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Why Do Children Need Positive Role Models?

Children need positive role models. Unfortunately, many of them look to entertainers to fill that role. How many times have you heard an entertainer say they don’t want to be a positive influence? They might not want the job, but they have it anyway.

Finding the Line and Drawing It – Angry Behavior Kids Exhibit

It is important that parents understand that the behavior kids are acting out today are not going to be the same three years from now. Or even one year for that matter. So if the behavior changes, shouldn’t the parenting techniques?

Children, Misbehavior, and Having a Great Behavior Plan of Action in Place

In many cases, I always thought that a plan is just a list of things that will never happen. Children misbehave and it is the job of the parent to correct that behavior in an attempt to keep it from growing into a much bigger and potentially more serious problem.

Getting Your Child Ready For a New Sibling

So your having another baby. How does your little one feel about this? It’s important not to leave them out during this special time. No longer will they be the youngest and they may fear that they will begin to lose the attention that they deserve. Here are some tips to make sure that doesn’t happen.

How to Discipline Your Child Without Smacking Or Shouting

If you have a toddler, aged 2-4 years, you may wonder how it got to the point where you found yourself enslaved to a person one-third your size. For some children the ‘terrible twos and beyond’ phase only consists of mischievous curiosity, and a few incidents of stubborn refusal to do as you ask. For other children, it may be a case of temper tantrums, hitting, biting, and bedtime hysteria. They appear to have no discipline whatsoever.

Mommy, Let Me Teach You How to Play

Via a dramatic vignette, this article demonstrates, some of the problematic interactions between a pressured, high energy mother and her 5-year-old daughter who has just returned from her day at Kindergarten. The mother discovers that there are many ways to learn, and a more playful, creative approach can reap many benefits in learning and bonding with the child. At the end of the article, brief commentary is provided.

Alphabet Kids – A Mother’s Story About Parenting an ODD Child

I gave him his middle name. It’s “Christian”. Call it a mother’s intuition, but I think I knew even before he was born I would need all the help I could get. My son is nine and has been diagnosed with ADHD. His pediatrician also speculated he has a “co morbid” disorder. What parent wouldn’t cringe when they hear those words? It is called O.D.D or Oppositional Defiance Disorder.

Green Parenting Tips

The green movement is gaining popularity and more people are aware of the importance of caring for the environment. Many people are making an effort to lessen their carbon footprint. Here are simple green tips for parents to follow which can help save the environment.

Silver Cross Car Seats – How and Where to Buy Your Perfect Car Seat

For all new mums and dads to be that are ready to purchase that all important car seat, this is a must read. Buying a new car seat is so important and choosing the right one for you can be a daunting task as there are so many to choose from.

How Control-Freak Parenting Can Cause Harm

Nothing worth having ever comes easy. As a child and teenager, my father (D) taught me to trust no-one, believe in nothing and have a good time, regardless of family or work commitments. My mother balanced this with honesty, fair play and respect. Here’s a glimpse into how his over-controlling parenting habits caused lasting damage to me, his headstrong daughter.

Here’s What You Need to Do If You Want to Hire a Babysitter

Looking for a babysitter? You might even have a number of candidates lined up already, but there is one thing you need to do in order to ensure your children won’t be at risk. You need to be performing background checks on everybody you think you might like to hire. This isn’t just a good idea, it’s essential.

Understand Your Child With Child Psychology

Having trouble communicating with your kid? Can’t understand what he or she is trying to tell you? Your best option and certainly one of the most effective would be to allow him to interact with a child psychologist who has been trained to understand kiddie talk and the kiddie mind.

Is Childhood Stress Free?

This article is about how to create a healthy and positive environment for your kids so that they aren’t unusually stressed. Kids have so much to cope with nowadays that they need a structure in place at home that will help them.

Outdoor Fun For Kids

Do you sometimes find yourself wondering just what to do with your children at home when it is a nice day outside? Well, there are lots of fun, simple and inexpensive things that you can do to have a great time and create great memories outside without spending much money.

Porn Blockers – A Parent’s Best Defense!

In this world of online everything, the last thing that a parent should have to worry about is pornography. But that’s exactly what you have to worry about, pornography on the internet! You have to worry about it because there are about 4 million porn websites, (and counting…) and they are all competing to get the most visitors, and they don’t care how old those visitiors are!

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