Sarah Taryam, Arts EditorWe might not all be parents, but we are all most probably someone’s aunt, uncle, grandparent or elder sibling. Therefore, we all have some involvement in a child’s upbringing and would benefit from knowing the right way to discipline, or help to discipline, a child. This week we offer some good tips on how to guide a child in the right, fair way.
Schools have reopened and parents have a new worry plaguing them, which sends them into panic mode: their children’s sorry behaviour in the classroom. Parents have a thin time trying to tackle the thick of such deportment.
Since there are no guidelines to follow when it comes to parenting, it is quite easy to make mistakes. Learn to overcome these common parenting mistakes so you can be a more effective parent.
In order to get through to children, it is imperative that parents use what is known as alpha speech, in which they convey authority with the proper use of language.
There was a time when there were some things we didn’t need to do ourselves. We relied on others to do them for us because that is the business they were in. But in the last three months, since this pandemic was announced, everyone’s now avoiding unnecessary contact with outsiders by trying to do as much as they can themselves.
The UAE’s handling of the coronavirus crisis has been exemplary, to say the least. Unlike countries such as America, India or Brazil, it has succeeded in keeping a lid on further infections. The total number of deaths are less than 1,600, which is a creditable achievement.
For many, life in New Zealand’s capital Wellington is largely back to normal. Its windswept streets are crowded with maskless shoppers and office workers, bars are packed and the economy is humming along. In the distinctive “Beehive” parliament
When he launched his campaign to become Florida’s governor in January 2018, few expected Ron DeSantis to prevail in America’s toughest political battleground. The 39-year-old congressman was largely unknown outside his Daytona Beach district.
“I just can’t wait to speak to her teacher once they’re back in. I want to know how my daughter’s doing. I want to know how she compares to the rest of her class.” This is a quote from a focus group that I ran last month to find out how parents had got on as