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April 17, 2018     Category: Negative behaviorPositive ReinforcementBitingBehavior

Toddlers are adorable – they give hugs when least expected . . . they squeal with delight . . . and look with wonder at each new experience.But toddlers sometimes are not so precious when they kick, scream or especially bite! Though biting is very common in children of this age, it is of little comfort when your toddler bites. You certainly do not want your child labeled as a threat in a play group, nor do you want your child to be expelled from a childcare center because of biting. This possibility is especially troubling for working p...

February 28, 2018     Category: Potty Training

What is Potty Training Like Around the World?Naturally, no country or culture is standardized in its approach to potty training. Check out these examples of potty training techniques used all over the globe. ChinaYoung children in China wear an outfit that resembles a onesie and has a split crotch. If the child indicates a need to go to the bathroom, the parent opens the crotch area and holds the child in a way to prevent self-soiling and the child goes on the ground. Apparently, it doesn’t seem to matter where the child is or doing.GermanyIn...

October 26, 2017     Category: Behavior

Does Your Child Struggle With Perfectionism?It can be quite a challenge dealing with a child who struggles with perfectionism.There's no denying at T's Learning Centers we think all our toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergartener's are perfect, in the 'apple-of-our-eye' kind of way; however, we don't expect perfectionism from them.Perfectionism is “a disposition to regard anything short of perfection as unacceptable,” but the word carries more significance in our achievement-obsessed culture. Perfection really does not exist – it is r...

October 26, 2017     Category: LyingBehavior

Does your child have a problem with lying?It's best to tackle the tough issues, like when your young child lies, early on.Try and think of the times in your life that you lied – and think of why!Were you afraid that the truth would get you in trouble or how others would react if you told the truth?Or were you simply ashamed or just wished things were different?Whatever the reasons were for your lies, consider how to respond when your children lie and how to encourage them to find and express the truth. It is the way to build relationships tha...

November 20, 2016     Category: BehaviorLessonsKids

My child can be “annoying” – does that make me a bad parent? Does any of this sound familiar? “She’s so loud and annoying!” “My little one’s energy level is over the top!” “I swore I would never have an obnoxious child – but I do!” Do you feel so frustrated when dealing with your child’s boundless energy – incessant chatter – their little hands touching everything within reach – and a thousand “Whys” a day? It is a challenge dealing with a child’s spirited temperament especially if the p...