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  1. Hair Care for Children By Michael Barrows
    Salon visits can be scary experiences for small children: They are boring, full of strangers and strange smelling products, you are being ordered to sit still for ages, whilst some idiot is doing terrible things to your hair which you didn't want to happen in the first place. Life is sooo unfair!So how do you as a parent, avoid, annoying the stylist, upsetting your child and getting yourself stressed? Well this is where your best child psychology skills come into play! Sometimes your child wil…


  2. Visiting the Library By Anil Vij
    Libraries offer more than books. They are places of learning and discovery for everyone. Ask at the library about getting a library card in your child's name and, if you don't already have one, get a card for yourself.The LibrarianIntroduce yourself and your child to your librarian. Librarians can help you to select the best books that are both fun and suitable for your child's age level. They can also show you the other programs and services the library has to offer.Books . . . and MoreIn add…


  3. Learning Responsibility is a Lifelong Process By Judy H. Wright
    Learning responsibility is an ever widening and lifelong process.As thinking, acting human beings we have the ability to choose our response to events, people and circumstances. We do not become responsible when we mature; we mature when we become responsible.Psychologists teach that the only reasons people are ever motivated or moved to action is to gain a reward or avoid a penalty. As you teach this principal to the children in your charge be sure to explain what they will gain or lose by th…


  4. Parenting Your Teenager: What to Do with a Bad Report Card By Jeff Herring
    Phil Collins once sang "I can feel it comin' in the air tonight............" While I don't think he was singing about report cards coming home, he sure could have been.Report cards, those powerful little pieces of paper. Report cards can strike fear and dread into the hearts of both students and parents. So much of the power struggle around school revolves around all those letters and numbers that show up on report cards.If you are looking forward to a good report card coming home, or if a …


  5. Crazy Colors Fun Kid Experiment as a Party Activity By Anne-Marie Killer
    Here is an easy, inexpensive and fun kid experiment for your next kid birthday party.This activity, which is strictly speaking a kid science experiment, can be used in any party as entertainment. Even better: have a "Mad Chemist" theme and use this idea as one of the kid experiments.Fill a plate or saucer with milk and put in a few drops of food coloring on top of the milk in different spots. The smaller the drops the better.Use a spoon to pour a small amount of dishwashing liquid into the m…


  6. What to Do When Nighttime becomes Fight Time—Bedtime, Kids… Discipline? Is Punishment the Answer? By Kelly Nault
    When parents say, “It’s bedtime, kids!” discipline frequently follows.If any (or all!) of the following sound familiar, know you’re not alone:• “One more story…pleassssse!”• “I need another glass of water.”• “Can I stay up just 15 more minutes?”Bedtime delays are an epidemic problem that plagues most households. If it’s not one more story, it’s “ten more minutes” of their favorite show or dawdling in the bathroom. We’ve all been there.Bedtime + Kids + Discipline + Anger = More ProblemsWhen y…


  7. Parenting Your Teenager: "But everyone else gets to do it!" By Jeff Herring
    Q. We are getting to the stage with our kids where they are becoming teen-agers and are asking for more and more privileges. When we believe we need to say ``no,'' our daughter says, ``But everyone else gets to do it. Why can't I?'' We get stuck. We don't want to be too strict or too lenient. How do we handle this stage?A. That's a really good question, because many parents get baffled by the everyone-else-gets-to-do-it-why-can't-I maneuver.My own parents' answer to my ``David gets to do it. W…


  8. Parenting Your Teenager: You Are Grounded for Life! By Jeff Herring
    "You're grounded for life!"I heard that once when I was 13. I'll spare you the details, or perhaps bring it up in another article because there are some parenting points invovled.It's so very easy to frustrated with our kids. I think it is even easier and more frustrating when they are teenagers. One minute you get a glimpse of the young adult they are becoming, and the next second the are acting like the toddler they once were.At the same time, as a parent you want to avoid saying anything, e…


  9. Celebrating Life with Children in September By Susie Cortright
    Here are ten simple pleasures you can enjoy with your children this month.1. Ask your child to read a book to you. Younger children can look at the pictures and describe what’s going on in the book. Older children can read a current chapter in the book they are reading.2. Make a Back-to-School time capsule with each child. This is a great tradition for the first week of school. Over the years, you’ll have an album of memories that really tells a story. Here are instructions and ideas on thi…


  10. Teaching Your Children About the Value of Money By Gregory Thomas
    We take it for granted that children know how money gets into our wallets. The tips below will guide you through teaching your children the value of money.Now I'm not referring to the value of stocks and bonds, compounding interest, or the current market value of a U.S. dollar.What every child should be taught at some time, is: the purpose of jobs (how we earn money), saving for goals (how to save money), limit needless spending (how to budget).It's up to you to decide when and at what age it …


  11. Breastfeeding, It's My Right By Christine Nicholls
    My name is Duncan and I’m 2 years old. I want to thank my Mommy and Daddy for choosing breastmilk as my only food for my first six months. It turned out I had lots of food allergies that lead to ear infections. I would have been a very sick baby if I hadn’t gotten the very best food for babies.I loved it when I was little. Mommy was always there to nurse me whenever I was hungry, scared, or just wanted some time with her. If we were out shopping or visiting, I knew that all I had to do wa…


  12. Guide To Choosing Educational Toys For Children By Eugen Lisov
    In the last few years, parents started getting more and more interested in choosing all sorts of educational toys for their children. Because a parent wishes the best for his child, a toy that is labeled as educational is very likely to be bought easier than others. But what is an child educational toy?Well, there is no definition of the term “educational toy” from what I know. However, what I do know is that an educational toy is a toy that helps a child learn something good, something that w…


  13. Choosing a Daycare or Pre-School – Top Ten Safety Tips By Michelle Annese
    When it’s time to put your child into a daycare or pre-school, there is some homework involved. Here are the top ten safety tips that are useful when looking for a pre-school or daycare center.1. Take the time to make sure the program is reputable and whether the facility has had any past complaints. Either with parents, previous teachers or care-givers. You also want to know about the existing teachers.2. Talk with other moms on where they bring their kids. They will let you know if they had …


  14. Imaginations Soar By Debbie Long
    Have you ever sat and watch a child struggle with a blank page? Have you ever wondered why some children just seem to detest anything to do with writing? Have you seem them just give up in frustration and walk away angry and distraught? Well you are not alone. Every one possesses the capability to write stories, plays, poems or journal writings. There is something that belongs to you and nobody else – something that you can always keep a secret. There is something so special that it is pricele…


  15. Teaching Problem Solving Skills to Children with ADHD By Douglas Cowan, Psy.D.
    Even though the "Stop and Think" movement in ADHD treatment has lost some momentum lately, the basic strategies and techniques are still worth teaching your children. My favorite version of the technique it the "Five Step Problem Solving Strategy," and it goes something like this. . . Teach your child this five step problem solving strategy: 1. Ask yourself, "What is the problem?" 2. Think up three possible solutions (options) to the problem. 3. Look at each option for a minute. Ask yourself…


  16. A Mother's Way By Teresa O'Neill
    Dear MomOn this day set aside to honour “Mother’s” let me tell you a story about you and me and your granddaughter Shelby.“Hi Mom, I’m in a really bad space” so many things went through my mind in a flash. Was she pregnant? I was also impressed with her language because I understood the language of space. Yes, she is my daughter and we sometimes speak the same language. Shelby had been to a high school leadership camp on the weekend. How profound for her had it been? What did she want to …


  17. Parenting Advice: Spend the Time Now By Jeff Herring
    "Spend some good time with your kids today, so tomorrow, you won't have to wait for visiting day." - Sent to me recentlyAre you familiar with the myth of quality time of quantity time? It's a myth because kids spell love t-i-m-e.Is the popular country song by Kenny Chesney "There Goes My LIfe" the transition from child to young adult leaving the nest is about 5 seconds of music. It captures just how fast the timme goes.I was talking with a friend the other day whose kids are now their 20's. He…


  18. Coping with the Stress of Moving Home and Childrens Concerns By Jason Hill
    Moving house can be an emotional experience for adults, so imagine how much more unsettling it can be for children who don't really understand what's going on.There are many things to consider when relocating, none more important than the impact of moving on your children.REMAIN POSITIVE:The secret is to remain positive.Most often the reason for moving is a happy one, such as a new home or job promotion, which generates excitement and compensates for the inconvenience of packing up and relocat…


  19. The Forgotten Secret of the Ancient Greeks that Shows Us How to Keep Our Teenagers Out of Trouble By Rev. David B. Smith
    To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up (Ecclesiastes 3:1-3) Four of the boys at training tonight are preparing themselves for their first fight at our forthcoming Christians vs. Lions promotion, scheduled for only three weeks hence. All of these lads are boxers. Three of…


  20. Diapers: Do You Choose Disposable Or Reusable? By Tony Luck
    Diapers..Changing a dirty diaper is not the best part of having a baby, but there's no escaping it. And you'd better get used to it - you'll be changing around 5,000 diapers before baby's potty trained!The first question is whether to use disposable diapers or reusable. In a nutshell, disposables are less trouble, more expensive, and not environmentally friendly.Your Granny wouldn't recognise a reusable diaper today. Gone are the cotton squares and safety pins, replaced by shaped cotton inside…


  21. 10 Secrets To Know You’re A Good Working Parent To Your Kids! By Eln Albert
    How are parents to know they are doing the right thing for their children when they are working parents? Many parents feel guilty for the amount of time they are spending at work versus the amount of time they spend with their children. If you are questioning yourself, trust that you do need to take a closer look at what you are doing.We all want to feel and know we are loved. Children are no exception. I believe that when we parents let our children know they are safe, secure, valued and …


  22. The Financially Intelligent Parent: 8 Steps to Raising Successful, Generous, Responsible Children By Eileen Gallo
    What you say and do about money has a profound influence on your child. There are money moments every day that you can use to teach your children important skills and lessons about life. But what to say or do isn't always obvious. Is it a good idea to pay for chores or grades? How do you help your child develop a work ethic? How do you structure an allowance to help your child learn to make choices? Why is involving your children in charity so important? Eileen and Jon Gallo, experts in the fi…


  23. Resilient, Confident Kids - 10 Ways to Promote Resilience in Children By Michael Grose
    Do your children have a McChildhood? Do they experience the type of childhood that may satisfy them in the short-term as their immediate needs are met, but in the long-term, leaves them ill-equipped to deal with some of the curve balls that are thrown their way?The emergence of indoor playgrounds is an example of the lengths we go to not only provide a sanitised life for kids but to ensure that they never get bored (or even get wet and cold when they play)!It helps sometimes to stand back and …


  24. Designing Relaxing Evenings for You and Your Children By Brook Noel
    After a long day’s work many parents look forward to a relaxing evening at home. Yet a parent arrives home only to be bombarded with news broadcasts of their child’s events, demands for dinner, housework that needs to be done, homework that needs to be assisted with, baths and teeth to be brushed, laundry to be done, next day events to be organized—the beat goes on.Evenings can be the enjoyable time you would like for both your children and yourself. Preplanning and sticking to a regular sched…


  25. Why Creativity and Self-Expression are Important to Little Kids By Sherry Frewerd
    Can you draw a straight line? Most adults don’t consider themselves artistic. Parents do, however, worry about their toddler’s art abilities. As a child care provider for the past 10 years, I’ve had many discussions with parents about ‘how their toddler is doing’ as far as getting ready for preschool or kindergarten. They worry a lot about the final product of their toddler’s art projects. I try to explain to them that art is not just knowing how to draw a flower or a puppy, or whether or not …






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