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  • The Dreaded SATS - A Child's and Parent's Nightmare!  By : Dr. Noel Swanson
    It's time again for the dreaded and stress inducing SATS. Teachers and students alike are stressing. The principal or head teacher wants to look good on the national league tables. The teachers want everyone to know that they're the best. As for the
  • What Can I Do To Help My Son Get Over His Extreme Shyness?  By : Dr. Noel Swanson
    Q. "I have a 7-year old son who is so shy he will hardly talk to anyone outside of our family. How can I help him?"
  • Parenting Advice: Single Mums Having Problems With Sons  By : Dr. Noel Swanson
    Q. "I am a single mother with three children; Caitlin 7, Tom 9, and Liam 11. While Cait is fine, the two boys are causing me problems. Tom behaves well in school, but has learning difficulties. After school though, he turns into a monster, and throws
  • Improving Your Child's Behavior through Problem Ownership  By : Mark Lakewood, Relationship Specialist, Author, and Motivational Speaker
    The most effective ways to improve a childís behavior is to make sure the child assumes ownership of his or her behavior. This article examines three ways that parents fail to have their child assume ownership of misbehavior and what they can do to
  • Boarding Schools for Christian Teens  By : Firoj Khan
    Christian boarding schools don't force the Bible on anyone, but they do reinstate the troubled teenager back to the fate he/she has in Christ.
  • A Step-Dad's Nightmare,  By : Dr. Noel Swanson
    Q. "Five years ago, my son's father left. In the meantime I remarried, David, who is a fabulous man. He has tried his best to make friends with my son, Nathan. I handle all of the discipline. We've been married for three years now, and my son still w
  • Dealing with the Other Difficult Parent  By : Dr. Noel Swanson
    Q. I have a stepdaughter who is four years old. Her real mother whom she visits on weekends is in and out of jail; she has 86 felonies. Each visit leaves the child distraught; she gets depressed and sinks into her shell.
  • Handling the Toddler and the Tantrums  By : Dr. Noel Swanson
    2 year olds. Don't you just love 'em? Especially when they are rolling around the floor having a good old tantrum. So, are there any tips for making the terrible twos a little less terrible?
  • Getting Your Child to Go to Bed  By : Dr. Noel Swanson.
    After a fully-packed day looking after the children, you long for bedtime. But, your child just doesnít like the idea of going to bed before his parents. This is a common experience of most parents. You want a bit of peace and quiet at the end of a day spent in feeding them, washing clothes, clearing their mess, putting up with temper tantrums, and many other things. You ask them to go to bed, but thatís exactly what they donít like to do.
  • Is My Toddler Ready for Toilet Training?  By : Dr. Noel Swanson.
    Toilet training often provokes great anxiety in parents. Many seem to see it as some sort of competition - the earlier they get their child potty trained the brighter their child must be, and the better they as parents must be. Total nonsense of co
  • Dealing With The Stress Of Being A Parent  By : Simone Butler
    Parenting can be a stressful experience at times, and you might not have the chance to indulge in traditional stress-busting activities because you need to look after your children. There are, however, plenty of ways you can reduce your stress levels with activities that actively involve your kids.
  • Your Baby And Teething  By : Simone Butler
    Teething can be a testing time for both baby and parent. This article provides information on what's involved, and gives some tips on how to make it more comfortable for your child.
  • Developmental Disability: What Can You Get From Developmental Service Providers?  By : Rodger Bailey
    None of the training programs generally available for children with developmental issues have success at closing the holes in their movement through the developmental tasks. Most training programs focus on teaching as many skills as possible to someo
  • ADHD: The Instinctual Movement Through The Developmental Stages Is Out-Of-Gas  By : Rodger Bailey
    Pediatricians agree. Many children are suffering from developmental problems. They also agree that all the problems that parents and teachers see in these children are related to the instinctual movement through the developmental stages being stuck.
  • What Foods Can Trigger Bed Wetting?  By : Ben Adams
    Bed wetting is an occurrence that is embarrassing, awkward, and disturbing for both parents and children. This is a condition that mostly affects kids in the five-years-old range, but can also strike children as old as fifteen. When properly handled, bed wetting can be treated without future incident.
  • Emergency Calling Card  By : TopSavings.Net
    As a parent you can never have enough ways to help keep your kids safe. Here are some extra ideas to keep in touch with your teenagers.
  • Another Way of Looking at Developmental Disabilities  By : Rodger Bailey
    What if the standard neurological, behavioral, and medical protocols to developmental difficulty are all mistaken? What if there was a cultural fix to these problems that you could do at home and all the symptoms would be gone naturally, over time?
  • Consistency is a Virtue that Pays Rich Dividends  By : Dr. Noel Swanson...
    If there is one thing that most parents have issues with regarding child discipline, it is being consistent. It is one of the more difficult child discipline aspects of parenting. If you, as a parent, can get over the initial hurdles to being consistent, there are a number of benefits waiting for you.
  • Consistency: The Key to Eliminating Child Behavior Problems  By : Dr. Noel Swanson...
    The importance of consistency in parenting can never be over-emphasized. It is the most essential requirement as far as child discipline is concerned. Any lapse will cause heavy damage in terms of reverting to bad behavior by the child. Yet, it cannot be denied that maintaining consistency is also the most arduous task. After all, parents are but human and children can sometimes drive you up the wall.
  • Teenage Anger. Parenting Tips  By : Fiona Dimas-Herd
    I am commonly asked questions like "Why is my teenager always angry with me?" Parents DO NOT TAKE IT PERSONALLY! Teenagers are generally not angry with you they are just plain angry. This anger can vary from resentment right through to actual rage. What you are seeing is not the anger itself but a behavior.
  • Parenting Tips Teenage Risktaking  By : Fiona Dimas-Herd
    Why do teens think that itís so okay to do things that are so risky, like driving recklessly or taking drugs or doing things that really put their lives in jeopardy?
  • Four Good Gifts for your Child  By : Angela Minster
    Today is your child birthday but you did not decide on what to buy. Do you know what the best gift is for your child? Are you thinking about buying any baby gifts? Baby shop in the UK offers a lot of gifts and toys. But before you actually buy a baby gift you want to know what the 4 best gifts are for your child.
  • Child Bullying: What Are The Warning Signs?  By : Florrie Poff
    One of the most serious problems your child could ever experience is bullying. In this article you will be able to identify some of the signs that may indicate your child is being bullied.
  • Teenage Addictions  By : Monica Craft
    Teens believe itís cool to use marijuana because they hear songs about it and see it on Television and in movies. Regular marijuana users repeatedly develop breathing problems, such as chronic coughing and puffed. Marijuana contains the same cancer causing chemicals as tobacco.
  • Encouraging Myself in Parenting My Teenager  By : Kim Frederickson
    A crucial part of parenting teenagers is developing the ability to tell yourself encouraging statements about yourself and your teenager. Read more on how to ďcoachĒ yourself through the ups and downs of your teens moods and behaviors.
  • Eliminate Hidden Dangers by Encouraging Early Money-Management Skills  By : Carrie Carter
    When it comes to long-term planning, perhaps nothing is more popular today than setting aside money for a childís future college education. Thatís not to say that saving money for education is a requirement for being a good parent -- nothing could be further from the truth . . .
  • Help! My Child Has Been Kicked Out of School!  By : Dr. Noel Swanson....
    The British newspapers and media have spotlighted the topic of misbehaving children in school recently. The topic of discussion usually ends with the answer that entails kicking troublemakers out of the classroom setting.
  • Your Child and TV  By : Dr. Noel Swanson....
    Most parents complain that their children watch too much television. In this age and time television is a fact of life. One doesnít come across families that don't have one, or that never watch one. While there is nothing wrong with television per se one has to be selective when it comes to watching television and how much of it you can allow your children. Television is educational, informative, and uplifting. At the same time, a lot of what is shown on TV is nothing but drivel.
  • So You Want to Play Sports in College - Here's how  By : Daniel Z. Kane
    Are you a high school athlete interested in intercollegiate athletics? If so, here are a few things you should know.
  • Helpful Hints for Helping Your Kids Do Chores  By : Kim Frederickson
    Having trouble getting your kids to do chores? Read my helpful hints to make kids chores easy on them and you.

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