No-Cry Discipline

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How to Stop Tantrums

How to Stop Tantrums

Yes, tantrums are normal. Almost all kids do it at some point. But even if you expect it, there are few things are more exhausting than dealing with a temper tantrum. Watching your child scream and kick and lose all control can make you feel completely powerless, since it seems that nothing you do can stop it. Learning where the tantrum is coming from will often make the outburst easier to handle.

Tantrums explained

The root cause of most temper tantrums lies in the fact that the child is experiencing big emotions and is unable to properly express them. While it appears the tantrum is due to something simple—being given water instead of milk, or wearing pants when she wanted to wear a dress—these events are not the root cause for the meltdown. Oftentimes the underlying reason for the tantrum is that she is tired, hungry, or frustrated and this short fuse is what ignites the outburst.

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Should You Discipline a Baby?

Should You Discipline a Baby?

When you look at your sweet, tiny baby, you can’t imagine that she’ll ever have a tantrum or decorate the walls with her crayons. Every child will make her share of mischief, discipline really isn’t about tantrums or writing on the walls. It’s about helping your child to make the right choices in life.

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The Whining Child: Role Modeling

The Whining Child: Role Modeling

If your child is whining, it’s important to ask yourself whether they’re learning it from what you’re modeling at home.

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Positive Thinking for Kids

Positive Thinking for Kids

During their growth and development, children go through many stages of self-doubt. They are always comparing themselves to others, and because it’s human nature to do so, they often see themselves as coming up short. As parents, we can offset this natural tendency in our children by giving them the skills to think more positively. It is important that you really listen to your children, and help them overcome their negative thoughts and beliefs. This is, of course, easier to do if you practice positive thinking, yourself.

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How to Teach Your Child to Share

How to Teach Your Child to Share

Little kids don’t have many possessions, and they get very attached to the things that they do have. Young children don’t fully understand how sharing will affect them or their toy, often feeling that if someone takes a toy they won’t ever get it back. That feeling of apprehension and uncertainty (plus inexperience), may be at the root of your child’s reluctance to share.

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Toys – What To Buy Your Child

Toys – What To Buy Your Child

Toys, toys, everywhere toys! You hear advice from all directions: “Don’t give your child too many toys—he’ll be spoiled.”  Or “Give your child lots of toys—they help to develop his brain!”

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