Everyone Is Special

Everyone Is Special

Treating Children as Individuals Do you treat all your children alike? Probably not. You should relate to and treat each youngster differently. Treating each child as an individual is part of what makes that child a unique person and is a way of appreciating his...

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Don’t Be Shy

Don’t Be Shy

My child is shy and does not make friends easily. Should I be worried? Although childhood shyness is commonplace, it concerns many parents, especially those who place great value on sociability. Some children become shy because of harsh life experiences, but most are...

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You’ve Got This!

You’ve Got This!

What is the best way to handle a “difficult” child? Here are some general strategies and solutions to help you live with a youngster with bothersome temperament traits: Read Full...

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Difficult Children

Difficult Children

Some children are “easy.” They are predictable, calm, and approach most new experiences in a positive way. Other children are more difficult, not able to manage their emotional experiences and expression with ease. When a child’s personality...

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Every Baby is Different

Every Baby is Different

Consider these two babies, both from the same family, both girls: The first infant is calm and quiet, happy to play by herself. She watches everything that happens around her, but rarely demands attention herself. Left on her own, she sleeps for long periods and eats...

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