Archive for 'Limit Setting'
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 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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The connection between children’s development and their behaviour. Unwanted Behavior When it comes to our children showing less than desirable behaviours, it’s tempting to think kids are acting in certain ways on purpose. But really, problems [...]
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