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When Do You Begin Toddler Chores? | Fearless Feisty Mama

When Do You Begin Toddler Chores? | Fearless Feisty Mama | All About Parenting | Scoop.it
Fia loves tasks. Especially fun ones. Anything from helping me water plants to putting her stuffed animals to sleep. We had a little parent-teacher
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Separation Anxiety

Separation Anxiety | All About Parenting | Scoop.it
When my son wet his pants every day at nursery school, the teachers thought I’d lied when I said he was potty trained. He was — he just wasn’t trained to be with anyone but me.
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An interesting and thought provoking blog post on letting go of our children.

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How to Use ChooseMyPlate | Blog

How to Use ChooseMyPlate | Blog | All About Parenting | Scoop.it
How to Use ChooseMyPlate.Did you know that the Food Guide Pyramid is now a thing of the past? If you didn't, you are not alone! There are a lot of people who didn't realize that...
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We'd all like to help our kids eat healthy foods and the use my plate system can help get it right.

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The Child, the Tablet and the Developing Mind

The Child, the Tablet and the Developing Mind | All About Parenting | Scoop.it
Researchers still do not know what the future might hold for a generation raised with smartphones and tablets.
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I am always on the fence in this debate. I think it is important that children, even young children, are exposed to technology because their world is one where technology will probably always be around, but I don't think technology should come at the expense of playing outside, with conventional toys and reading. I let my pre-schooler use my iPad but only for limited times and I am often a mean mom and make him do educational stuff on it rather than playing games. 

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9 ideas for an additive-free birthday partyVillage Voices

9 ideas for an additive-free birthday partyVillage Voices | All About Parenting | Scoop.it
9 ideas for an additive-free birthday party, healthy party snacks, nutritious snacks for birthday parties, healthy snacks for kids
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What fast food is doing to your kids

What fast food is doing to your kids | All About Parenting | Scoop.it
Weight gain, diabetes and now asthma? (RT @JMoenster: What fast food is doing to your kids http://t.co/BKBXlpbC9D via @msnhealth @CommunityCommon)
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Taking Book Reading to the Next Level - Sixty Second Parent

Taking Book Reading to the Next Level - Sixty Second Parent | All About Parenting | Scoop.it
The benefits of reading to your child are no secret. Its great for parent-child bonding, building attention skills, fostering social-emotional development, and…
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The skill of reading and a love of books are hugely important things to instill in your child. 

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Fit children are running, climbing and jumping to smarter conclusions

Fit children are running, climbing and jumping to smarter conclusions | All About Parenting | Scoop.it
PHYSICALLY fit children achieve better results in class than unfit students as exercise becomes a major indicator of academic performance.

Via Peter Mellow
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