Parenting

Tips to become better parents Tips to become better parents

Tips to become better parents by Parents.Today There are various tips that make better... 

Handling Conflict about Rules Enforcement at Home Handling Conflict about Rules Enforcement at Home

Some parents may worry that setting strict rules may distance them from their children.... 

Successful Two-Way Communications with your Child Successful Two-Way Communications with your Child

One of the most frustrating challenges we face as parents is communicating effectively... 

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The Keys to Effective Discipline The Keys to Effective Discipline

Disciplining a child is one of the most important, yet difficult, roles of being... 

The Family that Eats Together Stays Healthy Together The Family that Eats Together Stays Healthy Together

Recent studies have shown that not only do children like to sit down at the dinner... 

The Whys of Whining The Whys of Whining

“Moooooooooooom!” It’s irritating, it’s frustrating and... 

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The Truth about Lying The Truth about Lying

Honesty and dishonesty are learned in the home. Parents are often concerned when their child or adolescent lies. Young children often make up stories and tell tall tales. This is normal activity because they enjoy hearing stories and making up stories for fun. These young children may blur the distinction between reality and fantasy. This is probably... [Read more of this article]

The Importance of Crystal-Clear Rules for your Child The Importance of Crystal-Clear Rules for your Child

The world is a far more scary and complicated place than it was when you were a child. As a result, it’s imperative that you set adequate yet fair boundaries with your child. It’s a very important role in your parenting responsibilities. Children must make difficult decisions each day, and if they don’t have clear, firm boundaries... [Read more of this article]

The Detrimental Effects of Verbal Abuse and How to Stop the Cycle The Detrimental Effects of Verbal Abuse and How to Stop the Cycle

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me.” That’s just not true. Name-calling hurts — especially when the person doing it is a parent, a teacher, or a coach. Yelling and screaming might have been the way you were brought up and you might think it worked for you, so why wouldn’t it work for your... [Read more of this article]

Teach Children to Respect by Treating them with Respect Teach Children to Respect by Treating them with Respect

In order to teach or child to treat others with respect and dignity, they must also be treated that way. And childhood is a time for children to learn about the world, including how to get along with others. Parents play an essential role in teaching children how to form healthy relationships and grow into socially adept individuals. This social competence... [Read more of this article]

Tactics for Tackling a Toddler’s Temper Tantrum Tactics for Tackling a Toddler’s Temper Tantrum

Even the best behaved toddler has an occasional temper tantrum. A tantrum can range from whining and crying to screaming, kicking, hitting, and breath holding. They’re equally common in boys and girls and usually occur from age 1 to age 3. Some children may experience regular tantrums, whereas for other children, tantrums may be rare. Some kids... [Read more of this article]

Time Outs Help Reinforce Positive Behavior and Discourage Misbehaving Time Outs Help Reinforce Positive Behavior and Discourage Misbehaving

Disciplining a young child using the time out method can be very effective, and will work with children as young as 18-24 months old. By using this method of discipline parents are giving the child time to sit quietly and alone after misbehaving, without becoming angry or agitated with the child. Designate an appropriate area in the house where the... [Read more of this article]

The Positive Influence of Being Involved in your Child’s Education The Positive Influence of Being Involved in your Child’s Education

It has been shown many times over in research studies that a parent who is involved in their child’s education has a positive impact. It’s reflected in improved grades and test scores, strong attendance, a higher rate of homework completion, higher graduation rates, improved attitudes and behaviors in the child, as well as the child being... [Read more of this article]

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