Discipline and Guidance
Child Development Articles
Conflict Resolution and Children
If you are a parent or around children for any length of time, you will observe conflict. Although it can be frustrating, it is actually helpful for children to experience disagreements. Some bickering and conflict in childhood helps children discover positive ways of resolving disagreements-an important skill throughout life. Following are some tips to help [...]
Children And Bad Attitudes
No doubt, parenting is hard work. We all face those days when our children’s behavior gets the best of us and we wonder, “Am I really cut out for this job?” However, this should be the exception not the norm. Bad attitudes and rude behaviors must be corrected for the children’s sake as well as [...]
Biting can be a common but unacceptable behavior. Children who bite are usually under stress. The stress could be as simple as not wanting to share, or something larger such as a change in the family or a new sibling. If your child is biting other children or adults, here are some suggestions to help [...]
Aggression and Young Children
Why preschoolers get aggressive: It is a natural part of their development To get what they want They have seen aggression modeled within the home or on media Fear of another youngster so they act first Frustration with attempts to master new skills Feelings of resentment when they are away from familiar people and places [...]
Just hearing the word ‘teenager’ can send chills down the backs of some parents. In our society, adolescence is often viewed with dread and fear. The media often portrays teenagers as rebellious troublemakers that cause their parents untold grief. Actually, most adolescents weather the teen years with minimal difficulty. It is true that adolescence does [...]
5 Tips for Foul Language
Language skills are an important part of your child’s development. As babies, they listen to the way we speak and the tones of our voices. Parents look forward to the day when their little one utters their first word such as “ma-ma,” “da-da” or “bye-bye.” But what happens when your child utters his first “bad” [...]
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