Limits and discipline

Limits and discipline

Let children set their own limits on physical touch

Bridget was 10 years old and attending a big family reunion. Her parents Joe and Marsha introduced her to lots of family members she couldn’t remember meeting before. When Bri...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 24 of October, 2019
Limits and discipline

How to help young children listen and follow instructions

Claudia and William were at the grocery store with their 4-year-old son, Billy, who was sitting in the cart. Claudia and Willia...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 26 of September, 2019
Limits and discipline

How to help your child learn better in 3 easy steps

If you have a child between 8 and 11 years old and want to maximize his or her learning, there are three things you can do: Make sure they are physically active at lea...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 4 of July, 2019
Limits and discipline

Teen vaping is more than just a puff of smoke

Many teens are choosing to vape instead of smoking cigarettes. Vaping involves the use of small electronic devices that have a ref...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 20 of June, 2019
Limits and discipline

The importance of avoiding spanking as a child discipline method

Why physical discipline, such as spanking or slapping, is not advisable Specifically, spanking remains associated with increased...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 15 of March, 2018
Limits and discipline

To spank or not to spank? That is the question.

International pediatric groups provide clear recommendations about avoiding physical punishment in child discipline. However, for...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 11 of April, 2017
Limits and discipline

Is sexting really harmful to teens?

Today’s adolescents live between the real and digital world. Access to the Internet from computers, laptops, tablets, and telephones allows them to easily plug into and move a...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 23 of January, 2017
Limits and discipline

Can’t take it anymore? Four steps to create Pockets of Sanity

On an occasional basis, such as vacations, this type of friction causes a stress that can be tolerated because it’s time limited. However, when friction is endured on a continual, daily basis, the...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 15 of April, 2016
Limits and discipline

How to get your child to eat without a fight

Some current information adapted from a leading child nutritionist, Ellyn Satter*, can give you new information to help you decide what ...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 11 of March, 2016
Limits and discipline

What Can I Expect of My Child? Limit Setting and Discipline by...

Luckily, child development is a relatively stable process. This means that children who are healthy and do not suffer from any developmental delays can reasonably be expected t...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 6 of November, 2015
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