Child Behaviour Articles

    • Super Tips to Handle Temper Tantrums

      You’re shopping along nicely at your favorite clothing store with your child one day and things are going surprisingly well.  That is, until your sweet child decides that she is not having fun anymore and is not afraid to let you know it.  She begins whining.  She asks how much longer? She’s hungry and the whole store knows it.  You politely tell her to stop whining and be patient.  It doesn’t work.  The whining escalates, you become tense, firmly tell her that if she doesn’t stop being disruptive she will suffer serious consequences (yet, in what way, you’ve no clue).

    • The Preteen and Peer Pressure

      Decades ago, many parents would dread the teenage years for fear that their teens will test the boundaries, succumb to peer pressure, and will not need Mum and Dad so much. These days, parents tend to get a bit concerned as soon as their children hit the preteen years.  It seems as if kids simply grow up faster nowadays and by the time kids reach 10 or 11, they’re already facing peer pressure when it comes to negative attitudes and behaviors.

    • Tips for Calming Children with Autism

      Autism is a disorder that is quite mysterious in many ways. We know the effects and the different levels on the wide spectrum, but there is still so much that we do not understand about this condition. One thing that many parents with autistic children face is finding ways to calm them. There has been much research on this topic and parents have shared their experiences with such.

    • Tips for Getting Through the Terrible Twos

      Your child is about to turn two. The bad news is that this can be a very difficult age for you and for them. The good news is that it will only last for one year…or will it? The truth is that the terrible twos can happen at any age and just because their third birthday comes does not mean it is over. But I digress. Right now we are talking about the REAL terrible twos. So, how can you get through them without going grey and continuously asking yourself why you chose to have kids in the first place?

    • The Good and Not-So-Good Aspects of Toilet Training

      Most parents are happy when the toilet training period comes because they will be thrilled to stop buying nappies and more importantly, not have to change them.  They may also be a bit apprehensive because they’ve heard a story or two about toddlers who give their parents a difficult time when it comes to learning how to use the toilet.

    • Handling chaos in your family

      If your life is in chaos at the moment, there is a very good reason why this is so.  Before now there has been lots of little events that have occurred that have all unraveled into this current moment.