February 2011

Combating Behavior Nightmares

February 28, 2011

As a parent, battling behavior nightmares sometimes seems like it is just part of your daily life. If it is not one thing it is another. However, there are things you can do to help eliminate many of the behavioral problems in your children. Here are a few suggestions: 1. Become available-Unavailable parents often lead […]

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Five Ways to Tame the Temper Tantrums

February 28, 2011

Make them laugh. A child will often throw tantrums over silly or inconsequential things. There are a million reasons why they throw tantrums, some have to do with insecurity, other times a child is stubborn, and sometimes they are just pushing you to see how far they have to push to reach the limits. One […]

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Five Steps to Setting Proper Limits for Your Kids

February 27, 2011

As a parent it can be difficult to tell your children no, and set limits with them for behavior, and acceptable things. This is especially true because the meaning for “no” changes as your child gets older. When they are a baby and you say “No” it is usually in warning of danger or misbehavior. […]

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Tips to Combat Behavior Nightmares

February 27, 2011

The following are some common behavior nightmares, and how to address them: Tantrums- if your child is throwing tantrums constantly, and seems to be throwing tantrums more than not, your best bet is to first discover the reason. Are they having tantrums because they lack other means of communicating frustration? Or are they throwing tantrums […]

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5 Ways to Tame Temper Tantrums

February 27, 2011

When a child has a temper tantrum it can be really overwhelming, here are some tips and tricks for taming those tantrums: Calm them down/distract them: Blow bubbles. One of the keys to taming a tantrum is the art of distraction. One of the best ways to distract a child is by blowing bubbles. Kids […]

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Using Timeouts to Discipline Your Child

February 26, 2011

Time outs can be an effective method for discipling a child. When done right, it gives the child some time away from others, a chance to think about and reflect on their behavior, and offers a redirect or place for a child to let their emotions calm, and get under control. Here are some tips […]

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