Parenting Tips

Know When to Take the Child to a Psychologist

From the time a baby is born to the time he is growing and developing, the parents should take account of their overall development that is not only related to health or physical development but is also associated with the mental development. Anything that looks unusual or strange should immediately be brought to the notice of the specialist. The child …

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10 Tips to Stop the Summer Slide

Learning shouldn’t stop just because school is out. In fact, stepping too far away from the books can result in a learning loss. However, research has shown that encouraging kids to read just six books, or 20 minutes a day, over the summer can help prevent the summer slide. The key is finding ways to make reading fun, combining education …

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Caring for Elderly Parents: 5 Simple Things to Get Started

Where would a person be if it weren’t for their parents? Parents are the single most important people in our lives. They cared for us; taught us ways of life, to talk to walk; and fed us when we are unable to feed ourselves. It is only fair then that when the tables turn and parents start to age, the …

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When Sibling Rivalry Goes Too Far: Dealing with Sibling Bullying

Bullying outside the home makes headlines daily, but sibling bullying can happen under one’s own roof, and can be misperceived as normal, say experts. “Sibling rivalry and sibling abuse are two separate things,” says Pam Franklin, author of “My Five Sisters,” a memoir of the author’s challenging childhood. “Mental health issues are both at the root of these problems, and …

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What you need to know about what your child does online

It’s quite obvious that we all wish to trust that our kids will do the right thing and thinking of spying on them is something which makes us feel slightly guilty. With that being said, parents usually do what they do out of love and protection and if they didn’t know what their kids were up to, how would they …

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Tips to Boost your Family’s Energy for Back-to-School Season

It’s time to gear up for a new school year. That means buying supplies and clothes, coordinating schedules, and adjusting to new routines. All the preparations can leave you feeling drained, but with the proper fuel you can ensure your family has the energy needed to ace each day. Meal Plan Kick off the year by creating a meal plan, …

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Tips on Motivating Teenagers

Do you want your teenage child to be more active and ambitious? Does he or she seem completely uninterested and unmotivated? If that is the case, you should definitely try to do something and help them have a better attitude towards life. It may seem it is out of your hands but still, there are some things that can, step …

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Guide and tips for your new baby.

First of all, CONGRATULATIONS! You are having a new baby! Now, on to the serious stuff. You are going to get yourself prepared for your new baby, mentally, physically and you will need to adjust your house and car for the new baby too! Mentally preparing for the new baby Remember this, women adjust to having a new baby faster …

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Connecting the Dots for Your Kids

Life is like a puzzle. In order to get through it, you’ll need a few problem solving skills and a bit of understanding about how it all works. Using the puzzle example, are you connecting the dots for your kids? It is easy to lose touch at the most crucial of moments. Here are some ways that parents can keep …

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Tips for ‘Kids Eat Right Month’ this August

You want the best for your kids. As role models, parents and caregivers play a vital role in children’s health — teaching kids about healthful foods and making sure they get enough daily physical activity. More than one third of children and adolescents are overweight or obese, according to recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention statistics. But childhood obesity, …

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