Dealing With Whining
Dealing with a whining child doesn’t have to be stressful. Find out why your child is whining and the best ways to respond.
Using Positive Reinforcement
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.
hug. They can also include things like stickers, or points, or a special prize , after they've done something nice. It's easy to notice when our children are mis-behaving. But we need to make a conscious effort to notice when our children are doing it right. This is what teaches them the right way to behave. Let's say you
Dealing With Tantrums
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.
Dealing with Defiant Behavior
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.
already lying down on the couch. The problem with using punishments or negative consequences after misbehavior is that it doesn't teach children what they should do. So, instead we wanna work with our kids instead of against them. We can also use what I call a when then statement. When your toys are picked up, then we can go outside. When your dishes are in the sink, then you can watch television . Having consistent rules leads to fewer arguments, because then kids know what to expect. But, I think we can have, compassion, and
Dealing With a Tattletale
For some children, tattling and telling important information to an adult can seem like the same thing. Learn how to help them understand the difference and what the consequences should be for tattling.
Toddler Discipline Tips
Disciplining a toddler can be a challenge for many parents. Here are the best discipline tips for toddlers and some techniques you should avoid.
or distract them. So if your toddler is trying to empty the garbage can , open the Tupperware drawer so he can empty that instead. It also really helps to set up the environment so that its
Strategies for Picky Eaters
Mealtime becomes a struggle when your little one has a very discerning palate. Learn how to handle a picky eater and some reasonable guidelines for what you should expect your child to eat.
[MUSIC] Having children who are picky eaters is very annoying for parents. It feels like they're disrespecting us and wasting food. There are things we want to try to avoid when dealing with picky eaters . Often the key cause of picky eating is children aren't hungry. They've already filled up on milk or juice or snacks, so
Consequences For Bad Behavior
Stop your child's bad behavior in its tracks with these suggestions for appropriate and effective consequences to her actions.
Handling Aggressive Behavior
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.
especially if it's continuing through preschool, then you may wanna consult a mental health professional for some ideas on how to help. [MUSIC]
Put an End to Back Talk
Dealing with your child's rude tone can be frustrating. Here’s how to handle back talk and get her to speak to you more respectfully.