Ministry of Education, Guyana

As a parent, your job is to take care of your children until the day arrives when they can strike out on their own.

While they graduate from high school knowing how to read and write, other skills are just as critical that may not get covered in the classroom.

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“Go pick your bedtime book, right now,” I told my four-year-old. Afternoon meltdowns had turned into bedtime battles, and I was tired. He returned clutching the book Glad Monster, Sad Monster and curled up beside me.

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Monday, 17 June 2019 10:26

Parenting Without Power Struggles

Three-year-old Ruby keeps upping the ante at bedtime. She says that if she doesn’t get one more book, or two more songs, or five more kisses (or all of the above!) that she simply won’t go to sleep. Voila — welcome to the pow·er strug·gle (noun), defined as: An unpleasant competition for power; refers to people in a relationship fighting about who is in control, with both trying to dominate the relationship in one way or another.

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