Priscilla Dunstan

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27 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM

Each child responds to conflicts differently

Knowing how each child acts out will help parents settle fights.

Fight zone: Conflicts are easier to resolve if you know how each child express his anger. Image: TNS
19 Dec 2014 | 7:00 AM

Teaching children the art of choosing gifts

Give gifts according to your loved ones’ dominant sense.

26 Sep 2014 | 7:00 AM

Achieving positive results with positive discipline

While discipline is often a mixture of positive and negative reinforcement, much can be achieved by using the positive.

Distracting your child badly by refocusing on a better behaviour removes the need for harsher methods and teaches your child to review and correct their own behaviour.
14 Feb 2014 | 7:00 AM

Valentine at home

By spending Valentine's Day doing activities specific to your child’s dominant sense, you will be able to demonstrate clearly how much you love them.

Kids love arts and craft.
7 Feb 2014 | 7:00 AM

Help them mind their words

By appealing to their dominant sense, parents can help children avoid making hurtful comments.

Showing the way: Children need help understanding that their words can hurt others. — MCT
17 Jan 2014 | 7:00 AM

Getting back into school

Some sensory tips that will enable children to adapt more easily to their new routine.

School routine: Some children may need help adjusting to long hours in the classroom.
2 Oct 2013 | 7:00 AM

Parenting senses

Knowing how to communicate with other parents is important.

7 Aug 2013 | 7:00 AM

Enjoying the holidays

Some tips to help children settle in more easily in a different environment during the vacation.

It’s fun to balik kampung for the holidays, but some children will need help adjusting to the change in their routine.
2 Jul 2013 | 3:11 PM

Helping your child through the death of a pet

How to help your child overcome sadness.

The death of a beloved pet is a sad event and can even be confusing for children who do not understand the concept of permanence just yet.
12 Jun 2013 | 7:00 AM

Draw out the child

Children’s art tell a lot.

A child’s drawing reflects his dominant sense.