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Rewarding and Bribing Children

Rewarding and Bribing Children

Why rewards and bribes backfire when it comes to motivating kids. Rewarding and Bribing Children When it comes to getting kids to do what we want, it’s awfully tempting to use rewards, but rewarding children for [...]

Teaching Problem Solving

Teaching Problem Solving

The importance of teaching children self-discipline and problem solving. Teaching Problem Solving When it comes to discipline and children, the goal shouldn’t be controlling children, but rather helping them to learn self-control.  And the more our [...]

Inner Discipline

Inner Discipline

Why letting our kids make small mistakes actually helps them. Inner Discipline There’s no doubt that kids need limits and guidance. But of course, in time, children will require more than our limit setting.  They’ll need [...]

Why Children Need Encouragement

Why Children Need Encouragement

How encouragement goes a long way when it comes to disciplining kids. Why Children Need Encouragement When It comes to disciplining our kids, the one word that comes to mind is “no”. But saying “no” can [...]

Setting Limits on Screen Time

Setting Limits on Screen Time

What kids are really missing when they’re stuck in front of a TV. Setting Limits on Screen Time Stats tell us children spend an average of four hours a day watching TV.  That means that outside [...]

Counteracting Ads Aimed at Kids

Counteracting Ads Aimed at Kids

How to counteract all that advertising aimed at children. Counteracting ads aimed at kids Over the years, we’ve become accustomed to buying what we want now.  It’s created a bit of a credit crisis for a [...]

Tweens & TV

Tweens & TV

Why it’s important to make TV time, family time. Tweens & TV With so many television channels to choose from, it’s difficult to keep tabs on what our tweens are watching. That’s concerning, because a lot [...]

Your Musical Child

Your Musical Child

What makes children fall in love with music? How does musical ability develop? How can parents select an appropriate instrument for their children? Why do children find practicing so challenging and what can parents do to [...]

Secrets of the Baby Whisperer: How to Calm, Connect, and Communicate with Your Baby

Secrets of the Baby Whisperer: How to Calm, Connect, and Communicate with Your Baby

In this groundbreaking book, Tracy Hogg concentrates her vast knowledge (and huge dose of common sense) into simple, accessible programs that parents can begin as early as the first few weeks of a baby’s life. Reassuring, [...]

The Child and the Machine

The Child and the Machine

Are computers effective learning tools for young children? Can computers help our kids learn to read, write, and think? The Child and the Machine is, astonishingly, the first book ever to address these questions. Drawing upon [...]