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Social Issues Present Early in Childhood
If your child has social issues, they will present themselves rather early. Disorders like autism or Asperger’s tend to show up in preschool. Parents and caregivers will certainly notice if a child may have a social disorder because that child will not develop social... Read all »
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Children under the age of one or less than twenty pounds (nine kilograms) should be riding in rear facing child safety seats, belted into the middle of the back seat. Children older than the age of one, or weighing more than twenty pounds should be riding in the back seat but can face forward. They should use a safety... Read all »
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Children can make their own pottery item, ranging from cups and saucers to bowls which they can decorate any way they like. The parties are all inclusive, so they provide all the supplies for a fun event for both boys and girls.
Check out local museums to see if they have birthday party... Read all »
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Both Kids Must Be Accountable for Their Behavior
When kids bicker, or try to put one another down to make themselves feel superior, the other child will fight back in words or actions. Very seldom it is a one way street, and often the two are equally responsible for the spat. Both children must suffer the same... Read all »
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From the start, involve your kids in prepping their school lunch. By bringing their lunch every day, you can control the choices they make and be sure that they are healthy ones. Be sure to pick things they like within your energy and good food guidelines, and they will more apt to eat what you both prepare.... Read all »
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Gifted children need to be stimulated in a variety of subjects, not just the fundamental reading, writing and arithmetic. Help them explore music, art, science and nature. Expose them to many different interests and keep an eye for what they like to do the most. If your child shows an interest in music that is beyond... Read all »
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Be Proactive About Wake Up Time
A few days before the kids are headed back to school, start waking them up at the time they do when they go to school. One trick is to leave the blinds up at night, and let the morning sun help you wake them up. Even if they go to bed late, get them up early. They will go to bed... Read all »
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Disagreements can erupt over who will be hosting and sometimes unhealthy family history can mar your entire celebration. Some also find it to be stressful with so much activity and excitement, and may not be able to afford to buy gifts for everyone in the family. How do you decide the best way to celebrate the... Read all »
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Obviously what you do to celebrate and observe the holiday is your business, but before you say "bah humbug" to the entire practice of decorating, give some thought as to how important it can be for your children.
Children especially respond to what they see and even the simplest of Christmas decorations can make... Read all »
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While indulging your children in certain areas and to a small extent may be perfectly fine and may even show how much you love them, spoiling them too much, too often, and in the wrong areas can be detrimental to their emotional health.
As an example, adults typically need to face the consequences of their... Read all »
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This is vitally important for parents to consider because children may not tell their parents that they're cold, and babies obviously cannot communicate this! You also want your children to be comfortable while outside in the snow, so sometimes snowsuits and oversized scarves are not an option.
First, dress your... Read all »
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Snow pants can be one of the best choices for keeping children dry and free of mud. These slip on over their regular pants and protect them, keeping them warm and dry. They’re a good choice especially when your children need to walk to school through the snow, as they’ll stay warm in inclement weather and will... Read all »