How to React to Your Child’s Challenging Behaviour – 2 Basic Guidelines
Quite often, when a parent sees that their child is getting out of hand and really misbehaving, they will instinctively smack the child or use some other form of aggression in order to discipline the child. Much of the research on this subject has confirmed that spanking a child, teaches him/her to use acts of aggression and violence to solve their own problems in the future. An additional effect that spanking has on children, is that these children are more liable to have a low self-esteem when they will be adults. So, what should you as a responsible parent do instead? Here are two guidelines to implement when reacting to children’s challenging behaviour.Conversing With Your Kids – Why It Is Essential
When you talk to your kids, it is essential that you convince them you believe in the importance of what they are saying. When kids are honest and candid in my office, it makes me feel honored. Maybe you think I’m making it up because it sounds unbelievable, but it’s the truth! Even after all these years, I still value every moment with each child I come in contact with. I let them know it, too.A Clear Mirror – Ultimate Gift to Children
While many of us tend to look immediately and understandably outside of ourselves for expert answers when things go awry with our children–always in search of the perfect parenting strategies, behavioral tips, and general tools to be the best head honchos that we can be–it has become more apparent to me with each passing year that, in actuality, the greatest gift that we could ever offer our children is so simple (well, not exactly simple), but simply put. Truly, the mother of all gifts, the gem underneath the outer wrappings, is the gift of being a clear mirror for our…Self-Esteem and True Power
To be passionate about the intricacies of our life without being attached to specific outcomes, while simultaneously living true within our own skin, is a sure sign of authentic power and spiritual mastery. When we attach to labels, narrow scopes, rigid perspectives, and definitive desires, we give away our power to an external source slowly, but surely. With each need for a preferred singular outcome and the masks that we use to maneuver it, we lose a piece of our soul’s creative impetus always aimed at serving the highest good for all and resist the multi-faceted outcome, often hidden yet…Does the Boogie Man Rule in Your House? (Part 3)
Let me apply this to life today. Do we have the stamina to stand like Timothy did? Are we able to look forward to the future with a positive attitude because of God’s power working in and through us? Can we love like God loves because we know Him intimately from His Word?New Mom’s Survival Guide
Ideas for mentally and physically surviving the first year. Hang clothes on baby hangers, infant hangers, or children’s hangers in the nursery.The Way of Potty Training
Potty training good results relies upon physical and emotional readiness, not a specific age. Numerous kids show interest in potty training by age two, but others might not be ready until age 2 1/2 or even older.Things Your Baby Does Not Need
Expecting moms and dads know the gauntlet of baby gear pushed and prodded their way in the store’s aisles. Modern-day culture basically convinces the average parent-to-be that they may very well be unsuccessful at their upcoming task with no shiny new products begging for purchase.Your Baby Must Be On a Routine
When you’ve just had a baby, you’ll find your newborn’s routines change every week, then every two weeks. They come into their own sleeping and eating habits, and it’s vital that you discover how sleeping and eating connect with each other.Exactly Why Your Child Bites
Numerous little ones go through a “biting stage.” They bite their Moms and Dads, or they bite other children.Info for Buying the Best Baby Toys
The time from your infant’s birth to when she or he becomes one year old is when the most amazing changes take place. Baby toys during this period need to stimulate the sensory faculties, specially the senses of sight, sound and touch.Managing Your Child’s Temper Tantrums
Every time your toddler throws a temper tantrum it is usually a good one. Some kids throw tantrums, and some never do. Children throw tantrums as a way of expressing anger and frustration.Defending Against The Bully – The 3 Types of Bullies and You!
Bullying is not new. And with the coming of the internet, it has taken on an even grander reach than ever before. But, when it comes right down to it, bullying is the same, no matter how it’s delivered. But, the strategies for defending yourself or your child against the effects of bullying must match the “type” of bully if they are to be effective. This article explores the 3 bully “types” and how they relate to you or anyone who is being bullied.For Serious Parents Only – The Missing Element In Protecting Your Child From Bullying in School
Is your child suffering from the effects of bullies? Are you concerned about your son or daughter’s sense of self-confidence, self-esteem, or emotional health and well-being? Do you look around every day and see the reports and news stories about the epidemic that we’re facing, and wonder why, if we have all of these anti-bullying programs in the schools, why is there still so much bullying going on?! I know I do!How Husbands Can Tell Their Home Schooling Wives That They Love Them
This is a short story about how husbands can help their home schooling wives. They are tips on how to show love and appreciation to their wives.