Archive for 'Behavior'
A look at the benefits of giving kids a break from technology. Technology and Children Are you ever tempted to unplug your kids? Seems everywhere we go today, children are plugged into mp3 players, smart phones, [...]
What to say when your child questions the big guy in red. Is there a Santa? During this time of the year, you can count on a few things. Children will begin to be inundated with [...]
Whether a child is the victim of name calling or physical abuse, bullying is devastating to a child’s sense of self worth. Is your child the victim of bullying? Sometimes the signs are hard to spot, [...]
Why you’ll want to consider getting your child a flu shot this fall. Flu Vaccine With autumn well upon us, so too is the flu season. Every year there are new flu strains or a variant [...]
Negative sibling relationship are strongly linked to aggressive, anti-social behavior and even delinquency and substance abuse later in life, according to research out of the Prevention Research Center for the Promotion of Human Development. However, improving [...]
Our kids and the world of cyberspace. Internet Use For most of us, sending a text or an email is our most common form of communication. It’s the same for our kids. Their smart phones and [...]
Preventing kids from being bullies. Preventing Bullying Children who insult, push around, exclude, name call or otherwise bully other kids are probably lacking a little discipline and guidance in their own lives. But that’s not to [...]
A look at punishments for children that are acceptable and those that aren’t. Limits and Punishment At one time we equated discipline with punishment such as spanking. But today the vast majority of psychologists believe such [...]
The one thing kids want from parents more than anything else. Making Time for Kids For most families, days are filled with work, school, homework, after-school lessons and more. And with a schedule like that, finding [...]
How to help you shrinking violet blossom. Shyness If you have a shy child, chances are you or a close relative were also shy. That’s because shyness is a genetic trait. That’s not to say it [...]
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