Help! My Toddler Hits Me!
Does your toddler scratch, pinch, bite or hit? Join the club! These little ones have big desires but not enough control over their aggressive impulses. Here's how you can deal with it.
Parenting Tips to avoid Physical Abuse
Most parents love their children and want what is best for them. So how does abuse happen? What would cause parents to abuse their child?
When Punishment becomes Abuse
Spare the rod, spoil the child... Discipline is an important part of parenting. This article is intended to help parents and caregivers understand when the use of physical punishment to discipline children may cross the line and become abusive.
Domestic violence (also known as domestic abuse or spousal abuse) occurs when a family member, partner or ex-partner attempts to physically or psychologically violate the other. No one, for any reason, deserves to be abused and without help, abuse will continue and is likely to worsen. If you are facing abuse, many resources are available to help you understand your options and to support you. This article gives you further information on this...
Sometimes, a relationship that starts out well turns sour. It is not always easy to recognize if you are in an abusive relationship. This article gives examples of relationships that are also abusive.
Parents Get Mad Too!
Remember that if you are tired, fatigued or stressed, you may react by lashing out at your child. It happens to most parents at some point or another. Fortunately, there are steps parents can take to minimize or avoid the likelihood of over-reacting and remain in control when stress is high.
To Spank Or Not To Spank
Parenting is a very rewarding experience, but nobody ever said it was easy. One of the major challenges one might face is discipline. When your child's behavior pushes you to the edge, how do you handle it? Do you see spanking as a solution?