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Spanking Can be Detrimental for Children’s Behavior, Even 10 Years Later

Past research has indicated that physical punishment, such as spanking, has negative consequences on child development. However, most research studies have examined short-term associations -- less than one year -- between discipline and development. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri have found that physical discipline experienced during infancy can negatively impact temperament and behavior [...]

Entitled Kids? These Parenting Tips Can Change Behaviour

Courtesy of Chris Lee / hSRPLOpCGW6VE0MCC/RiF2qqhyaDl5Banljcbn9wmQg= We all have them: the "What were we thinking?" parenting moments. We let our kids sneak in after curfew because we don't want another battle. Or we stock our purse with candy to make it through errands. Or maybe we've been cleaning the forgotten guinea pig's cage [...]

The Eight Things Your Kids Should Never See You Do

Be careful what you say around your children. Photo: Janie Barrett Lately, I've noticed kids of a certain age turning into mouthpieces of their parents. It's a sudden and dramatic change and it appears, at least to my eyes, to take place sometime between their ninth and 12th birthdays. One year, they're unique [...]

By |2015-12-13T16:55:05+11:00July 5th, 2015|Categories: Society & Culture|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment

Give Yourself Some Loving, Parents Urged

The struggle of parenting is real, but are mothers and fathers making the situation worse by failing to give themselves sufficient credit? The struggle of parenting is real, but are mothers and fathers making the situation worse by failing to give themselves sufficient credit? University of Queensland School of Psychology's Dr James Kirby has commenced [...]