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- How To Make a Child Learn Independently?
- How To Actively Listen To Feelings
- The “YES” List
- Raising Money Smart Kids
- Tips For Applying To College and Universities
- Problem-Solving: When Time-outs, Grounding and Consequences Don’t Work
- Calm-Down Tools: 70 Ways to Calm Down and Reclaim Patience in the Heat of Anger
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- Non-Punitive Screen-Time Family Contract
- The Playgroup Altercation: Your child is the victim
- The Playgroup Altercation: Your Child Hits Other Children
- Giving Kids Their Own Personal Space
- Teaching Sex Education By Age
- Solve Your Child’s Problem Sleep
- Co-Sleeping Safety Tips
- Co-Sleeping Benefits
- Top 10 Ways to Get Baby to Sleep
- Socialization: It’s More Than Just Having Friends
- Gift Giving from the Heart and Hands (instead of the wallet)
- Peaceful Parenting With Differing Parenting Styles
- 8 Parenting Myths Not Grounded in Research
- Attachment Parenting 101
- Advice from New Parents to New Parents
- Preparing for Parenthood
- Halloween Candy – Limit or Unlimited Access
- Building Kid’s Brains During Wait Times Without Electronics
- 10 Ways Kids Can Say “No!” to Peers
- Easy Grocery Shopping with Each Age and Stage
- How to Work At Home with a Deadline, Little Ones and No Sitter
- How to Survive Morning Madness and Afternoon Arsenic Hour
- The Stages of Play and Friendship
- Ways To Learn Math Without A Workbook
- Celebrate Your Toddler’s “NO!”
- Alternatives To Saying “No!” and Avoiding the Meltdown
- Breastfeeding Benefits
- Toddlers and Picky Eating Issues
- Managing Toddler Sleep Problems
- Leaving Baby for the First Time
- Letting Go of Tweens
- The Last Day of Parenting (After 29 Busy Years)
- Clever Comebacks for Bullying
- Why Do Toddlers Hit? Is it Genes or Environment?
- Screen Time Research – Who to Believe?
- How To Get Kids To Do Chores and At What Age?
- Combining a Business and Parenting
- The Science of Attachment Parenting
- Childhood Assault Must Be Made Illegal
- Video Games Gives Kids A Bigger Academic Edge Than Homework
- The Power of Positive Reinforcement
- Preschool: Nice But Not Necessary For Your Child’s Educational Success
- When Do Children Understand “Consequences?”
- Are Consequences Punitive?
- Respectful Cell/Mobile Phone Contract
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- Screen Time Mitigates Summer Learning Loss
- Canadian Pediatric Society Announces a New Position Statement on Screen Time for Young Children
- You Don’t Have to Be Like Your Parents
- To Register for Kindergarten or Not
- How to Raise A Respectful Teen
- Baby Playtime: How Much is Enough?
- How to Handle a Bad Report Card
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- Liberals favour appealing Section 43 – the spanking law
- Is It A Discipline Issue or Development Issue? Part 2 Problem-solving with Young Children
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- Is It a Discipline Issue or a Development Issue? Part 1 Young Children
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- Parenting With Patience
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- Parenting is the Ultimate Volunteer Job
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Tag Archives: toddlers
The “YES” List
Too often, we tell our children what they can’t do when they are mad! No hitting, no pushing your brother, and no swearing! However, children think in the “can do” creative stage, not the “can’t do” of more non-tangible abstract … Continue reading
In many parts of the world, parents and babies sleep together. It is a viable sleeping option for parents, babies, toddlers, and children of all ages. Benefits of Co-sleeping Parents and baby have close emotional and physical bonding time. Mom … Continue reading
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Easy Grocery Shopping with Each Age and Stage
The easiest way to grocery shop with kids is NOT TO! Ordering curb-side delivery is a snap and so convenient. However, if there are times that is not possible, here are some ideas for grocery shopping with each age group. … Continue reading
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How to Work At Home with a Deadline, Little Ones and No Sitter
One of the hardest challenges of parenting small children is when you absolutely HAVE to get something done and they are all over you. It can really test your patience. There were many times when my partner was working out … Continue reading
Posted in Babies 0-1, General Parenting, Preschoolers 3-5, Toddlers 1-2 Tagged babies, busy, children, conference call, home, how to keep kids busy, keeping, meetings, pets, small, toddlers, video conferencing, working, zooming Leave a comment
How to Survive Morning Madness and Afternoon Arsenic Hour
For many parents, getting out the door with children and all the day’s supplies is the most stressful time of the day. It’s a constant challenge to get out on time, without yelling and damaging that all important parenting relationship … Continue reading
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Breastfeeding is the optimum food for infants first year and the only food they need for the first six months of life. Although 95% of women breastfed their babies in 1910, that figure is a lot lower today. About 90% … Continue reading
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Toddlers and Picky Eating Issues
Babies eat more food relative to weight in the first year, compared to any other year of their life. By age one, food consumption drastically reduces. Babies triple their birth weight in the first year, and toddlers only … Continue reading
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Why Do Toddlers Hit? Is it Genes or Environment?
Why do Toddlers Hit? Is it genes or environment? Actually, it is 95% genes! It’s natural for toddlers to hit, but where does this aggression come from? We evolved from humans who could fight and defend their lives, territory and … Continue reading
When Do Children Understand “Consequences?”
Why is it so difficult to teach children that actions have consequences? The question might be, “Why do children not choose the best course of action?” It is difficult because of caregiver/parent’s unrealistic expectations of children’s brain development. Honestly, I … Continue reading
Baby Playtime: How Much is Enough?
New moms often ask, “How much should I play with baby?” The simple answer is, “As much as you wish to.” Babies love faces and the best time to interact with those they love is face-to-face contact times such as … Continue reading
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