Archive for 'Behavior'
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, [...]
Mary Poppins sang that “a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down”, and it seems that this may be true. A recent study found that infants, who on average receive more than a dozen vaccines [...]
What not to do when it comes to toddlers and limit setting. Toddler Discipline There’s no doubt that toddlers can be incredibly strong willed. In fact, it’s common for them to refuse to budge from a [...]
When no food is good enough. Coping with Picky Eaters Well, we’ve probably all heard the story about a toddler who refuses to eat anything but peanut butter sandwiches. Granted, it may not make headlines around [...]
The connection between crankiness & developmental milestones. Crankiness & Milestones Have you ever tried to learn a new skill, only to be frustrated and irritated by set-backs while trying to master it? Well, that same frustration [...]
When the bogeyman just won’t go away. When does that fear of the dark become a true phobia? Is your child afraid of the dark? For many children, especially preschoolers, the bogeyman is a very real [...]
How a little extra shut eye could make you an even better parent. Sleep’s Role on Good Parenting Because it is so difficult to accomplish all of the things we need to in a day, many [...]
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 help your child learn the skills to be a better friend. Empathy and Friendships Are you concerned that your child is having trouble making or keeping friends? Considering how important friendship is to children, [...]
How to make the most out of your strong willed child’s behaviour. Strong-Willed Behavior Strong willed children are often persistent and independent and these are great characteristics. On the flip side, a strong-willed child can be [...]
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