Archive for 'Behavior'
Making air travel enjoyable for kids and the other passengers. Kids and Air Travel In today’s world, air travel means arriving at the airport early to leave ample time to go through security – meaning children [...]
While signing children up for after-school lessons and sports teams is valuable, new studies reveal that allowing time for unstructured play is also valuable. Studies reveal that over the past 50 years, free, unstructured play in [...]
Today’s kids are different. Our traditional parenting tactics aren’t working; in fact, they are making matters worse. Psychotherapist Alyson Schafer says, “Just as antibiotics created super bugs, old parenting methods have created the discipline-resistant child, and [...]
How to help our children become more courageous and less fearful. Showing Courage In many ways, growing up is all about facing fears. A child facing their fear of the dark, facing fear of leaving home [...]
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 [...]
Just why do toddlers throw tantrums? Trantrums We’ve all seen them, our children have done them, hec, we did them when we were their age….throw a tantrum that is. You could almost say that throwing a [...]
A new U.S. study of more than 55,000 children younger than 12 years of age has linked secondhand smoke to behavioural problems in children. The study found that children who lived in homes where parents or [...]
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 letting our children fail could be one of the best ways of guiding them. Learning from Mistakes As parents, it’s so tempting to step in and stop our children from making mistakes. After all, it’s [...]
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