Jun 26th, 2010
Whether to the doctor, the dentist, or various government and utility offices, appointments are part of life. Bored, unhappy children can make an already tedious experience turn into a real nightmare. How can you keep children occupied and happy at appointments?
Jun 24th, 2010
We all want to be good parents. We want the best our children, but we also want the parenting experience to be a fulfilling one for us. Here are a few handy tips that will make the role of parenting an exciting one that fills you with enthusiasm and anticipation rather than with dread.
Jun 23rd, 2010
As long as you take responsibility for getting your child out of bed, they will let you do it. In order to create less dramatic mornings, you have to let your child experience the consequences of not getting themselves up and out the door.
Jun 22nd, 2010
In my therapeutic practice with children over the past 25 years, I have found that many of the answers to life's challenges lie within each child - that children can create pictures from their mind's eye to heal their troubles. Through learning and practicing visualization, kids can develop emotional self-care skills to help themselves with a variety of everyday, practical concerns.
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.