Self-Control

Self-Control: What It Means for Kids

What is self-control, and what does self-control look like in kids? Get the basics on self-control i…

My Child’s Behavior Is Out of Control. Now What?

Is your child's behavior at home and school out of control or completely unpredictable? Follow these…

Trouble With Self-Regulation: What You Need to Know

What is self-regulation, and why do kids sensory processing issues and ADHD struggle with it? Read a…

Developing Coping Skills: 5 Ways to Help Kids Who Struggle With Self-Control

How can you help kids who struggle with self-control develop coping skills? Here are five ways to he…

How to Help Grade-Schoolers Gain Self-Control

Does your grade-schooler struggle with self-control? Use these tips to help your child stop and thin…

How to Help Middle-Schoolers Gain Self-Control

Is your middle-schooler having trouble with self-control? Use these tips to help your tween learn to…

How to Help High-Schoolers Gain Self-Control

How do you teach self-control to high-schoolers? If your teen is having problems with self-control, …

Why Some Kids Get Overexcited

Why do some kids have trouble keeping their excitement in check? Learn why some kids get overexcited…

What Can I Say to My Teen About Self-Control Issues and Spring Break?

Learn how to reduce risky behavior on spring break. Get tips on talking to your child about self-con…

The Difference Between Tantrums and Meltdowns

Tantrums and meltdowns can look alike, but they're caused by different things. Learn the difference …

The Marshmallow Test: What It Tells Me About Kids With ADHD

What's the Marshmallow Test? What does it mean for kids with ADHD? Best-selling author Ellen Galinsk…

Video: How to Get Your Child to Accept “No” as an Answer

Does your child refuse to accept "no" for an answer? Watch as an expert explains how to say "no" to …