Let children shine in their own way and time - parenting expert

The year is almost ending and it is at this time of the year that children get awards for what they achieved through their performance in the classroom or on the sports field.

There is often a small fraction of children who repeatedly get awards each year, and then there is the mixed bunch surrounding this core that changes each year.

Parenting expert Nikki Bush believes that children grow and develop in different ways every year and parents should be supportive of their child’s journey.

Childhood is not a destination, it is a continuous process unfolding

Nikki Bush - Parenting expert

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Bush says parents should put things in perspective for their children and let them know that their lives will have ups and downs and on the other hand children also need to learn that there is a different developmental timeline for everyone.

Don't build up unrealistic expectations in your children

Nikki Bush - Parenting expert
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