Parenting

Behavior problems at school

Behavior problems in children can originate from different causes.  A child does not begin to cause problems without a reason. 

Reading Aloud to Children

In between dispensing advice on breast-feeding and immunizations, doctors will tell parents to read aloud to their infants from birth, under a new policy that the American Academy of Pediatrics will announce on Tuesday.

Not enough Hispanics graduate

Last summer of 2014 I went to Fresno to celebrate the graduation of my nephew Josue.  As you all know, I am very proud of my nephew because it took him more than 6 years to complete all the requirements to graduate. 

10 Signs You May be an Authoritarian Parent

Authoritarian parenting is one of the four main parenting styles recognized by researchers. It's characterized by rigid rules and high demands.  Authoritarian parents have high standards and can be highly critical when those standards aren't met. They also tend to offer less emotional warmth compared to authoritative parents. Read on to find out if you exhibit any of the characteristics of an authoritarian parent.

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Teaching Kids Self-Discipline

Your discipline tactics shouldn't be about controlling your child. Instead, discipline should be about teaching your child how to control himself.

What is discipline?

What do you think about when you hear the word discipline?  Many parents relate it to punishment and/or anger.  For children, this word is even less desirable because when they hear discipline it evokes memories of pain and discomfort. Just thinking about the