Archive for 'Limit Setting'
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 [...]
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 know if you’re teaching or nagging your kids. Nagging Backfires Most of us have done it, nagged at our children. Maybe we’ve nagged our kids to clean their room, or do their homework. While [...]
Why reasoning with our kids is one of the best ways of setting limits. Discipline While setting limits is vital to our children’s well being, laying down the law without any explanation is one of the [...]
The signs that your child may be addicted to computer games. Computer Addiction While computers are a fact of life in today’s world, they can also cause concern. If children are ignoring everything else from school [...]
How to set limits when it comes to computer use and kids. Computer Age Limits Spending time on-line is as much a part of life today as was watching TV twenty years ago. And just as [...]
Sometimes your child’s misbehavior may have more to do with how she is feeling physically, rather than how she’s feeling emotionally. At one time the word ‘discipline’ had negative connotations. Today though, most experts see discipline [...]
Having trouble loosening the reigns? In the long run, being over-protective could do your child more harm than good. From the moment the umbilical cord is cut, children begin those first steps towards independence. While most [...]
Someday our children will be self-sufficient and independent adults, which is why we need to teach them to become self-disciplined now. Most experts agree that in terms of behavior, children need to know their limits. Limit [...]
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