bribing kids

Bribing Kids- Our Guide to Doing it Right

by Ann Herren, publisher You might be thinking - ‘Reals? A parenting magazine is telling us how to bribe?’ Well, yes. Because as crazy as it sounds, bribery is really just how we function on a daily basis. Wh...

Understanding Challenging Behavior

Biting. Screaming. Lying. These and other common misbehaviors in kids often have predictable triggers: hunger, boredom, over-stimulation, being overly tired, or trying to avoid punishment. How a child reacts to...
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Back Talk And Eye Rolling

Riding the emotional roller-coaster of life with a middle school child. Contributed by the Parenting Center When we talk about the middle school years, it’s important to try to remember what those years are ...
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Bad Playdates, Biters, And Health Obsessions

Written by The Parenting Center at Children's Hospital Bad Playdates Q. My son's best friend, a fellow four-year-old next door, is a beast, to put it mildly. He's destructive, defiant, and doesn't heed his pa...