One of the most important lessons for children to learn that will effect them later in their life is the ability to act and do things on their own. Dr. Joseph White, child and family psychologist, explains the importance of teaching children self-discipline so that they are not too dependent on adults always giving them direction.
Most children, when they have behaved poorly, do not like to accept the responsibility of their action so they try to dissociate themselves with the action even if they did do something they were not supposed to do. Dr. Joseph White, child and family psychologist, discusses how to teach children that their actions have consequences and when they tell a lie about what they did or didn’t do it injures the trust others have in them.
When it comes to kids and what news is good, or bad, for them to hear it mostly comes down to how old the child is. Dr. Joseph White, child and family psychologist, gives a guide to how to deal with what news is good for what age group and how to approach it as a parent.
In today’s world we cannot be too careful with keeping our children safe from sexual predators. Dr. Joseph White, child and family psychologist, explains how parents can teach their children how to be careful with strangers or whenever they are alone with any adult, and how parents themselves can be on the lookout for the safety of their own children.
Children of all ages experience some form of school related stress. However there’s only so much you can do as a parent. Dr. Joseph White, child and family psychologist, gives some helpful guidelines to follow as a parent to help kids comfortably integrate themselves into their school environment.
People tend to feel a need to busy themselves with all sorts of activities, but when it all becomes too much to handle, how do we deal with it? Dr. Joseph White, child and family psychologist, talks about how simplifying your life can help ease the burden of being overscheduled.
Grounding is a punishment that can help a lot, help a little, or just make the situation worse. Author and PaxCare Executive Director Dr. Gregory Popcak reveals the key to effective grounding.
“Time outs” are a common consequence, but you might not be utilizing time outs the way you could be. Author and PaxCare Executive Director Dr. Gregory Popcak explores how to get the most out of time outs.
Do you know the tricks and techniques for getting your kids to listen to you? Author and PaxCare Executive Director Dr. Gregory Popcak explores the surprising truth behind getting your children to listen.