Archive for 'Behavior'

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 [...]

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 [...]

Shy Kids and Socialization

Shy Kids and Socialization

The difference between shyness and social anxiety disorder. Shy Kids Everyone feels shy now and again, but social anxiety disorder requires more consideration because it can affect school performance, lead to depression and low self-confidence. Cynthia [...]

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. [...]

Raising Tolerant Children

Raising Tolerant Children

Why teaching tolerance to our kids begins with examining ourselves. Raising Tolerant Children It takes all types of people to make this world go round.  And simply because no two people are alike, and we all [...]