Featured Blog Posts – August 2009 Archive (4)

Back-To-School--10 tips for New School Year Success

The New School Year is a time of change, stress and anxiety for kids. On the flip side, it also provides a brand new start toward making this year one of school success, parent support and an opportunity to "turn over a new leaf" from last year issues and conflicts.

One way to relieve the stress of a new school year is to be prepared. It might be tempting to leave everything to the last minute, but as kids transition from the flexible… Continue

Added by Judy Armes on August 21, 2009 at 8:35am — No Comments

The Little Boy in the Restaurant - How to Treat Your 3 Year Old at a Restaurant

When an invitation from the owners of a new restaurant arrived for the opening, we accepted. We were seated next to a family celebrating their little boys birthday. On top of the divided booths were floppy leaf plants. I sat on the end, noticed the leaves moving, then realized there were 2 little eyes peering at me.

I pretended not to see him, then waved, startling the child. A moment later the cute little face reappeared, bestowing a quick smile. He seemed taller which made me…


Added by Familyigloo Editor on August 20, 2009 at 1:03pm — No Comments

Getting Your ADD/ADHD Child To Behave

For children with ADHD, it's better to praise the good

behavior (i.e. the one you want to see more of) and ignore the

bad behavior as much as you can. Negotiate rules with older

children so they'll have a say in what happens.

Remember to pick your battles. We can’t stress this part

seriously enough. Look at what’s really important – what will

matter five years down the road – and choose to address those




Added by MomsMinuteBlogger on August 15, 2009 at 8:00am — 3 Comments

How Behaviour Modification Can Help A Child With ADHD.

What steps can you take in behavior modification to

minimize the symptoms of ADHD? The answer is – SO MUCH!

The basic principles of treatment – for adults and children

both – are:

* Structure

* lifestyle changes

* finding and developing talent.

There is a lot of focus on the medication, but you build a life on

identifying your talent and pursuing it.

Start by helping children find and develop their talents.

That is… Continue

Added by MomsMinuteBlogger on August 13, 2009 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

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