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Parent-Child Relationship - How To Ensure It?

Parent-Child Relationship - How To Ensure It?

Parenting is an art, while some are natural at it others would have to learn about it in order to fare better. In any case, equipping yourself with the relevant knowledge can help you in the process. Especially, if you feel your child is disconnected or throwing tantrums lately, it is time you recognize the signs and focus on strengthening your relationship with your kid.

Here is a brief insight on how to navigate such a challenging scenario successfully.

  1. Spending quality time with your child: Quality time refers to the time spent with your child in some way important. It is time that is set aside for paying full and undivided attention to your child. According to psychologists spending quality time with your kids is of great importance as it helps in strengthening the bond between you and your kid, understanding your child better and making your child feel important and loved. The behavioral issues your child is showing maybe because of that he or she wants more of your time.
  2. Positive reinforcement for promoting good behaviors: As a parent, it is very natural to want your child to be obedient and devoid of bad behaviors. 
  3. Ignoring negative behaviors to obliterate them: Sometimes, as a parent, you need to overlook the mistakes or bad behaviors shown by your kid to annihilate them. This means, scolding your kid upon a failure or discouraging him that he is not good enough as he lacks good behavior can do mental damage to your kids and in no way can make them a better person. Sometimes, ignoring a few of their mistakes, failures or bad behavior can help them in overcoming their drawbacks.
  4. Understanding psychosexual stages of childhood: According to psychologists, it is the initial five years of a child's life that plays a crucial role in forming his or her adult personality. As a child continues to grow, both tension and pleasure grow with it depending on the discharge of all the accumulated sexual energy or libido. Since, psychosexual stages of a child matter gravely in his or her personality development, understanding it becomes crucial for parents for improving the quality of your relationship with their children.

Ensuring a functional and healthy relationship between you and your child is the best way to boost the sense of commitment, consideration, communication, and cooperation. Also, a healthy connection between you and your child can help in reducing conflicts and stress while encouraging the young minds to make healthy choices in life and set strong individual values.

My son is 20 month old. He bite a nepthalene ball accidentally but not followed much. What should I do?

My son is 20 month old. He bite a nepthalene ball accidentally but not followed much. What should I do?
As your son has not swallowed the naphthalene there is nothing to do. He may vomit a bit and need not worry. Even if he swallowed it fully there is no fatal effect and might vomit it out.
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Common Cold In Children - Ways To Prevent It!

Common Cold In Children - Ways To Prevent It!

Children are highly at risk of developing a common cold. It has been said that 22 million school days are lost each year because of the common cold. This can easily be prevented by a number of simple measures. Here are the most common methods which people take to make sure that they do not catch the flu:

  1. Make your child wash their hands: This is the most common reason for children getting the common cold. It is possible that whatever you touch may get infected with your germs and pass on to your children. This can happen even hours later. Therefore, it is crucial that you wash your hands as often as possible and if this is not possible, you should at least make your child use a hand sanitizer.
  2. Do not sneeze into your hands: When you sneeze into your hands, the virus clings to your hands. Therefore, when you sneeze, try to sneeze into a tissue or at least into the inside of your elbow so that your child does not get a cold.
  3. Make your child not touch your faceColds can only enter your body through the eyes, nose and mouth. Tell your kids not to touch their faces so that they do not catch a virus.
  4. Make your child do aerobic exercise: Aerobic exercise increases your heart rate and this means, that it also increases the ability of the body to kill viruses.
  5. Give your child foods with phytochemicals: Green, red and yellow vegetable and fruits are very good at fighting off viruses. Eat them so that the natural virus fighting ability of the body is increased.
  6. Do not allow your child to come near smokeSmoking reduces the body's ability to fight off cold. This is why smokers get more severe and more frequent colds. It has been said that one cigarette can stop cilia from working for 30 to 40 minutes.
  7. Relax: There is also a lot of evidence that your immune system is stronger when you are not stressed out. Try to see that your child is not stressed from school or any other place which may cause them stress.

Meri beti jo ki 4 sal ki hai wo sikal sel ki marij hai. Ab use taklif na ho isliye kya aitiyar bartna chahiye.

Meri beti jo ki 4 sal ki hai wo sikal sel ki marij hai. Ab use taklif na ho isliye kya aitiyar bartna chahiye.
If your child has sickle cell anaemia, she needs lifelong care and follow up from specialised hospital with a haematologist.
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Mera 2 years ka beta hai uski neeche ki ek goli apni jagah par nahi toh kya injection sahi hai uske liye.

Mera 2 years ka beta hai uski neeche ki ek goli apni jagah par nahi toh kya injection sahi hai uske liye.
Hello. This is the case of undescended testis. If the testis don't get descend, it can be damaged.in homoeopathy there are good options for treatment. Otherwise you can take suggestion from a surgeon. For that you can ask me through private questions.
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My son is 1 year n 9 months old. He can hear well, does gestures and react to what we tell him but he is not talking more than single letter words. He sometimes says appa amma but not frequent. Can he speak at later period or should I consult a speech therapist for him? Or could he have any other problem to speak? Kindly advice.

My son is 1 year n 9 months old. He can hear well, does gestures and react to what we tell him but he is not talking ...
Yes usually they catch up gradually. You should try speaking him with more. Help him to pronounce more words. The more you talk to them the earliest they learn. Also homoeopathic treatment can help.
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Hi, My 18 months daughter recd her dtp vaccine on 11 may, 2019 and on 8 june, 2019 she recd easy 4 vaccine. Then I realized both includes dtp. Will it have any side effects on my baby?

Hi, My 18 months daughter recd her dtp vaccine on 11 may, 2019 and on 8 june, 2019 she recd easy 4 vaccine. Then I re...
There will be no problem by taking two doses of DTP by mistake and it will be like giving a booster only.
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Single Parent - Possible Problems Your Child Might Have To Face!

Single Parent - Possible Problems Your Child Might Have To Face!

The mother and the father, both clearly play defined roles in the development of a child’s personality. While the mother teaches the child things like kindness and love, the father reinforces messages like hard work and dedication. Due to various reasons, there are a number of children who end up growing up with single parents. Both the child and the parent have to deal with a lot of hardships.

The patterns observed also differ based on whether the single parent is the mother or the father. There are various negative effects to this, and few of them have been listed below:

  1. Social disconnect: Most children growing up with a single parent do not feel normal. There is a constant feeling of confused identity. In some cases, the children may not be able to cope with these hardships leading to depressionand decreased self-confidence. In the long run, the child may be less compassionate and supportive and more aggressive and confused. There could be a sense of resentment towards the parents for forcing him to live with a single parent. The kid may also despise other children who grow up with both parents. They may also have very less friends and social connect than kids with both parents
  2. Odd combination: If a single mother is raising a son, her contribution to his growth is very limited from a psychological point of view. They would always look for a father figure whom they can reach out to. Same is the case with a girl growing up with a single father. She misses the mother with whom alone she would be able to share some things. The overall personality in both these cases is significantly altered from boys and girls who grow up with both parents.
  3. Performance levels: The stress of living with single parents puts pressure on the child constantly, and there could be performance dip in academics, sports, and co-curricular activities. These children also tend to become uncooperative; therefore getting them to follow the school curriculum becomes difficult. The chances of them dropping out of education and getting expelled from school are quite high.
  4. Social menaces: The incidence of smokingalcohol abuse, and substance abuse is quite high and also happens much earlier in these kids. Because of the constant stress they are in, these become outlets for them to be themselves.
  5. Sexual abuse: With single parent children, the chances of sexual abuse (by them and of them) are also quite high.

These are some of the psychological problems that children growing up with single parent face. Although this may not be the case with all the children as every child has a different thinking and reaction. However unpleasant it may be, this continuous battle on raising a child alone and addressing these issues has to be fought every single day.

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