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MONTESSORI AT HOME: 10 Travel Activities for Toddlers + Preschoolers

MONTESSORI AT HOME: 10 Travel Activities for Toddlers + Preschoolers

Tips to Have a Well Dressed Kid for Less

Having your child look good and feel good about the way they dress doesn’t have to empty your wallet. The savings are out there if you just know where to look.

5 Ways to Win Your Kid Back

What if your kid is acting out or their behavior is getting out of control at home and in school? How do you win your kids back when there are so many other distractions and obligations to consider?

Suicides Caused by Cyber-Bullying and What Parents Can Do

Suicide is the third leading cause of death among young people, resulting in about 4,400 deaths per year. How do you help a child in distress regain a healthy emotional balance and peace of mind? It isn’t easy, but it is achievable and must be done if your child is going to thrive into adulthood. In this article I will give a brief explanation of cyber-bullying and what to do if you suspect your child is contemplating suicide.

Helping Your Child With Bullies

As a martial arts instructor for over 20 years, I’ve seen an increase in the number of children being bullied. Parents often ask me, how can they help their child deal with bullies? There are many approaches to this topic. One of the best ways to help your child with bullies is to instill self-confidence in them. In this article, I will discuss 5 important steps you can use today to start the process of instilling self-confidence in your child.

Suicides Caused by Cyber Bullying – Signs to Look For

Bullying is at epidemic proportions in our community. Our headlines are filled with stories about young people who commit suicide from being bullied. There are different types of bullying.In this article I will give a brief explanation of cyber-bullying and provide signs to look for.

Parenting Classes Can Offer Much Needed Guidance and Resources

It doesn’t matter how long you have been raising your kids, being a provider and nurturer can be challenging at times. Go to a few parenting classes and take advantage of the resources that are available.

Learning How to Deal With the Terrible Twos

As your child grows, you’ll notice some differences in the way he/she interacts with people and with his/her environment. When he turns one and a half and two, these changes will seem dramatic.

Could Open Adoption Work for You?

Pregnancy and birth are subjects that can be quite taboo to discuss in casual situations. With the average modern couple requiring a year to get pregnant, it can be a conversational minefield to ask questions about plans for procreation. There are many “suitable” couples who cannot get pregnant, when they have the financial and emotional means to support children.

The Difficult Role of Parenting

For years I have had parents come to me asking about how they can change their children or improve their own parenting skills. Unfortunately, they often have the illusion that they can control their children and therefore orchestrate the choices the young ones make in order to ensure that their own goals for the child are met.

The Importance of Outdoor Play With Children

Outdoor play is an important part of childhood. It is essential or healthy cognitive, emotional, physical and social development. As outdoor play has decreased over the last few decades, increases in childhood physical and mental health problems have been observed.

How to Reduce Stress in Your Teenager?

Are you worried about your teen’s stress levels? Concerned that your teen is not coping with stress properly?

Ready, Set, Sit! Helping New Teen Babysitters Find Safe Jobs

Your young teen is excited to land her very first babysitting job. However, what makes for a good first job and how does she find safe opportunities to babysit? Here are some ideas for appropriate first jobs and safe ways for new sitters to market their childcare skills.

Positive Reinforcement Vs Discipline – What Works Best With Toddlers?

Understanding the needs of your toddler will help you have more successful outings when you decide to bring your toddler along. When you learn the art of positively guiding your child’s behaviour with love to see positive results as opposed to using outdated negative punishment techniques, which work only short term at best, you will see a more confident, happy and grateful toddler or young child. Apply the positive parenting solutions in this parenting article and see the results for yourself!

Are You Speaking Life or Death?

Words have the power to speak life or death over people. This article shares how powerful words are and how much they do in fact influence your twins. We are encouraging you to think about the powerful impact your words have on your twins not just in this moment, but for many moments to come.

5 Reasons to Read Picture Books to Your Kids

The first memories I have of reading includes the gentle cadence of my mother’s voice, the cuddles and character impersonations of my father. Over and over again I would choose the same books.

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