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Disciplining Your Children - Do's and Don'ts

Disciplining Your Children - Do's and Don'ts

We all know about disciplining children. But do you know how to do it right? In most Asian families, corporal punishment is the way to go. We’ve all been there, a victim of the infamous cane or even slipper! However, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics, “Corporal punishment can bring on a vicious cycle of escalating poor behavior and more severe punishment.” “But I turned out fine!” You might exclaim. Be that as it may, the way that you were brought up and the environment then versus now, is extremely different. Children gain much exposure to the world from...

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The Importance of Sensory Play

The Importance of Sensory Play

As humans, we utilize 8 senses on a daily basis. Taste Touch Smell Hearing Sight Vestibular Proprioceptive Interoception  The last three might be unfamiliar to most people. In short - The vestibular system is located in the inner ear and has to do with balance (also knowing when your body is moving, swinging, spinning, hanging upside down, etc). The key with vestibular movements is getting the head into as many different positions or planes as possible since that is what activates the various receptors in the inner ear. Proprioception is being able to know where your body is in space...

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Article: How Chores Benefit Children

Article: How Chores Benefit Children

Chores actually benefit children a lot and teach them more than you can imagine. It is not just learning how to fold laundry and the like, but about self discipline, responsibility and much more!

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