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  • Sibling Rivalry - Help for parents

    By na - Here's some advice for parents to help manage sibling rivalry and sibling conflict. Explains some of the dynamics of sibling rivalry and conflict in family situations. (Added: 11-Jan-2007 Hits: 2487 )
  • Avoiding and Dealing with Conflict Between Children

    By Christine Todd - Have you noticed more fighting and arguments among your school-agers lately? The long winter months can be hard on both young people and child care providers! Here are some ideas to help keep things on an even keel. (Added: 20-Nov-2003 Hits: 759 )
  • Six Steps for Resolving Conflicts in Families

    By Naomi Drew - A system for resolving conflicts used by families and educators around the country is called The Win/Win Guidelines . Based on methods from diplomacy and counseling, these guidelines were initially developed for use in public schools. The results were so good that teachers, parents, and school administrators began using them in their own lives. Now this system is being used internationally. (Added: 20-Nov-2003 Hits: 1148 )
  • Coping with Sibling Conflict

    By n/a - Sibling conflict is inevitable and normal. It's been around for a long time, just look in Genesis, and today's child development experts haven't eradicated the problem. So, with the bad news out of the way, take heart! The Web offers many practical strategies to minimize the conditions that foster sibling rivalry. You can also learn some new skills for dealing with it when it arises. (Added: 20-Nov-2003 Hits: 830 )
  • Teach Your Children to Resolve Their Own Conflicts

    By n/a - Teaching Your Children to Resolve Their Own Conflicts One of the most commonly asked questions I get from parents is "How do I deal with sibling rivalry?" Most problems between siblings do not involve rivalry. They involve conflict. Conflicts between children have occurred since Adam and Eve decided that Cane needed a little brother. (Added: 20-Nov-2003 Hits: 943 )
  • How to Shut Down Your Mother-in-law

    By Judy Koutsky - If your Mum-in-law seems to be trying to engage you in a negative way, here are some methods you should try to diffuse her snideness. (Added: 12-Dec-2008 Hits: 4237 )
  • Family conflict - how to cope.

    By n/a - Some of the more common causes of family conflict include: A maturing child forms their own opinions and values, which may clash with the views held by their parents. (Added: 20-Nov-2003 Hits: 1027 )
  • Help Your Child Manage Anger in Conflict

    By Naomi Drew - Help Your Child Manage Anger Parents, here are some sure-fire tips for helping your child effectively deal with anger Teach abdominal breathing. Have your child take a slow deep breath through the nose all the way down to the stomach. Have her expand her stomach as she breathes in. Then have her slowly release the breath and deflate her stomach. Repeating this three times lowers the level on stress and anger. (Added: 20-Nov-2003 Hits: 746 )
  • Family Conflict Resolution

    By n a - Here's some good advice to help you identify problems within the family. Also, you'll find some help with the next steps towards resolution. (Added: 2-Dec-2008 Hits: 5819 )
  • Best 15 Ways To Help Your Child Manage Family Conflicts

    By Kathryn Seifert - The best way to help your child manage family conflicts is shape behavior by example. Parents or caregivers that are in a healthy relationship with each other can teach these skills to their children by example. That does not mean that there are no disagreements. It means that conflict is managed effectively within the family. Children need to see the adults in the household use negotiating, debating, and coping skills. Healthy homes, especially when children are in the developmental years (0 Ė 5) support brain and skill development of the child. Children will learn self-soothing, problem solving, communication, and cognitive and interpersonal skills to help them be successful in school and life in general when they learn these skills at home first. Teach your children about how to manage conflict at school by giving them good examples at home. (Added: 14-Aug-2013 Hits: 839 )
  • Coping with Sibling Conflict

    By Kimberly L. Keith, - Help for parents, this article explains some of the reasons underlying sibling conflicts and disagreements, and provides some suggestions to parents. (Added: 7-Jul-2004 Hits: 1379 )
  • Dealing with Conflict

    By Naomi Drew - Dealing with Tantrums You can alleviate much of the chaos brought on by tantrums by identifying what kind tantrum you child is having. Many experts believe there are two distinct types of tantrums: manipulative and spill-over. (Added: 20-Nov-2003 Hits: 724 )
  • Dealing With Control Freaks

    By Thomas J. Schumacher, Psy.D.,R-CSW - Most all of you have had to contend with control freaks. These are those people who insist on having their way in all interactions with you. They wish to set the agenda and decide what it is you will do and when you will do it. You know who they are - they have a driving need to run the show and call the shots. Lurking within the fabric of the conversation is the clear threat that if you do not accede to their needs and demands, they will be unhappy. (Added: 10-Apr-2006 Hits: 1629 )

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