Category Archives: Behavior

Playing with Your Child: Games for Connection and Emotional Intelligence

“Play can be the long-sought bridge back to that deep emotional bond between parent and child. Play, with all its exuberance and delighted togetherness, can ease the stress of parenting. Playful Parenting is a way to enter a child’s world, … Continue reading

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What Your Toddler Thinks of Discipline

by Janet Lansbury I’ve been told that I “understand” toddlers (and nothing could be a greater compliment). This might be because my own emotional development was partially arrested as a toddler for reasons I haven’t yet unraveled, but it’s probably … Continue reading

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10 Steps To Stop Your Child from Hitting Other Kids

by Laura Markham Most of us feel mortified when our child hits another child. We may know intellectually that he’s lashing out because he’s overwhelmed or scared, but we still feel like it’s an emergency. His aggression triggers our “fight … Continue reading

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Toddlers: Your Game Plan for the Terrific Twos

by Laura Markham How to manage your toddler and stay a positive parent? Most children become harder to manage by fourteen months. This can be a maddening time for parents, or it can be a wonderful time, watching your child blossom … Continue reading

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Quirky Discipline Rules That Work

Tired of nagging and scolding? Try these 7 surprising solutions By Barbara Rowley   © Alloy Photography for Veer I’ve made a lot of bad rules in the decade I’ve been a mom, from irrational threats (“No graham crackers in … Continue reading

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Sensory Solutions in the Classroom for the Kid Who Cannot Sit Still

September 25, 2012 By Bonnie Hacker, MHS, OTR/ For the child who needs and seeks out movement, being in a classroom can often be a struggle. The expectation to be able to sit still, attend and learn starts in kindergarten, if not … Continue reading

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Teaching children how to behave: 5 essential principles

ROY BENAROCH, MD | PHYSICIAN | FEBRUARY 19, 2013 Young children are naturally petulant, noisy, and self-centered. We’re all born with ourselves in the center of the universe, an impression reinforced by parents who must cater constantly to their young babies. But babies become … Continue reading

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