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Behavior Issues

  • Techniques for Taming Tantrums

    Preventing a tantrum is much easier than stopping one. Here are ideas on how to do that.

  • Temper Tantrums

    These fits of rage—the stomping, screaming, and falling on the floor—are a normal part of childhood development. Temper tantrums often occur only with a parent. They are a way for the child to communicate his or her feelings.

  • When Kids Want to Buy, Buy, Buy

    Don't argue about cost. Do talk with your children about money management and media messages.

  • Lying and Stealing

    Lying and stealing are common, but inappropriate, behaviors in school-aged children. Most of the time these behaviors will be outgrown.


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