Archive for 'Behavior'
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 [...]
Why do some children resort to tattling on their brothers and sisters? Maybe they need to have their feelings validated by Mom or Dad. If you’re the parent of more than one child then you’ve probably [...]
Negative sibling relationship are strongly linked to aggressive, anti-social behavior and even delinquency and substance abuse later in life, according to research out of the Prevention Research Center for the Promotion of Human Development. However, improving [...]
Coming soon to a back seat on your road vacation – car wars. Fights and Car Travel While traveling with our kids can be a lot of fun, when boredom sets in, watch out. Fights can [...]
During the early years of childhood, children’s imagination is essentially their playground. Between the ages of three and six, children get really involved with fantasy play. Their tea set become the foundation for a party with [...]
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 [...]
When your toddler tantrums what should you do? Experts say try to stay calm, and remind yourself that this too will pass! Terrible or terrific. However you look at it, one thing is certain and that [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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