Archive for 'Behavior'

Growing Pains

Growing Pains

 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, [...]

When Children Swear, Curse and Use Foul Language

When Children Swear, Curse and Use Foul Language

Hearing swear words coming from your child’s mouth can be upsetting. More astonishing may be that those first swear words your young child utters were learned on the home front. It can be a shocking moment [...]

Boys, Education & Activities

Boys, Education & Activities

How encouraging your son’s interests makes him a better student. Boys, Education and Activities What is your son passionate about?  If it’s not getting top marks, don’t worry.  You can help him to do well in [...]

Computers & TV in Bedrooms Linked to Children’s Weight and Sleep Problems

Computers & TV in Bedrooms Linked to Children’s Weight and Sleep Problems

A recent study out of the University of Alberta has shown that computers and televisions in children’s bedroom negatively affects their sleep and weight. This research is the first to find a correlation between sleep, diet [...]

Shyness and Children

Shyness and Children

Why it’s okay that your child is a shrinking violet. Shyness Just as our kids come in all shapes and sizes, so do they all come with their own unique personalities.  Whether they’re toddlers or teens, [...]

Coping with Children’s Forgetfulness

Coping with Children’s Forgetfulness

Is your child always forgetting something? Forgetfulness What parent hasn’t been frustrated with their child losing a perfectly good jacket, or sweater?  Forgetfulness is pretty common with kids.   Question is, how can we help our child [...]

When Kids Have The Gimmees

When Kids Have The Gimmees

Is your child suffering from ‘the gimmees’? The Gimmes Every year it seems there are more gadgets and toys that are “must-haves” for children…or so our kids will tell us. As parents, we often think that [...]

Lying

Lying

What to do when you catch your child in a lie. Lying Most parents would agree that raising a child who is honest is a core value.  When a child isn’t honest, we might feel our [...]

Listening Deeply to Children

Listening Deeply to Children

How just listening can help our children learn inner discipline. Deep Listening We often hear how important it is to really listen to our children.  Real listening means we need to stop what we’re doing, sit [...]

Back Talk and Children

Back Talk and Children

A few tips on how to cope with back talk from your child. Back Talk Does your child ever give you back talk?  You know the type, where you ask your child to help you with [...]

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