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5 Tips To Help You Use A Behaviour Chart…Correctly

...ewards that aren’t meaningful, rewarding positive behaviour inconsistently, and infrequent rewards are just a few of the more common pitfalls. Here are our tips for successfully using behaviour charts to improve your child’s behaviour. Tip #1: Set a Behaviour Goal Make sure your behaviour goal is developmentally appropriate for your child. If your expectations are too high your child won’t b ...

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6 Tips To Prevent Toddler Tantrums

...t them to do. Until their emotion regulation skills are further developed, toddlers will express their frustration through tantrums – but there are a number of things you can do to survive toddlerhood. These 6 tips for toddler tantrums will get you through. Tip #1: Have Realistic Expectations As toddler’s skills develop and they become increasingly independent it’s easy to fall into the trap ...

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4 Tips To Help You Manage Fussy Eating In Toddler’s

...ed if your child wants to eat the same thing every day though. Encourage your toddler to try new things but if their repetitive foods are nutritious, allow them to eat what they want. Tip #3: Avoid Rewarding Undesirable Meal Behaviours Toddlers don’t differentiate between negative and positive parent attention – either is fine by them so long as they get lots of it. At meal times use gentle encouragement but avoid going to huge le ...

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7 Tips To Help Your Toddler Follow Instructions

...SARAH HUGHES Toddlerhood is a challenging time for parents. Tantrums aside, kids develop many new skills between the ages of 1 and 4, but listening is a skill that many toddlers struggle with. Shouting won’t make your toddler listen Toddlers might have difficulty following instructions for a number of reasons. Some toddlers may have hearing difficulties, others receptive language diffic ...

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Parenting: How To Parent Active, Inattentive Toddlers

Can Toddlers Have ADHD? BY DR SARAH HUGHES Toddlerhood is a challenging time for parents and toddlers. Toddlers learn many new skills between the ages of 1 and 4 but for parents, sitting still and listening are two skills toddlers can’t learn quickly enough. But does not listening and energetic behaviour necessarily mean your toddler has ADHD? Not all active toddle ...

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Replace Old Habits With New Ones

...s that consequences play a significant role in determining behaviour. When positive consequences follow a behaviour, that behaviour is reinforced and more likely to occur again. In contrast, if negative consequences follow a behaviour that behaviour is less likely to reoccur. We see this in parenting. If your child leaves the house without making their bed and you give in and make it for them (a positive outc ...

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Parenting: What To Do When Discipline Doesn’t Work

...arts, the naughty corner, consequences and yet your child is still acting out, having frequent tantrums, being aggressive or ignoring your requests, it might be time to think about another tactic. Who knew play could improve behaviour? The research is clear that consistent consequences and limits will result in positive behaviour change in children – but – research has also shown that children are more likely to comply with reques ...

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How to Speak So You’re Really Heard….And More Likely To Get What You Want

...k them up to keep the house tidy (why) 2. I know that you’re not doing it deliberately (taking their perspective), but I feel angry (feelings) when you leave your dishes in the sink instead of putting them in the dishwasher (behaviour), because I get the impression you expect me to clean up after you and that is not my expectation of our relationship (why) 3. I know you don’t mean to (taking their perspective), but I feel upset (feelings) when...

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How To Avoid 5 Common Parenting Pitfalls

...g cause of the misbehavior, it may actually escalate poor behaviour as your child becomes more and more frustrated at his or her needs being ignored. Emotion Coaching Solution: Seek To Understand What Feelings Hide Behind Misbehaviour When misbehaviour occurs, try to understand the situation at hand. Talk to your child about why they’re upset, validate their feelings, and then help them to find a better solution to their problem. This a ...

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Living With A Loved One With Borderline Personality Disorder

...iving with a loved one with Borderline Personality Disorder can be stressful and emotionally exhausting. Seemingly mundane events can trigger extreme emotions and it can be hard to find a common ground. While your loved ones behaviour is their responsibility, there are things you can do to support them and improve your relationship. Here’s 5 tips to get you started. Tip #1: Be Clear + Concise People with Borderline Personality Disorder...

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