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Give Your Child An Emotional Life Saver - A Pet

A WordPress Daily Prompt asked “What was your favorite plaything as a child?” Mine was not a thing, mine was my dog. Lady was her name.  600 more words

Parenting Issues


Wonder at the differences between one child and another? One big way we all differ involves temperament – a genetic given.

Temperament varies from person to person and strongly influences how we relate to others. 613 more words



The Step Up to Obedience Approach provides eight  disciplinary strategies that give the child lots of chances to obey, before a punishment happens.

STEP ONE: STOP OR IGNORE .   1,009 more words


Top Ten Questions to Ask Your Child Every Day

  1. How do you think that works? Analyze, discuss, and think creatively about machines, social programs, and systems. This is a great question to deepen any discussion.
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This and That

It’s the happiest, and busiest time of the year for me. BOTH of my kids are starting school. I’ve already written about the heavens opening up and the angels singing the praises of my son’s first day of 3rd grade this week. 708 more words

Parenting Stories

Rebranding How We See Children and Adolescents

I just returned from the National Speakers Association (NSA) and they announced that they are re-branding themselves to reflect how the speakers industry has changed since it was founded 40 years ago.  479 more words

Researchers Find Pesticides May Increase Chances Of Having Autistic Child

LODI, Calif. (CBS13) — New findings from UC Davis researchers suggest farm pesticides may increase the chances of having a child with autism.

The information in the study isn’t surprising to many families who grew up in the Central Valley and have a child diagnosed with autism. 268 more words


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