Tag Archives: raising children

Behavior Plans Work!

These are the key points: Consistency AND clearly stated rules and expectations are the keys to positive discipline. We recommend: Pay attention and notice the positive behaviors, and reward your child often. WHY? Children need consistent positive feedback to learn and practice appropriate behavior. The focus needs to be on specific behaviors you WANT them…
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Review of Parenting Tip Cards by Jenn’s Blah Blah Blog

We truly appreciate Jenn from Jenn's Blah Blah Blog writing this review: Children do not come with instructions.  I know I can always use all the help I can get when it comes to parenting my child.  This is why we love “Hang In There”, Parenting-tips-on-the-go! These super awesome informational card series, were created by…
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Is Your Child Disorganized?

It is unlikely any child wakes up in the morning and decides he wants a barrage of negative feedback from his parents and teachers about his lack of organization. Life is easier for those who have these skills. Organization, or lack thereof, is based on executive functions which are innate neurological processes. Individuals with adequate executive function skills are able…
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Helping a Child Who Bites

If your child bites, think of it as a big wave of tension that has suddenly flooded his brain.  Most of the time it’s not a planned, willful behavior, but a build up of frustration inside him, which has no permissible outlet. His body does it for internal reasons, and he simply can’t control it.…
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