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Raising A Child With Difficult Behaviors

Raising A Child With Difficult Behaviors

Why are some kids difficult? Whether it’s hyperactivity, a creative personality, a highly sensitive nature, or possibly a defiance disorder or disability, it doesn’t really make it easier by naming it. Some children simply have a need to push boundaries. But if you...

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Summertime Activities That Educate And Entertain

Summertime Activities That Educate And Entertain

Talking Points: Summertime can be a time when children say, “I’m bored” – a lot.  Answer that call with some fun and educational activities that will also fight the brain drain of summer. You may be surprised at some of the things you’ll also learn. These are...

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Bringing Up And Out The Shy Child

Bringing Up And Out The Shy Child

Talking Points: Personalities are complex, and we need to respect individual tendencies to interact in ways that are natural and comfortable.  As parents it is important to respect the uniqueness of each of our children, but we can scaffold their social development...

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Happy Goodbyes: Easing Separation Anxiety

Happy Goodbyes: Easing Separation Anxiety

Talking Points: For parents of young children, back to school often goes hand in hand with cries of "Mommy, don't go!" But for parents of all pre-school and elementary-age kids, there are bound to be a few growing pains. Here are six tips on how to prepare for the...

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How To Instill A Mindset Of Gratitude In Little Ones

How To Instill A Mindset Of Gratitude In Little Ones

Talking Points: A classic scenario: Your child desperately wants a toy, begging for it for several weeks. You finally give in and get it for her, thinking she’ll shower you with “thank you’s” and gratitude, but instead she seems thrilled for about a week (or less) and...

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Lasting Christmas Memories For Toddlers

Lasting Christmas Memories For Toddlers

Lasting Christmas Memories for Toddlers December provides an opportunity to create lasting memories of the family enjoying experiences together.  It’s also an opportunity to give to others. With some thoughtful effort, even young children can learn the joy of sharing...

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