Parenting Tips

Parenting Tips

We all want the best for our little ones, which means that many of us worry about how to be a good parent. That’s why we’ve put together lots of parenting tips and advice on good parenting skills to help you on your way, including advice on how to communicate with your children and help them grow in confidence, creativity and compassion. Surf excel is on your side, so check out our tips for parents whenever you need a little help.

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  • English Learning for Kids
    English Learning for Kids
    Did you know that English has twice as many vowels and half the number of consonants of Hindi? No wonder children find it so hard to get their little mouths around English words! But in India, English learning for kids has become a priority. We want the best for our children, and many parents believe […]
  • Teaching Sharing & Giving
    Teaching Sharing & Giving
    When more than one child is in a room with a bucket of toys, more often than not an adult ends up playing referee! It’s the job of the adult to keep things fair and to break up squabbles over who plays with what and when. It can be exhausting! But teaching your kids about […]
  • Rewarding Child Behaviour
    Rewarding Child Behaviour
    Our Mother Venn diagrams show that being a mother so often means feeling both positive and negative emotions at once. Seeing your child’s face light up when you give children a treat – their favourite sweet, for example – is a lovely feeling. All mums have that natural instinct to make their kids happy by […]
  • English Word Games
    English Word Games
    Even if your child regularly hears English at home or at school, you may need to spend time with them learning new vocabulary and helping them master English language reading and writing techniques. One of the most enjoyable way to learn English as a family is by playing word games. In fact, many kids’ educational […]
  • Getting Your Kids to Sleep
    Getting Your Kids to Sleep
    In our Mother Venn diagrams, we’re illustrating the crossover of emotions that, being a mother, you experience in the simplest of situations, such as the lovely, quiet, calm minutes just after you’ve got your kids to sleep. All parents know the incredible feeling of relief that bedtime brings. You feel the need to have some […]
  • 5 Safety Rules for Kids
    5 Safety Rules for Kids
    Child safety is of utmost importance! Here are some tips about safety at home and on the road.

Developing good parenting skills

Good parenting skills begin with open and honest communication between you and your child. It can be a challenge, but spending time together is vital for their development as well as for helping to nurture the bond between you. 

All kids need friends their own age, so encourage them to meet other children, share experiences and play with them – this will help them grow in confidence and develop emotional skills from an early age. Follow our good parenting tips to help you manage these experiences and don’t forget to take a look at our kids activities for inspiration of games, crafts, and celebration activities you can try.

Your child will need to take on more responsibility as they get older and become more independent, so it’s a good idea to encourage them to do this from a young age. There are many small ways they can do this: try assigning them, household tasks like setting the table to encouraging them to spend time with older members of the family. Good parenting tips encourage you to assist with all areas of your child’s development and this will certainly contribute to that.