Behavior and Discipline

Brushing Teeth

Ideas to get your little ones to polish the pearly whites!

 

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Getting Kids to Help

How do you get kids to help clean up?

 

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Advice about Monsters and Other Scary Things

PSP advice from parents about how to deal with issues related to being scared of monsters and other scary things.

 

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Thumbsucking

Got a thumbsucker? Read this advice for help!

 

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Teeth Brushing

Ideas to get your little ones to polish their pearly whites!

 

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Hitting (15 month old)

Advice on what to do about hitting and pawing behavior.

 

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On Having and Being an Only Child

The pros and cons of having only one child.

 

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Princess Predicament

Books, movies, music, website links and parenting tips that dispel the myths.

 

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Getting Kids To Clean Up Their Toys

Inventive ways to get your children to help clean up their toys

 

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Temper Tantrums

Summary of suggestions on handling extreme tantrums of a 2 year old

 

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It's not fair!

How to explain the complicated issue of fairness to our kids!

 

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Stroller Strike

Help for a 3.5 month old who doesn't like riding in the stroller.

 

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Boys and Guns

Insight about boys and obsessions with guns.

 

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Sibling Rivalry

Our son has zero interest in his baby sister, and sometimes pushes her out of the way.

 

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Challenging 4-year-old behavior

How to deal when disappointment, hurt feelings, and frustration cause meltdowns.

 

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Biting

What to do when kids use their teeth for more than eating.

 

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Refusing to Go Up and Down Stairs

You live in a fourth-floor walkup.  The kid won't budge.  What now?

 

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Handling Hurtful Kids

What do you do when your child hurts your feelings either by stating preference over one parent, saying mean things or worse, becomes physically aggressive towards you? According to Parents in the PSP community this can be a normal part of a child’s development. Here are tips from local moms and dads about how to get through this tough time.

 

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Nail Biting - How To Bite The Habit!

Ideas, tips, and suggestion to get YOU or YOUR KID from biting nails…

 

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What To Do When Temper Tantrums Are Extreme

One parent asked the PSP group:  “I am writing in the hope that someone can offer some advice or insight about my 5 year old son. He has always been a challenging child, with severe mood swings and extreme reactions to things. Now he is 5, and he has near daily tantrums that last up to an hour.  

 

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"Hit Me Baby One More Time": Advice For When Your Toddler Hits You

Whether it is biting, hitting or tantrums - here is advice from PSP members about what to do when your child is all fisticuffs and frustration.

 

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How Young Is Too Young to Attend Concerts?

Park Slope Parents was invited to take part in a roundtable discussion about whether young children should attend concerts.

 

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