All articles tagged with Behaviour

Do you know your Parenting Style?

Research by Diana Baumrind, a development psychologist, showed that parents fall into four main categories or styles: Permissive, Authoritative, Uninvolved and Authoritarian. This refers to the overall climate in which they raise their children, rather than the actions they take. So, with-in each parenting style, the parenting practices will differ. For example, each family will … Read more

toddler tantrums

Ways to Handle Toddler Tantrums

There is a reason that you’ll often hear people talking about “the terrible twos” and “three-nagers”; parenting toddlers is hard work! One of the biggest challenges for parents is dealing with the tantrums and meltdowns that are commonplace during this time. Although some lucky parents may skip the drama during the toddler years – perhaps … Read more

Anger and aggression in children, Parent Help advice

Anger and aggression in children

Anger and emotional outbursts during childhood are normal, and if met with appropriate boundaries and expectations from the caregiver, the child will eventually learn to manage these difficult emotions. This article covers some of the key questions to ask if you have a child who struggles with anger: What triggers the feeling of anger (what … Read more

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