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Managing Life with a Challenging Child: What to do when your gifted but difficult child is driving you crazy - SENG

By Barbara Probst<p><i>Note: This article was first published in Issue 10 of the Twice Exceptional Newsletter (April 2005), seewww.2eNewsletter.com. It has</i> …

Die 10 häufigsten Fehler, die Eltern machen

<b>THE BLOG</b><p>Als ich Mutter wurde, bekam ich jede Menge Ratschläge, wie ich mein Kind lieben sollte. Aber erst vor ein paar Jahren machte mich jemand …

Psychologie

15 Unterschiede zwischen dem ersten und zweiten Kind

Dass die Geburtenfolge eine Auswirkung auf das spätere Leben eines Menschen hat, ist längst wissenschaftlich belegt. Erstgeborene sind meist die …

Familie

Spielraum Wald

Wald

Can You Be Too Empathetic As a Parent?

When my daughter started attending a new middle school several years ago, a couple of girls in her class began to bully her. Up until this time, she …

Self Compassion

10 ways kids appear to be acting naughty but actually aren't.

When we recognize kids' unwelcome behaviors as reactions to environmental conditions, developmental phases, or our own actions, we can respond …

Parenting

Do you have a high energy, challenging, persistent child?

Parenting Your Strong-Willed Child<p><b>Do you have a strong-willed child? You're lucky! Strong willed children can be a challenge when they’re young, but</b> …

Parenting

Building Resilience in Children - 20 Practical, Powerful Strategies (Backed by Science)

All children are capable of extraordinary things. There is no happiness gene, no success gene, and no ‘doer of extraordinary things’ gene. The …

How to Get a Strong-Willed Child to Listen (Without Crushing Their Spirit)

Here you are again, right in the middle of a public place, judgmental eyes glaring at you as you (not so) patiently wait to see if your strong-willed …

How to Raise a Creative Child. Step One: Back Off

THEY learn to read at age 2, play Bach at 4, breeze through calculus at 6, and speak foreign languages fluently by 8. Their classmates shudder with envy; their parents rejoice at winning the lottery. But to paraphrase T. S. Eliot, their careers tend to end not with a bang, but with a …

Separation Anxiety?

<b>By Naomi Aldort</b>, <i>author of</i> Raising Our Children, Raising Ourselves<i>,</i> <i>www.AuthenticParent.com.</i><p>When my children were young, it was common for me to take …

Parenting

10 Common Mistakes Parents Today Make (Me Included)

What we may justify as "good parenting" can hurt our children later. Unless we're mindful of that, it's easy to handicap them by making their lives too easy.<p>When I became a mom, I got lots of advice on how to love my child. But not until a few years ago did someone actually point out that loving a …

Want to raise successful kids? Nurture your child’s *emotional* intelligence

When emotions run high, people do and say things they normally would not. When you're a young child, this is what you do <i>all the time.</i><p>Emotional …

Montessori inspired ideas for infant/toddler playgroup.

Here is a sneak peek into one of the Montessori Playgroups in Australia.<br>These are activities that stimulate and help to develop various skills such …

The Most Harmful Misconception About Spirited Kids

I first learned about the term ‘spirited child’ when my Sammy was just about a year old. A friend gave me Mary Sheedy Kurcinka’s excellent book,</i> …

Parenting

This is Not the Child I Dreamt of

High need babies are known to ‘live out loud’. These are the babies who will let you know their displeasure the very moment their poop hits the …

Characteristics of The Spirited Child

About 20% of all babies born have temperament traits of a fussy or high need, or what we call a <b>spirited child</b>.<p>Spirited children share many of the …

Parenting

11 Early Signs Your Kid Will Be Smart

From the moment your child is born, you just know that they are extraordinary. Each milestone reached and every developmental milestone may only …

9 Ways Co-Sleeping Affects Your Child's Personality

There are two main schools of thought when it comes to co-sleeping: <i>"We would never let our kids sleep in our bed"</i> and <i>"We sleep with our kids every</i> …

Biting, Hitting, Kicking And Other Challenging Toddler Behavior

We’re big. They’re tiny. They’re just learning our rules and expectations for appropriate behavior. They have a developmental need to express their …

9 Things To Do Instead of Spanking

<b>9 Things to do Instead of Spanking</b> <i><br>– by Kathryn Kvols</i><p>Research confirms what many parents instinctively feel when they don’t like to spank their child, …

Top 10 Inspirational Montessori Videos Online.

Whether you are looking for inspiration or would like to introduce someone to Montessori philosophy, or would like to learn more about the Montessori …

Oh No, Mom is Sick! 10 Ideas for Helping the Whole Family Survive

Part of parenting is taking care of a sick child and this is normally no big deal- but what about when MOM gets sick? Moms can’t get sick, right? But …

9 Truths 'Moms of Boys Only' Need To Know

I have three sons and zero daughters. When my boys were small, I would hear the question, "Are you going to keep trying for a girl?" until I thought …

My Top 10 Tips for Surviving a Long-Haul Flight with Children

Gammon in his PJs, excited about the flight<p>As an Aussie expat living in the UK with 2 children under 4 years old, the pull to get back home regularly …

Timeline of Challenging Early Childhood Behaviour

When it comes to challenging early childhood behaviour, every parent, whether they care to admit it, has received their fair share. From excessive …