RSSCategory: Ages 0-4

Dealing with Self-Centeredness in Young Children from a Christian Perspective

Dealing with Self-Centeredness in Young Children from a Christian Perspective

Me first! This is a common cry among young children who are developmentally in a self-oriented phase. As Christian parents, we can address this focus on self through correction and encouragment.

December 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
Understanding Your Child’s Fear of the Dark

Understanding Your Child’s Fear of the Dark

Many children go through a phase of being afraid of the dark. If you find yourself in a nightly battle with your child, here are some insights to help you get to the bottom of their fears.

September 22, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
How to Parent an Out-of-Control Toddler: Tips for the Terrible Twos

How to Parent an Out-of-Control Toddler: Tips for the Terrible Twos

Is your toddler out of control? Get things back on track by following these 6 parenting tips.

July 28, 2013 | By | 4 Replies More
Tips for Parenting Highly Sensitive Children

Tips for Parenting Highly Sensitive Children

If you have a highly sensitive child there are things you can do to instill and encourage healthy coping mechanisms. Here are several parenting tips for raising a highly sensitive child.

April 17, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
Stranger Danger: Teaching Kids About Strangers

Stranger Danger: Teaching Kids About Strangers

Most children know that they should not talk to strangers. But do our kids know who qualifies as a stranger? Here we will get back to basics and explore what you can say to make sure your children know how to be safe.

September 19, 2012 | By | Reply More
My Child is Afraid of the Dark

My Child is Afraid of the Dark

Is your child afraid of the dark? Here we will uncover some possible underlying causes and think “outside the box” for ways to address this very common childhood issue.

April 16, 2012 | By | 4 Replies More
It’s Just a Phase: A Refreshing Look at Child Development

It’s Just a Phase: A Refreshing Look at Child Development

It can be hard to determine if difficult behaviors in our children are indicative of a more serious problem or if they are just a phase. Here we will take a look at some helpful insights on child development from the Gesell Institute of Human Development.

January 13, 2012 | By | Reply More
Protecting Your Children from Sexual Abuse

Protecting Your Children from Sexual Abuse

Sexual abuse thrives on secrecy. We need to cut off its lifeline by educating ourselves and proactively taking measures to protect our children. Here are 6 things you can do to help protect your child from sexual abuse.

October 20, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
Too Cute for Time Out? Discipline Troubles with Toddlers

Too Cute for Time Out? Discipline Troubles with Toddlers

Disciplining a toddler is hard. Sometimes our presuppositions and beliefs about this stage of development can make it harder. Here we explore some mental pitfalls that can prevent parents from making the most of those impressionable early years.

September 11, 2011 | By | Reply More