Archive for 'Behavior'

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 [...]

How to Teach initiative to Children

How to Teach initiative to Children

How to teach children to think and act for themselves. How to Teach Initiative to Children Wish your child would take more initiative in life? Well, it’s understandable. People with initiative generally don’t wait for someone [...]

Ignoring Misbehavior

Ignoring Misbehavior

When ignoring bad behavior is the best thing a parent can do. Ignoring Misbehavior Let’s face it, some things kids do can drive a parent bonkers, and it’s tempting to punish certain behaviors. But there are [...]

Limiting Kids’ TV Time a Challenge

Limiting Kids’ TV Time a Challenge

A recent study out of the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, has shown just how difficult it is to curb the TV viewing time of young children.  According to researchers, children who spend too much time [...]

No Debate Limits

No Debate Limits

How to set limits without a fight. No Debate Limits When you lay down a rule in your home, are you up for a fight? While there is a time and place for discussion with our [...]

The Good Side of Bad Behaviour

The Good Side of Bad Behaviour

 Finding the silver lining in your child’s defiant behavior. The Good Side of Bad Behavior Is your child a bit willful, ready to stomp his feet and be demanding when he doesn’t get what he wants? [...]

Toddlers and Newborns

Toddlers and Newborns

 Bringing home baby. Toddlers and Newborns Introducing a toddler to a newborn can be quite a challenge.  After all, until now, your toddler may well have been the one and only and little did she think [...]

Technology and Children

Technology and Children

 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, [...]