How to Shape & Manage Your Young Child’s Behavior

parents with kidsHelping shape your children’s behavior is a key part of being a parent. It can be difficult as well as rewarding. While at times it can be challenging, a few key principles can help.

Modeling Behavior 

Children learn by watching everyone around them, especially their […]

What Parents Can Do to Support Friendships

friendsFriendships are important, but your guidance and monitoring of activities are needed for your child to be safe and successful. As children grow, friendships take on new meaning. Parents who have open communication and active involvement in the early years set the tone for […]

Brain Scans Show Why Reading to Kids is Good for Them

parent read to childReading to young children is well known to have benefits, including better language skills. And experts already urge parents to have a regular story time with their kids, starting at birth. It’s been assumed that the habit feeds youngsters’ brain development.

But […]

Autism Tied to Higher Risk for Gut Troubles in Children

researchA 2015 study published online in the journal JAMA Psychiatry, found that children with autism tend to have more gastrointestinal problems early in life compared to other children.

Researchers compared incidents of diarrhea, constipation and food allergy/intolerance during the first three years of life among […]

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