Oct 20th, 2010
From dental caries to hyperactivity, addictions and obesity, products containing refined sugars cause a great deal of damage in young children. There are many good reasons why you should control your child's sweet tooth and introduce healthier ways of eating. Here are some tips.
Oct 19th, 2010
Kids purposely ignore you because it gives them a sense of power and control. If your child deliberately ignores you, pretends not to hear your requests, and refuses to greet you or others, read on to see how you can deal with their behavior without losing your cool.
Oct 18th, 2010
Although skill-building toys have been around for years, today’s parents now understand that toys and games also help children develop skills that are necessary in the game of life. Toys and games can teach valuable lessons for life – including making the right choices, getting on top of a situation and reaching goals.
Oct 17th, 2010
Because it is so rampant, we often dismiss bullying in the schoolyard as a ‘part of growing up’. However, bullying is certainly no rite of passage that every child has to go through. In fact, it has potentially serious physical and emotional implications, and sometimes leaves a lasting impact.
Oct 16th, 2010
Long road trips are often uncomfortable, boring, and stressful for both parents and children. Having analyzed events try and figure out what my parents could have done to make the drive easier on everyone, I came up with the top 10 major stresses of traveling with young kids, and some simple fixes to over come them.
Oct 15th, 2010
'The children desire freedom! You must allow your children to be free, because the entire Universe is set up to accommodate that,' states Abraham. Also watch an amazing Abraham Hicks video, 'When children adopt a different religious philosophy'.
Oct 15th, 2010
Shopping trips are inevitable if a child has outgrown clothes and footwear. Shopping with kids can be fun but can also mean tantrums, crying, whining and other embarrassing behavior. Here are some tips to shop effectively with kids despite the manipulations and wheedling.
Oct 14th, 2010
Being consistent is very important as a parent. Our kids need to know what to expect if they present us with a certain kind of behavior. Kids should know without a shadow of a doubt what our reaction will be, every time.
Oct 13th, 2010
The problem with 'victim' thinking is that it lessens the expectation that the child will learn to take care of himself in the adult world. Kids who see themselves as victims, and are allowed to perpetuate that rationale, have a tough time achieving the very difficult milestones that early life development demands.