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3 Steps to Get Your Child to Eat New Foods

If you’re like most parents of young children, you’re concerned about what your child is and isn’t eating. It’s a complaint you hear from the majority of parents “I wish he were less picky about food!” and “I can’t get her to…
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Using Soothing Music To Calm Your Upset Child

Music - there is no doubt it has the ability to change and influence our emotions. Just think about one of your favorite songs and how it makes you feel when you hear it. Maybe it makes you feel sad or nostalgic. Or maybe it makes you feel happy…
child sleeping soundly with Ninja Focus meditation app for kids
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3 Tips for Getting Your Child to Sleep More Easily

For many parents, bedtime is not an enjoyable or peaceful experience. In fact, when you have small children, bedtime is often the most frustrating part of the day! When you have a child who does not want to go to sleep, or keeps getting out…
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How can I get my child to focus and concentrate on school and homework? (Part I)

Teachers and parents often struggle with getting kids (of all ages) to focus and concentrate. The ability to concentrate on less-than-exciting tasks is a critical skill for kids to build. They not only need to build this skill for school, but…
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How to Help Your Child Identify and Process Feelings

Big feelings like frustration, embarrassment, worry, fear and anger can be difficult emotions for kids to process. Young children don’t yet have the words to describe their feelings and, therefore, use other ways to get them across. Tantrums,…
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Preventing Tantrums: Instilling Daily Calm is Key 

The mind, hard to control, Flighty—alighting where it wishes— One does well to tame. The disciplined mind brings happiness. ~Buddha   We’ve all been there...you tell your child she cannot have that candy bar at the…