Coping With Kids – 5 Top Tips

Most people have a soft spot for children, especially if they have or have had their own. Dealing with other people’s children usually takes a bit more patience though, which is one of the reasons why school teachers deserve respect. At least more than they often do get. I know that it would not be a job for me. A penance, maybe.

So, over the years, I have collected a few tips on how to make life with children easier for both them and us. After all, children can be easily upset and we don’t want that, do we? Tantrums, crying, sulking, no, no no.

Label Your Kids: what was a very happy day out at the park or seaside can be ruined if you lose a child or even if a child loses a favourite toy. The best way to prevent this, besides not letting them out of your sight, is to tie a label to the child and it’s toy. The label can say your vehicle’s registration number, your address, the museum you’re visiting or anything relevant that will make it easy for a policeman to find you and return your lost property.

Wellie Watch: young children often have problems with wellington boots. In the winter months, they change out of them in school and lose one or put someone else’s on or even put their own boots on backwards. You can help them and their teacher out in this regard by affixing a label into the front of each boot. You can put anything on that label that you can teach your child, like the child’s name and whether the label is at the front or the back of the boot. This saves teachers a lot of time at the end of the day when …

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