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Parenting, Home and Family

15

Jan'17

‘Like Mother Like Daughter’ Could Be True When It Comes to Dieting

They say when you want to know how a young girl will turn out when she’s older, you should look to her mother for telltale signs. While this observation may not necessarily turn out quite that way, research shows that mothers play a vital role in developing and passing on their eating habits to their children, and more specifically to their daughters.

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22

Dec'16

Spending Time With Your Child Without Breaking the Budget

Spending time with your child helps to create a bond that will stay strong throughout their childhood and beyond. There are many ways for a parent to spend time with their child that doesn’t involve spending a lot of money. Here are some fun ways to bond with your child.

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21

Dec'16

How to Stop Spoiling Your Kids

It seems that the kids of today are more overindulged than ever. But childhood overindulgence has its price. By spoiling your kids, you give them a false sense of security. When they’re older and have to provide for themselves, they may not have the skills and resources needed to rise to the challenge, if they’ve been overindulged throughout childhood.

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17

Dec'16

Should Parents Lie to Children about Santa?

Shops are bursting with toys, mince pies are on the menu and radios are blasting out Christmas tunes -- so it's time for another festive favourite: lying to children. Millions of parents convince their kids Father Christmas is real -- but this lie may be damaging, according to psychologist Christopher Boyle and mental health researcher Kathy McKay.

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15

Dec'16

The Secret to Raising a Smart Shopper: Pick the Right Parenting Style

Children raised by parents who set limits and explain the reason behind these limits are most likely to develop into wise consumers, new research has found. To find out which parenting styles help children best learn skills and attitudes needed to be smart consumers, researchers analysed data from 73 studies...

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11

Dec'16

Four Numbers That Can Help You Optimize Your Health

If you want to achieve optimal health, you need to be aware of what your body’s trying to tell you. How can you develop a better awareness of your body's state of health? You can start by understanding four important numbers which can tell you a lot about your chances of developing future disease.

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05

Dec'16

Fun Ways to Make Your Kids Smarter Over the December Holidays

The December holidays can be a wonderful time to regroup after a tough year, although a nagging concern for parents may be the fear that their children’s hard work over the academic year may regress during their well-deserved break...

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03

Dec'16

Ideas for Unforgettable Children’s Theme Parties

Is it time to celebrate an important event in your child's life? Why not give your child an unforgettable theme party? There are so many creative ideas for children's parties that you'll have a hard time choosing just one.

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22

Nov'16

Talk Your Baby Clever

Language development is one of the key milestones during early childhood development. A significant part of a child’s social and intellectual development hinges on reaching this milestone. Children who experience a lack of language capabilities may become withdrawn, and this may lead to isolation. Another consequence is the possibility of learning difficulties, ultimately resulting in weak academic performance...

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30

Oct'16

Traditional Schooling versus Homeschooling — Points to Consider

You want your child to get the best education possible. However, the schools in your area aren’t great, or maybe they are good. Private schools can be expensive. You’ve thought about homeschooling too. How do you know which option to choose? Here are some points to consider.

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