Parenting

how to ease your child's separation anxiety

9 Tips to Manage Your Child’s Separation Anxiety

The first day of daycare. The first day of preschool, or even school. We have all heard about the woes: parents of young children dropping off their little ones for the day for the first time.  It is never easy, but there are many things you can do to make it as smooth as possible. …

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starting solid foods

11 Common Questions When Starting Solid Baby Foods

If you are planning to start solid foods for your baby, you have probably already received a fair share of advice from well-meaning friends and family. These (often unsolicited!) tips might even contradict each other! Who should you listen to? Here’s what the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends for starting solid foods for infants. 1. …

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How to Get Your Baby to Sleep

How to Get Your Baby to Sleep

Find time to sleep as a new parent One of the most challenging aspects of newborn parents is finding time to rest. Newborns do sleep for the majority of the day, around 16 hours per day. One would think that parents should get a lot of things done including rest during all that time. But …

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teen internet use

Teenagers’ Use of Social Media and the Internet: Benefits, Risks, and Advice

Kids and teens use the internet and social media so much nowadays, that parents often wonder if they would survive a week without it. Luckily, as these activities become more common, we have been learning more about their benefits and risks. In this article, we will explore the pros and cons of internet use, the …

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learning disabilities

Everything Parents Need to Know About Learning Disabilities

Childhood is a prime stage of life that is full of learning. Kids learn about many subjects during this stage, and some subjects may come easier than others. Also, kids learn at different rates when compared to other kids. But what if your child is consistently falling behind their peers when it comes to learning …

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Here is a method to win with picky-eating toddlers

Here is a method to win with picky-eating toddlers

Picky-eating toddlers are very well known to me. I see them in my office all the time. Frustrated parents scramble around the web looking for all the best meal recipes that will make their 2-year old want to eat dinner. Some have tried very hard, and others are so tired that they just let the …

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how to raise grateful children

The Secret to Raising Grateful Children

You may have noticed that children are naturally very self-serving. Believe it or not… being grateful is something that has to be taught. But how exactly do you teach this complex emotion? Is there a secret formula? I cam up with the idea to write this during the Holidays because many families were preparing for …

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