Parenting

Behaviour

A Teachable Moment - Clean Up Your Room!

I have just discovered the existence of a fabulous day, worthy of celebration. It occurs right before Mother’s Day, and may be even better! It’s called Clean Up Your Room Day and it occurs every year on May 10. Picture your child’s bedroom as neat as a pin without nagging or threats...skeptical? Me too!

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Are You Being Held Ransom by Kiddie Extortion? 8 Strategies for Teaching Your Children Self-Control

It’s never too early to start giving your children the tools they’ll need to be successful throughout their lives. As you focus on this goal, remember that self-control isn’t just about waiting; it also includes self-regulation and self-motivation. Read on for eight tips on how to help your children learn self-control.

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7 Tips for Dealing with Picky Eaters

  • I don't like brussel spouts
  • Why does broccoli look like trees?
  • Vegetables make me throw up
  • Why can't we just order Take-out?

I'm sure we've all heard these phrases or something similar utter from the mouths of children. Sometimes feeding children with small appetites or picky eating styles can be difficult when planning family meals. However, learning small ways to maneuver around your child's picky eating habits might be easier than imagined. From paying attention to eating patterns based on age to letting go of some of the eating habits "we" were taught as children can help to bring the family together during dinner time and foster healthy eating habits.

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Top 10 Zen - How to Find Calm in a Toddler Tornado

Raising children, toddlers in particular, can be an exhausting process. They can be loud, demanding, energetic and curious. This is not to say that the myriad rewards they offer don't more than counter the above-mentioned points, they do.

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