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Growing Brood – 4 Practical Matters To Consider Before Having Another Child

Thinking of growing your family and adding to your brood? There’s no joy quite like pregnancy and then welcoming a new little life into the world. The chance to nurture a new child as a younger brother or sister is truly exciting. In order to make this happy event as stress-free and relaxing as possible, […]

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Children Discipline Tips – The Danger of Confrontation

I sometimes see such hostility, hate and resentment in families that I can do little to help. Often a difficult, defiant child clashes with confronting, forceful parents and this starts a war where there are no winners. Parents are strong, clever people and there is no doubt that we sail in a battleship with bigger […]

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Helping Your Child To Cope With Loss

When someone that you know passes away, be it a family member or a close friend, it can be difficult for your child to deal with it. Consequently, it’s important to learn all that you can regarding helping your child to deal with loss so that they will come out of the first experience with […]

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Health
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How to Get Your Child to Eat a Healthy Meal

Are you feeling the generation gap when it comes to your child’s food choices? While you grew up learning the golden rules of eating, your child has grown up learning about the latest fad food. And it sure is a monumental task to get your child to have milk when he wants a fizzy drink. […]

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Four Severe Children Behavior Problems

By school age most children sleep through the night. The main sleep problem they have is a difficulty getting off to sleep. This comes from one of three reasons: 1. A poorly disciplined sleep routine 2. A temperament that needs less sleep or 3. A busy mind. A disciplined sleep routine is essential for all […]

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Children Behavior Problem – Bad Language

Even royalty use rude words, but only in private. Our children get the same royal flush, but the words appear at inopportune moments. The reason for bad language is ignorance of the meaning, releasing tension, attention seeking and acting ‘cool’. In the early school years children use a lot of silly language where even the […]

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Effectively Disciplining Your Children

These days, it can be tough to tell exactly what you should do in order to discipline your child. In the olden days, the belt was the standard of punishment, but these days, violence is not the answer. In this article, we’ll give you some alternative ideas for disciplining your children that avoids using spanking […]

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(Un)common Knowledge – 5 Things Everyone Failed To Tell You About Becoming A Parent

Despite the plethora of baby books, how-to videos, and information on Google, no one can fully prepare for becoming a parent. Every child is unique, which presents unique parenting situations you must tackle along the way.  While experienced moms and dads love to share words of wisdom with up-and-coming parents, there are a lot of […]

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The Catch-Up Kid – 4 Ways To Help Your Child Catch Up If Their Studies Have Suffered In 2020

It goes without saying that 2020 has been a difficult year for everyone. For kids, it has been especially challenging where school is concerned. With their 2019-20 school year cut short and the 2020-21 school year still uncertain, it’s no surprise that some children have fallen behind in their studies.  Parents play a pivotal role […]

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Give Your Kids A Hygienic And Happy Home

Motherhood can be extremely multitasking (and demanding too)! The one job where you have to keep on doing something or the other to make sure your child is well from all spheres, and super happy too (or so you would always want)! We mothers are so much obsessed with our kids’ safety and wellbeing, that […]

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