Jun 21st, 2010
Parents are no stranger to unruly behavior, tantrums, defiant behavior conduct disorder or even attention deficit disorder in their children. All of these can cause problems in dealing with your child. But, more often than not, parents can themselves help modify their child's behavior just by following a few simple rules.
Jun 19th, 2010
If you've ever thought that teaching meditation to kids is hard, here's help from our favorite yoga expert, Anmol Mehta, who provides some easy meditation techniques for kids and also some sample videos, which he hopes will inspire and encourage your child to dive in and reap the enormous benefits of meditation practice.
Jun 18th, 2010
The kids of divorced parents love going to Dad’s because there are "no rules." They get to do pretty much whatever they want. The mom resents Dad's free-for-all parenting and calls him "The Disneyland Daddy." Can she stop the disrespect and chaos in her home and can he learn to be a responsible, effective parent?
Jun 16th, 2010
Getting kids to do chores is one of the most common arguments families have. Who can’t relate to this picture? You’re yelling, “Why haven’t you cleaned your room yet?” while your child is on the couch watching TV, shouting back, “I’ll do it later!”
Jun 13th, 2010
It is magical to conceive of a wooden puppet growing into a real boy with a heart and a mind of his own. ‘The Adventures of Pinocchio’ was originally written in Italian and was later translated in English - only to emerge as one of the most popular and celebrated works in children’s literature all over the world.
Jun 13th, 2010
Have you ever found yourself saying things like, “Wait until your father gets home!” or “Wait until your mother hears about this!”? I'm here to tell you that if you threaten a child with what their other parent might do, you’re making two serious mistakes.
Jun 12th, 2010
A child will come into contact with many other people if you allow her to browse online or send email. Internet etiquette can be tricky for both parents and kids, but it's important that you teach your children the dos and don'ts of email and social networking so they learn the safer ways to use these technological tools. So how can you teach your daughter proper internet and email etiquette?
Jun 12th, 2010
When it comes to involvement with their children, far too many men devalue the importance of their own roles. But fathers who are actively involved in parenting are more likely to have satisfying marriages and rewarding careers. Here are some tips for getting involved and staying involved in your kid's lives, from infancy through adolescence.
Jun 11th, 2010
Good-looking, easy-going, talented kids usually win peer popularity polls but that doesn't necessarily guarantee they will have friends. Those children and young people who develop strong friendships have a definite set of skills that help make them easy to like, easy to relate to and easy to play with. Here are twelve essential skills that children have identified as being important for making and keeping friends.