Archive for March, 2015

Family Plant

Planting a seed or a plant, watching it grow and enjoying it when mature is a family activity that can build parent child relationships, self- confidence, patience and an awareness of nature and science. It
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Silly Helps – (Revised) – Ideas to Help Your Child Get to School With Less “Fuss”

as seen on A Child Grows in Brooklyn.com Lillian and her 1st grade daughter, Nora, visited Parents Helping Parents a few times when Nora was having a hard time getting to school on time. Their
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Sharing Your Interests with Your Child

It is important for children to be exposed to their mom and dad’s interests. Forcing children to participate in an adult’s most engaging work task or hobby is not always well received by little ones
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A Great Reward is Play Time with YOU!

If parents want to reward and/or encourage children’s cooperative behavior one excellent incentive is engaging play time with mom and/or dad. Examples from parents I have talked to recently are: “If you leave the house
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Handling An Overwhelming Diagnosis

as seen in NY Special Child Magazine Dear Sharon, My son has been diagnosed as being on the spectrum. I feel depressed and angry and unable to cope. It’s not his fault and I feel
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