Behaviour

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Teaching Proper Hygiene

Teaching Proper Hygiene

Hygiene is a learned behaviour although most children do show a desire to stay clean. From a very young age, you should actively work to teach your children healthy habits both by example and by demonstration. Most of what your child learns, ... - test

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5 Ways to Reduce Your Child’s Anxiety

5 Ways to Reduce Your Child’s Anxiety

5 Ways to Reduce Your Child’s Anxiety Children tend to become anxious easily, and they are ill-equipped to deal well with that anxiety. Helping your child through the tough spots is one of the most important aspects of parenting. 1. ... - test

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Ten Ways to Encourage Education

Ten Ways to Encourage Education

If you were to eavesdrop on a group of teachers, one of the primary complaints these teacher would likely have about the children in their classroom is the lack of support teachers receive from parents. Many teachers feel as though ... - test

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Teaching Manners

Teaching Manners

As life skills go, manners are increasingly overlooked. While our age of feminism has made some manners of old almost insulting, the excitement you feel when you find a man who holds a door or pulls out your chair is ... - test

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Is Your Child Cheating?

Is Your Child Cheating?

Unfortunately the internet has made things much more open and available to children than ever before. This includes things such as essays and take-home tests. For the sum of a weekly allowance, your child might be having a college student ... - test

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5 Important Aspects of Your Child’s Emotional Development

5 Important Aspects of Your Child’s Emotional Development

Children are amazing creatures. They are more resilient and changeable than adults, but this is not a mask for the needs children have regarding their emotional development. As you get to know your child and are able to enjoy watching ... - test

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3 Toddler Headaches… and Heartaches

3 Toddler Headaches… and Heartaches

Toddlers are truly a special breed, but when you’re ready to pull your hair out with frustration, remember that everything challenging about a toddler comes with a special gift that will simply make your heart ache with love for your ... - test

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Ten Tips to Reduce Fussing and Crying

Ten Tips to Reduce Fussing and Crying

All babies cry and fuss, some just do so more than others. Young babies have no other means of communication, and older babies still use fussing and crying to help communicate their frustration, hunger, or tiredness. When your baby is ... - test

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10 Tips for Dealing with a Fussy Baby

10 Tips for Dealing with a Fussy Baby

Fussy babies are incredibly stressful and draining, but at the same time, the closeness and bonding between a fussy baby and her parents is profound. The fussy baby seems to need more closeness and care than the average baby, and ... - test

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Setting Up Playdates with a Difficult Child

Setting Up Playdates with a Difficult Child

It’s hard for any parent to admit they have a difficult child. But if your child doesn’t play “nicely” around other children, often playdate and play therapy are advised to help your child learn to interact more effectively with others ... - test

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Five Reasons Your Toddler Might Be Screaming

Five Reasons Your Toddler Might Be Screaming

The terrible twos are rightly named for some children. Being a toddler can be tough and parents of these toddlers know full well that when something goes amiss, they will know about it in a big way. If you have ... - test

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A Ten Step Plan to Stop Baby’s Cries

A Ten Step Plan to Stop Baby’s Cries

Nothing grates on the nerves more than a crying baby. Science has actually shown that mothers especially react strongly to a crying baby, unable to tune it out despite other noises and irritations. There is also a very real physical ... - test

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Why Your Child Acts Out

Why Your Child Acts Out

If you have a child with what can only be referred to as a discipline problem, you have more on your hands that a “bad kid.” In fact, it’s very likely he’s not a “bad kid” at all – no ... - test

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Toddler Transitions

Toddler Transitions

The toddler years are full of transitions and not all of them are fun for the little ones or their parents. The first year of life is about discovery, but the next two or three years are about putting those ... - test

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Toddlers and Tantrums

Toddlers and Tantrums

It’s a typical scene. A mother is rushing to try and grab the last few groceries when the cart passes the cookies. The toddler who is barely seated and contained in the cart reaches out for the cookies only to ... - test

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The Key to Solving Behavior Problems – Attention

The Key to Solving Behavior Problems – Attention

Children of all ages need attention from their parents. As they grow older, it is easy to let your children run a bit more independently than you could when they were babies and toddlers, but even for primary age children, ... - test

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Parenting a Difficult Child

Parenting a Difficult Child

As any parent with two children can tell you, babies are born with completely different personalities and sometimes the personality of the child conflicts with that of the parents. Children that seem to be born to be wild and explore ... - test

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New Baby – Dealing With Sibling Rivalry

New Baby – Dealing With Sibling Rivalry

When you bring home a new baby, you can expect sibling rivalry to rear its ugly head in some fashion. As most new big brothers and sisters are too young to completely understand what has just transpired when a new ... - test

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Is Your Child Spoiled?

Is Your Child Spoiled?

Is your child spoiled? You should certainly hope so. By the standard of previous generations, spoiling includes picking up your child when he cries, giving him food when he’s crying and showering him with love and affection. By modern standards, ... - test

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Make Whining Stop

Make Whining Stop

Whining is a typical childhood behavior that will never go completely away. Admit it, you’re an adult and you’ve been known to whine from time to time. Your goal with your child should not be to eliminate all whining, but ... - test

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Dealing with Misbehavior at School

Dealing with Misbehavior at School

When you get a phone call or a note from a teacher, you might feel any number of things. Many parents feel confused that their child misbehaved at school when they would never act that way at home. Other parents ... - test

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Dealing with Whining

Dealing with Whining

There is nothing more grating on a parent’s nerves than whining. Older toddlers and preschool aged children are notorious for asking questions, but some of those children go on to develop a whine to accompany the questions which can turn ... - test

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10 Reasons Your Baby Might Be Crying

10 Reasons Your Baby Might Be Crying

Your baby is crying (or screaming) again and you are at your wit’s end. How do you make her stop crying and how do you keep your head about you in a time like this? Run down this checklist to ... - test

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Ten Things You Should Know About Your Teen

Ten Things You Should Know About Your Teen

Teenagers are scary for many parents. They remember their own childhood and teen years and worry about the ways their own sins will come back to haunt them through the actions of their own children. Parents of teens have their ... - test