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12 Alternatives to Time-Outs


Time-outs are not always effective for every child or every family. This article covers alternatives to time-outs including offering a second chance and having a chill-out space.

7 Tips to Help Kids Overcome Fear of Doctors


No child loves going to the doctor, but some kids are downright petrified. It's no surprise, considering that most kids don't like being handled by an unfamiliar person, let alone the fact that there's a chance they might get shots. Here are tips on how to help your little one feel a little safer and calmer during his next visit.

Alternatives to Yelling at Your Child

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Sometimes, your child’s behaviors may cause you to feel embarrassment, frustration, and even anger, and as a result you may feel like yelling or spanking your child or calling him or her names. These responses are ineffective and may increase your child’s risk of becoming a bully.

Bullying: What Parents of Preschoolers Should Know

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Bullying behavior is not always easy for adults or children to recognize or define especially in daycare or preschool and as a result, sometimes bullying in young children is ignored or misunderstood by adults. Parents should learn how to recognize bullying and what to do if their child is being bullied or is bullying others.

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