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… www.ErikFisher.com 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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