Temper tantrums

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TIME OUT not working? Try this

Just imagine you were two or three years of age and you were put out to sit on the Naughty Step by a very agitated parent , how would you feel? When I ask parents this the responses are "Sad, upset, distressed, confused, alone, angry". TIME OUT not working? Is there a better way? I [...]

Sibling Rivalry

"You love her more than me! Everything was fine till she came along, now everyone hates me!" Sibling Rivarly: Child feel insecure about being loved Imagine your husband comes home tonight with a tall Swedish blond and says: "You know I love you so much; I decided to get another wife just like you! But [...]

Sibling Rivalry – Tips to Reduce

Ensure each child feels loved and 'seen' and sibling rivalry will reduce. The reality is that the more time you spend with your child, the less they will demand it through negative behaviour towards a sibling or towards you. The negative behaviour is a cry for help. Therefore, your response needs to be kind and compassionate. [...]

How to deal with: Temper Tantrums:

Tantrums can be difficult for any parent, so here are practical tips and skills to deal more effectively with your toddler tantrums Tantrums are either a need to: Express frustration due to limited language skills or A need to get attention (even negative attention) Most of us respond angrily and child feel acknowledged and the [...]

Some Discipline Tips

All Discipline begins with the Parent What? Yes, the more undisciplined I am in my self; the more discipline issues I have with my children How am I  undisciplined? By pushing yourself too hard.. Examples: Not taking Time Out, poor Physical  care of self,results in 'losing it' with the children, shout, Rant & Rave; getting up [...]

Interesting Parenting articles in Media over past week

Here's link's to the Parenting articles that have featured in the Media over the past week Summer fun for children with Festivals, Camps, Drama Schools and Sports. Lots of useful information in todays Times:http://t.co/sGq65XM Sobering facts about parents relationship with alcohol and it's effect on their teenagers:http://alturl.com/icnfs How to we get our child to accept [...]

When what you are doing is not working; try something different

Time and patience is so important when faced with a challenging child. If the child is tired/sick/hungry the advice is always to 'AVOID THE BAIT'. Therefore pushing a child to do/say something when she's tired means you end in in a power struggle - and always pullout of power struggles - and say to yourself - [...]

Terrible Two’s and Terrible Tantrums!

Q:I have a two and a half year old and I am finding it really difficult dealing with her tantrums, any advice? A:When all about are losing their temper; stay in charge of your behaviour. In other words, if she is out of control; more than anything she needs to see a parent who is [...]