Archive for 'Limit Setting'

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 [...]

The Internet’s Effects on Children

The Internet’s Effects on Children

Just why are kids are so attracted to life online? Effects of Life Online Surveys show that today teens spend an average of 31 hours a week online, from social network sites, to online computer games, [...]

Signs of Computer Addiction

Signs of Computer Addiction

The signs that your child may be addicted to computer games. Computer Addiction While computers are a fact of life in today’s world, they can also cause concern. If children are ignoring everything else from school [...]

Age Appropriate Computer Limits

Age Appropriate Computer Limits

How to set limits when it comes to computer use and kids. Computer Age Limits Spending time on-line is as much a part of life today as was watching TV twenty years ago. And just as [...]

Teaching our Children Self-Discipline

Teaching our Children Self-Discipline

Someday our children will be self-sufficient and independent adults, which is why we need to teach them to become self-disciplined now. Most experts agree that in terms of behavior, children need to know their limits. Limit [...]

Punishment vs Discipline

Punishment vs Discipline

Punishment and discipline. Why these two words are not interchangeable. Often when we think of disciplining our children, the word punishment comes to mind. But more and more, both experts and parents are seeing that discipline [...]

Video Game Addiction in Teens and Pre-Teens

Video Game Addiction in Teens and Pre-Teens

Studies show that the excitement of video games makes playing them addictive. Parents of preteens and teens hardly find the realities of video game addiction surprising. Ask any preteen or teen how they love to spend [...]

Are You Too Strict with Your Teen or Preteen?

Are You Too Strict with Your Teen or Preteen?

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 [...]

What To Do About Sibling Rivalry and Fights

What To Do About Sibling Rivalry and Fights

Sibling rivalry may be inevitable, but there are still ways to get our kids to show a little respect for one another. When it comes to relationships between siblings, most of us hope that our children [...]

Negotiating Rules and Making Contracts with Teens

Negotiating Rules and Making Contracts with Teens

Is your teen breaking all the rules? Then you may want to consider writing a contract with your teen. Setting limits for teens can be a tricky business. After all, a teenager is on the verge [...]