Getting back together with my baby daughter makes me face again the truth about being a mother, as hurtful as it might seem on my features.
That's how you recognize a mother whenever you see a woman and she should only be proud of her looks as no one else in this world can put up with all the screams, dirtydiapers, the fuzzy eaters, the temper tantrums triggered by God knows what about a thousand times a day, the energizer bunny's hopping's andrunning's around the house, the "No, No, No"s she ge... read more »
Behavioural Problems and Younger Children, including Temper Tantrums
School has not even started and several parents have come by for advice on dealing with behavioural issues at school. The live in expectation and fear! Most of these kids have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or another executive disorder, sometimes called “EF” problems or “Executive Function” disorders. There are differences between executive function disorders and ADHD, but for the most part the behaviours of either type app... read more »
Little Brother is 20 months old now. He is his father's son. Wicked smart, conniving, sly, crafty, cheeky, and he LOVES to test limits. Every day is filled with major milestones, tiny triumphs and of course, nuclear meltdowns. He loves learning new things and pushing the envelope. He must master everything. He will practice again and again, climbing up the play couch and then stepping off until he gets it just right. Opening things, closing things, jumping, climbing, pushing, pulling. Again and again an... read more »
May I offer you a tantrum? We've got a fresh wide assortment...and a lot more than we can handle. Since they are so popular, I though I would share them with the whole world because, you know, sharing is caring. And everyone knows what a selfless little being I am :)
For the past year or so my whole family has been unsuccessfully trying to deal with a lot of attitude problems from our otherwise sweet, smart, charming and "absolutely impossible not to love" two and a half years old niece. It all s... read more »
The "talent" of making a lot of friends in a blink is like a second nature for children. We all know, as adults, this skill is very beneficial for their future socialintelligence and ability to easilyinteractwith others while responding to their feelings in a positive way.
But not always things are as bright and easy as us parents we would love to. Not always our children are like those social butterflies that we see everywhere around us. Sometimes the children need to be guided through all this j... read more »