Archive for April, 2012

Appreciating Your Child

Parents often praise their children for doing what they want them to do. This is of course helpful but noticing and appreciating a young one for other accomplishments by displaying their art work, laughing at
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12 Year Old Bully

Dear Sharon, Our next-door neighbor’s son is a bully. He is 12 years old, sizeable and formidable. I know he’s a bully because my 10-year-old son is one of his many victims. I don’t know
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Explaining a Consequence to A Child Who Isn’t Listening.

Z.and his Mom came to see me because he was upset after his teacher had kept him from going out at recess several times recently. Z. had received the consequence for refusing to follow a
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Things to Keep in Mind when Your Child is “Acting Up.”

Stressors from in or outside the home often contribute to a child’s problematic behavior. It can help for parents to follow one or more of these suggestions if possible: 1. identify and lessen the troubling
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