View the typical sleep requirements for children ages one month through twelve years and older.
“Acting out in the form of tantrums is not only common in toddlers, but also perfectly normal.” That’s fine, but please! How can I prevent it?
The necessity and value is discussed in a frank and hopefully unbiased manner. You must be the judge of what is best for your child. Base your decision on fact, not emotion.
Two-thirds of all males experience gynecomastia at mid-puberty. Is it a problem or not?
How ignoring conflicts and rewarding positive behavior can lead to a real difference in family harmony.
A look at the essential ingredients to responsible parenting.
Older children who tantrum are discouraged. They don’t know how to get their needs met through appropriate behavior. Parents can assist their child to learn positive ways of getting the attention, power and control that he wants. The process may not be quick, but with commitment, consistency, and follow through harmony can reign in your family.
Temper tantrums in children often bring out parental feelings of inadequacy, helplessness, or revenge. These responses do not effectively assist a child during a tantrum. In this two-part article, we will explore strategies that allow both parent and child to emerge from a tantrum in integrity. This month focuses on tantrums in the very young child.
The name Asperger’s was first noted by Hans Asperger in 1944, who described a syndrome of persons with normal intelligence who had a noticeable problem in social interactions with others, and had limited interests and behaviors, without delays in learning or language development.
An examination of bipolar disorder, its diagnosis and treatment in children.
An examination of ODD and some coping methods for parents.
A look at some of the reasons a 15-year-old might be moodier than when she was younger.
Dr. Samson answers a patient's question about how to handle disciplining her child.
Yalom states that adolescence is the prime developmental age for the onset of eating disorders. (1) School-based surveys indicate that about 80% of high school students believe that they need to lose weight. (2) Over one-half of high school girls acknowledge that they have dieted; 20% of these admit to dangerous weight loss methods.
Strategies to apply to help you and your child during this time of transition.
Knowing what lies behind stealing helps parents recognize patterns that may be occurring in other parts of their child’s life. It also assists them in understanding needs that aren’t being met in his life so that you can teach him to meet them in socially appropriate and effective ways.
Parents experience a multitude of feelings when they learn that their child took something that doesn’t belong to him. When they know how to handle the situation, their confidence is not shaken by the unfortunate news.