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How to teach children to think and act for themselves. How to Teach Initiative to Children Wish your child would take more initiative in life? Well, it’s understandable. People with initiative generally don’t wait for someone [...]
Peers vs. family. Who matters most? Teens, Peers & Family Once kids hit the preteen and teen years, their peer group seems to matter most. But Julie Ross, author of How to Hug a Porcupine says parents [...]
A look at the influence we have over who our kids hang out with. Banning Friends Is your teen hanging out with someone who you think is a bad influence? Would you love to ban that [...]
A few tips on socializing shy children. Socializing Shy Kids Is your child a little on the shy side? Well, if you want your shrinking violet to blossom and feel more confident with new people and [...]
Preventing bullying by teaching children good social skills. Socialization Children who are victims of bullies may not have learned to speak up for themselves, and bullies, somewhere along the line, learned to use aggressive behaviour. But [...]
A look at the childhood illness whose bark is worse than its bite. Croup Croup is a condition, caused by a virus that causes inflammation of the upper airways. If it’s severe enough that a child [...]
Why kids can sometimes be afraid of doctors and illness. Fear of Poor Health Has your child started to tell you that she’s afraid of going to the doctor? Or maybe afraid of getting sick? Believe [...]
When should a child’s headache be seen by a doctor. Headaches It’s easy to feel worried when a child has a headache. And headaches that worsen or occur frequently, are accompanied by vomiting, visual changes, or [...]
Hand foot and mouth disease. What every parent needs to know. Coxsackie Virus Coxsackie viruses are a common bug that many children get. It’s pretty contagious, spreading from person to person, usually from unwashed hands and [...]
What kind of soap is best for keeping bugs at bay? Handwashing When it comes right down to it, there’s not a simpler and better way to keep our children and ourselves healthy than by handwashing. [...]
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