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How to Prepare Your Toddler for Preschool

If your child is starting preschool this fall, you may be approaching this major milestone with conflicting emotions. You’re probably excited about all the fun (you hope) your child will have and the new friends he’ll make. At the same time, you may feel a little sad that your baby is venturing out into the […]

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Discipline Problems: “She Never Listens!”

It’s frustrating when your child tunes you out, whether she’s 5 or 15. She’s likely having such discipline problems for different reasons at different ages, so you need to adjust your response accordingly. Still, there’s one constant: you must be a respectful listener yourself. 3 to 5: At this age, kids aren’t deliberately creating discipline problems. […]

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Give Your Child a Global Different View

As a parent, you are your child’s conduit to the world. She needs to learn about her own background and place in the family before she can begin to understand how she also fits into a neighborhood, classroom, town, country, and world community at large. Your child begins to learn about social history through your […]

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How to Create a Nursery in a One-Bedroom Apartment

Nursery These easy tips can help you conserve room so that your bundle of joy, and all the stuff that comes with him or her, fits seamlessly into your home. Space-saving strategies A full-sized crib and changing table aren’t your only options when it comes to nursery furniture. You can contain everything you need in […]

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5 Family Reading Goals Teachers Recommend

Family Want to get the whole family reading more? Creating book goals turns reading into a fun activity that your kids will look forward to in their free time. Here are five tangible reading resolutions teachers hope you make with your kids. Goal 1: Add just one more book per night.  Reading one extra book […]

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How to Build Healthy Self-Esteem in Children

Children To see just how quickly different types of praise can affect kids’ behavior and self-esteem, consider this seminal study done by researchers at Columbia University: Scientists gave a group of kids a series of puzzles to solve. The first one was very easy, and afterward, some kids were praised for being smart while others were […]

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Ways to Childproofing your Rental Home

Rental When small children are in the mix, there are certain safety measures you’ll need to pay attention to in your apartment or home that you may not have considered previously. Things like kitchen cabinets, plants, large pieces of furniture and staircases take on a whole new meaning when your little one becomes mobile. Thankfully, […]

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Using Your Head and Your Heart Every Day

Heart Intellectual ability is not enough to assure success in school or in life. In fact, in some cases, children with superior cognitive skills do not live up to their promise because they do not also possess solid emotional intelligence. They are out of synch with themselves and with others; they can’t read between social […]

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13 Ways to Raise a Caring and Compassionate Child

Caring Empathy — the ability to understand another person’s feelings — develops over time. A 2-year-old may try to comfort a crying playmate by offering her own pacifier or blankie. While she is not able to understand why her friend is crying, she remembers times when she felt sad and knows what comforts her. At 3, children are […]

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Chrome Relieves Clinic Waiting Room Stress

Chrome The era of waiting for hours in an ER, walk-in clinic or urgent care center is over. Healthcare providers in these settings know it’s important to help low-acuity patients easily check-in and slash time spent in the waiting rooms. Thanks to companies like ER Express, acute care providers can make all of this happen […]