Digesting the True Effects of Sugar on Your Child

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  Do you dread when your child gets an invitation to another child’s birthday party because you know she’ll be eating lots of candy and bouncing off the walls? Is sugar the real culprit here? What are the true effects of sugar on your child? What the Experts Say About Sugar and Hyperactivity in Children Believe it or not, there … Read More

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Could “The Eensy-Weensy Spider” Stop Child Thumb Sucking?

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  Ann picked her four-year old son Dan up from preschool one rainy day.  She knew he was tired because upon entering the car he started sucking his thumb. Patiently, she motioned to him to stop.  Immediately, Dan removed his wet thumb from his mouth as Ann continued driving. Five minutes later Ann could see Dan sucking his thumb again … Read More

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7 Painless Ways to “Extract” Your Child’s Fear of the Dentist

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The sound of the dentist’s drill shrilled loudly in the background as little Sammy waited for his mom in the dentist’s office . “What’s that scary noise?” he anxiously asked his dad. “Oh, it’s nothing you need to be concerned about,” his dad replied. Most young children have odontophobia, or fear of the dentist.  They may have heard a story … Read More

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