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4 Tips to Ensure the Wellbeing of Your Child

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When it comes to our children’s well-being, we want to make sure that we’re doing everything possible to give them the best chance for success. Here are six tips to help you achieve this goal. Each of these tips is important in its way, and they should be considered together as a whole when creating a plan for your child’s …

8 Influential Children’s Books That Should Be in Every Library

Everyone encounters obstacles from time to time in life, even little kids. However, many authors have written books about perseverance and how to use it. When confronted by difficulty, surmounting the challenge often comes down to grit.  Here are a few tales for your little ones that discuss the importance of persevering. 1. Little House on the Prairie Laura Ingall’s …

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Spotify Lullabies – The Best Sleepy Songs for Your Little Ones

We all want the best for our babies. From sunrise to sunset, parents across the nation go above and beyond to put a smile on their little ones’ faces. Despite this, if your child has slept poorly, the day can become longer and increasingly difficult. In this situation, you can try establishing a night-time routine. This includes bathing your baby, …

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5 Examples Of Questions In Family Therapy Session

Family therapy is a process that helps families communicate better and resolve conflicts. It can be very helpful for couples who are struggling to maintain a healthy relationship, or for parents who are having trouble with their children. In family therapy sessions, the therapist will ask questions of the family members in order to get a better understanding of what …

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3 Helpful Ways To Protect Your Baby’s Skin

A baby’s skin is one of the softest and smoothest you will ever find. In the early days after birth, they have wrinkly skin and some amount of peeling. However, that usually clears up before or by the fourth week. Unfortunately, a baby’s skin is prone to certain conditions due to its delicate nature. It’s not all doom and gloom, …

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‘Retards’ and ‘Lunatics’ – A deep dive into the world of learning disabilities and autism

When social and cultural historian, Chris Rowley, started researching the world of those living with autism and learning disabilities, he was taken aback by the number of often highly offensive descriptions of these people. He listened to over 300 people, some in the NHS, social services and education but mostly those living with the disabilities ‘Virtually every one of them …

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How to Improve Your Children’s Creativity Through Art

Encouraging your child’s creativity might seem tricky nowadays. Kids can be so absorbed by screens now that there is no option other than technology to entertain them. But, to your delight, there are plenty of simple ways to engage your children in other activities that have many advantages. Arts and crafts activities are a fun way to improve children’s creativity, …

A Parent’s Guide to Preparing Your Child for Braces

Dental braces are one orthodontic option to repair or fix problems like crooked or crowding teeth, or misaligned teeth. Many individuals prefer using braces for different reasons, but the primary purpose should be to keep the teeth in proper alignment. A general dentist can do the procedure, but an orthodontist is the one who specializes in the job. Some wear …

Are There Mental Health Repercussions of Taking Away Teens’ Phones?

Once upon a time, when kids got in trouble, their parents punished them by grounding them. After all, what could be worse than a Saturday night stuck at home with the parents, right? Nowadays, though, teens’ social lives look a lot different than they did 20, 10, or even five years ago. Today, a whole lot of the socializing your …

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How to influence others

    Whilst it isn’t possible to fundamentally change other people, there are subtle ways to bring others around to your way of thinking. Here’s how… 1) Figure out how open to change they are We all sit somewhere on the “cycle of change”. The different phases are – precontemplation, contemplation, decision, action to change, maintenance and lapse. The further …