With Valentine’s Day approaching, this is a great opportunity to ask ourselves “how many times a day do we provide our children with verbal praise and attention for the good moments they have?” Most parents answer that they always try to address moments of good behavior with their children, but is this really true? Continue reading “How Much Do I Love You?”
Does it take your child hours to complete their homework even though it should only take 30 minutes? Do you have stressful evenings because of your child’s homework?
Homework struggles are very common. By implementing the following behavioral strategies, you can help your child improve their performance on homework assignments and reclaim pleasant evenings for your family.
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My child just can’t sit all the way through dinner time. He has difficulty concentrating on his plate, and he constantly leaves the table. He is so picky! I know that he likes what I serve, but he has moods where he simply refuses to eat unless I prepare him a pizza. He can spend more than 2 hours over a dinner plate and not to eat a thing. Continue reading “5 Tips to Establish Better Mealtimes with Your Family”
Many parents wonder if they should reward their child after they complete a task or chore. They think, “When I do chores, nobody rewards me.” They claim, “Hey, our lives are built around responsibilities, and nobody rewards us for maintaining them.” Let’s step aside for a moment and see if there really are no rewards for the tasks and chores you perform as an adult. Continue reading “Why You Should Reward Your Kids When Teaching Them New Skills”
How many times have you found yourself in a situation where your child wasn’t cooperating and you promised something to encourage his cooperation, but it didn’t make a bit of difference? Many parents confuse bribery with rewards. Let’s take a moment to understand the difference between the two and how both influence behavior. Continue reading “Should I Bribe My Kids?”