Does your kid have anger management issues? When it feels like he's going to blow his stack, here are effective ways to cool off and get to the heart of the issue.
Why do kids have tantrums? Here's a guide to understanding your munchkin's fits and how to deal with them at home and in public.
Teach your child anger management skills that will grow with him.
Teach your child about peaceful ways to express her anger.
When your child is defiant, it can be hard to know what the consequences should be. Here are which punishments are appropriate and whether you should always enforce them.
Award-winning author, Michele Borba, EdD, recently appeared as a guest on Parents.com Community boards to offer practical advice on children's behavior and violence prevention. This sought-after, motivational speaker has presented workshops to more than one million participants throughout North American, Europe, Asia, and the South Pacific, and has served as an educational consultant to hundreds of schools. She currently serves on Parents magazine's advisory board. The following is her advice on how to help children handle anger.
Michele Borba, EdD, an internationally renowned educator and award-winning author, is recognized for her practical, solution-based parenting strategies to strengthen child's behavior, self-esteem, and moral development. Recently, she appeared on Parents.com Community boards to offer insight on how to help your children handle mean kids. Here is her advice.
Learn how to punish your child for aggressive behavior, such as biting or hitting, and whether his punishment should be adjusted as he gets older.
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Using positive reinforcement is a great way to teach your children good behavior. Watch this video for examples of how to use this discipline strategy.