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.
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 with frustration and sometimes learning to accept one’s weaknesses as will as celebrating and building […]
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, […]
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.
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 at some point. Teaching conflict resolution to your children will reduce your frustrations and help bring peace to your home. One way to address conflict resolution is by using books. […]