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When Your Child Needs A Separate Room...

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Every parent wants the best for their children and when it comes to giving them comfort and security, they will do anything for them to be cocooned. It is in fact the wrong approach as children need to grasp the independent life so that tomorrow they can stand on their own.

It all starts from a young age, where parents need to train their children to live independently. For example, there are a number of parents who love to have their children in the same room during the night, for they feel that the child is not yet ready to stay without them... It is time for 'these parents' to stop assuming and do what's right for their child.

For starters, here are some parenting tips, for you to know when your child needs to get a separate room in the house.

1.Children who have crossed the age of 5-years are liable to stay in a different room. Parents need to encourage them so that they are set free.

2.There are some children, who hint that they want to stay separately. As a parent, it is normal for you to be uncomfortable and you might even ponder over the thought as to why your child wants to sleep separately. Asking your child why, is of no harm, they will have their reasons, so accept the fact and give them their space. A best parenting tip to follow!

3.If you have two kids who have a slight difference in age, it is advisable for them to stay together in one room. This will not only give them a chance to bond as siblings but also a source for you to know how they are managing with their independent life in a separate room.

4.Your children get to interact with other kids in school, playschool and kids care. So, they are bound to ask you when they can get a separate room for themselves. If you have any doubt, the best parenting tip for you is to ask other parents whose children have separate rooms. Inquire from these parents how they are coping with it and dealing with children who live in separate rooms.

If you are planning to give your child a separate room, it is the right choice you will be making. These are the best parenting tips for your child's future.

Story first published: Wednesday, May 25, 2011, 11:57 [IST]
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