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Teaching Children Empathy

In today’s society, one thing I see that children (and adults) are lacking is the quality of empathy.  It brought me to ask myself these questions….what makes one child more empathetic than another? If a child falls down and hurts themselves what makes another child run over to check on them but makes another child

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How to Stop Helicopter Parenting

“Helicopter parent” is a term given to parents who tend to hover over their children, ready to swoop in and solve all their problems for them.  Studies suggest this coddling is as unhealthy for children as it is exhausting for the parents. Yet many of us wait on our kids hand and foot and micro

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What Is Important When Searching for Quality Child Care?

Finding the right childcare center can be a daunting task.  While childcare centers attempt to accomplish similar things, it’s important to remember that NOT all childcare centers are alike nor are all programs licensed by the State of Georgia. Different centers have varying curricula, staff requirements and styles of management.  It’s up to you to

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Parenting with Love

The book that I reviewed about discipline for children was a book that assists parents with increasing their child’s self-esteem, self-control, and self-motivation.  This book also assists parents with ending disrespect, whining, arguing, fighting and tantrums.  The book is Bob Lancer’s “Parenting with Love…Without Anger or Stress.”  I chose this book because firstly as a

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Quality Time Matters

I have always been a people watcher.  What I have certainly noticed over the past few years during my observations and even in self-reflection, is that we are an extremely busy people.  We have so much more to accomplish in our waking hours than it seemed like we used to have.  Because we are so

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