Tag: child behavior

Threenager Survival Guide: Growing With a Strong-Willed 3-Year-Old

The 'terrible twos' might be over but buckle up because the turbulent threenage years are here. Here's why this age can be so tough – and advice to help you thrive.

6 Ways to Stick to Your ‘No’ As a Parent

Don't let the begging get to you; follow these tips to help you stand firm in your decisions and stick to your 'no' as a parent.

Why Are Some Kids Such Little Hoarders?

Ever wonder why your child can't seem to let things go? Get professional insight on why some kids are hoarders — and how you can help them.

The Dos and Don’ts of Bribing Kids

Feel like you're constantly begging, bartering or getting bowled over? Rethink discipline and discover the dos and don'ts of properly incentivizing, i.e. bribing, kids.

Mom Disciplines Son With Pushups in Store Bathroom

When her son back talked her, Texas mom Nicki Harper Quinn made him do pushups. Another mom posted about it online with a note of admiration.

Embracing Anger and Negative Emotions: Why It Matters for Kids

When children are sobbing or lashing out, it can be hard for parents to help them deal, but it's a huge disservice to shut down them down. Learn why – and how parents can support kids in embracing anger and negative emotions.

Orchid Child Characteristics

A local clinical psychologist offers insight on orchid child characteristics and how parents can help their sensitive orchid child thrive.

Tulip, Orchid and Dandelion Theory: Kids and Sensitivity

Get details on the tulip, orchid and dandelion theory, plus learn how to create the best environment for your child to grow.

Tattletale Kids: Why Kids Snitch and What Parents Can Do

Here's a look at what motivates tattletale kids, plus nine tips and ideas to help kids break the habit and build conflict resolution skills.

Kids Who Attend Day Care Are Better Behaved Than Those Who...

A study out of France found that children who attend day care are better behaved and more social than those cared for at home.

What Should You Do if Your Child is Obsessed With Their...

A specialist from Children's Hospital of Michigan weighs in on how parents should handle this touchy situation.

What to Do When Children Fake Sick

Why do kids put on the act? Get some insight into the reasons students want to skip school, and what you can do when children fake sick.