A New Partner In the Family Unit: Managing Behaviour Changes

If you have been bringing up your children on your own as a single parent, and then meet someone new, with whom you want to spend time, have a relationship and maybe even marry or live, it goes without saying that this is bound to impact on your children’s behaviour …

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Coping With Faddy Children

Children can be naturally faddy eaters but how can you cope with it? Faddy Babies Certainly, children seem to be born with a pre-disposition as to whether they are ‘good’ eaters or not. Even casual observation will note some babies guzzling milk down with gusto and seeking regular comfort in …

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Support for Children With Behavioural Problems

All children have the same basic needs – beyond food and shelter all kids need to be surrounded by loving, supportive people who are dedicated to their welfare and healthy development. Kids with behavioural problems may pose special demands beyond those of their peers, but the basics remain the same. …

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Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Unlike traditional psychotherapy which can take years, cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) is specific-goal oriented, with positive results often beginning rather quickly. CBT places emphasis on the role that thoughts play in regards to emotions and behaviours, stressing that changing thoughts can have a profound affect altering behaviour. Highly respected for …

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Behavioural Problems and Education

Many times, behavioural problems are first brought to the attention of parents by teachers or school officials. Children who are easily distracted, unwilling or unable to cooperate with school rules, or are disruptive to classroom activities can make it difficult not only for teachers, but also for other students. Parents …

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How To Be A Good Babysitter

There is an art to being a good babysitter. This, believe it or not, does not involve cans of lager and you and your boyfriend on the sofa. If you are hoping to make some decent money while you are at school or college, having a good reputation as a …

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Working With Teachers to Resolve Behavioural Issues

Accepting that your child’s behaviour may have changed and could be causing problems and conflict both within your family and in school, is a hard situation for any parent to find themselves in. Asking for help and working with others to try and find a way to manage and ultimately …

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Working With Professionals to Manage Behaviour

Sometimes in our lives, we need the support and help of our families and friends as well as professionals. This is especially true during a relationship break up and will help both you and your children. The professionals Therapists, counsellors, life coaches and advisors all have your interests at heart. …

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Caregivers for Children

Besides parents, caregivers are the adults who have the most impact on a child’s development and behaviour because they are the adults who are around the child most often. To ensure that caregivers are influencing a child in the ways that parents prefer, parents should discuss their childcare strategies particularly …

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Discussing Discipline With Carers

Discipline methods work best when they are consistent, so parents need to discuss their chosen methods with carers who also look after their children. In addition to explaining the discipline methods used at home, parents should also be sure to ask about which methods the carers prefer and mention any …

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