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Behavior

Discussion vs. discipline: Five practical parenting tips about setting limits

Discipline: A parent’s job is to teach children through limits while modeling healthy ways to deal with any frustrations that come up in response. Read more…

Ditch punishment for praise

Ditch punishment for praise

Discipline: Punishment does NOT need to be part of a successful parenting equation. Read more…

Problems with misbehavior? Dr. Marcie Beigel’s ‘Love Your Family Again’ could be the solution

Discipline: Dr. Beigel’s new book is a reference guide for families whenever misbehavior arises. Read more…
Hot Topics: Teachers must observe and ask questions until they get to the possible root of a student’s bad behavior. Read more…
Behavior: When it feels as if your child is looking for ways to make you yell at him, chances are, he is! Read more…

Transitioning to the ‘big-boy’ bed: When and how to move toddler out of crib

Transitioning to the ‘big-boy’ bed: When and how to move toddler out of crib

Family Health: How to know when your toddler is ready for a bed, and how to make the transition easy and peaceful for everyone. Read more…

Love is a behavior: Building loving habits in your family

Family Values: What actions do you take to show your kids you love them? Read more…

Calming first-time camper fears: Tips to change nervousness to excitement

Campers: Behavior tips parents can use to help first-time campers deal with anxiety. Read more…

Love is the answer to helping children grow

Letter from the Publisher: Real loving as parents is to lay the groundwork for healthy emotional, psychological, and physical well being. Read more…

Think before you speak — verbally or digitally

Family Issues: Words, whether spoken or written in online posts or blogs, can be misinterpreted and do damage, so be careful. Read more…

When the temperature plummets, beware of frostbite!

When the temperature plummets, beware of frostbite!

Family Health: Children are more susceptible to frostbite than adults, so take extra care to protect their extremities in frigid weather, and know how to treat it, if it does occur. Read more…
Therapies: There are many issues and emotions to be worked through when adopting an adolescent; learn what you can from therapists and other specialists BEFORE bringing the child into your family circle. Read more…
Schooling: Good homework habits should be fostered early, with parents setting a productive study environment and monitoring their children’s work — but never stepping in and doing it themselves. Read more…
Behavior Strategies: Focusing on what your child does right, behavior-wise, is preferable to critiquing what he does wrong. Read more…
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