Parenting Strategies

Take a step back and figure out where you’re going with your parenting.

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Chores for kids: How important are they and when to start?

Chores are very important to your child: they build self esteem, increase confidence and make your child feel like part of a team in the household.
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Computer games: can too much damage development?

As with most activities done in excess, too much time spent on computer games and console games can negatively affect your child's development.
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How do I teach my preschooler table manners?

A preschooler may not be ready to learn the finer points of table manners, but they are old enough to understand the basics.
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How do I get my two year old to stop picking her nose?

Young children who pick their noses incessantly may do so to relieve stress or boredom, or it’s may just be a nervous habit like nail biting. Many times, the child does not even realize they are doing it.
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Encouraging spirituality: how can I make sure that my child grows up with a spiritual foundation?

If you want your child to grow up with a strong spiritual foundation, it’s never too young to start teaching, but remember to teach by example.
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Telling lies: what to do when my preschooler tells a clear cut lie?

When you catch your preschooler telling a lie, it is natural to be worried. Parents may feel that when their child lies, it reflects on their parenting abilities.
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How should I react when my child tells a lie?

When you catch your preschooler telling a lie, it is natural to be a bit upset. A parent may think that when their child lies, it reflects on their parenting skills.
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