Archive for August 12th, 2010

How Bad Are Your Children’s Adolescent Behavior Problems?

Are your children’s adolescent behavior problems getting worse and worse? Are you
about ready to throw your hands up in the air because you just want to quit your job as a parent.

Unfortunately, but actually fortunately, that is not a job you can just walk away from. So, since you are kind of stuck with the job, why not try to get the most you can out of it. If there were a way to parent that would be more satisfying, and loving, and it also got your kids to behave well, would you be interested in it? Sounds like a rhetorical question for sure. Well, read on to see if you’d be interested in finding out how you could possibly get to this ideal state.

I know you’ve heard of the saying that necessity is the mother of invention. Well, that sort of pertains to what has evolved in the world of parenting. In this crazy, fast paced world, where kids are exposed to so much more than we were at some pretty early ages, so very many parents are struggling with the relationship with their children. It was out of the sheer numbers of parents that need help, that some really good parenting programs, and philosophies have been born.

It’s kind of ironic that computers have helped so many parents. Ironic because it is the computer that has connected the entire world in a way that has helped to speed up the sophistication of our culture. So, why not put this to our advantage when we can. Matter of fact, you’re probably reading this article on your computer, and found it through some sort of google search.

Anyway, back to the real focus of this article, which is you, and your growing problem with child disciplining. It is widely believed that children respond very well to positive reninforcement. To coincide with this, it is also believed by more and more, that discipline, especially of the harsh verbal type, does nothing to foster a child’s development. Matter a fact, it actually hampers it, while usually adding to the disconnected nature of the relationship between parent and child. In other words, throughout the period of a long day, there will be many, many times that a child will just not listen. I’m sure you’ve experienced this.

Well, it has also been proven that there are neurological reasons why kids do the things they do. So it’s not even their fault much of the time, when they don’t do what you ask them to do. Regardless of why they don’t listen or behave, we’re still left with, so what do we do about it.

As previously mentioned, children respond very well to love and understanding. Now, that sounds all well and good, but what do you do when your child acts up? Also, what do you do when he or she acts up at a seemingly, ever increasing rate? Well, that’s what the experts are for, to show us how to turn our situation around.

Also, as previously mentioned, because of the internet, you are able to receive instant access to help, as well as an always open forum that is full of parents who are at various stages of getting their life back on track. To get an instantly downloadable course to help with your sadolescent behavior problem, just click on the three words in this sentence.
Even if you don’t want to start now, there’s a lot of free tips and a report that you can receive to get you started. If you decide not to check this out now, please don’t stop with your research. Your children are worth it, and when you find the program that works for you, you will know it. Good luck to you.

The Android Spying Tool: Protecting Your Children

There is a new type of software called the Android spying tool that is frequently mentioned in forums and other discussion sites related to smart phones. It isn’t as new as people think, but it isn’t so widespread that everyone has heard of it.

The Android spying tool has a very controversial nature, but like every technology that has been invented, it has no morality of its own. It is rather how each person uses it that determines the morality of it.

Because of its name, which implies, well… spying, the Android spying tool is immediately considered an invasion of privacy by many people. However, there are many benign uses for the Android spying tool. Let’s see two features that I find extremely useful if you decide to use an Android spying tool to keep an eye on your children, especially if they are teenagers.

First of all, the software lets you find the location of the Android based smart phone on a map. If you´re a parent who has ever wondered where your son or daughter is, you’ll understand immediately how useful this is. Other people might think that it’s just a matter of calling the phone and speaking to the child. If that’s your case, then you clearly haven’t had children yet.

The other feature of the Android spying tool that will help you is the access it gives you to the phone’s text messages. Teenagers usually don’t have much credit to talk a lot, so they text instead. If you suspect that your son or daughter is in some serious trouble, this is a sure way to find out if something is going on (and what exactly) so you can do something about it.

I’m not going to go into the debate of whether your son or daughter has a right to this kind of privacy while living under your house and using an Android based phone that you pay. I’m just going to point out that if you think this kind of privacy has to be earned, then this kind of software is very useful for you.

So, as you can see, this type of software can be extremely useful if you use it correctly and for a good purpose. In the case that I mentioned, you’ll feel better by being able to get the information needed to protect your family better. At the same time, you’ll be avoiding endless discussions with your children who might think that supervision and calling home is “oppression.” In the end, everybody wins.

15 Indoor Activity Ideas With Your Kids

It is bad weather today. You or your kid haven’t been feeling very well. Don’t feel like going out at all. Or you and your spouse are exhausted from watching last night’s Desperate Housewife.

The kids are bored and constantly seeking your attention. Nothing is on TV. Duh! What to do with them?

Here are some fun (to them!) indoor activities that you should engage with them . They are inexpensive and are able to keep them occupied for an hour or so.

1. Visit Readeo and sign up for an account to read Children Stories Online.

2. Play the Zingo game.

3. Get Crafty! Gather all your material and make some kids crafts stuff. You can make the Craft Octopus, Family Hearts, Butterfly Collage or anything else.

4. Blow bubbles. Count the number of bubbles they can clap on.

5. Engage in the Cosmo Cat ClickN Kids Spelling and Phonics program.

6. Play indoor football with your cool Goal Post Cooler.

7. Have some fun in the kitchen! If you always have bananas and raisins, make some Homemade Banana Muffins.

8. Make yourself a Human Playground. You can ‘Penguin Walk’ the kids, ‘Piggy Back’ them, ‘Horse Riding’ or become a ‘Human Slide’.

9. Show the kids how to fry an egg.

10. Show them your childhood photos in that silly over-sized glasses! Have a good laugh!

11. Measure everyone’s height and weight and record it down. You can even get your own Personalized Growth Chart like this one.

12. Stand on one leg. The one that can hold the longest is the winner.

13. Trace coins with color pencils, cut them out and pretend play-cashier. Don’t forget that shopping basket too.

14. Impressed the kids by making a necklace or a ring out of beads, macaroni or colorful straws.

15. I thought of 14 things, now it is your turn add on the last one! Gotcha!