6-year old Still Cries When Parents Leave

I run a day care and one of my clients wants me to watch her kids while they are out of town. Problem is ...
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Teaching a Young Child to Care About Others and Develop Empathy

I noticed that my 3 year-old child doesn’t seem very sympathetic when someone gets hurt. MOLLY: This came from a reader based in Chicago, ...
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Creating a Successful Sticker Chart to Reinforce Behavior in Children

How do you create a successful discipline program using positive reinforcement? Dr. Susan Rutherford (MOM): You’ll want to gear this to the age of ...
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Is it Damaging to Call Your Kid “Bad”?

When one of my friends is upset with her child she say’s “You’re such a bad girl” or “That was a shameful thing you ...
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