All relationships have moments of tension, disagreement, and problem solving. The family unit is the first place where a child can learn conflict resolution especially related to sibling rivalry. One or more of the following tactics can help to bring peace to your home. 1. Older children can participate in caring for a younger […]
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Basic information on the age old problem on sibling rivalry along with practical suggestions on how parents can solve the problem in their family.
Parents can fall into many traps set by their children that set the stage for episodes of sibling rivalry. Child psychologist, Dr David Patlin tells parents how to spot some of these traps and to learn how to avoid them and reduce the number of “melt downs” cause by sibling rivalry.
There are several thousand books written for parents. Because good parenting advice is so important yet parent’s time to get the information they need can be limited. That’s why I have taken the time to list and provide brief reviews of the books I believe will be worth the read. These books are written by […]
Preschoolers are emerging from toddlerhood to a new world of exploration and formal learning. Most have started or will start preschool or prekindergarten and complete this period of development by entering formal school either kindergarten or first grade. Because kindergarten has become more academic and often mirrors what used to be first grade, children often […]
It would be nice if parents and children were perfect. There would never be an occasion for parents to get frustrated with their children because their children would never misbehave. Unfortunately, parents and children are human and they aren’t perfect. When you’re a parent and you get frustrated, you may say something to your […]
Raising school-age children can be awesome. Watching them try new activities, cheering them on at athletic events and applauding their accomplishments at recitals are usually some of the high points for most parents. However, achieving success is often preceded by frustration and sometimes learning to accept one’s weaknesses as well as celebrating and building on […]
When a child takes the first step on his or her own, a new phase in development begins. At this stage, children are now free to roam around their world. It is a time for active exploration of their environment. Language development takes major leaps which leads to learning the names of objects of interest, […]