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4 Tell-Tale Signs Parents Can Watch Out For Toddlers With ADHD

Do you know what the symptoms are for toddlers with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)? Really, toddlers are too young to be tested because testing on them would yield inaccurate results. However, there are some characteristics and symptoms parents can look for that will tell them whether or not a child is possibly suffering with ADHD. Keep in mind that many of the traits will be difficult to differentiate as normal toddler behavior or ADHD behavior. It really starts with knowing your child, what is normal for them and the age group. For example: a three-year-old girl was neurotic in how messes were cleaned up. During cleanup time at the daycare, she would place the blocks back in a certain manner. If children randomly placed blocks on the shelf, she got upset. This kind of behavior isn’t typical for a three-year-old. When the girl turned five, she was tested for […]

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Potty Training Boys – 5 Tips Parents Can Use To Ensure The Process Is Successful

Potty training is no simple feat. And, when it comes to potty training boys, it usually takes more time than it does with girls. Want to know how to potty train a boy quicker?   1 – Use Incentives To Motivate Them A huge motivator for boys is to purchase big boy underwear, which can be found in a number of colors and styles. If your boy loves Disney movies, consider purchasing him Disney-related underwear. No doubt, he’ll want to use them instead of the diaper. Let your son know that if doesn’t feel like taking off his new underwear, he should go sit on the toilet when the need to go hits him. Place your son on the toilet every 30 minutes to set up a routine. Yes, it’ll be a little inconvenient. However, it allows him the experience to sit on the potty, wiping himself and flushing the […]

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7 Helpful Tips To Prevent Toddler Bed Wetting

Some kids take no time at all to toilet train while others take more time to get trained. Are you a parent having a difficult time potty training your child? Are you looking to prevent toddler bed wetting? Here are three scenarios and how you can stop it from happening to you and your child.   1 – Moving To New Home One week ago, a family moved from their home into a new one. Their two-year-old daughter was believed to have been completely potty trained. However, she’s suddenly having bed wetting accidents. The reason for this is that she’s experienced a change in her environment. Stress can have a big role in a toddler’s sudden bed wetting. It may seem ironic that a toddler has stress but a significant change in his/her life can be a real factor and cause them to take a step back in the potty […]

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Don’t Be Embarrassed: 3 Important Tips To Assist Parents Dealing With Difficult Children

How many times have you been in the grocery store and seen a parent dealing with a temper tantrum throwing child in the checkout line? Have you ever thought, “I am so glad that isn’t my child”? All children, at one time or another, throw a tantrum. It’s a part of their growing up. It’s how you – and parents like you – handle it that determines if a child will continue being difficult. If you want some help dealing with difficult children, here are three worthwhile tips to ensure you gain back control over it.   3 Tips To Help Parents Deal With Their Stubborn Child   1 – Be Firm With Them If you don’t want to be embarrassed by your child’s public outburst, you need to let them know now that the behavior is unacceptable at home and in public. If your child is pitching a fit about being […]

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3 Tips on How To Stop Your Child From Hitting During The Testing Boundaries Stage

Toddlers are at a stage in life where they will test their boundaries – what they can and cannot do. If you see your toddler using hitting, biting, pushing or more to physically express him/herself, you need to deal with it now… not later! If you don’t deal with it right now, it’ll be harder for you to get the behavior under control. You might even wonder how to stop your toddler from hitting. Don’t worry – it can be done!   1 – Help Them To Learn Empathy The time to teach a child about empathy is when they are a toddler. Empathy is an extremely important skill that stays with them all through life. Empathy must be taught in the younger years, as trying to teach it when they’re older is extremely difficult. When a child is upset or happy, it’s best to point out the emotion to […]

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