What to Do When a Parent Leaves
It’s common for children to act out when their parents divorce or one parent leaves the family. Children may react by taking out their anger or fear on the remaining parent. If you are dealing with this issue, patient discussions and role-playing can help ease the tension in your home.
Dealing with an Angry Child
Top 5 Strategies for Effective Time-outs
Time-outs are a great way to send a message to your child that you are not pleased with their behavior. Below are five ways to make the most out of a child’s time-out:
Game Over: What to Do When Technology Takes Over Quality Time
A family vacation is right around the corner, and Mom and Dad are excited about what they have planned: staying in a lakeside cabin, fishing, spending time on a boat and experiencing nature first-hand. When they arrive at their destination, their 15-year-old son has plans of his own – he’s brought his video game player with him on the trip.
The teen refuses to go fishing and spends most of his vacation inside playing video games. His parents are disappointed but don't know how to handle the situation.