Category: Popular Tips and Tricks

Parenting Tips: Maintaining Work/Life Balance with Young Children

It’s a fact of life: Whether you work at home or out of the home, part time or full time, life with young kids is always a juggling act. Achieving balance is really only aspirational — never truly possible. But

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Toddler Behavior: How To Stop Children From Grinding Their Teeth

Another good question from the Parent Coaching files: Toddlers who grind their teeth. Why do they do it, and are we — as parents — doing anything to cause it? And more importantly, how can we get it to STOP?!

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Getting Your Child To Eat Fruits And Veggies

Direct from the Parent Coaching files, an issue that plagues many of us: The Preschooler Who Won’t Eat Healthy Foods. Common variants of this plague include The Preschooler Who Only Eats White Foods, The Preschooler Who Only Eats Starches, The

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Parenting Tips: More Thinking Points

  One of the reasons I produce BabyShrink is that I’ve had to learn the hard way with my own 4 kids — what works, what doesn’t — and why. Those of you who know me know that my doctorate

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Toddler Behavior: What Do You Do When A Baby Prefers One Parent Over The Other?

Dear Dr. Heather, Our 25-month-old granddaughter has an unusually strong attachment to her mother. Her parents have been very responsive to her since her birth. Our toddler is easy with other people including her regular caregiver, grand-parents, other extended family

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