What You Really Need to Know About Picky Eaters

What You Really Need to Know About Picky Eaters

Parents face a number of common problems during their children’s early years.  Among them are sleep issues, potty training hurdles, temper tantrums, and – of course – picky eating.  All these issues are rooted in normal childhood behavior, and all of them can create intense stress for parents.  Picky eating can be one of the worst, because food is the fuel for growth and development, and you need to feed your child three meals plus snacks – every single day.  This provides ample opportunity for ongoing frustration.  You may feel like feeding issues overshadow every part of your life and put a damper on what should be an enjoyable stage in your child’s growth. 

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Is it small stuff or big stuff?

Is it small stuff or big stuff?

 

I remember a professor in college telling the class on the very first day, “If you put the same amount of attention into sharpening your pencil as into writing your thesis you will only succeed in making yourself a nervous wreck.” As a parent, you must deal with a million details every single day of life. If you make everything equal on the scale of importance – from putting toys in the toy box to choosing the right school, you will end up stressing yourself out and robbing yourself of the joys of raising children.

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Angry? Use 6 Steps to Stay Calm

Angry? Use 6 Steps to Stay Calm

Angry?  Use 6 Steps to Stay Calm

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Why Won’t My Toddler Nap ???

Why Won’t My Toddler Nap ???

There are many reasons why children won’t nap, and once you figure out the cause of your child’s “non-nappingness” you can put together a plan to overcome the resistance.

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Toys – What to Buy your Child

Toys – What to Buy your Child

Toys, toys, everywhere toys! You hear advice from all directions: “Don’t give your child too many toys—he’ll be spoiled.”  Or “Give your child lots of toys—they help to develop his brain!”

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How to Have Successful Playdates

How to Have Successful Playdates

Developing friendship skills takes time and experience. The only way young children will learn social skills is by practice, so even though there are plenty of bumps along the way it’s worth scheduling playdates with other children. Here’s how to make it work.

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Your Roadmap to Inspire Peaceful Newborn Sleep

Your Roadmap to Inspire Peaceful Newborn Sleep

When you have a newborn, sleep is impossible, right? Wrong! The No-Cry Sleep Solution for Newborns teaches the 15 keys to Amazing Newborn Sleep. Here’s the road map to sleep, plus an interview with the author courtesy of KellyMom.com.

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