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3 Reasons Why There is Freedom in Feeling Bored

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3 Reasons Why There is Freedom in Feeling Bored

With the Malaysian school term holidays coming up, it means that there will be parents scrambling to figure out where to go and what to do with their child. That for some can be pretty stressful. It is good to have children participate in life, but sometimes adults do overdo things with huge screen times and tech times, over scheduling. Honestly, there should not be any problem with children occasionally feeling bored and not being catered to 24/7. Kids should be given the freedom to be bored and for good reasons. Here are 3 reasons why Boredom Gets them To...

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Who is this Simon?

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Who is this Simon?

      Simon says, hold your friend's hand and jump!!!. Simon says, turn around. Simon says touch your toes. I remember having lots of fun and laugh with the kids in my classroom playing Simon says. Is it just a fun game? You, our dear readers might not realize that teachers use this game quite a bit to help calm kids down, build their listening and focusing skills. They really have to be attentive to the instructions, while having fun. It was not Simon that started it. It was Cicero; "Cicero Says". Marcus Tullius Cicero was a renowned Roman orator, respected wordsmith,...

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Empowering Not Coddling

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Being a parent will always be one to the most challenging job and responsibility that mankind would ever hold. We all have heard that parenting and children don’t come with a manual. Maybe that’s where the beauty lies. To learn, understand and nurture that relationship because each child is different.   When we talk about bullying, both the bullied and the bullier stems from lack of confidence and esteem. We need to teach and support our kids, to empower them but not coddle our children.  Here are some tips on how that can be done. 1.Show not just tell All...

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Love....Bully....

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Lord knows it can be a challenge. To have love, have empathy for someone who is showing real unlovable and unempathetic behaviors. I am not going to lie and say it is easy. I think about all those people that said and did really hurtful things to me thru out my childhood and teenage years and admittedly, I notice myself feeling angry. Real angry at how they messed my young thoughts, feelings, self-perception up real bad, real angry how I, the smart resilient me young girl, did allow them to treat me in such a way that did make me...

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How do you fight back?

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Let’s get this out of the way. I am by no means a supporter of violence of any kind. Whatever seemingly drastic actions is, definitely the last resort. I would like to start with a story.just a simple short one may not directly involve bullying, but to illustrate the point of “standing up for yourself”. So bare with me. This started a few weeks ago. A book that needed to be completed on an already tight deadline. Having said that the graphic designer was assured that after a well-planned schedule, everyone was to keep to it, it was to run...

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