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Recent Child Development Posts

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Stop That Whining

Have you ever been sitting there, minding your own business, trying to relax for a well-deserved millisecond when you heard this high-pitched voice, draw out your name - "Mooooooom!" Nothing can get … More

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Added Benefits of Kids Swimming Lessons

Does your child really need swimming lessons? Every situation and family is different, so of course your child's individual needs are the first thing you'll want to consider. Given the individual … More

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ADHD Child: Making Friends and Building Social Skills

Children in general may have a hard time socializing due to being shy or unsure of how to interact with others. Kids with ADHD often have an even more difficult time trying to build friendships … More

Recent Answers from the Experts

Raising Confident Kids

I was teaching in one of my parenting classes the drawbacks of praising kids. We spoke about the difference between evaluative praise and descriptive praise. Evaluative praise is the type of … More

Recent Family Living Posts

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Help Child Develop Sportsmanship

After having fun and keeping fit, one of the most important reasons to play a sport is to develop good sportsmanship. How can you help your child develop good sportsmanship? Here are a few … More

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Teach Kids and Preschoolers to Call for Help

Teaching your children to call for help can be tricky. Since it is so important, we have some tips to help you, whether you are a parent, grandparent, or caregiver. You want to teach them not … More

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Performance-Enhancing Drugs and Your Teen Athlete

Each year there are famous athletes that are paraded across the news for using performance-enhancing drugs. Unfortunately, there are so many young athletes that look up to them. Many follow in … More

In The Spotlight

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What Was The Photographer Thinking?

Recently, Melody and I read a news article about a little boy in a wheelchair who was having his yearly class picture made. Not a biggie, right? Wrong! Apparently, the little boy who was placed … More