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Here's a parent-friendly guide to getting preschool behavior on track, from dealing with whining and rudeness to noncompliance and refusal.
You've yelled, scolded, bribed and pleaded, yet your child still drags her feet at every simple request. Chore times and homework sessions become a battleground where you both lose. What can you do to motivate kids?

Numerous studies have found that the most effective parenting model is an authoritative one—firm, but loving. Authoritative parents have a high level of involvement, but allow their kids to make choices and face the consequences. As kids get older, parents gradually give more freedom.

Read on to find some specific strategies for motivating kids that fit within the authoritative parenting model.
Every day, all across the nation, as many as 1 in 4 children refuse to go to school. But where's the line between what's normal and what's not?
If your kindergartener struggles with transitions and instructions, read this!  Teachers have tools for school that work great at home, too.
Disciplining your kids is hard; that's why there are books and blogs dedicated to the practice. Of course, some of the facts about discipline are ones you'll never learn from an expert. Learn how to curb misbehavior by treating your kid as an individual.
Should parents expect the same level of discipline out of their children over the summer months?
What's behind the increasing levels of prescription drug abuse among adolescents, even as levels of drinking, smoking, and use of 'street drugs' has fallen?
Are you having difficulty talking to your fifth grader?  Here's expert parenting advice to make it a little easier for both you and your child.
Does good behavior seem like an elusive concept? Find out how to make positive changes to your child's behavior.
Here are tips for involving your child in the curfew setting process.
Have you caught your child lying, stealing or cheating? Here are some tips for parents on how to handle the situation.
Author Betsy Brown Braun provides some guidelines on how to successfully curb potty talk.
Life is full of changes. Here's how to help your child through the bang-ups and hang-ups.
There is new scientific data on temper tantrums that can help put parents back in control.
If you're like many parents, you know that time-out doesn't always work like it's supposed to. So why not take a time out from time-out and try something new?
Auditory learners learn best by hearing information and using self-talk, but how do you know if your child is an auditory learner? Education.com has the answer!
ADHD or normal?  A parenting guide to understanding young childhood development.
A child with a disability is more likely to be bullied than his typically developing peers. Here are parenting tips from a special needs teacher of 20 years.
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