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These easy toddler activity ideas will keep kids busy long enough for you to actually finish your morning coffee. (Without any screen time!) Do your kids wake up and go straight to TV time or tablets in the morning? There’s nothing wrong with liberal amounts of screen-time (especially when we’re all home indefinitely and everything is
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Dr. Sarah Garwood, a Washington University pediatrician at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, discusses how to tell if your child has an eating disorder and what puts kids at risk for eating disorders. While doctors don’t know exactly what causes an eating disorder, different genetic and environmental factors contribute to an increased risk. Adolescence is the
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Learning these terms now will help in your discussions about gender with your kids later. Here’s a breakdown of some key concepts. Whether you’ve been discussing gender with your children since they were in diapers, or you’re just starting now that they’re in school (it’s never too late!), understanding these terms will help your talks
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What should you do if your child falls and breaks a tooth? In this video, you’ll get advice from Dr. Emily Hahn, a pediatric dentist with St. Louis Children’s Hospital, about how to handle a broken tooth. Find out what to do if it’s a toddler’s baby tooth or an older child’s permanent tooth. Also,
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If any one parenting philosophy has your family paying a price of frustration, exhaustion or depletion – please consider it’s effects on your family holistically. The Present Play Membership (Doors Open October 15!): https://parentingjunkie.lpages.co/present-play-wait-list-page/ Are you an Attachment Parent? Here are the 7 B’s: http://www.theparentingjunkie.com/single-post/2016/04/06/Are-you-an-Attachment-Parent Self-Care: http://www.theparentingjunkie.com/single-post/2016/06/13/Are-you-taking-care-of-YOU-Here-are-some-ways-to-get-it-done FULL BLOG: http://www.theparentingjunkie.com/single-post/2017/09/25/When-Attachment-Parenting-Doesnt-Work-Is-the-Price-Too-High First off, let me say that
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The first day of school is a mix of new experiences for most kids, but Phoenix Washington*’s introduction to kindergarten in suburban Massachusetts left them with an all-too-familiar feeling: the feeling of not belonging. From being asked to sit boy/girl/boy/girl on the carpet to gendered washroom choices, Phoenix (now 12) felt “just really tired of
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Join the Play Pandemic Challenge → https://theparentingjunkie.com/challenge The Parenting Junkie ends time out and instead uses a peaceful parenting approach known as time in. This video will help you forget time out and practice time in parenting instead. Time in is a peaceful parenting alternative to a time out. This is not to be confused
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Has your child ever complained about an irregular heartbeat? This is a complaint that many children have. Often, children use the phrase “irregular heartbeat” for many different reasons. They may feel like their heart is beating too fast, or they may feel like their heart is skipping beats. In this video, Dr. Jennifer Silva, Pediatric
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