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Nature or Technology
Today's children are immersed in technology of many forms - computers, movies, video games, and television. Consequently, there is a increase in diagnoses of ADD/ADHD, anxiety and depression, coupled with a decrease in social skills and positive coping methods. Could nature be the answer?
Easy Access to Nature
Second only to parental fears, the lack of easy access to nature is cited as the reason so many of our children miss out on its benefits. With physical, emotional and spiritual healing properties, nature should be high on our list for family experiences.
Nature's Effect on Children
As nature becomes a decreasing portion of the lives of children, how are our children effected? What can we do to re-connect our children with the beneficial forces of nature?
Those Tiny Picky Eaters
There are many reasons that toddlers are picky eaters. From their physical size to their activity level to their struggle for independence, there are ways for parents to cope with a picky eater!
Learning to Walk
From they time they are able to move about themselves, our children are looking for ways to go farther and faster. Learning to walk is an exciting step for the child and parent. But what should we do to make the process more healthy?
Teething is frustrating for child and parent and we are always looking for new solutions - or old ones that work. Ideas both old and new have their pros and cons. Read on for thoughts on both.
Choosing Quality Day Care
Finding quality day care for your child can be the hardest and the most important decision you can make. This article talks about important factors that should be considered when screening day care centers.
Does Parenting Ever End?
It is hard to decide when we are most needed as parents. Is it when they are so small that they cannot survive without us? Is it when they are making their own way in the world and need guidance so as not to make irreversible mistakes? Or it is somewhere in between?
Being the Example for Being Yourself
We tell our children to "just be yourself." Do we follow our own advice? Parents are the best examples for children. How can we set the example that mirrors our words.
Brightening the Holidays
The holidays aren't about presents and shopping sprees and making everyone's wish come true. At least it shouldn't be...
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