Young children naturally want to do what they want when they want, so guiding children can be challenging. Learn why limits are an important part of your parenting toolbox and how to set them effectively.
Hi Dr. Laura,
Does you toddler, with a twinkle in his eyes, intentionally break rules just to get your attention? How should you respond to this behavior? Dr. Kathleen Cuneo shares do's and dont's.
Toddlers: they're adorable, lovable, and absolutely precious (at least most of the time -right?). They're also unpredictable, impulsive and can be absolutely exhausting.
Do you have a biter on your hands? Biting is among the most bothersome and embarrassing kid behaviors.
Now that your seven-month-old can sit unsupported, a whole new world is open. And she embraces it with delight! What milestones might you see this month?
Your six-month-old is in a pretty good mood most of the time, interested in her world and is working on expressing her sense of humor -- in grins, giggle and belly laughs. What milestones can you expect this month?
Your newborn's finally arrived! What can you do to help him or her along the way? Find out what's going on and get helpful playtime tips.
These days parent are much more cautious about discipline kids who are not their -- probably because our society has become so litigious. So how do you navigate those tricky issues of discipline the "other kids" when the child is in your care and you are in charge?
Demanding behavior -- from the time a child is about two to four a parent can usually expect to experience it. Parents should not, however, excuse such behavior as only a passing stage. A parent's response to such bossiness may determine how long and how intense these battles last. How should you respond?