Behavior and Discipline

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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Nail Biting - How To Bite The Habit!

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

 

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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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Thumbsucking

Got a thumbsucker? Read this advice for help!

 

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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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Biting

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

 

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Challenging 4-year-old behavior

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

 

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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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Boys and Guns

Insight about boys and obsessions with guns.

 

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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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Temper Tantrums

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

 

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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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Hitting (15 month old)

Advice on what to do about hitting and pawing behavior.

 

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Princess Predicament

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

 

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Teeth Brushing

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

 

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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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On Having and Being an Only Child

The pros and cons of having only one child.

 

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Getting Kids to Help

How do you get kids to help clean up?

 

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Brushing Teeth

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

 

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It's not fair!

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

 

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