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3 Wholesome Snack Ideas Your Preschooler Will Love

[ad_1] Every preschooler looks forward to snack time! While the convenience of packaged, processed snack foods is tempting, these junk food choices are generally loaded with empty calories. To boost your child’s energy level in between meals and to encourage healthy eating habits from a young age, try out some …

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Encouraging Independence in Your Toddler

[ad_1] Whether you are a first-time parent or a more experienced one, the toddler years are sure to be a time of excitement. Those helpless baby days are long gone, and now your toddler is up and moving around the house. The amount of energy your child has seems almost …

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A New Way to Earn with Chores

[ad_1] In a world full of smart phones, tablets, and computers, the almighty dollar seems less and less important to our growing generation of tech-savvy kids and teens. However, learning responsibility and how to complete chores is still a very important part of their young lives. Knowing how to clean …

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6 Tips for Reading to Your Children

[ad_1] A recent research study conducted by the Early Start Research Institute at the University of Wollongong in South Wales, UK, found that reading to children is important. It also found that when fathers read to their children they may have a different style and approach than mothers. While moms …

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5 Ways to Talk to Your Child About Violence

[ad_1] Heavily publicized acts of violence that occur in school settings often frighten and confuse young children. It is important to realize that your child understands more than you may think. If they happen to see or hear about violent acts, they will need you to provide them with adequate …

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How to Celebrate a Happy and Frugal Thanksgiving

[ad_1] Each year the cost of having Thanksgiving dinner rises. Experts will tell you the increase in prices is due to simple supply and demand. Perhaps there has been a drought which means some fruits and vegetables aren’t available this year in the same amount they’ve been available in the …

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How to Enforce Driving Rules for Your Teen

[ad_1] One of the scariest days for any parent is the day their teenager, having passed their driver’s exam, takes the keys and backs out of the driveway for the first time without you overseeing them in the passenger seat. Most parents want to know how they can ensure that …

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