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Routines – Boring or Beneficial for Your Child? by Pink Lemonade .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 01 Oct 2010 7:56am As adults we often find routines to be boring and monotonous, yet for children they create a framework for their day that provides the security, stability, organization and comfort they need. Even as infants, children benefit from regular sleep and meal schedules and the routines that lead up to them. As they get older, routines continue to assis ... Read on »
My poor bored and underprivileged children.... by Helene Patient Expert Posted Tue 18 Aug 2009 10:44pm Like most mothers, I feel guilty if I don't spend a good amount of quality time with my children. I'm one of those people who thinks she needs to spend every waking minute of the day entertaining her children. Sometimes I'll turn on a DVD and let them watch it so I can get things done, like housework.....or just to have 5 seconds to pee in peace an ... Read on »
"There Are Children Who Will Leave a Game to Go and Be Bored in a Corner of the Garret." by Gretchen R. Patient Expert Posted Sat 23 Oct 2010 9:43am "There are children who will leave a game to go and be bored in a corner of the garret. How often have I wished for the attic of my boredom when the complications of life made me lose the very germ of freedom!" -- Gaston Bachelard * I love books and book arts, and this video is incredible -- paper-cut animation of Maurice Gee's Goi ... Read on »
Do You Make These Food Mistakes with Your Kids? by Carolin K. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 30 Sep 2008 7:19am Dr Mercola just published an article on Six Food Mistakes Parents Make The mistakes are: Sending Children Out of the Kitchen Pressuring Them to Take a Bite Keeping “Good Stuff” Out of Reach Dieting in Front of Your Children Serving Boring Vegetables Giving Up Too Soon I fully agree that it is bad to send your kids ou ... Read on »
If your kid is FAT...you should be arrested for child abuse. by Rocco C. Patient Expert Posted Thu 02 Oct 2008 4:23pm Imagine if you will, me, sitting in the waiting room of my doctor’s office wasting the good part of another gray and rainy day here in good old Cincinnati. Side note: I’m kind of surprised there aren’t more suicides here, like Seattle. There I am, waiting for the nurse to call my name so my doctor can tell me not to come back for anoth ... Read on »
Christmas Gifts for Kids by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Thu 13 Dec 2012 2:59am Sponsored post Christmas is coming and you’re probably rushing around like a maniac in panic mode trying to figure out what to get for your kids. Well, fear not!  Below you’ll find a solution to that Christmas-build-up dread about what on earth to buy, especially if your child’s Christmas list to Santa consists of the impossible, such as ... Read on »
Encourage Your Child To Read For Pleasure by Debby H. Patient Expert Posted Sat 18 Oct 2008 1:34pm Give your child a gift that will last a lifetime!  Encourage them to read for pleasure.  Children who read for pleasure have active imaginations and enjoy learning. When reading, children must use their imagination. With the expansion in the visual technology industries like television and video games, children do not commonly use their imagin ... Read on »
How to motivate your Child to enjoy Mathematics by Guardian Angel Patient Expert Posted Tue 01 Jan 2008 12:00am Mathematics is the subject most students are usually afraid of. Some parents were not also enjoying it during their school days. This is maybe because of the wrong impression about this subject. However, all students have to learn this no matter what dream job would be. So to be able for your child to be attracted with mathematics, here are s ... Read on »
NBC Today Show Profiles Wonder Kids by Dr. Rory S. Doctor of PsychologyHealth Maven Posted Fri 26 Sep 2008 2:52pm This past Tuesday morning, I caught the tail end of a great feature story on NBC’s Today Show.  Apparently, they were talking about “wonder” kids or child prodigies.  But that’s not what caught my attention. I couldn’t help but be drawn in when their “child expert” was asked, “What happens when these children are not identified?” Her respon ... Read on »
Kids and Recycling Expand Their Brains When They Say, Im Bored! by Shawna C. Patient Expert Posted Wed 07 Oct 2009 10:01pm Fall rainy days and children combine to produce the inevitable complaint, “I’m bored.” Not too long ago my youngest daughter and I came up with a genius solution to the “I’m bored’s” which was fun and educational. Here’s how it went: “Mom, I’m bored.” “You can’t be bored. You’re nine years old – go play.” “I’m still bored.” “Do th ... Read on »