The Happy Child Guide is proudly replaced by DEMOCRATIC PARENTING since Mar 2012.
Jonathon*, 7, got his hands dirty after playing Play-Doh. His mum who is busy baking rice, repeatedly told him to wash his hands and get ready for dinner. He doesn’t seem to ‘get the message‘ but continued playing. Mum yell from the kitchen ‘Jonathan, you heard me? It’s dinner time, you’ve got to…..’. Hearing no response, mum left the kitchen to check on Jonathon. To her surprise, he was holding a marker and drawing on his toddler sister’s face! Permanent marker of course! He probably learned face painting from school. Her jaw-dropped! She slapped her forehead. Read more »