Top 3 Accidental Parenting Scenarios

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As parents, we have all been guilty of this to a certain extent because we prefer to go down the path with the least resistance. What is accidental parenting? It is when some parents go for the most convenient solution – a quick fix – because you don’t have the patience to see through the long-term solution. For example, if …

Bedtime Routine – Why Is It So Important?

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Ever since I started sleep training my daughters, they look forward to bedtime routine the most because this is a special bonding time, a one-on-one with each of them, reading book a book or two, sing nursery rhymes, recite versus and counting from 1 to 100 for my 4 year old Ariyana. It’s special because there is no other time …

5 Tips To Make Bedtime Easier

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I’ve come across many parents who have trouble putting their child to sleep. The common scenarios I hear are: “My child fights and refuses to be put to sleep.” “My child takes more than half an hour to drift off to sleep.” “My child protests when I mention the word ‘sleep’.” Getting enough sleep is vital to a child’s growth …

The Nap Transition

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I remember the time period when both my daughters were going through the nap transition being somewhat nightmarish. Just when I thought I had it all figured out with their sleep and naps, they decided that they don’t want to take that morning naps anymore. Then I was left unsure whether to keep them up til their next nap time …