AuthorElizabeth Danish

How to Get Your Children to Eat Their Greens

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As adults we know just how important it is that we get our greens and our fruit in our diet. We know that it’s here that we get the all-important minerals and nutrients that ensure we have strong bones, that ensure we have healthy teeth and nails, and that help us to avoid getting colds and other illnesses by keeping our immune system strong. However the unfortunate fact is that kids...

The Competitive Mom in Me

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The second a woman becomes a mom she is forever changed. The entrepreneur, wife, cook, and anything else that she was all take a backseat to this screaming, squealing bundle of joy; the woman is replaced by a mother. The second we become moms we are no longer the people we once were; we are moms. As moms, we feel it is our sole responsibility to love, protect, teach, and encourage our children...

Breaking Your Kids' Whining Habit

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You love your kids. You love their smiles, their laughs, their silly personalities, their missing teeth, and how no matter how big they get they always fit perfectly on your lap. What you don’t love is their whining. There are few things that can get on your nerves more quickly and deeply than the persistent whining of a child who isn’t getting exactly what they want. You know what to do when...

Dealing With Bedwetting

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Once you get past the trials of potty training, it’s supposed to be smooth sailing in the bathroom department, isn’t it? While most parents hope so and others might think so, that’s generally not the case. Training your child to use the toilet and let you know when they need to go during the day is one thing, but at night when they are fast asleep, it’s a whole different ball game. Your child has...

Sharing Skills – Teaching Children to Share

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Perhaps one of the most difficult things to teach a child is how to share. Walking, talking, and potty training are all skills that take time and patience, but they really don’t involve quite as much emotion in the child as sharing does. When you give a child a new toy or any other object, they view it as theirs. They suddenly have this new thing that they are so excited about, and then they are...

Teaching Tolerance – Raising Tolerant Kids

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Today’s world is so full of judgment that all comes from close-minded people with wide open mouths. The last thing any parent wants is for their child to learn to be judgmental or to criticize anyone else for any reason. Children are so innocent and their naiveté is absolutely beautiful. It’s often been said that children see the world in black and white; children who come from mixed race or...

Reasons Why Your Child May Be Struggling in School

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It’s really tough for a parent to watch your child struggle in school; especially when you know your child is bright and has always been a good learner. It’s even more difficult when a child who has always been an excellent student suddenly starts bringing home failing grades. While it’s tough for parents, it’s important to remember that it’s tough for your children too; they are struggling and...

Obsessive Chewing in Children

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While it sounds strange, many parents have expressed concern over a seemingly obsessive compulsive need that their children have to chew; on everything. Parents have discussed their children chewing everything from pieces of plastic, to fur, to their clothes and hair; and everything in between. Once babies go through the teething stage, we naturally assume that the days of watching them put...

Helping Children Conquer Their Fears

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Children can be afraid of just about anything; from the dark, to spiders, to water, to Grandpa Jack. While their fears may not make any sense to you (Grandpa Jack’s a sweet old man!), to your child they are very real. Helping your child to get over any fear is both a challenge and a step by step process. They must know that you take them seriously so don’t taunt or make light of the situation...

Being Teased at School

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After spending all of our time and energy trying to protect our children, the last thing any parent wants is for someone else to hurt them; especially another child. Parents have very little control over the things that happen while our children are at school, and many times our children keep quiet about it as well. Perhaps they don’t want us to think that they aren’t strong, or maybe they’re...

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