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No matter their bedtime, you may experience something of a struggle with your children every night. Children typically don’t want to go to bed when others in the family are still up; they may feel as if they’re missing out on some fun, and they may also be afraid of the dark or of being alone in their room. ... Read all »
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Your child may have some input on the theme he or she would prefer; this may be their favorite superhero or cartoon character. They may give you a clue as to the colors you might choose; Batman is black and grey, Wonder Woman is red white and blue, Thomas the Tank is yellow, and so on.
If you’re stuck for ideas... Read all »
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If you find that you and your partner are always arguing now that you have a baby, don’t assume your relationship is not salvageable. There are some common reasons for these arguments and some ways to avoid them and improve your communication.
One reason for these arguments is that your partner may now be... Read all »
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This is a very serious issue that should be considered before you move your relationship forward. If one partner is adamant about wanting children and one is sure that they don’t, this may be a “deal breaker” for both.
One thing to remember is that he is unlikely to change his mind over time. It’s very... Read all »
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Take Your Child to Sporting Events and Other Hobby Related Activities
Taking your child outside of the home and into a new atmosphere will allow them to simply experience different places, people and things. See what peaks your child’s interest and ask them plenty of questions so that you as a parent can get a... Read all »
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As wonderful as children are, those changes in your life may not always be for the best. Couples often find that they’re pulled apart over differences in how to raise their children, or they may struggle to find time to spend alone with each other. Relationships often become routine as much of the family’s... Read all »
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Understanding Your Child’s Dietary Needs
In order to grow into a healthy adult, your child needs a certain level of nutrition. Children under 5 will need a much different type of diet to older children and adults. These days parents are bombarded with the fact that today’s children are overweight. This has led... Read all »
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The Advantages of Allowing a 10 Year Old to Wear Make-Up
Many parents believe that it is a good idea to allow their child to wear make-up if they want to. One of the main reasons behind this is the fact that it doesn’t make it a taboo topic. As many parents know, the more that you tell your child they can’t do... Read all »
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There are so many pleasant experiences about raising a child. Parents get to teach their kids so many things. We also get to share our own life experiences with our kids. To be sure, every parent wants their child to enjoy life and be a success. On no account do we want our child to have to go through all the hardship... Read all »
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It is a reality that the age of kids getting mobile phones is getting younger and younger every year. Nowadays, there are many ten year old kids with their own phones. Their parents believe a mobile phone is a security tool i.e. if the kid gets into trouble or has a problem they can phone a parent right away.
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Put Things Away
When more than one person occupies a living space, there needs to be some sense of order in how things are done. When things are used in the home, it is best to put them away as you found them before you used them. Create places for things to be put away and continue to use the same space. You will... Read all »
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Very often children lie for the same reason that adults lie; they have been caught in some wrongdoing and are afraid of being punished, or they want something from the adults and know they need to lie to get it. Both problems need to be addressed and corrected, but the method of doing this will depend upon the... Read all »