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When your children are choosing behaviors that are less than

When your children are choosing behaviors that are less than


When your children are choosing behaviors that are less than desirable, it can be very difficult to keep your cool. No matter how hard it can be to take ...

Positive Discipline 101: How to Discipline a Child in a Way That Actually Works

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Unhappily Married: What's Best for the Kids – Together or Apart?

Interview: Changing Parental Behavior with Behavioral Tools Can Help Children Reach their Full Potential

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Play gives your child a great opportunity to develop and practice new skills at her own pace by following her unique interests.

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What's the Best Way to Discipline My Child?

Science Says Parents of the Most Successful Kids Do These 10 Things


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Why is it important to choose a good Kindergarten for your child

Four Steps to Selecting a School for Your Child

"I Said I Want the Red Bowl!" Responding to Toddlers' Irrational Behavior

Positive Child Therapy: 19 Child Counseling Techniques & Worksheets

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7 Ways to Get Your Kids to Eat Fruit (And Love It!)

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Sugar: How Bad Are Sweets for Your Kids?

Eight things siblings of children with special needs struggle with

Note, however, that even among summer-birthday boys with college-educated parents, the great majority of them enter kindergarten on time.

What's the difference between Montessori and play-based preschool or daycare? Here's what you should know—and how to pick the best care for your kid.

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“I'm not allowed to bring Ben to play group anymore,” said Sarah, whose son is now five years old. “The last time we went, he bit another boy who was ...

The Confounding Science of Children's Literature

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I believe that if you're going to invest your time and money in reading a parenting book, it should leave you feeling better than you did before — but not ...

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Frontiers | Special Support for Behavior Difficulties and Engagement in Swedish Preschools | Education

Why to Limit Your Child's Media Use

Our resource specialists field thousands of calls about foster care and adoption every month. This page provides answers to frequently asked questions about ...

Using the consistent language of “First _____, then ____” lets your child know that something good is coming and that they have some control over the ...

Kids Benefit From Having a Working Mom

What's the best way to discipline a toddler? And what do you do when your kid won't listen to you? Here is an age-by-age guide to discipline your child.

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Is Screen Time Altering the Brains of Children?

Parents who refuse to call their newborns “girls” or “boys” are leading the gender revolution

Psychology Today

Do Children Just Take Their Parents' Political Beliefs? It's Not That Simple

At a Glance

The capacity to communicate is the ability and desire to connect with others by exchanging ideas and feelings, both verbally and non-verbally. Most children ...

Three-quarters of UK children spend less time outdoors than prison inmates – survey

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When Spouses Disagree About Parenting Issues

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In one recent survey by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), a minimal 13 percent of 17-year-olds said they had devoted more than two ...

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Autism and behaviours to be aware of. Children ...

Spanking doesn't change a child's behavior, and even if it did, there are so many hazards to it that it's still not an appropriate method of discipline.”

How to talk to children (even if you don't have any)

The age-old debate about where to send your child to school is still causing headaches.

Discipline versus punishment


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In Part 1 of Do's and Don'ts to End Hitting and Biting for Good we discussed the best ways to address hitting and biting in toddlers.

Psychology Today

Separation and children: How it affects your kids

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Ways You Can Encourage Your Kids Every Day

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10 Traits of Toxic Parents Who Ruin Their Children's Lives

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The start of the school year brings a fresh crop of children and teenagers with different backgrounds, personalities, ...

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10 ways to help the parent of a child with autism

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How to Help Your Nonverbal Child with Autism Speak