Limits and discipline

Limits and discipline

The benefits of no phones at the dinner table

Ken was a single dad with a 6 -year-old daughter named Claire and an 8-year-old son named Patrick. Ken dreaded mealtime with his kids. It seemed that every time they sat down to eat,...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 26 of November, 2020
Limits and discipline

Help teens balance the benefits and risks of being online

John watches his twin pre-teen girls taking selfies non-stop. He doesn’t understand why they are making weird faces to their cameras or taking the same picture over and over again. When he asks ...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 7 of August, 2020
Limits and discipline

The risks of teenage drinking

Sally and Donna met up with their high school friends on Saturday night to hang out. There was a tub full of ice filled with beers and grain alcohol. Everyone was walk...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 24 of July, 2020
Limits and discipline

How to maintain control when a child is misbehaving

Sometimes our children have less than ideal behaviors. While it can be frustrating, the key to focus on safety in the moment and then focus on communicating values so that their beha...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 4 of June, 2020
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 meet...

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 William stopped to discuss...

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...

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 refillable atomize...

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 odds...

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 some parents spanking and swatting remains a common disc...

usuario Deanna Marie Mason usuario 11 of April, 2017
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