Blog Posts - Child Behavior



How Scary is Too Scary?

My younger sister and I frequently stayed at my grandparents’ house during the summers of my childhood.  We were watching TV one rainy afternoon, and a commercial appeared advertising a miniseries based on the book “IT” by Stephen King.  I wo...
by Empowering Parents on Oct 23, 2014

Does My Child Need To See A Therapist?

Your seven-year-old son, Justin, is so embarrassing.  He approaches adults and asks personal questions that seem inappropriate.  He seems to have no sense of shame, and little interest in conforming to social norms.  You cringe at the thought of t...
by Empowering Parents on Oct 1, 2014

What If That Challenging Child Behavior Is Also a Strength?

What if your child’s bossiness or argumentativeness or the energy she has the moment she jumps out of bed is actually a strength that she was born with? What if she simply has not had the life experience to develop and maximize its potential? What...
by Empowering Parents on Jul 2, 2014

Be Consistent With Your Child

Whеn dealing wіth bаbіеѕ, they аrе thе bоѕѕ, аnd you are but thеіr humblе servant. If hе сrіеѕ, уоu give hіm the tоу hе drорреd. You feed hіm оn dеmаnd. You рut him to bed whеn hе іѕ tired. Thіѕ simple boss-s...
by Successful Parenting on May 13, 2014

Steps to Take to Prevent Having a Spoiled Child

Since 2008, thе USDA hаѕ іѕѕuеd data on thе еѕtіmаtеd соѕt tо rаіѕе a сhіld. Aссоrdіng to thе mоѕt rесеnt ѕtudу, thе аvеrаgе соѕt tо raise a сhіld born in 2012 from bіrth tо 18 уеаrѕ оld іѕ $241,...
by Successful Parenting on Apr 29, 2014

How Magic Ears Stops Whining

When I was a preschool teacher, I heard a lot of whining and I tried many different tactics to prevent it. I finally came along one thing that always worked without fail…magic ears. How does it work? Just tell your children that you have magic ears...
by Less Than Perfect Parents on Apr 7, 2014

How Magic Ears Stops Whining

When I was a preschool teacher, I heard a lot of whining and I tried many different tactics to prevent it. I finally came along one thing that always worked without fail…magic ears. How does it work? Just tell your […]The post How Magic Ears...
by Less Than Perfect Parents on Apr 7, 2014

Are Today’s Boys Treated Unfairly by the Media, Schools and Society?

Why do today’s boys get such a bad rap from society? In the landscape of any community, teenage boys are everywhere. They often seem like they don’t have much to do. They might be found at local skate parks (or local sidewalks) performing d...
by Empowering Parents on Feb 13, 2014

Are Our Children TOO Entitled?

By James D Sutton It frustrates me that so many kids today feel "entitled" to the best of everything. It's a hard notion for me to grasp because I wasn't brought up that way. It seems to me that such a focus on "stuff" can be a huge defocus fr...
by Successful Parenting on Aug 20, 2013

Defiant Children and POWER STRUGGLES!

By Shannon N Anderson Do you have a defiant child? Do you feel like no matter what you tell your child to do, your child won't follow through with requests? One key to managing your defiant child is to END THE POWER STRUGGLE! In fact, mak...
by Successful Parenting on Aug 16, 2013

Child Behavior Wisdom: Protect Your Child’s Feelings

Demonstrate important parent behavior wisdom: protect your child’s feelings. Hurting children emotionally incites unruly and even cruel child behavior.
by WisieForKids Blog on Apr 10, 2013

15-year-old Down Syndrome Boy Scales Mount Everest

15-year-old Oregon boy and a victim of Down Syndrome – received a bow from the world when he dared his disability and conquered Mount Everest, the highest vertical limit on Earth.
by WisieForKids Blog on Apr 2, 2013

Parenting Help: Childhood Needs to be Nurtured

“There was no need for a term like ‘magical thinking’ in the Golden Age of Man…there was only genuine everyday magic and mysticism. Children were not mocked or scolded in those days for singing to the rain or talking to the wind.” ― A...
by WisieForKids Blog on Mar 28, 2013

Improve Your Parent Behavior For Child Behavior Improvement

Practice being more self-aware in our parenting to recognize when we need to improve our parent behavior for child behavior improvement.
by WisieForKids Blog on Mar 26, 2013

Teach Your Child To Realize the Responsibilities of a Hero

A hero is somebody who is selfless, who is generous in spirit, who just tries to give back as much as possible and help people. A hero to me is someone who saves people and who really deeply cares. ~ Debi Mazar   A hero always choses to do the r...
by WisieForKids Blog on Mar 25, 2013

Parenting Advice – Fun Activities for Parents and Children

Think back to your own childhood and decide which memories are the best ones. Were they the times that you were having fun with your family or were the times that you were being told to clean your room, lower your radio or do your homework?
by WisieForKids Blog on Mar 20, 2013

Help Your Child Explore Her Innate Strengths

Parents need to fill a child’s bucket of self-esteem so high that the rest of the world can’t poke enough holes to drain it dry ~ Alvin Price  ...
by WisieForKids Blog on Mar 19, 2013

Little Steps Go A Long Way

If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value. ~Thomas Edison    ...
by WisieForKids Blog on Mar 19, 2013

Some Must Read Raising A Child Tips

If you know what you are doing, child-rearing can be the best part of your life. This article offers a selection of no-nonsense ideas and inspiration for easing the stress of parenthood and improving the quality of time spend with your children. Sit...
by Parenting Advice Blog on Mar 8, 2013

Spending Time Together Betters Child Parent Relationships

Spend some happy hours with your children. It will instill wisdom in children and make them good human beings.
by WisieForKids Blog on Mar 8, 2013


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