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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Understanding Shyness………….

"Does your child peek between his fingers to look at people he doesn’t know (or even people he does know)? Does she turn away from attention or hide from people? Are you afraid that your child was just “born shy?” Shyness is a feeling that everyone experiences at one time or another. Some children seem to...
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Keeping them safe online……

1".Building a child’s digital resilience will keep them safer than blocking or filtering The best way of ensuring that children stay safe and make the right decisions online is through confident parenting. Allowing your child to self-regulate by encouraging their online interests, discussing boundaries and being available for support if they need it is far more effective...
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10 Things they dont tell new dads…

10 Things They Don't Tell New Dads "1. You'll gain "sympathy weight" with your pregnant wife, so you can help each other with exercise and a healthy diet after the baby is born. 2. You'll miss your favorite team's games. The sooner you come to grips with that, the better, because you'll find no sympathy at home. 3....
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13 Simplistic Guidelines…

"1.Let your kids fail. To learn self-sufficiency, kids need to occasionally dust themselves off (literally and figuratively) without your help. "Most parents know what their children are capable of but step in to make things easier for them," says Sheri Noga, the author of Have the Guts to Do It Right: Raising Grateful and Responsible Children...
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