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Parenting and Child Care

Many issues face parents today, and some of the most popular topics include daycare, child care, immunizations and health care, discipline, social interactions, safety, food and nutrition, Internet usage, toys and much more. Check out our expert articles on these and many other topics of interest to parents.

All parents have times when life gets so complicated that they are forced to do a number of different things at once. When listening to your child is one of the things you are trying to do, along with talking on the phone, keeping an eye on the TV and trying to remember when that...

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Perhaps you were spanked as a child and now you feel like you’ve matured into a good person and it’s time to make some decisions on rules and discipline for your own children. Or, perhaps the thought of spanking your child in only the most serious circumstances connects with you. If you are a parent...

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Some parents are hesitant to discipline their children for fear they are being overly authoritative and will end up with resentful and angry children. They may view discipline as something that is always punitive and can endanger the relationship between parent and child. However, experts say discipline does not have to be punitive or painful....

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Does it seem like your young child always wants to interrupt when you are on the phone or talking with adults who come into your home? This is fairly common behavior for kids between the ages of 3 and 5 years old. Many child experts feel it is important to teach respect for adults and...

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Mom believes that children must understand that rules have to be respected and that strict discipline – with no negotiation – is best for all kids. Dad believes that too many rules take the fun out of childhood. He thinks kids deserve warnings, as well as second and third chances to do the right thing....

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The good news about biting is that it isn’t uncommon for a child between 1 and 3 or 4 years of age to bite other children, their siblings and even their parents, according to child experts. Stopping a child from biting isn’t as simple as saying “No” and usually takes a little bit of effort...

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Just because you and your spouse have been careful to never utter any bad words in your home doesn’t mean your child isn’t exposed to bad language. Children learn bad words in a number of different ways, whether it is overhearing the TV, or hearing people argue in the grocery store, park or elsewhere. Of course, many...

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Spanking was a generally accepted method of discipline in the 1950s and 1960s, and the concept corporal punishment – such as rulers swatting knuckles – was routinely used in many school systems around the country, particularly private and parochial schools. However, the overwhelming consensus of child experts is that spanking is never, ever a good...

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It sounds simple enough – listen to your children. But child experts say the problem is that many parents don’t really know how to listen to their children. This can create frustration and resentment in young children and lead to aggressive acts. By learning how to listen, a parent is showing their child they respect...

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One of the most significant challenges of parenting is the different approach that is required between handling toddlers and teens. Imagine trying a time out with a 16-year-old! These tips can help a parent decide on the types of discipline that work best with their teen. Try to Understand Teen Behavior Your teen may look...

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