February 2011

Combating Behavior Nightmares

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

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

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

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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Just Say No: A Guide to Setting Limits

Setting limits for kids can be really difficult, but it starts with saying no, and meaning it. The following is a look at how to just say no, and set limits for children. First and foremost, consistency is key. You can’t have a child who follows limits you set if you are not consistent in […]

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Battling Behavior Nightmares

Many kids present their parents with behavior nightmares such as insane tantrums, lying, stealing, bullying, and other things like not being willing to eat, etc. The job of a parent can be really difficult. The following are some tips for battling behavior nightmares: Tip one: Get to the root of the behavioral issue. A number […]

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