Everything Is Not a Toy for Your Child


Cecilia was trying to finish typing her report on the laptop and send it to her boss before her deadline expired. Beside her was Bobo, her two-year old son crying and demanding Cecilia’s Samsung phone to play with. The woman didn’t want ‘disturbance’, so she gave her phone to Bobo.

Minutes later, she heard a smashing noise; Bobo had hit the phone on the tiles. The screen shattered.

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The Entitled Child

So I was in a mall last week, trying to decide which affordable toy to get for my neighbour’s child (whom I had promised to get a toy for if he recorded high scores in his school tests), when I noticed a child and his mother walk into the same toy section where I was. They moved behind me, next to another woman with her daughter standing opposite me, choosing items from the shelf. 

I was still trying to choose between a plastic ball and an inflated bear when I heard noises behind me; the boy –who had just walked in with his mother—was protesting and throwing tantrums that he wanted a blue toy obviously already picked by the girl who had been standing close to the shelf with her mother. There were many toys on the shelf, clearly, but the boy (about five years or so) apparently wanted the one already chosen by the girl. I was going to shake my head at the hilarious childish outburst and then proceed to the counter when I got the shock of my life.

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Does Screaming at your Child make him Repentant?

Does Screaming at your child make him repentant?parental Discipline
Does Screaming at your child make him repentant?
Discipline in parenting is always a difficult challenge anytime any day because there is no hard and fast rule to it.

What works for child A might not work for child B. Every child is different and unique.

Does Screaming at your child make him repentant?

When this question was posted on our social media platforms, (more…)

10 Great Parenting Tips That Work

Parenting Tips That Work

parenting tips that work

Every parent has their methods of raising their children, some work, some are passive, and some are outright non-replicable.

I know for a fact no parent likes being told how to bring up their children, it’s natural to become defensive once you are corrected on your parenting tactics. (more…)