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4 Personality Types That Can Affect Toddlers and Bedtime

When it comes to toddlers and bedtime, children can be either very sweet or a pain in the butt. Have you ever wondered why you have an easier time getting one child into bed while having a difficult time with the other child? It boils down to one thing: personality.  And, a bedtime routine needs to be made on an individualized basis. If you have more than one child, you know that both respond in a different manner…to many things. If you’re going to make your toddler’s bedtime easier on you and them, you have to know what kind of personality your child has. 4 Kinds Of Personality Toddlers Tend To Have 1 – Always Happy and Energetic Do you always have a child who’s on the go and happy? It generally means you’re trying to keep up with them at all times so that they don’t get into trouble […]

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3 Tips You Can Use To Stop A Toddler From Biting

Most parents believe their children are little angels with no capacity to hurt someone else. However, parents often learn that their child is no such thing and has bitten someone. What can you do to stop a toddler from biting?   1 – Be Sure You Learn Why They Are Biting Many toddlers bite; but, to get them to stop biting you need to learn why they are biting in the first place. Many bite because they’re upset and don’t know the right way to express the emotion. They automatically do the first thing that pops into their mind – biting, hitting, pulling, pushing, etc. Toddlers tend to explore the area of cause and effect such as what would happen if he/she pushed another child or knock over a child’s blocks. All throughout the day, a toddler’s mind has these thoughts. Bear in mind that this is a small child, […]

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My 4 Helpful Tips Parents Can Use To Stop 1 Year Old Tantrums

The most precious years of a child’s life are their toddler years. After all, they learn to walk and talk and learn all they can about the world around them. As a parent, you are amazed by all the things your child can do or try to do at this point. Of course, with all the cute things a toddler does, there are some not so cute things. One such thing is the 1 year old tantrums they can throw with no notice.  Here are some instances in which a one-year-old will start throwing a temper tantrum: 1 – Your child is cranky and doesn’t want to take a nap or is unable to take a nap. 2 – Your toddler is pitching a fit because you are dropping them off at daycare when they’d rather be with you. 3 – Your toddler is having a grand old time outside and doesn’t want to […]

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3 Potty Training Tips To Stop Children From Wetting Their Pants

It’s quite normal for children between the ages of two and three to wet their pants. And, the reason for this is the age in which children gain control over their bladder. For parents, it can be rather frustrating to have a child so close to being potty trained, only to have them regress back into wetting their pants. Here’s what you need to remember: every child is different, which means every child learns at his/her own speed. Forcing them to do something they are not ready to do will cause them to take a step backwards. Still, there are things you can do to keep them moving forward and not experience wetting accidents.   Weekend Toilet Training Can Happen How many times have you heard that a parent toilet trained their child in one weekend? Believe it or not, there are some kids who can be potty-trained in a […]

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Bad Behaviors In Children – 5 Questions Parents Should Ask Themselves And Reflect

There are many responsibilities a parent has to a child. And, one such responsibility is teaching them the difference between what’s right and what’s wrong. Just think, if you will, if the world had no knowledge of the difference. Little scary, isn’t it? So, as a parent, you must teach and make your child understand this difference… for the future world’s sake.   What’s The Difference Between Guilt and Shame? Guilt is an emotion that is considered healthy because it indicates that you know and understand that what you did was wrong. Shame is not considered healthy and is often linked to bad behaviors in children.   The Real Problem Behind Time-Outs Many parents use time-outs as a form of punishment. But, the problem with timeouts is that they don’t really teach children the difference between right and wrong; only that what they did caused them to get into time-out in the […]

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