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Toddler Discipline Without Shame

by Janet Lansbury, Contributor to Family & Parenting on Allthingshealing.com A toddler acting out is not shameful, nor is it behavior that needs punishing. It’s a cry for attention, a shout-out…

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The Sham of Educational TV for Toddlers

Like most parents, I am skeptical when it comes to ritual television viewing for young children. Actually, let me rephrase that… I am wholly against it, and judging from empirical experience along wit…

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The Rhyme and Reason Behind Babytalk: The Viral Video Edition

One bit of contemporary technological terminology that fails to garner in me that knee-jerk, double-click reaction is the term "viral video." Add cute babies to the billing and I am still resolutely u…

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Wardrobe Malfunction: When Children Dress Themselves

You can spot them from a mile away. They might be wearing shorts, red socks, and a black cape while carrying a bag of Popsicle sticks, or they might even be wearing a tiara and a frilly costume dress …

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Turn a Shirt into a Kid’s Pants

I always keep my once-nice, now-unwearable sweaters to craft littler things from--but I never thought about it for shirts. I love the idea of repurposing a favorite old shirt into something for your k…

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Smart, Safe Toddler Toys

When shopping for toys for a toddler, consider stocking up on the basic staples, just as you would for your pantry. Just as it's always good to have flour, olive oil and pasta on hand, having the fol…

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