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 [...]

Improving Behaviour in Small Children

Improving Behaviour in Small Children

How a little distraction can lead to better behaviour. Improving Behaviour One of our main jobs as parents is to help guide our children to make wise choices.  Sometimes that can mean setting limits and doling [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

How to Deal with Unwanted Child Behaviors

How to Deal with Unwanted Child Behaviors

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 [...]

Why Nagging Children Backfires

Why Nagging Children Backfires

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 [...]