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How to Prevent and Address Aggressive Behavior in Young Children

January 21, 2018

Many toddlers display some form of  aggressive behavior. It is often part of a learning curve.  The toddler may not have the language and speech skills needed to use words. However, she may be able to express her frustration or anger with aggression.  Obviously, she needs more tools. When parents see the first signs of […]

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Frugal Fun to Occupy Boys

January 21, 2018

Keeping boys occupied and happy is not for the faint of heart. Boys like to get dirty. They like to stick their hands in everything. They like to play with things that make parents cringe with fear over germs and just plain nastiness. But, if you are willing to overcome your germophobia, and get your […]

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To allow or not allow your Baby to Stay up Late – No

January 21, 2018

To allow or not allow your baby to stay up late is definitely a matter that varies from one parent to the next, and in some cases, like mine, from one child to the next.  With my first son, I had no problem letting him stay up as lateas he wanted to.  It worked for […]

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Advantages of Cloth Diapers

January 21, 2018

Why use cloth diapers? There are so many reasons! 1. Better for BabyCloth diapers are better for your baby. It’s that simple. Many parents mistakenly believe that disposable diapers – because they feel drier – cause less diaper rash than cloth diapers, but that is just simply not the case (this has been proven through […]

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What to do with Kids on a Snowday

January 21, 2018

You wake up one early December morning to find the house filled with a blinding light. You shuffled out to the kitchen, wishing as soon as your bare feet begin the slow shuffle towards the heavenly coffee machine that you had remembered to put your slippers on. It’s not until you’ve raised the steaming black […]

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How do i Pick a Cloth Diaper Cover

January 21, 2018

While some parents opt for pocket or all-in-one diapers, which are typically waterproof on their own, those who decide to use flat, prefold, or fitted diapers have an additional choice to make: what type of diaper cover should they use to prevent leaks?  There are several major types of diaper covers and many brands available. […]

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Students Rainy Day

January 21, 2018

Are you a schoolteacher or someone who has the desire to go into this profession? If you are planning to work in this occupation, do you have the desire to teach physical education classes or teach at the elementary or middle school levels? Students who take gym classes or have recess usually spend some of […]

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Tennis Tennis Parentsthe Impact on Tennisparents and Tennis

January 21, 2018

Tennis like any other sport requires dedication, hard work, lots of practice and getting transportation to your local tennis club.  Over the years I have witnessed how tennis effects young people and how parents can be an integral part of a child’s tennis experience.  When I hear the term TENNIS PARENTS I think of the Soccer Moms […]

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Self Directed Learning Children Education Play

January 21, 2018

WHAT IS IT? Self-directed play is the idea that children drive and structure their own play and hence learning from that play. They are able to freely follow their interests and inclinations without the constraints that adults, computers or other forms of structure place upon their world. Self-directed play has many advocates that praise its […]

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Basic Equipment for Bottle Feeding your Child

January 21, 2018

For expectant parents, getting ready for the new baby can be a daunting task. It seems the list of things needed for your child is endless. To help ease some of the confusion here is a list of basic essentials for bottle feeding your child: First on the list is bottles, this sounds simple until […]

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