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The Basics of Disciplining Children

Is it possible to bring up children without punishment? Parenting expert Dr. Laura Markham, author of “Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting,” thinks so, and a growing number of child-rearing experts agree. This can be a difficult concept to grasp for parents who equate discipline with punishment, but Markham has

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The Most Helpful Parenting Tips Ever

Raising a child is difficult work, and while there are hundreds of books written on the topic, there is never a one solution fits all way to go about parenting. However, there is some valuable parenting tips out there you can use and tailor make to your own specifics. This way, you can make the

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How to Master Storytelling for Your Kids

Once upon a time, storytelling was the only form of entertainment that existed. This was before the Internet, before television, before movies, and even before books were available for popular reading. The Tradition of Storytelling There are still some remote areas in parts of the world where storytelling is the only form of entertainment. Moreover, some

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Binge Drinking: A Parent’s Guide

While many kids have been known to give in to peer pressure and try the occasional beer, binge drinking is rapidly growing into a larger issue in schools and families across the country. Binge drinking has become the single most common recurring pattern in alcohol abuse in the United States. Binge drinking, by definition, is

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Life Skills Your Child Needs to Know

In addition to protecting your children and providing everything they need, it’s essential to prepare them for life apart from you once they are grown up. Therefore, it’s essential to find ways to teach your child the life skills necessary to succeed in their adult life. Using life skills lesson plans can help you become

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True Love Waits Movement, the Chastity Ring

The idea of wearing a chastity ring, also known as a purity ring, came out of the True Love Waits movement. The belief of this group is that young people should abstain from sexual activity, saving their virginity for their eventual spouses. True Love Waits groups believe further that following practicing chastity purifies the hearts

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Am I Raising a Hypocrite?

Most people have experienced hypocrisy at some point in their lives. The culture in which we live makes it quite easy to live double standards in our behaviors, beliefs, social life, education, work standards and even while raising our children. Are you unknowingly raising a hypocrite? Hypocrisy is when people profess beliefs that they do

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Curing the Grumpy Kid in Your Home

Parenthood is one of the most challenging and fulfilling experiences you’ll ever have. It involves taking the good with the bad and teaching your children how to handle physical and emotional situations in their lives. At some point in your parenting experience, your kids will try your patience and sanity with their antics and grumpy

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Understanding Child Behaviour

Whether you are a new parent or if you have multiple children living in your household, understanding child behaviour and how it changes and evolves over time is essential to raising kids of your own. The more you know and understand about child behaviour at any age, the easier it is to handle any potential

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Am I Raising a Spoiled Brat?

Being around a spoiled brat is very unpleasant for parents and for everyone else. Parents of spoiled kids do not realize how much harm they are doing to their children by raising them incorrectly. What’s a spoiled brat like? A spoiled brat is a child raised in such ways that the child always gets what he

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Raising Children to Work Hard Play Hard

What makes the difference between a hard working child and one who’s lazy and irresponsible? Good work ethic. Instilling good work ethic in your children will help them grow up with the right attitude towards work. Children who develop a “work hard play hard” mindset will be wholehearted in all they do. A good work

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Child Development for Teachers and Parents

Every child is unique, especially when it comes to how fast they grow and develop. Developmental milestones are used to measure their progress and determine if there are issues with their physical and emotional growth patterns. Every child grows and develops in a myriad of ways. Stages of Child Development The stages of child development

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