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<ul><li><p>Can You Be A Better Parent? Learn How Here</p><p>You will be rewarded if you put enough efforts into child-rearing. In the following article, you aregoing to be given tips on what you can do to make being a parent simpler, while having fun at thesame time.</p><p>It is important to consider the message that you could potentially be sending your child. You need toestablish a foundation of trust between your child and you.</p><p>Lay him on his back with a rolled-up towel under his head. Lean his head over the sink and run thewater over his head away from his face. For many toddlers, this method will take the fear out ofhaving their heads dunked or water poured over them.</p><p>When you travel with a child, strive to keep his eating and sleeping schedule the same as it is athome. Travel can seriously stress out children, especially very young children. Maintaining the sameschedule and rituals as you do at home will allow your child to settle in his or her new environment,ideally letting everyone get plenty of sleep.</p><p>Even though time with your kids is important, it isalso important to make time for yourself. This allowsyou the keep your own identity, as well as that ofbeing a parent.</p><p>Avoid smoking in your house if children live there,also. Actually, it would be best to stop smokingaltogether. The effects of secondhand smoke canoften be as bad as smoking a cigarette directly.Children who are exposed to second-hand smokeexperience more risk in developing respiratory problems, such as asthma, bronchitis or pneumonia.</p><p>Every child is completely different. If a technique worked on your first child, you may find it isuseless on the second. This applies to rewards as well as to punishments. Keeping all of this in mind,still use the same techniques you have had success with in the past.</p><p>Sometimes you will neglect yourself when caring for your children, but you need to be a prioritysometimes as well. Even just a couple of minutes to recharge your batteries away from the kids canbe just what you need as a break. The better you feel the more positive you act, and you'll makebetter decisions when raising your children.</p><p>In order to prevent your child from becoming uninterested with their toys, take out toys from thedepths of their toy chest. Your toddler probably won't even notice their toys are missing, unless ofcourse it is their favorite one! Rotating toys helps your child rediscover the joys of an item they havenot seen for a while and saves you from having to purchase new toys.</p><p>When stepping into a stepparent role, be patient. It may take a little while before your new stepchildwarms up to you. It is natural if they feel resentment toward you over the fact that their mom anddad are no longer together. Do not rush into a relationship with a stepchild, they will reach out to</p></li><li><p>you.</p><p>The amount of knowledge you have about successful child-rearing can make a huge difference inyour overall enjoyment of being a parent. Using the knowledge that other, more experienced parentshave already gained can help you parent your own child with more success. Try these tips and seehow well they work for you.</p></li></ul>