Archive for 'Behavior'

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, [...]

Flu Vaccine

Flu Vaccine

Why you’ll want to consider getting your child a flu shot this fall. Flu Vaccine With autumn well upon us, so too is the flu season. Every year there are new flu strains or a variant [...]

Positive Sibling Relationships Build Confidence

Positive Sibling Relationships Build Confidence

Negative sibling relationship are strongly linked to aggressive, anti-social behavior and even delinquency and substance abuse later in life, according to research out of the Prevention Research Center for the Promotion of Human Development.   However, improving [...]

Internet Use

Internet Use

Our kids and the world of cyberspace. Internet Use For most of us, sending a text or an email is our most common form of communication.  It’s the same for our kids.  Their smart phones and [...]

Preventing Bullying

Preventing Bullying

Preventing kids from being 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. But that’s not to [...]

Limits and Punishment

Limits and Punishment

A look at punishments for children that are acceptable and those that aren’t. Limits and Punishment At one time we equated discipline with punishment such as spanking.  But today the vast majority of psychologists believe such [...]

Making Time for Kids

Making Time for Kids

The one thing kids want from parents more than anything else. Making Time for Kids For most families, days are filled with work, school, homework, after-school lessons and more. And with a schedule like that, finding [...]

Shyness

Shyness

 How to help you shrinking violet blossom. Shyness If you have a shy child, chances are you or a close relative were also shy.  That’s because shyness is a genetic trait.  That’s not to say it [...]