What is something that your child saw that you wished they didn't?

My daughter saw her father dead from an overdose while spending the summer at his home. She was 11 years old. His family had known he was a drug addict for years but they really didn't want to acknowledge the problem and mostly laughed it off. They were

What are some of the parenting life hacks?

There many parenting tips and hacks but these are few parenting tips for parents with young children that some time overlooked because of their busy daily lives.Swimming Safety Tips For Babies, Swimming Rules That Will Save Your Life1. Start introduce your baby to water

What are some life hacks for parents of teenagers?

I've found that you can't control a teen too closely; you have to give them freedom to make decisions and mistakes. If you don't, you end up with someone who can't think for themselves.So expect mistakes and stubbornness. It isn't entirely unhealthy. In my household,

Does bullying start in the classroom with the teacher or at home with the parents?

To be honest I believe it starts with the teachers.When children start school, everyone thinks their antics are cute, and some even encourage this, while there is nothing wrong with this, it can quickly lead to and has to peer

How to be a good child to my parents

By knowing & playing your role perfectly!See, most of the people in today's world are confused about the relationship between parents and children. Should the child listen to their parents in everything or the parent should listen to the child in everything or is it a half half deal? Many number of

Do parents ever give up on their kids and why?

Do patents give up on their kids and why?Yes. Parents give up on their kids the same way some kids give up on their parents, siblings, extended relations, spouse, friends.... People give up on other people because there comes a time when self preservation is necessary. That may sound cruel but I've seen and lived through it. Growing up,

How does a child control their parents?

Child control their parents by Emotional blackmail. Child tell if you don't get be mobile , bike , dress ect i will not study or i will leave home. He / she tries to cry & get their requirements to be bought by parents. Emotional blackmail their parents & get their work done.

What age did you get your kids a smartphone?

Though I'm not a parent, I received my smartphone once I turned 16.At the charter school I go to, there are both middle school students and high school students. Most of the 6th graders, assuming that the majority of them

Should parents give their kids homework?

If the parents have a college degree or the academic background to do it I will say give your kids homework so you check it out. Doing homework will keep the kids working to keep their balance in a given class. And if the

How to get parenting tips

By observing your own parents.Now, please remember they are also human beings and we all make mistakes.That doesn't mean we should judge them based on their bad behaviours in their personal lives.We don't know precisely about their childhood and under what circumstances they were

Have people started having kids at a younger age again?

I'm not sure if this is something that's happening in general, but I don't think it's right to have kids so soon. I mean, In the 20s or somewhere there close people have got important things to do, like school, and also kids ask for responsability and a considerable life experience.

Is it good for parents to control children's emotions?

The situation you describe sounds like your ex is trying to paint you in bad light. Your child is at a very impresionable age and is apt to believe what he's been told. To manipulate a helpless child rarely works out for the best.There isn't a lot you can do when he is not with you,

What is it like to regret having children?

Going anonymous on this one, for reasons that are, or should soon be, obvious.Although I've always loved being around kids (I was the guy playing with all the kids at any party) and they seemed to take to me, I knew I never wanted to have any of my own. Fortunately, my wife felt similarly... until she

What is best way to spend life with your parents?

We all endlessly aspire to make our parents proud. We wish to succeed so that are parents our delighted by our success. We wish to get a six figure salary to get our parents that amazing time piece or a fancy bottle of Scotch. All of this is fantastic, it will definitely make them happy

How to get parenting tips

By observing your own parents.Now, please remember they are also human beings and we all make mistakes.That doesn't mean we should judge them based on their bad behaviours in their personal lives.We don't know precisely about their childhood and under what circumstances they were

What will be good tips for raising a kid with dyslexia?

Be patient. Seriously, that is all that it takes. Be patient while teaching things to your child, accept that they might need help, and try to not be hard on them.Accept that they have dyslexia.I understand, it can be difficult to accept that your child may have difficulty getting through his

Why do most states give parental control of a child to the mother?

It has to do with sexual politics. Back in the nineteenth century, when most people lived on farms, children were an economic asset to the family and were usually left in the father's custody. Today, in the twenty-first century, children are an economic liability and are therefore put into the mother's custody.

What are some good reasons parents shouldn't take their kids' phones as punishment?

Wow ok some of these answers are really opinionated. We are growing in a new day and age where technology is way more prevalent that before, both kids and adults use technology. Here are some good reasons on why you

How should I ask my parents for a phone?

Your question reminds me of the time when I had asked my parents for a phone and didn't get one!!! Well they insisted I keep my mom's phone on days when I had my board exams, had to go to school and there was social unrest in

Is it common for teenagers in India (15-19) to not have their own rooms and sleep with their parents?

No, I have not come across families in India where teenagers sleep in their parents' bed.However. it is common for babies and toddlers to sleep in their parents' rooms until they are able to walk with ease. Traditionally, babies and toddlers slept in

Who grades schools: teachers or parents?

Neither, political bureaucrats do. Schools are for drone making. Unschooling is ideal for children with imagination and free thinking, but what corporate controlled government wants a bunch of young people with the power of reason, critical thinking and independent world view? Surely not any that thrives on

What parents expect from a school teacher?

Parent Expect from school teacher1] To teach learning skills2] To increase confidence levels3] to inculcate Right behavior4] To teach  about freedom of expression5]  To explain about Responsibilities of student, to become good citizen.if all the above are fulfilled, automatically children/student will get success.

What type of smartphone should a parent give a teenager?

Well first of all parents should not give a smartphone to their children, because if they do so, they will be free from thousands of headaches already.As far as communication and little entertainment are concerned it can be done very well from any basic phone (Non-Android) also available with touchscreen

Why do some parents give their children (under the age of 13) smart phones and iPads?

This is really no different from giving kids a Windows 95 computer or an NES: it is for the child's entertainment. Not all parents today are buying their way out of spending time with their kids, just as not all parents were doing so in the 90's. Not all parents are looking for

Why do high school teachers email parents?

Anyone in high school is probably under 18 or turn 18 with only a few months until graduation. We are required by law in CA to report to your parents, good or bad. If it is bad, it is your fault and they are

What's the worst punishment a parent can give their child?

The worst punishment can be everything who will affect the child self-worth and self-esteem. Ex: calling name, emotional and/or physical abuse, punishment with food ( not feeding them as a punishment) , not providing care and/ or love ....

Have people started having kids at a younger age again?

I'm not sure if this is something that's happening in general, but I don't think it's right to have kids so soon. I mean, In the 20s or somewhere there close people have got important things to do, like school, and also kids ask for responsability and a considerable life experience.

Should parents give their kids homework?

If the parents have a college degree or the academic background to do it I will say give your kids homework so you check it out. Doing homework will keep the kids working to keep their balance in a given class. And if the

What are some good parenting hacks?

1. Don't give or buy everything your child wants. This way they learn to deal with the answer: NO in life. 2. Let them earn things. Make them do some small chores in the house and give some reward for that. If you

Should parents who make their kids take ritalin against their will be imprisoned?

Depends on the circumstances.Look, as someone who takes Ritalin for my ADD, I thank my parents for not being those asshats that think mental illnesses are made up/are of the patient's fault. My Ritalin helps me concentrate on my studies like any other neurotypical person, it's not

Are teachers different than parents?

Yes, as a teacher I do not have to house, feed or possibly deal with any financial or criminal issues. Teachers have support staff to handle certain things that may come up in the classroom. Teachers also get to send the children home and only deal with them usually 5 days/week, 9

Why do high school teachers email parents?

Anyone in high school is probably under 18 or turn 18 with only a few months until graduation. We are required by law in CA to report to your parents, good or bad. If it is bad, it is your fault and they are

What is/was your approach to raising good kids?

One good advice I can share is to speak to your kids with respect.I'm a firm believer in speaking to kids as if they were adults. I don't mean talking about politics and religion. I mean that, regardless of the age of the child, I believe that

How did you/how to raise a child as a single parent?

I think the best thing is to lead by example. Our children look to us way more than we realize. They notice our temper, they notice our words, our honesty. They notice how we talk about people. They are a clean slate and we have tremendous responsibility in raising them.

What type of smartphone should a parent give a teenager?

Well first of all parents should not give a smartphone to their children, because if they do so, they will be free from thousands of headaches already.As far as communication and little entertainment are concerned it can be done very well from any basic phone (Non-Android) also available with touchscreen

How old is appropriate to give a child a phone without parental control?

When my kid turned 9, I gave him a cheap phone, almost like a Nokia from when cell phones started to become smaller. It had a pay as you go kind of plan and he wasn't allowed to answer calls and texts from anyone,

Why do high school teachers email parents?

Anyone in high school is probably under 18 or turn 18 with only a few months until graduation. We are required by law in CA to report to your parents, good or bad. If it is bad, it is your fault and they are

Why do some parents give their children (under the age of 13) smart phones and iPads?

This is really no different from giving kids a Windows 95 computer or an NES: it is for the child's entertainment. Not all parents today are buying their way out of spending time with their kids, just as not all parents were doing so in the 90's. Not all parents are looking for

What are some psychological parenting hacks?

My kids, boy and girl, are somewhat close in age. One of the more contentious penalties is losing all electronics privileges. But I decided to relent one day and came up with a

What are some good parenting hacks?

1. Don't give or buy everything your child wants. This way they learn to deal with the answer: NO in life. 2. Let them earn things. Make them do some small chores in the house and give some reward for that. If you

What is the greatest gift a child can give to their parent(s)?

Do better with your life than I did with mine. Do for your children more than I did for you.My philosophy about this is very Asian, but I believe in it wholeheartedly. My kids can show me gratitude by succeeding. For me this is not just about education and money,

Should parents who make their kids take ritalin against their will be imprisoned?

Depends on the circumstances.Look, as someone who takes Ritalin for my ADD, I thank my parents for not being those asshats that think mental illnesses are made up/are of the patient's fault. My Ritalin helps me concentrate on my studies like any other neurotypical person, it's not

Do you give your child an allowance?

We did.It was what we considered to be an age appropriate sum, though I don't recall the specific amounts anymore.The catch was that she had to save around half, for items too costly to be covered by her allowance. The

What are some good parenting hacks?

1. Don't give or buy everything your child wants. This way they learn to deal with the answer: NO in life. 2. Let them earn things. Make them do some small chores in the house and give some reward for that. If you

Should parents who make their kids take ritalin against their will be imprisoned?

Depends on the circumstances.Look, as someone who takes Ritalin for my ADD, I thank my parents for not being those asshats that think mental illnesses are made up/are of the patient's fault. My Ritalin helps me concentrate on my studies like any other neurotypical person, it's not