting our reputation.

Read our ClipBook to know about the various excuses children make and how to help your child get rid of the habit.


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