How to Influence a Healthy Bond Between Grandparents and Grandkids 

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  Have you had another unpleasant experience with your children’s grandparents?  Are they spoiling your kids too much by giving them everything they want? Are your kids behavior problems when they arrive home after a visit with their grandparents?  Let’s examine some ways you can influence a healthy bond between grandparents and grandkids. Why Grandkids Need Their Grandparents Grandparents serve … Read More

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6 Child-Anxiety-Provoking Taboos You Should Break

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    Are you unknowingly exacerbating your child’s anxiety? Sometimes it’s hard to mask a worry and your child will pick up on it. However, there are  ways to prevent your fears from affecting your child. Focus on eliminating  these 6 child-anxiety-provoking taboos. Say Goodbye to These 6 Child-Anxiety-Provoking Taboos   1. Getting Upset About a Problem Don’t fall apart … Read More

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5 Ways to Foster Healthy Media Usage in Your Preschooler 

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Is your preschooler getting his very own IPAD or computer this year for the holidays?  Exposing your young child to technology can enhance his education unless it takes over his life.  Per a study done by the Kaiser Family Foundation, only three out of ten kids ages 8-18 said their parents set boundaries on their use of technology. Don’t let … Read More

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6 Useful Benefits Your Preschooler Realizes by Playing Alone

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  Do you sometimes wish your child would not depend upon you so much to be his playmate?  Are there actually benefits your preschooler realizes by playing alone? How can you encourage your little one to play more inedependently? Benefits Your Preschooler Realizes by Playing Alone He learns how to manage his time. Managing time is a skill he will … Read More

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Molding the Amazing History of Play-Doh

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Chances are, you probably have a can of Play-Doh sitting in your child’s toy chest. This famous modeling clay has provided hours of learning and entertainment for children for many years since 1956.  Do you remember playing with it?  Because September 16th is National Play-Doh Day, we thought we would share the fascinating history of Play-Doh in today’s post. The Amazing … Read More

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