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3 Ways To Help Your Child Embrace The Gift Of Failure

3 Ways To Help Your Child Embrace The Gift Of Failure

  Success is often celebrated among families – whether it’s winning a championship game or scoring good grades in school. But society has long preached failure is a bad thing, claiming losing means somehow one isn’t “good enough” or “acceptable.” The truth is, failure can be a gift and can […]
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Yes – Children Can Be Scared To Grow Up And Here’s How To Help Them

  Some children become excited at the idea of growing older and getting to do things little kids can’t do… … but then other children fearfully hold on to their mother’s leg sobbing at even the thought of their next birthday. The truth is, growing up can be scary for […]
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Here Are The Real Reasons Your Child Is Acting Out

  If your once well-behaved child is suddenly starting to act out and rebel – you might be confused as to why. From yelling “NO!”, every time you ask them to do something, to getting into fights and quarrels with their siblings, you may wonder just what has gotten into […]
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Landmark Research on Siblings May Help Identify Mental Health Risk Factors

Scientists have studied the concept of “nature versus nurture” for decades. While each family is unique, it appears that both home environment and genetic factors are vital in predicting our overall health as adults. But recent studies have provided even more information on just how crucial it is for a […]
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If You Have Trouble Understanding Your Child – Learn To Think Like Them

  Maybe you’ve never been able to quite grasp why your child does things a certain way. Or perhaps they always seem to have a meltdown in certain situations, or refuse to follow your instructions. If you’re having trouble understanding the behavior of your child, the best thing you can […]
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Are Your Child’s Demands Driving You Crazy?  American Parents Can Learn From the Approach of Other Cultures

  Are you going crazy trying to entertain your children while trying to complete work or other tasks at home? Do you feel like your child’s personal assistant — or servant — because they don’t seem to ever be able to occupy themselves without your involvement? Well, you’re far from […]
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Chore Ideas To Help Teach Toddlers Responsibility

  If you’re the mother of a toddler – it can seem impossible to imagine having your child do chores. Especially since you most likely spend a bulk of your time just trying to get them fed, dressed, and well-cared for – without massive temper tantrums and meltdowns. But the […]
Big Emotions Can Cause Big Problems – Here’s How Parents Can Help

Big Emotions Can Cause Big Problems – Here’s How Parents Can Help

Parents are always juggling a dozen things at once… and then the kids are fighting or running through the house or being downright destructive while we’re trying to get everything done. And then, we get completely overwhelmed, and our emotions sometimes get the best of us. The same thing happens […]