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Torn Earlobe from Participating in Physical Education!

In my almost two decades of being in childcare education, I have not come across a child having torn earlobe from participating in physical education in the UK. 337 more words


Why is Acceptance Lacking With Autistic Children?

My whole philosophy with Buddy has been based on acceptance. If he grows up and goes to college and lives on his own, great, and if he always need to live with us, great. 675 more words

Hands On Dads - Baby Massage for Fathers

Fathers are getting more and more involved in family life. Right from the start; they are present and supportive throughout pregnancy and at the birth of their babies, they are changing nappies and carrying their babies in slings… but it’s not all plain sailing. 1,803 more words


8 Amazing Reasons to Hug Your Child Every Day

Author and family therapist Virginia Satir once said, “We need four hugs a day for survival. We need eight hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth”. 1,062 more words

Parenting Articles

To the Lady pathetically forcing her kid to clean up blocks at the library:

Just stop. Seriously.

Your half hearted “we are going to go potty then clean up the blocks” to your not even 3 year old was pointless. 237 more words


Vague Praise VS Specific Praise

Praise is extremely important with children if you want to shape behavior (increase the good AND decrease the bad).  All praise can be effective, but specific praise is typically more effective than specific praise.   322 more words


Positive Parenting - How it Benefits You and Your Kids

Many parents are confused by their child’s behavior, especially if it’s repeated over and over. You can tell them not to do something a hundred times over, and they will still attempt whatever it is you asked them not to. 546 more words

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