Archive | August, 2009

5 Tips On How To Set Limits With Children

Posted on 20 August 2009 by

Many parents find themselves in an odd position of bending their own rules or even compromising with their kids over a particular rule. With a child’s innocent and adorable nature, it is just common for parents to question their resolve when implementing set boundaries. But even if this is a common scenario, parents should be […]

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5 Tips In Handling Bedtime Battles

Posted on 13 August 2009 by

Bedtime or even afternoon naps is always a struggle for my three year old daughter. At a young age, she has already concocted so many clever ideas so she can just avoid sleeping. From praying that the sun would show up sooner to slapping her face, and even to the extent of literally holding her […]

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All Have Won, and All Will Have Prizes?: The Challenges of Youth Sports

Posted on 10 August 2009 by

Erik Fisher, Ph.D., aka Dr. E… See Jimmy pitch the ball. See Dick hit the ball. See Dick run to first base. See Dick get called out. See Dick’s parents yell at the umpire. See other parents join in. See Dick walk back to the bench and hide his head in his hands. See […]

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How To Deal With Dawdling

Posted on 07 August 2009 by

As I help my daughter finish her breakfast, I can’t help but periodically check the clock for the time. Each bite that my daughter takes seems like an eternity. It is another school day morning and I am again rushing to get her to school on time. Of all the times that I ask her […]

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Do Exclusively Breastfed Babies Need Extra Vitamin or Minerals Supplementation?

Posted on 04 August 2009 by

A new born infant is in need of various nutrients and vitamins necessary for its mental and physical growth; for the development of healthy bones, teeth, blood and to prevent anaemia. Any deficiency due to lack of vitamins and minerals can result in delayed motor development, physical growth or even illness in the baby. Usually, […]

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How To Deal With Spoiled Kids

We all want what is best for our kids. But when we do this to a fault, we may no longer be effective in preparing our kids for the future. When purchasing stuff for the family, do you scrimp on your own purchases and splurge on the things for your kids? If kids are so […]

Time Out: Instilling Discipline In Your Child

Discipline is a very controversial subject in the United States.  Whether you believe in corporal punishment, light punishment or none at all, experts agree some is important so that children learn discipline at a young age in order to conform to laws they will have to obey later in their lives. But, how do we […]

Authoratative Parenting

Over the years, there have been a lot of different ways that have come in to light on how to raise your children. These range from extreme in the disciplinary part of raising our child to the extreme in allowing your child to determine their own course. […]

What You Need To Know About Your Baby’s Five Senses

If you try to think about what newborns are capable of doing, do you look beyond what he usually does at home? Newborns are actually capable of more than just sleeping, crying, feeding, and soiling diapers. Even when your baby is still adapting to the new environment, his senses are already functioning. Vision After nine […]

How To Promote Safety For Your School-Aged Child

School-aged Children are generally allowed more independence because they are more capable of taking care of themselves and they can also reliably follow instructions. With increased independence, school-aged children are also prone to accidents. Parents therefore need to take caution, and teach children safety guidelines whether at home, in school or at play. Parents should […]

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