How can I get my kids to stop whining?
How can I get my kids to stop whining?

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  • Whining happens, but it shouldn't be the norm for your child.
  • Understanding why children whine can help you respond appropriately.
  • Setting clear boundaries around appropriate speech helps children understand what to do.
Making Sure Your Child’s Toys are Safe
Making Sure Your Child’s Toys are Safe

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  • Toys should serve child development—without putting them at risk.
  • Verify toys are appropriate for your child's age and abilities.
  • Supervised play is the best way to protect children from harm.
How can I get my kids to school on time?
How can I get my kids to school on time?

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  • With a little planning, mornings can become a time of peace and relaxation.
  • Tackling the next day's tasks the night before to reduce stress in the morning.
  • Use the extra time to bond with your family and leave home with a positive mindset.
Age-Appropriate Toys
Age-Appropriate Toys

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  • Parents today have access to the safest toys ever made.
  • Age recommendations do not guarantee that toys will match a child's needs or developmental level.
  • Parents must do their research to find toys appropriate for their children.
How Can I Get My Kids to Listen?
How Can I Get My Kids to Listen?

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  • Good communication is about empathy and respect—on both sides
  • If your kids seem to never listen, you may have trained this behavior
  • Changing your communication behavior can have re-train kids to listen the first time
Bedwetting Interventions—Do They Work?
Bedwetting Interventions—Do They Work?

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  • Some longstanding parental strategies for correcting bedwetting simply do not work.
  • The "wait-and-see" approach can leave serious conditions undiagnosed.
  • Bedwetting that suddenly occurs after potty training may signal underlying conditions.
Would you let your child take on 40,000 dollars in debt?
Would you let your child take on 40,000 dollars in debt?

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  • Teens have opportunities to make huge financial choices.
  • Financial lessons are easiest to teach when lessons are cheap.
  • Separating allowance from chores lets you focus on teaching financial literacy.
Breastfeeding Truths Modern Moms Should Know
Breastfeeding Truths Modern Moms Should Know

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  • Breastfeeding doesn't always come naturally to new mothers or infants.
  • Try to relax and enjoy peaceful skin to skin contact before feeding, and let your baby take the lead.
  • Some mothers may need expert help, and that's okay.
What does autism look like?
What does autism look like?

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  • Autism is a neurological disorder that has gained increased attention over the last decade.
  • Because autism is a spectrum disorder no two children share identical symptoms or severity.
  • Learning to recognize and support children on the spectrum can help them feel more comfortable.
Supporting the Siblings of Special Needs Kids
Supporting the Siblings of Special Needs Kids

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  • Siblings of kids with special needs have unique needs.
  • Give siblings room to be children and keep an open dialogue about their feelings.
  • Explore other resources and organizations targeted for siblings.

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