Category: Childcare Advice

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Scholarship Scams

It’s a fact; school is expensive. Scholarships are a great way to help fund your college education. There are a variety scholarships available to a myriad of applicants with requirements ranging from perfect grades in high school to being a single mother to being left handed. With such a range of stipulations, unfortunately it’s easy to...

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8 Tips To Help Kids Overcome Their Fear Of Dentists

For small children, going to a dentist can be a scary thing. They often think that something uncomfortable or painful might happen. Although the fear of dentists is common among kids, it’s something that they can overcome. With your help, they can move past this obstacle at the right time. If it’s your first time to...

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Children Don’t Like Braces: What You Should Do To Instead Of Imposing?

Who does not like the idea of a perfect smile? However, you will never find too many people, who also like the idea of wearing braces to straighten their crooked teeth into a perfect smile. It is quite the conundrum that both children and adults face. It is easier for adults to cope with the idea...

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Parental Alienation

Many non-custodial parents struggle with the same battle, one of Parental Alienation. Parental Alienation can be damaging to a child’s emotional and mental well-being, and is generally associated with high conflict divorces. Parental Alienation Syndrome has been defined as a disorder that arises primarily in the context of child-custody disputes. Its primary manifestation is the child’s...

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Here Is How You Can Make Your Foster Child Comfortable With You

When you decide to bring a foster child in your home, it can be an overwhelming experience for your entire family. Fostering is a second chance at a better life for the child and the experience is rewarding for the parent and the members of the family. You need to make a well thought out decision...

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Nap Time: Not Just For Children

You’ve seen it again and again: kids complain and whine that they don’t want to take a nap. They fight it. They refuse to settle down, or keep chattering away in defiance of the inevitable. But eventually the nap wins and voilà, it instantly transforms them. They wake up refreshed and ready to get on with...

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Help Your Kids Become Independent Thinkers

All parents can agree that raising children is no small task. As parents, we are responsible for caring for the precious lives of our children, keeping them safe and healthy, and teaching them right from wrong, then supporting and encouraging them as they learn to be more and more independent. It may start with putting on...

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Help Your Child Transition Through Major Life Events

It is amazing how resilient children can be. For the most part, they take life as it comes and make adjustments accordingly.  Most children make adjustments more easily to temporary changes such as bedtime routines, new foods, or a new babysitter. However, there are times when more permanent life-altering events occur that require preparation and a bit more...