Archive for March, 2012

The Value of Cooking with Your Child

Cooking is an activity that can help children of all ages develop many skills. Completing a recipe requires math, reading, cooperation, focus, and an ability to follow directions. Making a dish with Mom or Dad
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Angry Brothers and Sisters

One Way I Made a Small Dent in My Children’s Sibling Rivalries. My biological son, S, had a lot of brothers and sisters. Two older stepsiblings, a younger sister with health problems and an even
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My Child Won’t Eat Vegetables!!!!

Dear Sharon, Do you have any advice for parents who have children who will not eat vegetables? I am really concerned about this. My son seems to only have a palate for junk. He is
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A Game that Helps Pressures coming from School

Children can get upset by challenges they face in school. Setting aside time to “play” school at home sometimes helps lighten the load. If a child gets to be the teacher and parents take the
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Helping with the Trauma of 9/11

I live in Brooklyn, by miles not far from “ground zero”. My neighborhood was affected deeply on 9/11. Neighbors died, a local firehouse 2 blocks from my office lost most of the firefighters on duty,
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