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Common Sense Ways to Combat Bullying

Most of us recall our school days with a mixture of nostalgia and hazy memories. It was a long time ago. We knew bullies and probably had some run-ins with them over the years. In every era there are those children, both boys and girls, who engage in bullying behaviors.

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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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