Bad Behaviour

I Love You But I Can't Stand Your Kid

BLUNTmoms | Posted 03.24.2017 | Canada Parents

I hope that we can still be friends, but I understand if it's just too awkward for the next 15 years or so. Perhaps I'm high maintenance, but I feel that a three year old should eat his or her lunch sitting in a chair rather than standing on the kitchen table throwing crackers at another child. I do not believe my son should be hiding in the bathroom for an hour during a play date just to avoid his "friend."

Is it Ever OK to Punish Someone Else's Child?

Samantha Kemp-Jackson | Posted 02.03.2013 | Canada Living
Samantha Kemp-Jackson

How we choose to discipline our children -- or not -- is one of the few polarizing topics that divides parents like no other. But what can be done? Is it alright to discipline other people's children? Spanking notwithstanding, is it ever OK to jump in and take the bull by the horns? The issue of boundaries when it comes to other people's children is one that, in our society, is sacred.

How to Say "No" to Bad Behaviour

Marcia Sirota | Posted 12.13.2011 | Canada Living
Marcia Sirota

Lately, my patient Lisa has been disappointed with her boyfriend Dennis, whom she describes as usually very supportive. Something happened that put De...

Face the Truth About Your Bad Relationship

Marcia Sirota | Posted 11.02.2011 | Canada Living
Marcia Sirota

If you deny the possibility that someone could be hurtful, you put yourself and your loved ones at great risk. Facing this truth, on the other hand, is empowering and will enable you to make the kinds of choices which will give you a better life.