Archive for 'Limit Setting'
Why all children need a little downtime in the midst of their hectic lives. Kids and Downtime Fact is most parents just want the best for their children. It’s why many enroll their kids in one [...]
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 [...]
A look at why the chicken pox vaccination is worth it for your child effort. Chicken Pox Just a generation ago, having chickenpox was pretty much a passage of childhood. Now, with the chicken pox vaccine, [...]
How to know if you’re over scheduling your child’s after school agenda. Over Scheduled Kids Not only are children starting back into school at this time of year, they’re also enrolling in after school lessons and [...]
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 [...]
A look at the most effective discipline and parenting style for kids. Discipline and Parenting Styles When it comes to limit setting and guiding our kids, not all discipline styles are equal. Some parents equate discipline [...]
Why rewards and bribes backfire when it comes to motivating kids. Motivation When it comes to getting kids to do what we want, it’s awfully tempting to use rewards, but rewarding children for what comes naturally [...]
The importance of teaching children self-discipline and problem solving Teaching Children Self-Control 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 [...]
Why letting our kids make small mistakes actually helps them. Kids and Mistakes There’s no doubt that kids need limits and guidance. But of course, in time, children will require more than our limit setting. They’ll [...]
How encouragement goes a long way when it comes to disciplining kids. Limit Setting When It comes to disciplining our kids, the one word that comes to mind is “no”. But saying “no” can dampen children’s [...]
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