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November 2014 Blog Posts (4)

How can I get my child to stop being picky about her food?

Question) How can I get my child to stop being picky about her food?

 

Answer) Infant feeding patterns affect taste preferences for longer than we think. As children begin to transition to table food it’s essential to begin introducing a variety of healthy food items with different tastes and textures. For an older child whose eating habits are already established it’s a little bit harder to encourage them to eat different things. However, it is possible to…

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Added by NewportMommy on November 27, 2014 at 11:26am — No Comments

21 month old started hitting everyone

 QUESTION FROM PARENT:

"My 21 month old baby girl started hitting everyone and is a cranky child. She does not want to share anything in playdates and starts crying . Please suggest some tips to improve her behavior."…

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Added by NewportMommy on November 21, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Super cranky kid and how to help them - By Early Childhood Specialist

QUESTION FROM PARENT:

 I have a 6 year old super smart daughter. However, every play date or birthday party she goes to ends up in a fight with some other kid, a lot of crying & high drama. It is becoming increasingly painful for me to take her out anywhere. I don't know how to make her get along, help her enjoy these play dates and parties and generally have a good time

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Added by NewportMommy on November 16, 2014 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Parenting: The Days are Long, but the Years are Short by Patricia MacLean

There are a lot of good days when it comes to parenting. Fun days outside or lazy days spent snuggling on the couch. Today was not one of those days. Instead it stretched painfully, gray and dreary like the rain that fell all day. Because Monkey's school was closed, I'd lined up a three-hour Lego class for him while I worked and a trial gymnastics class for both kids in the afternoon. In my mind, the kids would be excited for the change of routine, I'd work efficiently while the…

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Added by Patricia MacLean on November 13, 2014 at 9:00am — 5 Comments

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