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Is Time out an Effective Discipline Strategy for Children – Yes

January 20, 2018

We have all seen it, or, worse, been a part of it; a child and a parent are screaming back and forth at each other, and all anyone is doing is getting madder.  Everyone in the store, park, or even the neighbors, all worry that things are going to escalate out of control.  Whether you […]

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Essential Rules to Happy Family Life

January 20, 2018

An ideal happy family life may be an impossible dream, the stuff of story books and lyric poetry. However, there are simple rules each member can follow that can make living together a memorable time full of love and understanding. Consider some suggestions for establishing essential rules to a happy family life. 1. We’re all […]

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Rewards Incentives Motivations

January 20, 2018

Parents, teachers, and even some employers use reward charts to inspire better performance by children, students, and workers, respectively.  Sometimes, the charts are highly effective at inspiring improvement, but sometimes they create pressures that actually diminish performance. Here’s a quick look at the pros and cons of using a reward chart as a motivational tool. […]

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Ways to get your Baby on a Proper Sleep Schedule

January 20, 2018

Whether you are a stay-at-home mom or a working parent, having to get up several times a night to sooth your baby back to sleep can be a frustrating experience.  You are awoken out of a sound sleep, you may have trouble getting back to sleep and you will most likely feel like a soft […]

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How to Stop Yelling at your Children

January 20, 2018

This question has plagued all parents at one time or another during their stint as a parent.  Parenthood starts out with the most positive promise that this is going to be the best experience in your life. But this is not always the case. It seems that once your children learn how to talk it […]

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Should Men Bridge the Childcare Gap – No

January 20, 2018

Though most men are fully capable of being great parents, some simply choose not to be. Instead of being so concerned about men bridging the gap, we should be thinking about what is the best scenario for our children; who will be a good influence?  Most people would say that men should bridge the childcare […]

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What to do with Childrens Artwork

January 20, 2018

Are your children always doodling, designing, painting and pasting? If so, you have the parenting challenge known as “artwork overload.” Just what does a dedicated parent do with all those mini-masterpieces, anyway? Right now your fridge is covered with so many collages you’re having trouble finding the door handle. What’s the solution? Showcase your children’s […]

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Creative Dress up Clothes for Children

January 20, 2018

I have spent a lot of time and money building up toy collections for my four sons. But the area in their toy closet that they return to day after day is their dress up corner! Boys and girls love to play dress-up. It is a fabulous way for them to explore the often frightening […]

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What is the Future of Cloth Diapering

January 20, 2018

Cloth diapering can be nice for your baby as well as for the environment.  Many babies prefer cloth diapers because they may feel softer than the stiff plastic ones.  Also, they may not be as bulky as some of the disposable diapers.  In addition to being preferred by the baby, a lot of adults like […]

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Disciplining your Toddler beyond the Time out

January 20, 2018

HOW DO YOU RAISE A WELL MANNERED CHILD? There is hundreds of books telling you how to raise a child. Everyone seems to have a different opinion or technique and swear it will work. I’m not much of a reader. And I’m the first to admit that I most likely have done all the wrong […]

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