Archive for 'Behavior'

Girls and Fitness

Girls and Fitness

Keeping our daughters tuned into keeping fit Girls and Fitness Funny thing happens to girls on their way to becoming young women…they become more sedentary. Stasticis tell us, time and time again, that once girls hit [...]

What to Do About a Child Who Tattles on Siblings

What to Do About a Child Who Tattles on Siblings

Why do some children resort to tattling on their brothers and sisters? Maybe they need to have their feelings validated by Mom or Dad. If you’re the parent of more than one child then you’ve probably [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]