Learning Disabilities

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Learning Disabilities Many children go for years with their learning disability undiagnosed. They suffer silently with a mystery problem. Children with learning disabilities are bright, curious, and determined children. Catching learning disabilities early is the key to unlocking a child’s potential. Read on to uncover the truth about learning disabilities, early warning signs, and the […]

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Children Sharing

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Sharing – Teach Your Children How Parents teaching their children sharing has allowed the human species to survive for thousands of years. However, most toddlers and preschoolers would disagree with this idea. They seem to think in this way – what’s yours is mine, and what’s mine is mine. If sharing is so important to […]

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Confidence

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Confidence Confidence is hard to pin down. It’s a mood, it’s a facial expression, and it’s a person’s posture. How does a child attain this invaluable characteristic? It comes primarily from their environment, specifically from parents. Learn about the two most important things that only parents can give, and specific things you can do every […]

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Whining

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Whining Many parents have heard this at some point, “But Mommy, I’m sta-r-ving! I want a cookie now!” It can sound like nails going across a chalkboard. Please take heart – there really is hope. This is a quick how-to guide for dealing with whining children. Learn the reasons why children whine, what will make […]

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Bullying in Schools

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If you think bullying in schools isn’t an issue, think again. Twenty percent of school children have “done some bullying.” One out of every four children is bullied in the United States. No matter where you live, every parent needs to know more about bullying. Keep reading to learn about this serious problem. Bullying always […]

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Shyness

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Shyness Shyness is very common among children. It’s not difficult to spot a shy child in a public place. They cling to their mom’s leg, turn away, and bury their face when someone approaches them. If you have a child like this, you’ve probably wondered what you can do to help your child with shyness. […]

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Separation Anxiety

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Separation Anxiety Separation anxiety is a heart-tugging but normal part of young childhood. Babies begin to realize that mom or dad is out there somewhere even though the baby can’t see them. The baby doesn’t like this idea, so they cry when separation begins. So how do you help an emotional parent and an anxious […]

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Self Esteem

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What is Self Esteem? Self-esteem is the good feeling a person has about himself or herself. It is a crucial part of a child’s personal development. Self-esteem is nurtured across a person’s lifetime, but it begins in childhood. When a child feels good about themselves, they have confidence in what they do each day. During […]

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Attention Deficit Disorder Symptoms

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Attention Deficit Disorder Attention Deficit Disorder is a condition where a child has great difficulty with their attention skills. A child with undiagnosed ADD can silently suffer in so many ways. So what do you do if you think or know that your child has ADD? Read on here to discover the symptoms of ADD, […]

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Fast Food and Obesity

Fast Food and Obesity There is little doubt left that there is a link between fast food and obesity. Today in the US the levels of obesity have reached epidemic proportions. This problem has grown side by side with the fast food industries meteoric rise also. Today more than twice as many adults in the […]

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Childhood Obesity

Childhood Obesity Today childhood obesity has reached epidemic levels. Experts are now estimating that 15% of kids are overweight and another 15% are at risk of becoming overweight. Plus 2/3 of these obese children will end up becoming overweight adults. In the US alone it is thought that between 5-25% of children and teenagers are […]

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Increase Metabolism

Increase Metabolism There are many people who would give a lot to increase their metabolism. Having a high level of metabolism enables one to maintain burn fat and lose weight fast with the least amount of activity. Metabolism is the rate by which the body produces and consumes energy and calories to support life. There […]

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How to Read Food Labels

How to Read Food Labels Knowing how to read food labels is important. You cannot measure every morsel that passes your lips, but it is a good idea to measure most foods and beverages until you get a feel for portion sizes. It is a supersized world out there, and most people are surprised to […]

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Fat Burning Foods

Fat Burning Foods

Fat Burning Foods Each one of the following fat burning foods is clinically proven to promote weight loss. These foods go a step beyond simply adding no fat to your system, they possess special properties that add zip to your system and help your body melt away unhealthy pounds. These incredible fat burning foods can […]

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Healthy Pizza Burgers

Diet and Weight Loss

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Diet and Nutrition Roasted Pepper Pizza Burgers Combine two family favorites into these delicious healthy burgers. Serve with sweet potato fries and a side salad with low fat dressing. Roasted Fresh Pepper Pizza Burgers Healthy Dinners We put together 8 weeks of healthy menus our families (with kids ranging from 2 to 27) all approved […]

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Kids Guides and Charts

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Diet and Nutrition Charts and Guides Knowing your BMI can keep you from running into dangerous territory with your health, and finding out what your ideal weight is can help you set realistic goals for weight loss. Add the new food pyramids to your plan and you’ll be on your way to a healthy diet […]

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Medical Symptoms

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Medical Symptoms Different medical symptoms can mean different things for each person. One symptom may have dozens of causes, but coupled with other unique symptoms can help you identify a possible health problem. Our list of the most common health problems and the symptoms that show up to warn you that you have an illness […]

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Stomach Ulcer Symptoms

Stomach Ulcer Symptoms Stomach ulcers can be very painful and can be difficult to deal with. It used to be believed that stomach ulcers were caused entirely by stressful conditions but now it is known that most, if not all, stomach ulcers are caused by bacteria in the stomach. Stomach ulcers are completely treatable so […]

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Hypothyroidism Symptoms

Hypothyroidism Symptoms Hypothyroidism is sometimes called an under active thyroid problem. If you ignore hypothyroidism symptoms, you can experience several long term complications including obesity, heart disease and even infertility. Hypothyroidism affects women more often than men. You should understand this condition and learn how to watch out for the warning signs of hypothyroidism symptoms. […]

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Lyme Disease Symptoms

Lyme Disease Symptoms Lyme disease is a bacteria caused illness that is transmitted by certain kinds of ticks that pick up the bacteria when they feed off of deer or mice. Lyme disease is named after the city of Old Lyme, Connecticut. You can become infected with Lyme disease if you are bit by one […]

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Mono Symptoms

Mono Symptoms Mononucleosis is sometimes called the kissing disease, but the disease has very little to do with kissing. It is a disease that can make you sick enough to keep you out of school or work for too long. Like all diseases, if you know what mono symptoms are, you can treat it early […]

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Spider Bite Symptoms

Spider Bite Symptoms Luckily in the US there are only two spiders that have poisonous bites. The Black Widow Spider and the Brown Recluse Spider are both dangerous spiders but the classic symptoms of their bites are different. You need to take a look at the spider bite symptoms so that you can seek medical […]

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Taepworm symptoms from this guy!

Tapeworm Symptoms

Tapeworm Symptoms You feel the need to make a visit to the toilet. So you make a bowel movement and it feels like it’s very long. Next thing you know, you look down to flush and you see a 25 foot worm in the toilet bowl. Ok…this might be an exaggeration of extremely rare cases […]

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