Archive for 'Behavior'

How to Cope with Baby’s Colic and Crying

How to Cope with Baby’s Colic and Crying

Does your baby regularly fuss near day’s end? Does she cry as though in pain, pulling her legs up to the chest? Then your baby may have colic.  Colic is a condition which continues to leave [...]

What to Do About a Child Who Bites and Hits

What to Do About a Child Who Bites and Hits

Is your youngster having trouble expressing her frustrations verbally? It may be the reason why she’s resorting to biting and hitting others.  Often young children go through a phase in life where they express their feelings [...]

When Will Your Newborn Sleep Through the Night?

When Will Your Newborn Sleep Through the Night?

During those first few weeks of life, newborn babies sleep a lot. Unfortunately, they don’t necessarily sleep when we want them to. Sleep deprivation is a common complaint of parents, especially those of newborns. A common [...]

Secondhand Smoke and Childhood Behavioural Problems

Secondhand Smoke and Childhood Behavioural Problems

A new U.S. study of more than 55,000 children younger than 12 years of age has linked secondhand smoke to behavioural problems in children. The study found that children who lived in homes where parents or [...]

Returning to Work and Dealing With Separation Anxiety

Returning to Work and Dealing With Separation Anxiety

Preparing your baby for your return to the workforce. Work and Separation Wouldn’t you know it? Just as parents are ready to return to the workforce full-time, baby’s hit a developmental milestone that makes that so [...]

How to Encourage a Baby’s First Words

How to Encourage a Baby’s First Words

Waiting for the sweet sound of your baby’s first words? What to do when your baby’s speech doesn’t seem to be progressing. A baby’s first words are a milestone in a child’s life that every parent [...]

Children’s Brain Development in their First Three Years

Children’s Brain Development in their First Three Years

Did you know that all those hugs and cuddles that you give your baby are actually helping to make her smarter? Studies show that the love and nurturing we give our infants does more than create [...]

Why Babies Cling and Have Separation Anxiety

Why Babies Cling and Have Separation Anxiety

Does your baby balk at the sight of a new face, or even a familiar one like grandma or grandpa? Don’t worry, it’s just a phase that will pass in time. At around eight months of [...]

Food Struggles and Picky Eaters

Food Struggles and Picky Eaters

Is your child a picky eater? While it may be tempting to bribe her to eat her meals, in the long run this creates more problems than its worth. Remember how voracious your child’s appetite was [...]

Aggression and Anger in Young Children

Aggression and Anger in Young Children

At around a year or 18 months of age, many parents notice a change in children’s behavior, as they turn from a lovable cuddly infant to an aggressive little tyke. Biting, hitting, kicking. Is toddler aggression [...]

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