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  Hello It's Aparent Readers, We're back with new reads for you to share thoughts and wisdoms on being the best parents we can be.  As you read through some of the posts we share, we urge you to share with others; use the subject or ideas from the article to...

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Ranked: The Big Issues That Worry Parents Today

Esther Crain, Writer ‎August‎ ‎12‎, ‎2015 If your child has a phone or a tablet, then you’re probably worried, too. It used to be that when parents worried about their kids’ health, it was mostly about things like smoking and teen pregnancy. But these days, digital...

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Your Role in Your Child’s Speech

Your baby learns to talk during his first two years of life. Long before he utters his first word, he's learning the rules of language and how adults use it to communicate. He'll begin by using his tongue, lips, palate, and any emerging teeth to make sounds (cries at...

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Warning Signs of ADD/ADHD

If your child’s behavior is interfering with their ability to be successful at home or in school, and their behavior isn’t age or situation appropriate, your child may have ADD/ADHD. At Home • Has boundless energy, can’t sit school and is restless, some body part is...

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No One Said Parenting is Easy

Guest blog by Anne Laurie: No one ever said parenting was easy. But parenting a teen can at times make you want to pull your hair out. Choosing expectations for your teen that are both challenging but not overbearing is like waking a tight rope. Here are a few...

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Pacifier Weaning in Six Easy Steps

Taking candy from a baby might be easy, but pacifiers are another story entirely. If you have a toddler or even preschooler who loves his paci, you’re in good company. Pacifier weaning is a common challenge for parents. Most parents find that pacifier weaning is...

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10 Alternatives to Saying “No” to Your Child

Results of a study published by Redbook magazine found that the average toddler hears the word “no” up to 400 times each day. Sources cited in their research also showed that kids who are repeatedly subjected to the word “no” without further explanation tend to have...

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Dog Training and Child Discipline, the Premise is the same

Dog Training and Child Discipline, the Premise is the same Today, I had an opportunity to watch an episode of Caesar Millan’s the Dog Whisperer.  This episode was about a woman who had 4 yappy misbehaved dogs that had the run of the household.  The worst part, for me...

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Life is a Party and You Don’t Have to be Invited

Guest Blog by Dr. Andra Brosh PhD. Life is a Party and You Don't Have to be Invited and guess what else? YOU DON’T EVEN HAVE TO R.S.V.P! I came to realize after years of feeling excluded and alienated that I wasn’t being left out, I simply wasn’t showing up in the...

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