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  • The 21st century tech savvy kids know all and get all to the extent that they have not learnt to listen to ‘NO.’ Know your Child
  • Hands on Parenting Workshop

    1. 1. Hands on Parenting Workshop Hands on Parenting – Hands Off Parenting – Half Hearted Parenting IDENTIFY YOUR PARENTING STYLE
    2. 2. Indicators to know the Parenting Style (Worksheet) Identify whether you are ‘hands on’, ‘hands off’ or ‘half hearted’ parent. • Parents show love and care for the child • Parents impose choice of music while listening or buying • Parents are aware of the child’s school activities/home/day care • Parents monitor while they are playing, sleeping, eating • Parents argue with each other in front of the child • Parents who give respect to each other and to their grandparents in front of the child • Parents who party frequently breaking schedules of the child • Parents who compare siblings /other kids of friends • Parents make a practice to have at least dinner together six days a week • Parents who communicate, appreciate and sing along fun – meaningful songs • Parents make sure the television is switched off while dinner time /serials • When the child returns home, an adult is at home • The child is taught to be organized and responsible for certain chores • Parents who frequently watch movies or go to hotels for food often with the child • Parents who blame each other to carry on child’s daily chores • Parents make clear with choice of friends, habits and use four magic words ‘I can’t afford it’ Hands on parenting averts the kid risk taking behavior. With new generation frustration, hands off parenting pace in way with half hearted parenting styles.
    3. 3. Family is like Music. Some high notes, some low tunes but always a beautiful song
    4. 4. Children are like wet cement… Children are like buds… Children are like snow flakes… 1. Know your Child : Strengths, Self Appreciation, Managing Weaknesses, Building Confidence 2. Social Skills : Respect, Empathy, appreciation 3. Self Management : Thought process, resilience, anger and stress managing levels, presentation skills 4. Relationship Management: Friendship, communication skills, Assertiveness, Team work, Bullying and bashing 5. Cognitive skills: Decision making, Financial IQ, Goal Setting, getting organized, Problem solving
    5. 5. Know your Child • Know your child’s strength and weaknesses Make them feel special, important, and wanted. Every day, give them compliments and hugs and tell them you love them. The most precious words will then be heard by you, “mwaah…I wuuvv u, too.” • Motor development skills • Speech and communication skills • Social skills • Self help skills • Cognitive skills • Know secrets to Effective Parental Communication that build Child’s Confidence • Focus interrupted one-on-one concentration. Then they may have the desire and confidence to play/work/learn on their own giving you some down time. Turn off the phone, or put it on silent, no texting too so that it won’t be disruptive to your child’s special time. Adults can usually wait awhile for your text or email responses. • Nurture your child’s self esteem Let the child grow up with bucketful of Happiness.
    6. 6. SOCIAL SKILLS • Respect • Empathy • Appreciation
    7. 7. SELF MANAGEMENT • Thought process • Resilience (flexible) • Anger and stress managing levels • Presentation skills
    8. 8. RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT • Friendship • Communication skills • Assertiveness • Team work • Bullying and bashing • Understanding • Tact
    9. 9. COGNITIVE SKILLS • Decision making • Financial IQ • Goal Setting • Getting organized • Problem solving
    10. 10. Helicopter Mom or Dad? Be a Kid again You fell-you rose, you failed-you won.. CIRCLE OF LOVE – CIRCLE OF LIFE - FAMILY TOGETHERNESS
    11. 11. Compassion – Connecting Connecting and collaborating is very important aspect in Parenting. Very important six keys to focus : • Increase emotional intelligence • Have a good family bonding • Collaborate with your child • Self care practice and focused parenting • Discover conscious parent within you • Self compassion
    12. 12. Good Enough Parenting NURTURE A GENIUS IN YOUR CHILD Encourage Creativity Nurture Reading and Music Skills
    13. 13. FOUR MAGIC WORDS
    14. 14. Power to Parenting 1. Be a friend and keep the faith 2. Monitor their activities. Guide when necessary 3. Monitor their Television / Internet viewing and offer your choice 4. Provide assistance for learning but refrain from doing their homework 5. Never say, 'My child is over-burdened' - Instead, set time schedules. 6. Know their friends and show interest. 7. Learn to Say 'No' - the biggest mistake every parent makes is not saying 'No' - Explain why you say 'No' and be firm. 8. Encourage and inspire 9. Discipline with tact Parents and Teachers influence children. They are the ones who create Genius in a child. 10. Control your Emotions. So, go ahead - enjoy influencing and try Hands-on-parenting The power is within “YOU"
    15. 15. THANK YOU PARENTING WORKSHOP PRESENTATION by ILAXI PATEL  Editor, www.kidsfreesouls.com – Kids Newspaper. Ex Editor SAMBHAAV online and Ex Editor - SAMBHAAV (Free Souls Supplement)(1997-2004).  Author of “Guardian of Angels: A practical guide to Joyful Parenting”  (available on Amazon.com & Most International Webstores  Official Blogger & VA to M J Akbar, (Editor - The Sunday Guardian, India Today & Headlines Today - TV – www.mjakbar.org (2004-2013)  Web Content Analyst at Gujarat State Portal www.gujaratindia.com and Governance Pages, CM, www.narendramodi.in (Silver Touch Technologies) * Also written content for Madhya Pradesh State (2009)  Web Consultant & Corporate General Insurance Agent www.swagatgroup.net  A Keyboard Player and an EDM Freak and George Michael Fan, ilaxi patel loves to explore web.  She is a speaker on Entrepreneurship and Women in Tech (Google Developers) with her journey and connects to people with a mission to spread the message of love, faith, peace and unity among human beings.  MORE : http://www.kidsfreesouls.com/aboutus.htm
    16. 16. NEWSPAPER FOR KIDS WITH RESOURCES FOR PARENTS AND TEACHERS (NIE - NEWSPAPER IN EDUCATION) GUARDIAN OF ANGELS: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO JOYFUL PARENTING BY ILAXI PATEL AVAILABLE ONLINE AT AMAZON.COM AND ALL INDIAN INTERNATIONAL WEBSTORES ONLINE For the Local Edition with one more Chapter, Contact ilaxi patel @kidsfreesoul@gmail.com / Ph: 9879793282
    17. 17. THANK YOU Thank you Gems Genesis International Ahmedabad (Gujarat) My gratitude goes to: Director Minal Desai Principal Mr. David Udry Admin Mala Iyer And all Staff and parents who believed in me

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