Archive for 'Limit Setting'

3 Steps to Stop Biting and Hitting

3 Steps to Stop Biting and Hitting

Is your youngster having trouble expressing her frustrations verbally? It may be the reason why she’s resorting to biting and hitting others.  Often young children go through a phase in life where they express their feelings [...]

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 [...]

Setting Limits with Toddlers

Setting Limits with Toddlers

Laying down a few rules with your toddler takes patience and consistency. Here’s how to set limits with your little tyke. It’s during the toddler years, when children begin to become more independent that the need [...]

Toddlers and Discipline

Toddlers and Discipline

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 [...]

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 [...]