You’re at a play date, and the next thing you know your child has launched a fist into the back of his pal. What now? Author and Parent Educator, Elizabeth Pantley, is here with answers on what to do to help curb childhood aggression.
“Boys will be boys.” We’ve all heard it – but does it just condone bad behavior? And what is “bad behavior” anyway? Acclaimed author, Micheal Thompson, challenges our assumptions and approaches to raising emotionally intelligent boys.
You blow your top trying to solve a conflict with your child, and the situation deteriorates further. Quick! Read this interview with Dr. Laura Markham, who loads us up with tips on how to get your kids to do what they don’t want to do — without yelling!
Has your child been described as angry, defiant, or oppositional? Read on to hear from Dr. Ross Greene, Harvard child psychologist, on his tips and insight to help guide parents guide their children.
Did misbehavior drive you nuts over the Holidays? Many of our children clearly revealed their need for a little manners tune-up! Check-out what kinds of manners our 3-6 year-olds are capable of learning from Sheryl Eberly, author of “365 Manners Kids Should Know”.
The holidays are here, which means families and friends will gather, and little kids will misbehave. What will you do when another parent’s child flagrantly misbehaves in front of you? Should you say something or bite your tongue? Michele Borba, Ed.D., has some tips to keep the peace during the holidays, and every day.
You’re desperate. No matter what you do, your child is not behaving. Think a reward chart might do the trick? Read on to hear two highly respected early childhood development experts debate on whether or not to reward.
In our modern culture of “hands-on” parenting, when is it appropriate to let kids just duke it out? At what point should parents intervene to help resolve conflict? Michael Grose, renowned Australian parenting expert, shares his insight.
Ever find that traditional punishment seems to make behavioral problems worse? Dr. Jane Nelson, MFCC, and author of the famed “Positive Discipline” series, teaches us some disciplinary tactics that work without shame or blame.