Help Your Child Develop a Healthy Sense of Self With These Six Steps
Research indicates that unprecedented numbers of children are experiencing record high rates of depression, substance abuse and anxiety disorders even with the advantages of a solid education, financial stability and parental involvement. Parents often feel helpless, out of touch or, many times unaware that there is even a problem. Developing a “healthy sense of self” can give a child the resilience needed to avoid such pitfalls. A positive sense of one’s self is also critical to the development of a young person’s emotional health.Parenting a Teen – If You Want to Influence, You Have to Connect Before You Correct Your Teenager
If you want to motivate your teen to positive action, you need to start with an emotional connection. Do you know how to build an emotional connection with your teen?Should Couples Consider Surrogacy?
When a couple finds out that they are unable to conceive a child together naturally, that can be a considerable blow. There is an equal chance of both the male and the female having a reproductive issue that hinders this process. But, medical technology has advanced to such a point that couples who never thought they would be able to have their own biological child might now have the chance.Dealing With the Terrible Twos
For parents of young children, dealing with the terrible twos can seem like an unavoidable battlefield. It is often a source of household stress, and this is particularly true for parents who stay home with their kids. This article explains how language can help.Where Do Babies Come From?
It’s inevitable. Most parents that have a young child will be face with this question at one point or another. It may be an especially tempting inquiry if their mommy is pregnant again, and a new sibling is on the way. The good news is, this question can generally be answered quite easily, in a manner that they can understand.Sugar and Kids Can Spell Behavior Problems
Almost any parent that has a child will be able to notice a difference in the child’s behavior after they have been fed sugar in any form. It does not take a massive amount of sugar to cause a behavioral change and sometimes the change can be so slight that you may not even notice it at all.7 Issues For Parents to Know in Special Education Settlement Agreements
Are you the parent of a child that has a learning disability that has filed for a due process hearing? Has your school offered a settlement, and you wonder what to do about it? Do you want to make sure that the settlement is enforceable in state or federal court?Learning Disabilities – Risk Factors Relative to Early Speech-Language Problems
You may be wondering if your child will have difficulty learning in school because she has had difficulty as a preschooler learning to talk and use language. You are wise to be wondering about this. A child is at a higher risk of having difficulty learning reading, spelling, and written language if she has (or has had) trouble or difficulty with speech-language development. Early identification is wise. Trust your instincts. Explore your child’s learning needs early before he encounters failure.I Can’t Stand My Kid! Oppositional Defiance Disorder May Be Why
I have 5 foster-adopt kiddos. That in itself speaks volumes about my experiences, but mostly that I have an idea about having kids with Oppositional Defiance disorder, also known as ODD.Paying Children to Be Children – Is That a Good Idea?
That is really what an allowance is. It is money that parents give their children just because they are children with no job so the parent has decided to give them some money.Safety Tips For Preventing Playground Injuries
Nothing can ruin a fun and care-free afternoon at the park or playground like an unexpected and preventable injury. The safety of children should be the top priority for the companies that design and manufacture playground equipment and recreational areas. Sadly, this is not always the case. Studies have found that over 200,000 children are taken to emergency rooms in the United States every year because of playground injuries. In many of these cases, the injuries could have been avoided through increased adult supervision or safer playground design.What Lessons Are You Teaching Your Children?
The lessons we teach our children often stay with them through their adult lives. Do you know what lessons you are teaching your children?The Dr Phil Technique For Training Your Child to Potty
Your child will learn better by teaching her through visual demonstration. Get a doll, preferably the anatomically correct one, and teach him to follow how to go potty. This is the Dr.One Day Dr. Phil Potty Training
There are a lot of methods for potty training; one that is worth taking into account is Dr. Phil’s technique. Make a start by getting an anatomically correct doll.Heard of the Fastest Method to Potty Training?
Every parent wants an easy and straightforward plan to potty training. While there is no assurance for any method, the Dr. Phil Potty Method may be a successful way to ready your child to the bathroom on her own.