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Family and Children

Happiness – Is That Want You Really Want?

It seems we human beings are more motivated to move away from pain than we are motivated to move towards pleasure. How often do you experience the kind of happiness that you seek. What level of happiness is it? What does that feel like? Can you describe this type of happiness in detail? When you do feel this happy, where are you, and who are you with when you feel this way?
If you can begin to answer these types of open questions that provoke your thinking, then you can begin to be able to clearly visualise what type of happiness it is. It makes the goal clear for you. You begin to know exactly what you want to experience. So, you goal could be to have more of that type of happiness on a regular basis. Right now, you may achieve that type of happiness that you want, weekly. Why not every hour!
The way to start to do that is first accept where you are now. Accept the situation you are in now and the people you mix with daily, and be grateful for that. From this place, you can start to get more enthusiastic about the new level of happiness that you are about to experience more often. Do you have to do something specifically to feel more happy? It is my observation that you do not. In fact, the more you try, the further it can run away from you. Sit down, relax and let it come to you, and it will. When you let all the distractions flow away from you, it leaves plenty of space for the real happiness to flow into your life, to flow through you. It is my experience that this is the type of happiness the purest and is best for me.
It is important that you can take something away after reading this article. Otherwise, what’s the point. Let’s have a quick summary on what you can do now. Firstly, acceptance of what you have right now. Acceptance helps bring you into the present moment. Helps make you focus upon yourself. The type of acceptance that I mean is of where you are, the people in your daily life right now, and your ability to focus on what you can have.
Secondly, find a quiet place for 20 minutes. Try and get to a relaxed state of mind and body. You can do this by slowing your breathing and focusing upon that. Finally, visualise yourself being happy. Recall a time when you felt the type of happiness that you want to experience more often. You do this when you visualise yourself being happy, and just focus upon those feelings that you feel. Give it time and try this exercise each day as you will get better at it.…

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Financial Family

How to Know If Your Kid is Really Smart

This is a question very common to parents, grandparents and even to aunt’s and uncle’s. So how would you really know if your kid or grandson/granddaughter or nice/nephew is really smart?

Determining if the child is smart is quite hard in the first one year and below since he/she can’t talk that well or express himself strongly, but as he/she grows you would know if he is really smart by observing the following signs…

Starts to reason out every time you correct him/her

Ask a lot of question and sometimes, his/her questions are something you can’t answer

Observes everything in his/her surroundings

Imitates you or whoever that he/she thinks is doing something cool or different

Loves to learn, you would find him/her asking you to teach him how to do something such as; read, write or spell

When you try to ask him/her a question you would find his/her answers pretty amazing and you would end up wondering where he/she got it

Understands your instructions and will never whine in front of other people

Always wants to take the lead and be ahead of other kids but also knows how to give way

You would see him/her educating other kids if that kid did something not really nice

Does what he/she is told but you would always see him/her doing something out of curiosity

Now these are just one of the many signs you can see from a smart kid, now let me just inform you that kids who are really bright tend to be really persistent on asking questions and would not stop until you give them an answer that will satisfy them. In this situation it pays to be extra patient and though they are getting into your nerves just think of the brighter side that you have a gifted child.…

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Love Baby

Training Toilet Can Really Be A Beautiful Experience For Both The Mother And Child

Training toilet or toilet training or just using the potty is something which every child has to go through in his or her life. There is simply no escaping this at all. A child at some point in his or her has to learn how to use the toilet for doing his or her potty. But many child educators, doctors and even child specialists differ in their opinion as to when is the correct age for a child to be toilet trained.

It all depends entirely on when the mother ad child are both ready for this big step. Most toddlers are ready to be toilet trained from the age of 18 months and 24 months. Some children can be trained not to wet their napkins or diapers by toilet training them from an early age of even 6 months. All the mother has to do is take the baby to the toilet every hour after the baby has taken fluids and help the baby to ease itself by making a hissing sound or allowing the water in the tap to run.

But it is the bigger training toilet that is more difficult for most children as they are simply afraid of sitting on potty chairs or on toilet seats in the bathrooms. These children have to be slowly allowed to play with potty chairs first and made to sit on the chairs with their clothes on. After a few days when they are more or less comfortable to climbing on to the potty chairs and sitting on them make sure that you have removed their clothes.

They will then sit on the potty and do it while you play with them or hand over a small toy for them to play with or you could even sit by their sides to read a book. What children need is reassurance that they are not alone while they do their potty on a potty chair or in the toilet.

You will know that kids want to do their toilet when you find them suddenly stopping all their activities and becoming quiet suddenly with a serious look on their face. Now you should gently help them to sit on the potty chair and wait patiently till the finish. Take them along when you take the potty and its contents to be flushed in the toilet. Let them do the flushing. This will instil a lot of confidence in them and they will have no fears to be toilet trained either.

You can buy the special toilet seats for children, which is available in the market and install the same on the regular toilet seat. And while the child is doing his toilet you also wait in the toilet and reassure the child that there is nothing to fear at all.

Reward your child every time he or she uses the toilet as this will truly help them to be more confident. Encourage them regularly by cheering them once the potty training is over. Training toilet can really be a beautiful experience for both the mother and child.…