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Unsure of how to tackle important and sometimes tricky conversations with your child? Here are some guidelines to ensure open lines of communication with your child, making sure they’re always communicative and well-adjusted.
Maintaining Discipline at Home

Maintaining Discipline at Home

Discipline is a concept which entails teaching your child the difference between right and wrong and also providing guidelines on how to behave both at home as well as outside. The suggestion is not that a rigid format be created where your child is afraid to express themselves or behave in a way out ...

By Mocomi Kids on October 10, 2019 Read more ...
Helping Your Child Feel Confident

Helping Your Child Feel Confident

Growing up, children need all the support they can get and from every avenue in their lives. As parents, it is important to be aware of behaviour that boosts as well as inhibits your child’s sense of self-confidence.

Many children mirror the actions of their parents and somewhere alon ...

By Mocomi Kids on September 25, 2019 Read more ...
Pros of having dogs at home

Pros of having dogs at home

The decision to bring a dog into your home should not be taken lightly – regardless of which kind of breed it is. It is important to discuss the options with your partner and with your children to avoid confusion in the future. It should be seen as a family responsibility, rather than heaping the d ...

By Mocomi Kids on September 11, 2019 Read more ...
How to Handle Temper Tantrums

How to Handle Temper Tantrums

Imagine you’re walking down the aisle of a grocery store with your child and they pick up a sugar-laden box of cereal to toss into the cart. You remind them that you’re not okay with them eating such an unhealthy cereal and place it back on the shelf. A minute later, they place the box ba ...

By Mocomi Kids on August 28, 2019 Read more ...
The Importance of Bedtime Stories

The Importance of Bedtime Stories

Listening to stories before they go to bed can have an emotional, cognitive and physical effect on your child. As parents, it is important to take this step towards ensuring your child has the most holistic development they can.

The act of listening to a story can create a feeling of safety ...

By Mocomi Kids on August 14, 2019 Read more ...
The Importance of Eating Dinner Together as a Family

The Importance of Eating Dinner Together as a Family

Dinner has moved past being a time where Mothers would slave and slog, only to then spend their meal serving and then clearing up food. We are ushering into an age, or trying to, where meals have become less about being served and more about sharing the load. Having dinner together as a family comes ...

By Mocomi Kids on July 24, 2019 Read more ...
Rise of the Audiobook

Rise of the Audiobook

Isn’t there something wholesome and comforting about being read to? The snug feeling of sinking under a blanket, arms tucked in beside you, while being told a fascinating story? It’s a feeling that takes you back to your childhood, as you lay there, eyes wide with curiosity, attempting to imagine ...

By Mocomi Kids on July 10, 2019 Read more ...
How to Deal with Bullying

How to Deal with Bullying

Bullying and teasing are not trivial matters. An increasing number of children in schools across the world are being bullied by their classmates or seniors. Gone are the days when children should be told to develop a thick skin and accept the harassment and taunting lying down.

Allowing a b ...

By Mocomi Kids on June 26, 2019 Read more ...
Preparing Your Child for a New Grade

Preparing Your Child for a New Grade

The summer holidays are drawing to an end and soon, it will be time to start a new grade. A new grade comes with many worries for a child. In schools, this could mean the shuffling of classes and in turn, separation from close friends. In others, your child may still retain her/his old friends but ma ...

By Mocomi Kids on June 12, 2019 Read more ...
How to make road trips fun

How to make road trips fun

Going on a long road trip with just the family is a wonderful way to get in some time with the family while exploring new places. The thought is beautiful, but let’s break it down to the nitty-gritty. At some point, your children will get hungry, at another, bored. An hour into the trip, they m ...

By Mocomi Kids on May 22, 2019 Read more ...