Archive for 'Limit Setting'

Sibling Jealousy

Sibling Jealousy

What to do when your children are jealous of one another. Sibling Jealousy If there’s one sure way to create a little sibling rivalry among kids, it’s to treat two siblings differently. That’s because kids have [...]

How to Get Kids to Behave Better

How to Get Kids to Behave Better

 How to actually get your children to behave a little better! Kids’ Bad Behaviour Usually when our children misbehave, especially the young ones, it’s quite unintentional.  They simply don’t know any better.  Which is why we [...]

Are You Too Strict With Your Young Child?

Are You Too Strict With Your Young Child?

How many times have you said “no” to your children today? There’s good reason to consider a few alternatives to the word “no”. When it comes to parenting, one of the most overused words in the [...]

Creating Downtime for Kids

Creating Downtime for Kids

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 [...]

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 [...]

Over Scheduled Kids

Over Scheduled Kids

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 [...]

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 [...]

Rewarding and Bribing Children

Rewarding and Bribing Children

Why rewards and bribes backfire when it comes to motivating kids. Rewarding & Bribing When it comes to getting kids to do what we want, it’s awfully tempting to use rewards, but rewarding children for what [...]

The Perils of Punishment

The Perils of Punishment

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 [...]

Emotional Abuse Scars Children for Life

Emotional Abuse Scars Children for Life

According to a recent report released by the American Academy of Pediatrics, psychological abuse can harm children well into their adult years and lead to emotional, developmental and psychological problems. Emotional abuse and neglect is one [...]