Archive for 'Behavior'

4 Signs Your Child’s Being Bullied

4 Signs Your Child’s Being Bullied

Bullying can destroy a child’s sense of self-worth, which is why it’s important to understand the types and signs of bullying . Is your child the victim of bullying? Sometimes the signs are hard to spot. [...]

Is Your Child Being Bullied On-line?

Is Your Child Being Bullied On-line?

Bullying isn’t always obvious. With the advent of tetxting and social media, you might want to ask yourself, “is your child a victim of cyber-bullying?”  Signs of Cyber Bullying There is nothing more disheartening than to discover [...]

Preventing Bullying

Preventing Bullying

A few tips on preventing kids from becoming 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. [...]

Summer Camps and Homesickness

Summer Camps and Homesickness

What to do when your child is homesick while away at camp. Homesickness Going to an overnight, or residential camp, is an experience many children go through. They also go through a bout of homesickness. In [...]

Time Out

Time Out

Does it backfire when you give your kids Time Out? Time Out A short Time Out can be an effective consequence when young children misbehave It gives them an opportunity to think about what they have [...]

The Benefits of Boredom

The Benefits of Boredom

Why do nothing time is good for kids. The Benefits of Boredom When your children lament that they’re bored, do you feel it’s your duty to fill their time with one activity or another? If so, [...]

Role of Peers

Role of Peers

Hanging with the crowd.  What our kids gain from their peer group, next on The Parent Report. Role of Peers Often when we think about peer groups , negative things like peer pressure come to mind.  [...]

Fights and Car Travel

Fights and Car Travel

Coming soon to a back seat on your road vacation – car wars. Fights and Car Travel While traveling with our kids can be a lot of fun, when boredom sets in, watch out. Fights can [...]

Lashing Out

Lashing Out

What to do when your child lashes out at you. Lashing Out When kids are angry or down, they’ll often lash out at mom or dad.  After all, it feels safe to get angry with someone [...]

Strong Willed Behavior

Strong Willed Behavior

How to make the most out of your strong willed child’s behavior. Strong Willed Behavior Is your child strong-willed? Strong willed children are often persistent and independent and these are great characteristics.  On the flip side, [...]