Some act out in very unloving ways in order to 'earn' that love, attention, and praise. It seems unrealistic, but it's far from it.
How to effectively and empathetically address tweens when they're being disrespectful.
As siblings grow, they tend to compete for everything. It might be as simple as a toy to something more complex, like attention.
Yelling in general, no matter what the context, is an expression of anger. It scares children and makes them feel insecure
Giving up instant gratification is necessary to create and achieve meaningful, long-term goals.
The tween years can be brutal. One minute a mother is looking at her 'seemingly' little child, the next they are getting a teenage type attitude
It allows children to interact with their parents without the “stress” of having to constantly follow directions.
This specifically applied to parents who used physical punishment and psychological manipulation.
This is probably a fear of many teen parents, they go out of town and their kid has a party. Not only that, but the cops came too.
Times-outs are still one of the most highly recommended forms of discipline. [Not punishment]
Family conflicts are difficult, but there are some things that can be done to resolve them.
Kids should respect their teachers. There are a number of things parents can do to teach them how to do it.
There are good tips parents can use when they are trying to give their kids effective instructions.