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sensory processing disorder in children

10 Rules for Parenting a Child with Sensory Processing Disorder

No Comments 24 September 2013

I'm the parent of a sensory child, as well as the owner of a business founded to help these kids and their families function in the world. So I know firsthand the struggles that parents face in trying to bring out the best in their rigid, anxious, or distracted sensory children. While they are especially applicable for parents of sensory children, in reality ALL of us can benefit from keeping these truisms front of mind when we face tough situations with our kids. Your job is not to compare yourself to other parents around you, but to figure out what works for your own family.

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A Relaxation Technique for Stressed-out Parents

No Comments 05 September 2013

Fed up with tantrums? Actress, mother, and neuroscientist Mayim Bialik shares the "parent time-out" exercise she uses when the demands of her sons Fred and Miles push her to the brink. From her book, Beyond the Sling: A Real-Life Guide to Raising Confident, Loving Children the Attachment Parenting Way.

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How Much Sleep Do Children Really Need?

No Comments 14 September 2012

There's a lot of controversy over kids' bedtimes. Should we let them cry until they (finally, hopefully) doze off? Should we let them sleep in our bed? Most children need more sleep than you think—and more than most kids get. David Walsh, Ph.D., author of Smart Parenting, Smarter Kids: The One Brain Book You Need to Help Kids Grow Brighter, Healthier, and Happier, shares how many hours of sleep babies to teens should average.

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How to Create Meaningful Memories with Your Kids

How to Create Meaningful Memories with Your Kids

No Comments 20 June 2012

Step one: Slather on the sunscreen. Step two: Get outside! Nature provides a soothing backdrop that helps kids relax and open up, says author Zeke Pipher in Man on the Run: Helping Hyper-Hobbied Men Recognize the Best Things in Life.

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8 basic principles of attachment parenting by Beyond the Sling author Mayim Bialik

The 8 Basic Principles of Attachment Parenting

3 Comments 06 April 2012

From natural births to co-sleeping, Mayim Bialik, Ph.D. defines this growing style of parenting in her book, Beyond the Sling: A Real-Life Guide to Raising Confident, Loving Children the Attachment Parenting Way.

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The Duggar family shares their tips for Internet safety for kids

The Duggar Family’s Internet Safety Tips for Kids

6 Comments 22 March 2012

Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar of TLC’s 19 Kids and Counting share how they protect their kids from inappropriate content on the web. (Hint: Be sure to deny access to search engines!) From A Love That Multiplies: An Up-Close View of How They Make it Work.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Exercise for Children

2 Comments 19 March 2012

Having a hard time getting your children excited about exercise? It's important to raise active kids who move their bodies every day, but it's also important to make physical activity fun—not a chore to be endured, says David Walsh, Ph.D., author of Smart Parenting, Smarter Kids: The One Brain Book You Need to Help Kids Grow Brighter, Healthier, and Happier.

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The Duggar Family of TLC

The Duggar Family on How to Teach Kindness to Kids

No Comments 15 February 2012

It starts with a simple, friendly smile, say Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar of TLC’s 19 Kids and Counting and authors of A Love That Multiplies: An Up-Close View of How They Make it Work.

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If everyone is home for the holidays, try these family bonding activities from author Lisa Oz

7 Great Family Bonding Activities from Lisa Oz

No Comments 28 December 2011

You may have a full house for the holidays. Here's how to reserve a block of time each day to connect with the people who mean the most to you: your family. It will help everyone get along, we promise! From Lisa Oz, author of Us: Transforming Ourselves and the Relationships That Matter Most.

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How to travel with children in a car or road trip during the holidays

10 Tips for Long Car Rides with Kids

No Comments 09 November 2011

By Deborah Goldstein Road trips with teens and preteens are fairly easy. As long as they can text and snack, they’re mostly self-contained. Younger children, however, don’t tolerate long rides with the same enviable apathy. For little ones, you’ll need some ammo. Here are 10 strategies to help you get from here to there this holiday season, relatively stress-free.

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The Duggar Family of TLC show 19 Kids and Counting is growing again and Michelle Duggar is pregnant with baby number 20! Get her tips for taking your kids shopping

Michelle Duggar Shows How to Get Kids to Behave While Shopping

5 Comments 08 November 2011

The Duggar Family may have to rename their TLC show: Michelle Duggar has announced she's pregnant... with baby No. 20! Since she's a pro at teaching good child behavior, we're sharing her timely tips for holiday and food shopping here. From A Love That Multiplies: An Up-Close View of How They Make it Work, by Michelle and Jim Bob Duggar of 19 Kids and Counting.

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Levi Johnston has a new memoir discussing his relationship with Bristol Palin and her mother Sarah Palin

Pillow Talk with Levi Johnston: Bristol’s Pregnancy Was No Accident

No Comments 20 September 2011

By Deborah Goldstein Whatever your feelings about Levi Johnston, you can’t argue that he never fails to bring the drama. Especially now. Out today, Johnston’s new memoir Deer in the Headlights: My Life in Sarah Palin’s Crosshairs shares his side of the story. And as you might’ve guessed, his version varies just a smidge from estranged baby mama Bristol Palin’s published account.

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11 Tips for Reading to Kids

No Comments 21 July 2011

Reading aloud to your little one helps provide the building blocks she'll need to develop language and reading skills of her own. Here’s how to get the most from the experience, from Smart Parenting, Smarter Kids: The One Brain Book You Need to Help Kids Grow Brighter, Healthier, and Happier by David Walsh, Ph.D.

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