Salads can be made more tempting and tasty for the kids and then kids will surely love it. Adding more colour to the salads in form of colourful veggies will make the salad look appealing and kids will love it. To make it more tempting, dressings can be added. A tangy taste can be given by adding a dash of lime juice.
Too much television is harmful for kids of every age. There should be a time limit set for television viewing. Toddlers or babies should be allowed to watch television as it can hamper in their speech and communication development. there ill also be learning problems in such young children. Aggressiveness is commonly associated with kids who watch too much television. Their thinking skill is poorly developed.
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Nice tips Barkha. Preventing swine flu is possible only by increasing immunity. If immunity is boosted, then the child will be able to fight off infections. Natural ways of boosting immunity are always safer and effective. Basil leaves and Neem Leaves are natural immunity boosters and if taken with honey helps boost immunity in the long run.
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The most important source of calcium for kids is dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, and other milk products. Giving dairy products will help boost bone development in kids. Bone is mainly calcium and these products are rich sources of calcium, so kids need more of these. Even some vegetables such as broccoli are good source of calcium. Calcium can be included in form of milk shakes, yoghurt dips or cheese sandwiches.
Rockstar kids are hardworkers. Kids who work hard and are always striving hard to get appreciation are a rock star. My nephew is a rock star as he handles criticism rather well. when we criticize him on something, he does not brood over it and takes it lightly but always tries to work on it so that he is better. He is a perfectionist and tries to do well in everything.
Indian parents are too protective of their kids. They would mostly say 'Don't do this or that' Mostly they use negative sentences and do not give much freedom to the kids. they also are disciplinarian mostly. They want to have a control over the kids.
The best way to deal with tantrums in kids is through patience. We have to be patient and control our anger because if we lose control then the situation will go out of control. Let the kid understand that throwing tantrum would be of no use. The kid needs to be dealt with strictness or else leniency will make him or her feel that he or she is right and will get away with everything.
Parents need to be strict in dealing with tantrums. Often kids throw tantrum for no specific reason and if this is the case, then parents need to be strict and explain the kid as to why he or she can't have her way. Explanation often works if done the right way.
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Pomegranate is high in vitamin C so it helps in boosting immunity. Being dark in colour, it has specific chemicals that act as antioxidants. The antioxidants of this fruit help in [preventing ageing related problems. It keeps arteries of the heart healthy and prevents atherosclerosis. It is also beneficial in case of diabetes, joint pains and certain cancers. So it is a good idea to include pomegranates.
Major cause of communication gap between parents and children is lack of time. Parents do not have time to sit and have a talk with their children. Either they are busy with their life or they do not feel the need to have an open communication. When both the parents are working, the they are too tired to speak to their kids after coming home. Kids gradually get used to the absence of parents and are happy in their own life with computer games or other technology coming to their aid. This gradually broadens the gap.
Many parents also think there is nothing to talk about with their children. They do not want to talk about the small things in life that help in bonding or bringing joy.
Lakshmi puja is done mainly to invoke Goddess Lakshmi who is believed to be Goddess of Wealth. On Diwali, it is a custom to worship Lakshmi as it is believed that she visits every house that is neat and clean at night. so a puja with complete rituals is done to welcome her. She bestows wealth and happiness on her devotees. By doing Lakshmi puja, all issues related to wealth are taken care of by Goddess.
It is very common to find parents yelling at their kids, when they make a mistake. Instead of yelling parents should try to explain the kids and make them realize their mistakes. Yelling makes matter more worse. When parents get angry, they should go away from the situation. Going out of the room will help them to calm down. Listening to music also has soothing effect on the mind and will help in controlling the anger. It is better to do something to divert the mind from the cause of anger. When simple steps are taken to control the anger, yelling can be avoided then.
In this world of competition, it is a must to keep general knowledge of kids updated. Parents should always keep asking questions to the kids as this stimulates the brain and makes them curious. Playing games also helps in increasing the general knowledge. Games such as names or capitals of countries can be played with small children. This will help them know about the world. Similarly with older children game which highlights the habitats of different animals can be played. Head of Countries, flags and currencies can be introduced to children at an early age. All this makes them aware of different cultures, countries etc. Exposing children to good books is the best way to updtae general knowledge. Gradually you can introduce newspapers to them.