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Children and Aggressive Outbursts
Children and Aggressive Outbursts
Children and aggressive outbursts tend to go hand-in-hand. This article offers parents basic information on aggressive behaviour, avoiding aggressive outbursts and…...
Children and Bedwetting
Children and Bedwetting
Bedwetting is a relatively common childhood occurrence that neither children nor parents should feel embarrassed about. This article offers parents answers to some…...
Children and Biting
Children and Biting
Children may begin to bite others for all sorts of reasons. This child offers parents basic information on why children bite and how to stop this behaviour....
Children and Body Rocking
Children and Body Rocking
Body rocking is a behaviour that generally starts at around six months of age and tends to end by a child’s third birthday. This article offers parents basic…...
Children and Breath Holding
Children and Breath Holding
Breath holding spells (BHS) can be frightening for adult witness, but they rarely harm the child involved. This article offers frequently asked questions regarding…...
Children and Encopresis
Children and Encopresis
Encopresis is a term used to describe faecal soiling in those who are already toilet trained. This most often occurs in children and can happen for a number of reasons....
Children and Excessive Shyness
Children and Excessive Shyness
Excessive shyness can have a devastating effect on children and their families....
Children and Hair Pulling
Children and Hair Pulling
Children engage in hair pulling for many reasons. This article offers parents advice on how to cope with children and hair pulling....
Children and Head Banging
Children and Head Banging
Head banging is a behaviour that generally starts at around six months of age and tends to naturally end by about three years of age. This article offers parents basic…...
Children and Hitting
Children and Hitting
Children hit others, and themselves, for a variety of reasons. This article explores how to find a pattern in children’s hitting and the best way to discipline…...
Children and Nail Biting
Children and Nail Biting
Nail biting is generally a nervous habit that children outgrow when they become more conscious of their appearance. This article offers parents basic advice on coping…...
Children and Picky Eating
Children and Picky Eating
Picky eating can be frustrating for parents, but it is a common phase that children pass through while they develop. This article offers parents basic information on…...
Children and Pinching
Children and Pinching
Children pinch others for a variety of reasons. This article offers parents information on why children pinch and how to cope with this behaviour....
Children and Public Temper Tantrums
Children and Public Temper Tantrums
Children throw temper tantrums because they are unable to calmly and rationally discuss their emotions. This article offers parents advice on coping with public temper…...
Children and Self-Harm
Children and Self-Harm
A look children and self harm, including what types of injuries are typical and the possible reasons that kids may engage in self harming behaviours. Also included is…...
Children and Sleep Disruptions
Children and Sleep Disruptions
Sleep disruptions get in the way of mental and physical development, not to mention leave your children tired and cranky the next day....
Children and Stealing
Children and Stealing
Children steal for a variety of reasons, and young children do not necessarily understand that stealing is wrong. This article explores stealing among younger and…...
Children and Swearing
Children and Swearing
A look at swearing and children, with tips for parents who wish to raise kids who do not swear. Includes ideas for preventing swearing, as well as for convincing…...
Children and Thumb Sucking
Children and Thumb Sucking
Tips for parents on discouraging thumb sucking in babies and helping older kids to break the thumb sucking habit....
Children and Tics
Children and Tics
Though tics are relatively common in school aged children they can still be upsetting for the children who suffer from them....
Children and Urinary Incontinence
Children and Urinary Incontinence
Urinary incontinence can be embarrassing for children, but it is more common than many might think....
Children and Whining
Children and Whining
Understanding why children whine and how to stop the whining of both younger and older children is important for adults dedicated to changing this challenging behaviour....
Single Parenting: Child Behaviour and the Home
Single Parenting: Child Behaviour and the Home
Your children's behaviour will change at home and outside of your family unit. Keeping your house in order and as stress free as possible, is one way of coping with…...
Your Child's Behaviour and Relationship Problems
Your Child's Behaviour and Relationship Problems
The way that your children behave will change if you are experiencing relationship problems, and it is vital to recognise this early on so that measures can be put in…...
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