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Friday, 10 July 2020 11:43

Three Ideas for Positive Parenting

As parents, it’s only natural to wonder if we’re doing a good job raising our kids. We are bombarded with information from many sources — from parenting “experts” to well-meaning family members — about what we “should” be doing. The truth is, what a child actually needs is a caregiver who shows them love and tries their best.

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Gratitude involves both feeling and expressing our thankfulness; it means we show our appreciation for others. According to the Harvard Healthbeat, “Gratitude helps people feel more positive emotions, relish good experiences, improve their health, deal with adversity, and build strong relationships.” For a five-year-old, gratitude looks like consistently saying “thank you” to others, making thank you cards, and identifying things that make them feel thankful, such as a favorite toy or a visit from grandma.

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Wednesday, 01 July 2020 10:58

Explore Plants With Your Five Year Old

Young children love to explore living things, including plants. Although plants don’t move or interact the same way animals do, they can still ignite your child’s curiosity — especially when you join them in carefully observing the tiny grasses, tall trees and colorful flowers in the world around you.

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