Most parents have experienced the incredible tantrums of toddlers. My oldest child had perfected her tantrums to award-winner status until I finally figured out I had to change the way I reacted to her. After that, the other two seemed ... READ MORE
Infants are social creatures and they love to see your smiling face. Around six-weeks old, your baby will start to smile back at you. As a parent, how you interact with your baby from day one has a big impact on his or her development.
When ... READ MORE
We know that children do best when they themselves want to succeed. We also know it’s essential to emphasize the importance of education and make it a priority in our homes. The challenge we have as parents is to give our children a sense ... READ MORE
Create a morning routine for the entire household so things run smoothly. Get everyone up early enough to get ready for the day and do morning chores without rushing or feeling stressed.
Communicate with your child’s teacher as soon ... READ MORE
There are many things you can do in your own home, that don’t cost a lot, but can increase your child’s school readiness skills.
In the living room – Use a measuring tape or ruler to measure lamps, furniture, etc. Then count the inches ... READ MORE
FOCUSING ON PARENTING STYLES FOR BETTER CHILD OUTCOMES
Converse, UF/IFAS Extension, Hillsborough County, Seffner, FL
Situation: Parenting styles form the foundation of modern research concerning the parenting effect on child behavior, ... READ MORE