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Posts Tagged ‘discipline’

Get Kids to Behave: Sassy Sauce?

Friday, August 26th, 2011

I was examining a five year old the other day and while the mother and I were talking the little boy became impatient and interrupted his mother.  When she told him he would have to wait he said “I don’t have to”.  Within a split-second she replied, “do you need some sassy sauce because you are being impolite?” (more…)

Happy Father’s Day Weekend!

Saturday, June 18th, 2011

As Father’s Day approaches, I am trying to think of clever gifts for my husband, while at the same time sending emails to our sons to “make sure” that they have not “forgotten” that Father’s Day is this weekend.  (I think this might be a form of helicopter parenting as the boys inform me that they are old enough to remember this!) (more…)

Toddlers: Tantrums, Time Out & Hoarding

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

When I see my toddler patients, lots of words come to mind.  Busy, active, inquisitive, climbers, impulsive, biters, but never before did the word “hoarding” make me think of a toddler. (more…)

Seven Tips For Toddler Discipline

Monday, February 21st, 2011

What parent has not, at one time or another, taken a “walk of shame” out of the local supermarket after their toddler threw a temper tantrum on the floor? (more…)

Early Spankings Make For Aggressive Toddlers

Friday, April 9th, 2010

New research shows that children who are spanked as one-year-olds are more likely to behave aggressively and perform worse on cognitive tests as toddlers than children who are spared the punishment. (more…)

Moms Who Were Spanked More Likely to Spank Own Kids

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

A new study shows that moms who suffered physical abuse or other violent experiences in childhood are much more likely to spank their infants than moms who did not suffer these adverse childhood experiences.

This study provides more evidence that a mother’s past experiences in her own childhood have a “huge impact on how she approaches her own children,” Dr. Esther K. Chung from Jefferson Pediatrics/duPont Children’s Health Program in Philadelphia said. (more…)

Tackling the Toddler Tantrum

Monday, March 9th, 2009

Toddlers are so cute and sweet. They are learning new things every minute. Most of a toddler’s new tricks are endearing, lots of video camera moments. But just as quickly as you get the video camera ready to capture a treasured toddler moment, the dark side of toddlerhood appears as a tantrum. (more…)