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Getting Aggression In Children Under Control with Empathy and Communication

Shyness and aggression in children is often the result of no assertiveness. Children have three ways in which they communicate:   Assertive communication – This is the kind of communication that benefits everybody. Aggressive communication – Children who tend to bully other folks and uses physical touch to attain what they are looking for. The goal, in their eyes, is to win, regardless of who gets hurt in the process. Passive aggressive communication – These type of children look at themselves as losers and others as winners. How to keep aggression in children down? If you want to keep a child’s aggression down, they must learn to be empathic. What does this mean? It means they must have some capacity to show happiness or sadness for another person. Empathy is extremely important in society. Without empathy, the world would be both chaotic and cold.   How You Teach Children To […]

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Posted by Mark Lewis - January 30, 2013 at 2:11 am

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3 Tips You Can Use To Stop A Toddler From Biting

Most parents believe their children are little angels with no capacity to hurt someone else. However, parents often learn that their child is no such thing and has bitten someone. What can you do to stop a toddler from biting?   1 – Be Sure You Learn Why They Are Biting Many toddlers bite; but, to get them to stop biting you need to learn why they are biting in the first place. Many bite because they’re upset and don’t know the right way to express the emotion. They automatically do the first thing that pops into their mind – biting, hitting, pulling, pushing, etc. Toddlers tend to explore the area of cause and effect such as what would happen if he/she pushed another child or knock over a child’s blocks. All throughout the day, a toddler’s mind has these thoughts. Bear in mind that this is a small child, […]

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Posted by Mark Lewis - January 28, 2013 at 7:54 am

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My 4 Helpful Tips Parents Can Use To Stop 1 Year Old Tantrums

The most precious years of a child’s life are their toddler years. After all, they learn to walk and talk and learn all they can about the world around them. As a parent, you are amazed by all the things your child can do or try to do at this point. Of course, with all the cute things a toddler does, there are some not so cute things. One such thing is the 1 year old tantrums they can throw with no notice.  Here are some instances in which a one-year-old will start throwing a temper tantrum: 1 – Your child is cranky and doesn’t want to take a nap or is unable to take a nap. 2 – Your toddler is pitching a fit because you are dropping them off at daycare when they’d rather be with you. 3 – Your toddler is having a grand old time outside and doesn’t want to […]

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Posted by Mark Lewis - January 27, 2013 at 7:07 am

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Anger Management For Children Involves Turning Negative Attention Into Positive Attention

Is your child out of control? Does he/she scream, kick, hit and/or bite if they don’t get what they want or their way? If so, then you’ve got a brat you have to deal with. This temper tantrum usually happens when you’ve rarely told the child “NO” and they always gotten their way. Do you need some anger management for children to help you regain control over them?   Has Your Child’s Demeanor Suddenly Changed If your child is suddenly angry, moody or crabby, it could be something in the environment that changed. Do you and your spouse constantly argue? Even when you don’t fight in front of the children, they sense the tension. Kids can pick up on their parents’ vibes. Did something happen that caused the behavior? Did the child get any breakfast? Is the child having a difficult time in school? Are they being bullied? There are so many reasons why […]

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Posted by Mark Lewis - January 23, 2013 at 6:04 pm

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4 Important Tips To Help You Stop A Child Crying and Keep Your Sanity

Have you ever been so frustrated by your child’s crying that the worst part of you comes out? And, the more aggravated you are by it, the worse his/her crying is? There are some children who can be consoled very easily. And, there are some kids whose crying makes it sounds like they’re being killed. So, what can you do to stop a child crying? Imagine, if you will, a two-year-old who is overly dramatic. Sure, two-year-olds are already dramatic. However, just picture this overly dramatic two-year-old who howls at the slightest touch you give him/her, as if you are killing her. It can be extremely difficult to stop a child crying when they’re in this state. But, it can be done.   Implementing Coping Skills To Help Children Children, like adults, have their own coping methods for when they are upset or angry. For example, adults may need space […]

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Posted by Mark Lewis - January 21, 2013 at 3:30 pm

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