Search Results for: sibling rivalry

How To Handle & Manage Sibling Rivalry

Basic information on the age old problem on sibling rivalry along with practical suggestions on how parents can solve the problem in their family.

9 Ways to Deal with Sibling Rivalry

All relationships have moments of tension, disagreement, and problem solving.   The family unit is the first place where a child can learn conflict resolution …

Kids, Stop Fighting: Taking On Sibling Rivalry

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.

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Screen Time Recommendations For Parents: How Much Is Too Much For Kids?

The amount of screen time children spend in front of digital devices is worrying. Children don’t seem to tire of watching YouTube on mom’s smartphone, …

What Not to Say to Your Kids

  It would be nice if parents and children were perfect. There would never be an occasion for parents to get frustrated with their children …

Child Development & Parenting Books Recommended by Child Development Institute

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 …

Preschooler Development & Parenting Tips (3 – 6)

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 …

School Age Children Development & Parenting Tips (6-12)

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 …

Toddler Development & Parenting Tips (18 Months – 3 Years)

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 …

Single Parenting – Tips on Family Organization & Communication


How To Behave So Your Children Will, Too!

A light hearted, positive approach to parent education. Helps parents improve parenting skills to handle misbehavior while building self-esteem and a positive parent – child relationship.

Teaching Conflict Resolution to Your Children

Children will be children. And if you have more than one in a room, there’s a good bet there will be an argument or conflict …

4 Parenting Lessons from March Madness

Brackets, cash prizes, bragging rights, upset,s and watch parties – what more could a college basketball fan ask for? Sports fanatics anxiously await the arrival …

Single Parenting – Helping Kids Adapt & Grow

Challenges and rewards: letting go of the old and embracing the new, also involved moving beyond the past, breaking ties and moving on. As mentioned earlier, this causes a lot of stress and anxiety (especially for the kids). It is journeying into the unknown, uncertain and un-chartered waters and territory.