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Baby-talk finally decoded…another great post by Sugarbabies…

The Sugarbabies Online

Oprah Winfrey show about 5 words babies use to communicate with adults. Priscilla Dunstan shares her secret on the show. I found this very helpful when my first daughter was born.

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Big Babies

Do North Americans equate being child-like with being incompetent? Do we keep extending the definition of “childhood” and allow young adults (incl. teens) to be dependent and irresponsible while restricting what they can do and what’s expected of them?

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A few good tips…

Go Au Pair- New Jersey

Surround your children with love, happiness, and encouragement so they have the confidence to reach goals.

The key to raising a well-rounded child is to establish a solid support system at home so that she grows up satisfied with her achievements and ambitions. “The goal as a parent is to help your child feel competent and confident, and to help her develop a sense of passion and purpose,” says Susan Stiffelman, MFT, an educational therapist and author of Parenting Without Power Struggles.  It’s the education that happens before she sets foot into school that is crucial in bringing up such a child.

“If you want to enhance your child’s learning abilities to eventually boost her academic performance, it will take consistency, dedication, and patience,” says Michele Borba, Ed.D., an advisor for Parents and the author of The Big Book of Parenting Solutions. Consider these seven techniques if you’re…

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