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How to Deal with Attention-seeking Toddlers

January 3rd, 2016 | By: Elizabeth Pantley
Does your child often demand your all of your attention? Here’s how to cope with those constant interruptions.
How to Deal with Attention-seeking Toddlers

It can be frustrating when your child constantly interrupts you, but attention-seeking is a common toddler trait. Here’s how to teach them when it’s okay to interrupt­–and how to do it politely.

Does Your Baby Cry At Daycare?

August 31st, 2015 | By: Elizabeth Pantley
Five ways to help your child cope with separation anxiety
Does Your Baby Cry At Daycare?

Heading off to daycare or preschool for the first time is a huge milestone in a child’s life. Some children happily run off to play, but others simply superglue themselves to your leg. If you have a superglue kid, here are some ways to help him loosen his grip so he can enjoy his new experience.

Mum’s The Word

July 30th, 2015 | By: Nancy Ripton
How you speak to your baby can make her more empathetic later in life.
Mum’s The Word

How you talk to your young child can have a significant impact on how he will communicate with people later in life. A new study out of the the University of York found that mother’s who verbally tune-in to her child’s thoughts and feelings at a young age, help their child learn to empathize with other people later in life.

Why Babies Smile

July 2nd, 2015 | By: Nancy Ripton
Is your baby happy to see you, or does she just have gas? Find out what your baby's smile really means.
Why Babies Smile

It’s hard not to feel overjoyed when your baby gazes adoringly into your eyes and flashes a brief, but unmistakable smile. But is she really trying to communicate her joy at seeing you, or does she simply have gas?

Can Defiancy Lead to Early Aging?

June 18th, 2015 | By: Nancy Ripton
Defiant Preschoolers May Be at Risk of Increased Cellular Aging
Can Defiancy Lead to Early Aging?

No one wants to deal with a defiant preschooler. However if your child acts out often it may a sign that they are at risk of increased cellular aging.