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How to share safe Bike Trailers for Children Skip

A bike ride is a leisurely and enjoyable way to spend an afternoon or summer evening, but a toddler or preschooler isn’t going to keep up with you. Rather than spending the whole ride trying to stay slow enough for her to keep up, but not tipping over at the…

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How to share role of Parents in the Language Development of Their Children Skip

If some jerk has ever said that you talk too much, then the sweet revenge is that you are likely providing the best environment for your child to learn language. Although children are hardwired to communicate, they need attentive role models to understand the nuances of language. In his national…

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How to play reindeer Relay Games for Children Skip

Relay races are an enjoyable way to teach children positive sportsmanship, how to work as a team and follow simple directions. No matter if you’re suffering through a cold snap or blessed enough to live in a tropical climate, why not draw inspiration from the ultimate underdog story, Rudolph the…

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How to share the Story of Saint Nick for Children Skip

There’s no doubt that the closer Christmas gets, the more excited your toddler or preschooler gets. The magic of Santa coming with presents can’t be matched at this age. If you want to keep your child in the spirit but feel it’s important to introduce the ancient meaning of Christmas,…

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How to share the Steps for Disciplining Children Skip

As your toddler throws his toys across the room and begins screaming at the top of his lungs, you think back to when he was a baby and didn’t talk back or throw tantrums. Tantrums are a normal part of toddler development, but you can minimize their frequency or eliminate…

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How to Use The Effects of Bad Parenting on Children Skip

You hear a piercing scream and turn to see a child knock a row of boxes off the grocery store shelf, then observe flabbergasted as the mother smiles mindlessly. Reality TV shows show parents getting drunk and cursing while their children play and mimic their behavior in the background. The…

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How to share the Sleep and Napping Needs of Children Skip

To recover from the typical day, you probably feel like you could sleep for 12 to 13 hours straight. You’ll be lucky to get seven hours, but your toddler or preschooler needs to get all the sleep his body craves in order to grow and develop normally — and to…

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How to Share The Challenges of Raising Closely Spaced Children Skip

If the signature on your child’s birth certificate was barely dry before you got pregnant again, your children will be so closely spaced apart, they might as well be twins. Handling two toddlers or preschoolers within a year of each other can have you pulling your hair out at times,…

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How to share the Positive & Negative Influence of Family on Young Children Skip

Long before a child makes friends, has a first boyfriend or meets new co-workers, her social circle is primarily made up of her family. While you might want to think that all family influences are positive, sometimes there are also negative ways in which mom, dad, brother or sister can…

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How to solve the Negative Effects of Overly Obedient Children Skip

If you thought that having a perfect little angel who obeys every word — or rather command — that you say is the ideal, think again. Although having a young child who follows the rules is a goal for most moms, an overly obedient child can actually cause some problems….

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How to share the Importance of Princesses to Young Children Skip

Here my castle, Mommy,” your little one declares as she crawls beneath the kitchen table in your old heels and her blue sparkly dress, which she hasn’t taken off since Halloween. You hear her ordering around her stuffed animals and planning an opulent feast. Sounds like the princess stage is…

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How to share the Importance of Blessing Your Children Skip

You find the earliest references of a parent blessing children in Genesis 9:26-27. Blessing your child expresses your acceptance and approval of her and her priceless worth. A blessing asks God to protect your child and see that she has all she needs. You can bless your child privately or…

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How to share simple baseball rules for children skip

Baseball, “America’s favorite pastime,” is one of the most popular sports for kids of all ages. Boys play it in their backyards, families play it at picnics and kids line up to join organized leagues in their communities. Even the littlest toddlers love to try to hit the ball and…

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How many Shoe and Skate Sizes in Children skip

It’s a time-honored tale: your preschooler is ready for his first pair of skates, and there they are, waiting under the Christmas tree. Unfortunately, you’ve purchased the wrong size, which is how you end up standing in a ridiculously long line at the customer service counter the next day, waiting…

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How many Severe Behavior Problems in Children Skip

All children can have behavior problems; very few children make it through childhood without smacking a sibling or yelling, “I hate you!” at a parent. Toddlers and preschoolers are practically defined by their temper tantrums, after all. Severe behavior problems, however, are beyond typical childhood issues. It can be hard…

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How to Make Principles of Teaching Preschool Age Children Skip

Just because your little learner’s lead teacher makes it look easy, doesn’t mean that acting as an early childhood educator is simple. Teaching preschool age children requires highly specialized training when it comes to understanding the principles involved in working with this age group. This includes a full knowledge of…

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Playing, Laughing & Learning With Children Skip

Parents often feel the pressure to make sure their toddlers and preschoolers are learning the skills they will need when they enter school, but you can relax and just have fun — many of the most important skills young children need are learned through their play. According to Education.com, “play…

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How To Change Oppositional Behavior in Young Children Skip

Oppositional behavior in your toddler or preschooler, you say? Why, that’s just one of his typical albeit annoying moods during the course of a day, you respond. It’s perfectly normal to deal with oppositional behavior from age 2 through early adolescence — sorry to say occasional defiance doesn’t end with…

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Mickey Mouse Arts & Crafts Ideas for Young Children Skip

Mickey Mouse has been entertaining children and adults alike since Disney’s 1928 premiere of “Steamboat Willie.” If your youngster’s become a fanatical fan of this classic cartoon mouse, incorporate Mickey into arts and crafts time to encourage his creativity, imagination and artistic talent. Include a couple Mickey Mouse-themed crafts at…

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How To Share Messy Play Activities for Children Skip

Since you probably can’t beat the mess, might as well join it. By skillfully planning messy activities, you may be able to avoid some of the unexpected messy adventures that your preschooler gets into behind your back. Just hose him off when he’s done. Painting Activities Handing some paint to…

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Martin Luther King Arts & Crafts for Children Skip

The full impact of Martin Luther King’s work for racial equality and civil rights may not be preschool material, but you can introduce your little one to the ideas of cooperation, acceptance, peace and compassion for all through simple arts and crafts. Emphasize friendship that goes beyond differences and aspirations…

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How To Making an Egyptian Costume for Children Skip

Whether you’re planning a historic costume for a night of trick-or-treating for your little guy or he just wants to take a trip back in time during dress-up play, you can make the costume a success for some picture-perfect moments. If you’re not a crafty gal, don’t worry–there’s no sewing,…

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How to Make Interactive Learning for Spanish Children Skip

Raising Spanish-speaking children in an English-speaking country can challenge the most capable of parents. Whether newly arrived to the country, or emerging from a Spanish-speaking home into the public school system, Spanish children can get lost in both language and cultural differences. Interactive and hands-on learning activities help engage these…

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Information on Free Bible Lessons for Children Skip

Bible studies are an important aspect of young Christian education, but tuition fees and resource costs make it difficult for parents to provide their children with quality lessons. Fortunately, several options exist for supplementing your child’s learning experiences with enriching bible lessons without having to spend a dime. Home Bible…

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How To Make Importance of Storytelling for Children Skip

“Mommy, tell me a story,” your little one asks. You don’t mind telling him a story, even when he interrupts you to “help you tell the story.” He benefits from your storytelling activities, whether you’re the one telling the story or he thinks he is. He enjoys the activities, especially…

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