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How to handle those dreaded temper tantrums

Temper tantrums come in different shapes and sizes. From a quick foot stomping to a major meltdown, and everything in between.

What to do when self-soothing behaviours become a problem

Fortunately, many habits, like thumb-sucking and nail-biting, diminish with time and self-awareness. But sometimes the bad habit can fester into something unsightly or even unsanitary. Here's how to help your kid curb it.

Dealing with mean girls

Here’s some Mean Girl Management 101 for you and your daughter.

Got A Shy Child? Here’s How To Help

If your child is uncomfortable socializing with the other children, she may be shy. Here's how to help her climb out of her shell.

The importance of teaching resilience

We bend over backwards to give them every advantage in life. Well, that’s all well and good, Mom and Dad, but there’s something missing in that list of admirable character traits: resilience. And the question is, in this era of parenting, are we letting our kids fall down enough?

How to curb a tattletale

Tattling is part of everyday life for a child—from toddlerhood through to later years. Here's how to help curb it.

Does your kid get jealous when you don’t give them all your attention?

Although most parents worry about not giving their children enough attention, giving too much attention has its drawbacks too.

One-minute mindfulness: Take a puppy break

When life gets busy, it’s easy to focus more on knocking items off of the to-do list and less on what you need to do | for yourself. And this isn’t just true for parents; kids can get overwhelmed by life too.

10 ways to turn your pessimist into a positive thinker

Luckily, there’s a bright side for Debbie Downers.

Tips for parents whose children suffer from perfectionism

When children – and more often girls – hold themselves to too high a standard, mental health issues can be the result.


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