Posts Tagged ‘Children’

Powerful heart beat exercising pointers for better health

Being familiar with exactly how your heart works along with exactly what the suitable heart rate training zones are is a vital factor in to improving your over-all health and conditioning levels. Each heart rate exercise zone is pretty much constructed by a number of specific heart rate ranges, and training in different zones come with their own unique perks. For example, training in one particular heart rate zone will eliminate fat more quickly, whereas another will develop cardio and physical fitness. Read the rest of this entry »

An Informative Help guide to Pack and Play Systems

An infant product that can be packed right into a small space and easily moved by parents every time they happen to journey can be a pack and play system. Pack and play systems are good given that they permit the child to keep amused whenever proceeding anywhere that the father or mother cannot constantly amuse the little one. According to your financial budget, pack and play systems come in a multitude of sizes and shapes. Some more notable manufacturers cost more than the others. The travel lite crib, the portable play yard, and the little play zone are just a few different types of pack and play systems. Read the rest of this entry »

Self-motivated Children

Wouldn't you just love to go home and find your kids doing their homework without your having to nag? Wouldn't it just be great if the priority of school work over their favorite TV show was clear in their minds? Well, it can happen. You just have to build the right circumstances and conditions at home and teach your kids a very simple concept.

Why at home when we are talking about school work? I hear you ask. For a very simple mathematical reason: Out of the 24 hours we all have in a day, let's say that kids spend about 8 at school. That's a pretty good average, sometimes it may be more, or a little less. This leaves two thirds of the day where school is not responsible for kids. Who is responsible for them then? You, their parents. You might not be able to always be there with them but you are in charge of making whatever necessary arrangements for them. Now, let's take into consideration holidays and vacation time and we'll see that it's actually a lot more than two thirds of the time that you have to take care of your kids. So YOU are in charge of their education. School provides instruction on knowledge on some specific issues and you do the rest.

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Helping Your Children Learn to Self Motivate

As you grow older, you might look back upon your life with a sense of regret for things you did not do or things you did not know. While you can understand that it was all a part of the learning process, you still want to pass along some of your mistakes to your children in order to help them make the most of their lives. One of the best ways you can help your child develop and grow is to teach them how to motivate themselves - without your input. Not only will this benefit you as a parent, but your children will be able to apply these lessons to the rest of their life.

Why Motivation Should Start Young

What most parents do when they are raising their children is to create boundaries in which they can safely learn to grow and make decisions. While this is the right thing to do when a child is very young, as they grow older, these boundaries can cause them to be limited in their experience of the world - and of making mistakes. Lessons learned from these mistakes are invaluable, but without being given the opportunity to fail, your child will not learn to succeed.

Motivating themselves should start when children are still given strict boundaries. By learning the reasons behind doing things, they can begin to see why it's important to complete certain tasks. This will instill in them a strong sense of self worth because they know they are making a difference, but it will also allow the child to learn responsibility for handling chores and other activities.

The more the child is put into these sorts of situations, the more they will be able to begin these tasks on their own. By knowing that their actions will have value for others as well as for themselves, they will be motivated to complete the things they need to do.

Teaching Motivation

Children are already learning more than you can possibly imagine. Each new experience is something that is new and wondrous, but without a context, the importance may also be easily lost. There are several ways you can begin to teach motivation without seeming like you're condemning the child's age:

- Be interactive with your children - Explain to them why you do things and why they are asked to do things. Listen to their concerns and address their concerns as well.

- Encourage your children to ask questions - This fosters self-confidence and importance in their lives.

- Reward children for self motivating - Whether they've done an extra chore without your asking or they've simply begun to reduce their dependence on you, make sure to reward this to let them know they're on the right track.

Children who are self motivated will grow up to be strong students and people. Instead of constantly looking for someone else to do the job for them, they will be looking for ways to make things happen in their own lives. Wouldn't this make them and you proud?

Sean Rasmussen blogs about motivation and personal development. You can find his blog reviews on Do You Digg It! Read the latest entertainment review about Amy Webers Blog at DoYouDiggIt!


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