Archive for 'Behavior'
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
When baby balks at everyone from gramma to strangers. Separation Anxiety At about 8 months, babies begin to really distinguish between strangers and mom and dad. This can make things like daycare a real challenge. But [...]
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 [...]
Tips for helping your child feel secure when flying alone. Kids Traveling Alone Whether it’s visiting relatives or a friend in another city, it’s not uncommon for children to fly alone. Airlines have rules in place [...]
How to teach your child to be a friend. Teaching Friendships As adults, we know that it takes effort to make and keep friends. Sometimes it means being selfless, compassionate and giving. If you have a [...]
During the early years of childhood, children’s imagination is essentially their playground. Between the ages of three and six, children get really involved with fantasy play. Their tea set become the foundation for a party with [...]
Could your child be a victim of cyber-bullying? Signs of Cyber Bullying There is nothing more disheartening than to discover that peers are bullying your child. But sometimes the signs aren’t as clear as a bloody [...]
Does your child suffer from growing pains? Growing Pains For children between the ages of three and ten, growing pains are a relatively common occurrence. Generally kids with growing pains find both of their legs aching, [...]
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