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Why Your Child Bites and What You Can Do to Stop It

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Two months ago my toddler started biting. He had never exhibited any signs or desires to bite on anything other than his toys. Like most parents we assumed it was probably a phase and excused his behavior because he was teething. Every parent has that moment of panic when they realize their child is a…

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How to Start Preschool without the Drop-off Drama

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September marks the start of the school year and many parents will be sending their kids off to nursery for the first time. It’s an exciting and scary time for both parents and children, but there’s a lot you can do to help prep your child (and yourself!) for this new transition. Get to Know…

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5 Reasons You Need to Let Your Child be Messy

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As parents, it can seem like we are constantly cleaning up after our children. It’s a never ending battle from day one to keep up with the added mess our bundles of joy bring into our lives. And since we are the ones who are continually running around cleaning up those messes and washing the…

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5 Ways to Introduce Your Kids to Ramadan Traditions

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It’s that time of the year again…Ramadan is here! Every year we get preoccupied preparing for the occasion, and while every family prepares differently there are definitely some cornerstones that are common in almost every family during the month; charity and family time. Ramadan in Egypt is full of both aspects. We’ve put together some…

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Should You Stay Together for the Kids?

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The decision of whether or not to get a divorce is a tough one, to say the least. That decision becomes even tougher when there are children involved. Kids don’t cope very well with divorce, we all know that, but that doesn’t mean it should be ruled out. For kids, as well as adults, divorce…

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Do You Overfeed Your Kids?

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Sometimes we get stuck in our thoughts when we worry about our kids, especially when we worry about what and how they eat. We either surrender and offer them anything they want, believing that something to eat is better than nothing at all, or we roll up our sleeves and enter the battle with all…

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How to Deal with Sexual Behavior in Young Children

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Self-pleasure is a comforting behavior. Regardless of age or sex, it releases the same feel good chemicals in all our brains, and becomes a natural urge that most children feel at some point or another. Very often, the first time happens by accident. A child will discover that certain movements or activities cause a tickling…

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What Makes You a Unique Parent?

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Being a parent is an amazing journey as well as continuous hard work. It’s got its own ups and downs and sets of challenges and definitely doesn’t need added external stress. As parents we can sometimes get sucked into comparing ourselves and kids to other families. We may also feel bad when others criticize or…

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Can Kids Go Plant Based?

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If you follow a vegan or plant based diet yourself, you might consider having your kids do the same, but you’re probably also curious to find out the pros and cons of this nutritional approach when applied to growing children. Whether you are an advocate of a plant based diet for children or not, most…

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How to Love Your Child the Way They Need

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When parents are asked, “Do you love your child?” they will most probably say “Yes! Of course”. When they are asked, however, to write 10 different acts they do that show to their kids they love them, most parents may feel puzzled, and only a few would be able to answer that without any hesitation.…

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The Moments That Really Make Childhood Great

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Our life as parents has become like running on a treadmill. Every morning, you put your sneakers on, get ready, set, go! Faster, faster, you are running out of time. The day is almost gone, oh no! The night has come sooner than expected. Your muscles and body sore and you still haven’t achieved half…

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#MotherhoodMondays: It’s OK to Not Be a Supermom

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Lately there’s been an emphasis on pushing women, especially mothers to “do it all”. What started out as support to women has seemingly now turned into putting more pressure on mothers to keep up with the supermom image; an image that is increasingly unrealistic and sets high expectations which in the end cause burnout, resentment…

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