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10 Things You Should Never Say to Your Kids

  You probably wouldn’t use old-school phrases like “Wait until your father gets home” or “I wish you were more like your sister” with your kids. But there are lots of less obvious ones that you should avoid, for their sake and yours. 1. “Great Job.” Research has shown that …

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Why You Should Still Call The Police If You See A Child Alone In The Car

  Have you seen the article going around about the 3 moms whose lives were derailed because they had left their children/babies alone in the car for a few minutes? It seems to be popping up everywhere as it’s written from the perspective of one of those moms. The moms …

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Understanding Autism

  With a rise in diagnosed cases and a sea of conflicting information, autism is a condition that leaves many parents terrified. Yet affected families have every reason to be hopeful about the future. By Darshak Sanghavi, M.D. from Parents Magazine When he was a toddler, Donald didn’t seem to …

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Little Negotiators

  An interview with Susan Stiffelman, MFT A lawyer once told me in any good negotiation everyone loses something. But when it comes to negotiating with our children, is the loss a healthy power dynamic between parents and kids?  When parents engage with their children in these discussions, are they …

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5 Ways Being the Middle Child Helps You in Life

  by Michelle Muller-Marinis This particular topic is quite near and dear to my heart, as I have three boys ranging in age from 3 to 7 years old. I think I carry a certain amount of guilt when it comes to my middle son. Why? He will never have …

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Diagnosed With ADHD: What You Need to Know

  Brian Maranan Pineda   The average child is diagnosed at age 7, and it is the most common behavior disorder in school-age children. If your child has been diagnosed with ADHD, here’s what you should know. Treatment for a child with primarily inattentive qualities will be different from treatment …

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