Month: September 2011

September 26, 2011

Children and the Lying Game

Children lie for a number of reasons and in many cases it is a normal part of development. All children lie at one time or another. This behavior, however, can be very upsetting for parents. Many parents wonder how they will handle their children’s lying. How lying is handles usually depends on the age of the child, the specific situation, and the established family rules […]

September 6, 2011

How To Tame A Temper Tantrum

It’s a familiar scene: You’re standing in line at the grocery store, almost finished checking out. For the fourth time in a row, your child asks for a piece of candy strategically placed at kids’ eye-level in the checkout line. You’ve repeatedly said no, when suddenly, the tantrum starts. His legs and arms flail, and then he lets go with an ear-piercing scream and begins […]