Archive for 'Behavior'

When Children Show Courage

When Children Show Courage

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 [...]

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 [...]

How to Cope With Sibling Jealousy

How to Cope With 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 [...]

Dealing with Tantrums

Dealing with Tantrums

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 [...]

Secondhand Smoke and Childhood Behavioural Problems

Secondhand Smoke and Childhood Behavioural Problems

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 [...]

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 [...]

Teaching Kids Through Natural Consquences

Teaching Kids Through Natural Consquences

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 [...]

Talk Your Way to Discipline

Talk Your Way to Discipline

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 [...]

Toddlers and Time Out

Toddlers and Time Out

A few ideas on fine art of disciplining a toddler. Time Out Let’s face it, there are times when young children misbehave to the point that their actions may require a consequence that helps them calm [...]

How to Cope with a Child Who Whines

How to Cope with a Child Who Whines

If there is one behavior that most parents, caregivers and teachers would readily admit drives them around the bend it’s whining. The good news is there are some simple ways to help your child to avoid [...]