Archive for 'Behavior'

Teaching Problem Solving

Teaching Problem Solving

The importance of teaching children self-discipline and problem solving. Teaching Problem Solving When it comes to discipline and children, the goal shouldn’t be controlling children, but rather helping them to learn self-control.  And the more our [...]

Setting Limits on Screen Time

Setting Limits on Screen Time

What kids are really missing when they’re stuck in front of a TV. Setting Limits on Screen Time Stats tell us children spend an average of four hours a day watching TV.  That means that outside [...]

When Do Children Who Stutter Need Help?

When Do Children Who Stutter Need Help?

Does your child repeat words and phrases over and over?  This doesn’t necessarily mean he has a stutter. Learning to speak is a remarkable feat. Even more remarkable is that it’s accomplished within the first few [...]

Why Preschool Children Are So Talkative

Why Preschool Children Are So Talkative

Are you living with a chatter-box? If your child is a preschooler, the answer is probably “yes”. Three and four and five year olds love to ask questions. And when they’re not asking questions they’re likely [...]

Hidden Signs That Your Child is Being Bullied

Hidden Signs That Your Child is Being Bullied

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, [...]

Sleepwalking

Sleepwalking

Is sleepwalking something to be concerned about?  Sleepwalking Has your child ever suffered from a night terror – appearing to be wide awake and in a state of fear. Moments later, back a sleep without any [...]

How to Encourage Empathy

How to Encourage Empathy

Can you teach kids to be more caring and empathic? Empathy and Children There’s probably not a better trait that makes the world a better place than empathy. When we feel for others, we want the [...]

Teething

Teething

Tips for helping babies who experience teething discomfort. Teething Usually around 6 or 7 months babies cut their first tooth and by the time they’re three, most toddlers will have all 20 of their baby teeth. [...]

Nursing Bottle Decay

Nursing Bottle Decay

How to keep your baby’s pearly whites strong and healthy. Nursing Bottle Decay Once children start getting their teeth, parents need to think about their baby’s dental health. One thing that can cause damage to a [...]

How to Teach Respect to Children

How to Teach Respect to Children

Why there’ more to raising kids who are respectful than meets the eye. How to Teach Respect to Children We all want a little respect, and as parents, many of us expect it from our children. [...]