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11 Ways to Help Your Children be Friends

11 Ways to Help Your Children be Friends

When you have more than one child the desire for them to be friends, rather than enemies is great. Often, siblings are naturally the best of friends, however for when those times arise that there is more bickering then hugs these tips will come in handy.

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How to Stop Tantrums

How to Stop Tantrums

Yes, tantrums are normal. Almost all kids do it at some point. But even if you expect it, there are few things are more exhausting than dealing with a temper tantrum. Watching your child scream and kick and lose all control can make you feel completely powerless, since it seems that nothing you do can stop it. Learning where the tantrum is coming from will often make the outburst easier to handle.

Tantrums explained

The root cause of most temper tantrums lies in the fact that the child is experiencing big emotions and is unable to properly express them. While it appears the tantrum is due to something simple—being given water instead of milk, or wearing pants when she wanted to wear a dress—these events are not the root cause for the meltdown. Oftentimes the underlying reason for the tantrum is that she is tired, hungry, or frustrated and this short fuse is what ignites the outburst.

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Should You Discipline a Baby?

Should You Discipline a Baby?

When you look at your sweet, tiny baby, you can’t imagine that she’ll ever have a tantrum or decorate the walls with her crayons. Every child will make her share of mischief, discipline really isn’t about tantrums or writing on the walls. It’s about helping your child to make the right choices in life.

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The Lion King 3D: Is it Right for Your Child?

The Lion King 3D: Is it Right for Your Child?

The Lion King – I saw the movie in 3D and as an adult who loves the animated classic I enjoyed it immensely. The 3D makes you feel you could reach out and pet the soft lion cubs and the scenery is realistic and beautiful. The movie follows the original almost verbatim (adding a subtle but well done anti-bullying message). It’s a stunning movie – for adults and older children. But is is right for your child?

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The Whining Child: Role Modeling

The Whining Child: Role Modeling

If your child is whining, it’s important to ask yourself whether they’re learning it from what you’re modeling at home.

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