Archive for June, 2010

Peer Pressure and Healthy Eating

Dear Sharon, I want my kids to be healthy and I am determined to beat the “peer and social pressure” of eating processed foods. Can you advise a parent like me how I can convince
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An Important Part of Parenting

It is important for parents to set aside time to listen to their children every day. Some children talk easily while others are quieter, keeping many of their thoughts to themselves. If a parent can
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Helping an Upset Child

A child’s meltdowns or outbursts can end more quickly if a calm, clear or comforting voice is the only adult response they receive. Angry reactions often increase the length and volume of the original upset.