November 2009 Blog Posts (39)

Why do parents tend to dismiss inappropriate behavior as “a phase?”

Is your child's inappropriate behavior a phase or are you using that as a way to make your child's behavior more acceptable?

Inappropriate Behavior - Why Parents Dismiss it as a Phase

Added by MomsMinuteBlogger on November 30, 2009 at 6:00pm — No Comments

The 2 Most Essential Elements In Parenting The ADD/ADHD Child

Put simply, there are two parts to tackling any behavioral

problem:

1. Encouraging the behavior you want through rewards,

praise, or attention and

2. Reducing the behavior you don't with clear, consistent

rules and quick punishments.



Children with ADHD thrive on consistency and routines, so

to improve the chances of good behavior, let them keep to their

routine, such as getting up, eating or leaving for school at the

same time each… Continue

Added by MomsMinuteBlogger on November 30, 2009 at 8:30am — No Comments

Make Family Night Extra Special This Year.

Board games are a wonderful way to have fun and spend some quality time with your kids.



The board game of Monopoly has been a world-wide sensation for several decades. Chances are, you grew up playing Monopoly, and your parents grew up playing Monopoly. Now, it’s time to introduce your own children to the fun game of Monopoly. But, don’t just introduce your kids to just any version of Monopoly! Introduce them to the latest version of the iconic game,… Continue

Added by MomsMinuteBlogger on November 28, 2009 at 6:00am — No Comments

Is Your Ex a Disney Land Daddy?

Does your ex husband spoil the kids rotten? Do you look like the mean one when you try to discipline them? These scenarios are not all that uncommon.



Vicki is the single mother of Alex (12), Ryan (8) and Jessica (6). To make ends meet, she works two jobs—as a receptionist during the week and part-time catering on weekends. She has been divorced from Mike, a supervisor for a building contractor, for two years. Her relationship with Mike is strained at best, hostile at… Continue

Added by MomsMinuteBlogger on November 27, 2009 at 7:30am — No Comments

Get The Whole Family Fit This Christmas...and Have Fun Too!

With the holidays quickly approaching, there’s no doubt you’ll be taking advantage of plenty of holiday parties and meals. Once the holidays are over, there’s no doubt you’ll also see some weight gain resulting from those holiday parties and meals. Think you have to wait until the New Year to make a resolution and lose the weight? Think again!

Instead,… Continue

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The Impact Of ADD On The Family

The impulsiveness of children with ADHD makes them act

before they think and their behavior can quickly get out of control.



They don’t mean to do damage and are upset when they hurt

people or break things, but they’ll still do exactly the same

thing next time round! It's almost as if they can't help themselves.



ADHD children are untidy and disorganized, which will

irritate people who like tidy houses and regimented behavior.



They can be… Continue

Added by MomsMinuteBlogger on November 26, 2009 at 8:30am — No Comments

Give Your Child The Gift That Will Last Forever This Christmas - The Love Of Reading

One of the most important things in life is literacy. In fact, one of the most important things your children will learn to do during their lives is learn to read. Learning to read well at an early age is truly the key for a bright future. Studies show that children who learn to read at an early age are more likely to become successful students throughout their educational careers.



How can you, as a parent, help your children learn to read at an early age? One way is to start reading… Continue

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Fun For The Whole Family This Christmas

Work. School. Bills. Housework. With all of the things you have to do each day, it’s easy to forget that you need to make time for fun in your life. Because, let’s face it, without fun, life just becomes one big boring place where you’re just going through the motions each day.

One way you can bring fun back into your life is with a… Continue

Added by MomsMinuteBlogger on November 25, 2009 at 6:00am — No Comments

The Ideal Christmas Gift For Little Girls That Love Babies!

It’s a fun phenomena: little children, especially little girls, love babies. They love everything about babies and love to play with babies, even though they are barely older than a baby themselves!



Think about it: you probably loved playing ‘house’ and ‘mommy’ when you were young. When you were young, however, you had to play with baby dolls that didn’t do anything special. You had to use your imagination to pretend that the baby was crying, sleeping or eating. Times sure have… Continue

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Why Chess For Kids?

Why Chess For Kids? By Fulco_Bouma





Chess for kids is a great way to enjoy learning important skills. It is a game that brings people together and enjoy each-others company while having fun playing an exciting game!



What are some of the skills, chess can help kids develop?



Playing chess requires careful observation an concentration. It helps to learn how to focus. If you can't focus on the game you will have great difficulty responding to an…

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Added by Familyigloo Editor on November 23, 2009 at 8:12pm — No Comments

A Disciplined Life - Do My Children Stand Out in a Crowd?

A Disciplined Life - Do My Children Stand Out in a Crowd?

By expert=Kellie_Towner





A Disciplined Life Is A Powerful Life



Do you want power and respect in your life? Do you want to help teens and even young children to develop this virtue?



It is so very important to begin to instill this virtue at as young an age as possible.



Have you been to the High Schools lately? Would you like your child to stand out?



This is not…

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Added by Familyigloo Editor on November 23, 2009 at 7:24pm — No Comments

Are You The "Bad Cop" or the "Good Cop" in your home?

If you and your spouse take opposing roles in dealing with your kids, you’re not alone. Many parents take on the roles of “good cop” and “bad cop” in the family. For instance, Dad is the kid’s best buddy, and mom is the nag. Or dad is strict and mom is a sympathizer.



Which “cop” is right? And should you be a cop at all?…



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Added by MomsMinuteBlogger on November 23, 2009 at 7:30am — No Comments

Help Your Toddler Learn & Explore With This Christmas Gift.

Young babies and toddlers are naturally curious little beings. From the time they are born, they are constantly exploring the world around them with natural curiosity. As they start to move around more by crawling and walking, this curiosity only grows. Unfortunately, with this curiosity comes worried parents! You don’t want your child to get hurt, but you want them to explore their surroundings. What can do you?



Fortunately, there’s something that will help ease your worries while… Continue

Added by MomsMinuteBlogger on November 23, 2009 at 5:30am — No Comments

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Added by hostmonster on November 23, 2009 at 12:46am — No Comments

The Perfect Christmas Gift For Your Little Walker

As a parent of a young child, you know that once children start to move around, they don’t stop! This is especially true when children are learning to walk. It can be a nerve-wrecking time for a parent, especially when children don’t have something to hold on to when they’re learning to walk across the room.





You won’t have to worry anymore with the latest from Fisher-price. With the… Continue

Added by MomsMinuteBlogger on November 22, 2009 at 5:00am — No Comments

Does Your Child Love The Dinosaurs? Then Take A Look At This

Do you have a young member of your family who is interested in all things dinosaurs? Chances are, yes! Dinosaurs, though extinct for millions of years, continue to fascinate the young and old alike with their history, vast size and interesting features.



Now, this holiday season, young dinosaur enthusiasts can experience the closest thing to a real dinosaur that they’ll ever see, the… Continue

Added by MomsMinuteBlogger on November 21, 2009 at 6:00am — No Comments

Is Your Child's Bad Behavior Costing You Your Marriage?

Are you paying the price for your child's defiant behavior? Is your relationship with your spouse strained because of your child's poor behavior?



If you answered yes, then you must read this article that examines the effects of acting out behavior… Continue

Added by MomsMinuteBlogger on November 20, 2009 at 7:46pm — No Comments

Is Your Child Always Bugging You To Borrow Your Expensive Digital Camera? Here's a Kid-Friendly Solution

The introduction of digital cameras into the marketplace turned ordinary people into serious photographers, because they could take a look at each picture and delete the ones they didn’t like. For several years, this remained an adults-only activity, and children were restricted to only looking at the pictures their parents took. However, many children begged to take pictures. They wanted to be like their parents, but their parents didn’t want to risk having their expensive cameras dropped by… Continue

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A Christmas Gift Sure To Delight Little Dinosaur Lovers

Is your young child fascinated with dinosaurs? If so, it’s pretty common. Many children love to learn about the prehistoric creatures. Some may even ask for a dinosaur as a pet, not realizing that these interesting creatures have been extinct for millions of years.



Now, there is a way you can give your children a dinosaur as a pet and help them learn more about dinosaurs at the same time. How? With an… Continue

Added by MomsMinuteBlogger on November 19, 2009 at 7:00am — No Comments

With all of the technology in the world today, isn’t it nice to know that some things never change? For example, young children have been fascinated by dinosaurs for generations. These prehistoric cr…

With all of the technology in the world today, isn’t it nice to know that some things never change? For example, young children have been fascinated by dinosaurs for generations. These prehistoric creatures are captivating to children. They want to know everything about dinosaurs: where they lived, what they ate, why they became extinct. The questions are never ending.



The brilliant minds at Fisher-Price know this and have developed a toy dinosaur that utilizes technology innovation… Continue

Added by MomsMinuteBlogger on November 18, 2009 at 7:00am — No Comments

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