Six-Warning-Signs-of-ADHD-in-Toddlers
    June 17, 2014
    Six Warning Signs of ADHD in Toddlers

    Have you ever wondered if your toddler was more active than normal? Here are six signs of ADHD in toddlers that you can use when discussing the possibility with your child's pediatrician. 1. Using Dan…

    tantrums and ipads
    October 30, 2013
    IPAD Tantrum

    My Child Has a Tantrum Whenever I Take The IPAD Away. What can I do to Stop this Behavior? This is a question we hear frequently. In fact, we named our book Toddlers ON Technology to emphasize the add…

    Parenting Advice from a Non-Parent
    June 4, 2012
    Parenting Advice from a Non-Parent

    As a pediatric resident, I have families come into clinic on a daily basis with questions about parenting.  How do I discipline my child?  How do I get them to eat their vegetables?  How do I get t…

    How to Help Your Child Adjust to Life with a New Baby
    January 13, 2012
    How to Help Your Child Adjust to Life with a New Baby

    If you have a young child at home and you are expecting your second you're probably wondering how to help ease the transition into life with a new baby. Your toddler is used to having your undivided a…

    hammock
    February 4, 2009
    Monkey See, Monkey Do Principle of Parenting

    What are you teaching your kids? You may be shocked to realize much of your child’s behavior, whether appropriate or not, is connected to how you parent. Parenting is the toughest job you will ever …

    Throwing Fits
    January 25, 2003
    Throwing Fits

    Dr. Greene's Answer: All kids throw some fits at some time. Those who continue are getting something out of them. It might be attention, coddling, or even just a chance to express rage. Receiving diff…

    Hitting and Biting
    January 16, 2003
    Hitting and Biting

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Most kids hit or bite at some point. Those who keep it up usually feel they are getting something out of it. Either getting their way or getting attention (even negative attention…

    Disruptive Behavior
    January 13, 2003
    Disruptive Behavior

    Dr. Greene's Answer: With kids who are disruptive, working on empathy can be very helpful--not telling her what to do, but helping her learn to identify what others are feeling (which can lead to chan…

    Saying No
    January 7, 2003
    Saying “No”

    Dr. Greene`s Answer: Ten months old is part of the Great Age of Exploration. Most kids have learned to maneuver across the room and they want to handle and examine (and often mouth) most everything th…

    Tantrums
    March 29, 2002
    Tantrums: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Related concepts: Temper tantrums, Emotional storms Introduction to tantrums: When your child kicks and screams at not getting his way, the outburst often seems to come at the least opportune times: d…

    Ownership and Sharing Rules
    December 21, 1998
    Ownership and Sharing Rules

    For my children, we have three rules of sharing to help teach respect: (more…)…

    Guidelines for Easing the Transition from Crib to Bed
    February 10, 1998
    Guidelines for Easing the Transition from Crib to Bed

    She learns to pull herself to standing. Soon she is cruising 'round and 'round the crib, instead of going down for a nap. Then she begins to bounce up and down. Before long, she catapults over the top…

    Tips for Surviving Temper Tantrums
    May 21, 1996
    Tips for Surviving Temper Tantrums

    Temper tantrums are very common, especially in children 2 to 3 years of age. When viewed in context, temper tantrums can be an extremely constructive part of the development of a healthy child. That s…

    Toddler rage
    May 21, 1996
    Temper Tantrums

    Dr. Greene's Answer: You are not alone! Most parents who have had a two-year-old have experienced the same situation and the same feelings. Temper tantrums are very common at this age, and when viewed…

    Terrible Twos
    May 13, 1996
    Terrible Twos

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Children of perfect parents (if there were such a thing!) would still need to go through the developmental phase your son is going through. Ideal children do NOT always agree with…

    Biting
    May 8, 1996
    Biting

    Dr. Greene's Answer: What a sinking feeling to see, or hear about, your toddler biting another child. It may be comforting to know that most parents will go through this at one time or another as thei…

    Fast Facts about Thumb Sucking
    April 17, 1996
    Fast Facts about Thumb Sucking

    Children who suck their thumbs are able to begin at an early age to meet their own need for sucking. These children fall asleep more easily, are able to put themselves back to sleep at night more easi…