August 9, 2018

Picky eating is common among toddlers. Babies usually grow a lot and quickly in their first year but their growth rate and appetite slows down in the second year. In addition, toddlers are learning lots of new skills like talking, walking, scribbling and so forth. During this period of rapid change, they often seek consistency as much as possible, including sticking to the same small group of foods.

Children’s appetites and eating behaviors typically level out with time. But here are simple tips that can help parents get through the picky eater stage.

May 8, 2018

In this short video, Alan Kazdin, discusses why the idea that punishment teaches a kid not to misbehave is a myth and provides three steps for actually changing your kid’s unpleasant behavior.