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ADHD Guidelines – Information

Parents need to be well informed about ADHD and how it can effect their child as well as what they can do to help their child experience a happy, successful childhood. The articles below are easily available on the internet and provide comprehensive and practical information from reliable sources. ONE CAVEAT: There is a lot […]

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ADD – ADHD in Children

ADD – ADHD or attention deficit/hyperactivity affects almost 10% of children in the USA or close to 5 million children and adolescents from three to eighteen years of age. ADD – ADHD is a brain disorder (or as we like to call it a brain difference) that causes kids and teens to experience difficulty with […]

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How to Diffuse a Temper Tantrum

If you haven’t experienced this, you will soon enough. All children, especially toddlers and teenagers, will have at least one temper tantrum in their lifetime (if you’re lucky). For parents, it can be a frustrating time, but you are not without help. Here are some tips to keep the tempers cool. What Is a Temper […]

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How Chore Charts Teach Kids Survival Skills

It can be very frustrating to ask your child over and over again to complete their chores without them ever getting done. If this describes your house to a T, consider designing a chore chart. Chores might include taking out the garbage, doing the dishes, cleaning their room, helping with the preparation of family meals, […]

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How to Encourage Your Child to Feel Important

How to Encourage Your Child to Feel Important

 It’s imperative for a child’s healthy development that they feel important and worthy. Healthy self-esteem is a child’s armor against the challenges of the world. Kids who feel good about themselves seem to have an easier time handling conflicts and resisting negative pressures. They tend to smile more readily and enjoy life. These kids are […]

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4 Ways to Get Your Kids to Take Homework Responsibility

4 Ways to Get Your Kids to Take Homework Responsibility

You may get as frustrated with homework as your kids do, and it’s sometimes hard to know how much help is appropriate and how much you should back off from helping your child with their homework. To help your kids take responsibility for their homework, here are some tips to try. 1. Establish a Routine Involve your […]

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How to Connect with Your Child without Overdoing It

How to Connect with Your Child without Overdoing It

All parents want to connect and be involved with their children. Children of involved parents generally feel more confident, assured, and have a higher level of self-esteem. They tend to excel in school and do well in extracurricular activities as well as with their hobbies. But is there such a thing as too much involvement? In […]

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