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The Secrets to Raising a Smarter Child
- By Inderbir Sandhu, Ph.D


~ B R A I N Y - Z I N E ~

" Learn How to Nurture A Smarter Kid "

Volume #9   Issue #15

ISSN: 0219-7642    Feb 6, 2011

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Are you an effective and confident parent, who can face any type of parenting problems with ease and aplomb? A family is just like any other institution. It is a cozy little union of parents, children and other near and dear ones. Every member of a family is a different individual with his or her own mind, expressions and opinions. Therefore, it is very common to see differences in expressions among different members. This is so true among the younger members of the family also.

Some children are very easy to manage, while others are truly challenging. The ones who are challenging may be that way for a number of reasons - differing temperament, extreme anger and behavioral problems are some of the most common ones. Whatever the causes are, they pose some unique problems for the parents.

Handling challenging children need better parenting methods and superior managing techniques. Successful parenting comes along with successful management. Dr. Lynne Kenney is a noted pediatric psychologist and educator and she is an expert in the basic principles of successful parenting. Creator of the most successful BabyFirst TV video series, she is also the author of the international bestselling audio - Parenting Essentials: 10 Steps to More Confident Parenting. All the best!

Thought for today:
"It was character that got us out of bed, commitment that moved us into action and discipline that enabled us to follow through." - Zig Ziglar

Best Regards,
Andrew Loh
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Publisher & Editor, BrainyZine


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Effective Discipline Strategies for Parents - Two Basic Principles
Discipline in life is an important component that every person should adhere to. Proper discipline is very critical for every child too. Teaching good discipline strategies to children is a challenging task.

Effective Discipline Strategies for Parents - Useful Techniques and Methods
Effective discipline strategies for parents involve motivating children to follow set norms of life and avoid breaking the barrier. These techniques are mutual as well as reciprocal.


Setting Limits with Your Strong-Willed Child : Eliminating Conflict by Establishing Clear, Firm, and Respectful Boundaries
By Robert J. MacKenzie Ed.D.

Does your child constantly misbehave and ignore or refuse your requests for proper behavior? Is your relationship with your child based on conflict instead of mutual respect and cooperation? With the help of this groundbreaking book, you can create a positive, respectful, and rewarding relationship with your child.
Inside are proven techniques and procedures that provide a refreshing alternative to the ineffective extremes of punishment and permissiveness.

Parents and teachers alike will discover how to effectively motivate the strong-willed child and achieve proper conduct. You will learn how to:

  • Understand and empathize without giving in

  • Hold your ground without threatening

  • Remove daily power struggles between you and your child

  • Give clear, firm messages that your child understands and respects

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1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12
By Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D

If your child has begun to rule the roost a bit more than you'd like, this book provides a system to get your family operating smoothly. Especially sensible is Phelan's theory that children should not be argued with endlessly to convince them to do what you want them to do. He also wisely points out the best way to get your child to repeat unwanted behavior is to have a highly emotional reaction to it. The plan is simple, and though it's not quite magic, it may feel like it is.

Previously available as a booklet in conjunction with a workshop and as a video, clinical psychologist Phelan's simple, effective child-management program has now been issued as a trade paperback. The gist of the plan is to enable parents to discipline children, ages 2 to 12, by instituting a system of counting and time-outs, delivered straightforwardly and unemotionally.



How to raise a smarter, healthier child
WPTV Jan 20, 2011

Nothing says cute like a pudgy baby. Now researchers have found evidence that what babies drink may make them grow up smarter and healthier.

Your Pregnancy Diet May Affect Baby's Brain Development
BabyZone Jan 20, 2011

Moms who don't get enough to eat during early pregnancy may be putting their babies at risk for impaired brain development, according to animal research from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

Language education is critical for developing brains
Concord Monitor Jan 29, 2011

We are language-learning machines. Brain study has shown that the greatest amount of the brain activity happens in the earliest years of the child.

Study: Self-control at age 5 key to future
USA Today Jan 25, 2011

Forget IQ and social status - how much self-control a child has can predict health, wealth, and criminal history in later life, a study based on 1,000 children in New Zealand finds.

Free Audiobook: "Brain Rules for Baby: How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five"
American Consumer News Jan 13, 2010

In his New York Times best seller Brain Rules, Dr. John Medina told us how our brains really work - and why we ought to redesign our workplaces and schools. Now, in Brain Rules for Baby, he shares what the latest science says about how to raise smart and happy children from zero to 5. This book is destined to revolutionize parenting.

10 Magic Children in This Age
Home Daily News Jan 22, 2011

Kim Ung-Yong: the World's Highest IQ human in the world. Born in 1962, the children from Korea was crowned as a genius human in the whole world.


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