Tag Archives: Behavior & Discipline

Children can struggle to cope with divorce

Helping Your Child Cope with Divorce

Helping Your Child Cope with Divorce

A child may exhibit "baby" behaviors when his parents divorce.

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Children can recover from a regression phase

Ready, Set, Regress

Some children need a little extra babying before they're ready to get on with growing up.

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Many kids create fantasy parents

The Fantasy Parent

Ever heard, "My real mother wouldn't make me do that"? Don't despair. All kids, adopted or not, conjure a fantasy parent from time to time.

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A preteen struggles with his identity

When Kids Find Mom Embarrassing

No matter what you do, your preteen is mortified by your presence. What's going on?

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Setting limits is best for your preschooler

Why Preschoolers Need Limits

Many of us want to indulge our children with gifts and leniency. But that's not what kids need.

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Adoption Experts answer your questions.

Ask AF: Older Child Adjustment

The older child we're adopting is coming to us after seven years of foster care in another country. How can we make the transition easier?

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Identifying bipolar disorder in young children is best done early

Bipolar Disorder in Children

What could be causing chronic difficult behavior? Early diagnosis is the best way to put your child on the path to wellness.

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