This is the last article in the “Productive Parenting” series. Part 1 and Part 2 spoke about the need for spending productive time with your children and engaging them in reading sessions, respectively.
In this article, we explore how our conversations with our children could be more meaningful and what can be done to ensure we spend quality time with our children and our families.
I really wish I could be a better mother but I just don’t know how… I want to talk to my kids differently, but I just keep defaulting back to being a yeller.. I feel like someone pushed the fast forward button in my life and I don’t know how to slow it down… I feel dead inside, like I have zero emaan left.. There are so many things I wish I was doing, I wish I could change, but I just don’t have the time or the energy right now.
In Part 1 of this series, we discussed some tools to develop the parent in you. In this article, we want to explore the power of storytelling. Stories are very powerful means to convey messages to children. This is one excellent tool of healthy parenting, helping you connect with your children and instilling a sense of knowledge and exploration in them.
Reading to children is an enjoyable experience for both adult and child. There are many benefits of reading to children as well as many reading options. Read on to find out how to develop a love of reading in your child, and how to choose a good children’s book.
So you have a bright and wonderful idea; you’re going to change the world, or perhaps start a bit smaller. But how do you see your idea through to success, as opposed to letting it dwindle away as an ephemeral vision in your mind, or giving up altogether half way through?