There are many reasons for anger in children. When your child is consistently expressing anger you may need to take a step back and evaluate. Are there things that you can do to help?
Never Give Up! Your Teen Needs You
There are definitely days in parenting that are frustrating, some down right discouraging. There are times where discouraging thoughts run rampant. Thoughts …
There is something that needs to be established from early childhood that becomes very important in the teen years, and that is the boundary line between adult and child. There needs to be a definite line of authority in the house and that is the parent.
Teens, like toddlers temper tantrums, have emotional outbursts that can make parents feel immobilized. For some the outbursts are done through the shock value of raised voices or mean statements, for some it is done through subtle manipulation, and still others attempt to use the sullen I don’t care attitude
There are a few stages in a child's life that leave parents feeling over-whelmed. The first seems to be so daunting that we have nicknamed it "the terrible twos." The second which appears to be not completely unlike the first is those dreaded teen years.
Learning how to cope when other children are mean is something that unfortunately every child will have to face. How we handle these situations as parents can affect their self-esteem.
How Competition and Performance Impacts a Child’s Self-Esteem
We discussed earlier this week that our self-esteem is determined by answering the question of whose we …
How does discipline affect self-esteem? It seems that many today would think that disciplining a child would hurt their self-esteem, which is why we have so many homes with so little rules. In fact the opposite is true. When a child has no consistent boundaries placed around them they feel very insecure.
Where does self-esteem Begin in a child's development process? It actually begins at birth with the mother/child bonding. Through the bonding experience of those early days and months we are communicating love and security. A child cannot yet comprehend the concept of God as their Father so until that time we are communicating His love through our parenting.