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The Truth About Lying in Children: Strategies for Healthy and Honest Communication

The Truth About Lying in Children: Strategies for Healthy and Honest Communication   It’s natural for children to lie as they are trying to explore the boundaries of what they can and cannot do. However, lying can become a problem when it starts to interfere with your child’s development or when it becomes a habit. …

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What to Expect: Understanding the Stages of Socio-Emotional Development in Children

What to Expect: Understanding the Stages of Socio-Emotional Development in Children Understanding the different ages and stages of behavior is important for two reasons. First, it helps us to better understand ourselves and others. Second, it provides us with a roadmap for how to best support children as they grow and develop.    Children go …

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Effective Parenting Strategies in Managing Demanding Behaviors in Young Children

Effective Parenting Strategies in Managing Demanding Behaviors in Young Children It can be extremely discouraging and depleting when faced with demanding behaviors exhibited by people outside of ourselves, no matter the age.  When our boundaries are pushed and eventually crossed and we feel a sense of powerlessness, it can be difficult to manage our own …

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