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A Guide to the Best Types of Toy for Children with Autism

Toy shopping according to age, trends, and level of fun may work for other children but for kids with autism, a little more thought and time is required when selecting toys. Several factors need to be considered to ensure you end up with the appropriate toys. What is the child’s personality trait? What are the...

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4 Ideas for Dealing with Unwanted Toys

For little ones, birthdays and holidays are probably the most favorite times of year. After all, it is the only time when they receive an influx of gifts from relatives, friends, and even neighbors. The downside to a sudden inflow of toys is that not all will be met with a happy smiling face and...

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How to Help Your Kids Speak Confidently in Public

Remember when you were little and you could not bring yourself to speak in public because you were shy? Well, your kids might be going through the same issue right now. You might have realized from experience that inability to express oneself in public is sometimes caused by low esteem and lack of confidence, and...

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Does Yelling at Your Kids Leave You Feeling Guilty?

How many times have you yelled at your kids in the last 24 hours? If the answer is many, you are not alone. While most parents today do not use hitting as a form of discipline, yelling (which is equally as bad) seems to be taking its place. Luckily, there are a few things that...

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4 Ways to Boost Your Child’s Confidence

Nurturing a child’s confidence is one of the biggest responsibilities that parents need to fulfill. After all, a feeling of self-worth makes it easy for a child to approach and interact with others, handle conflict, and avoid succumbing to negative pressures from peers. What’s more, self-confidence sets the foundation for the child’s future development. However,...

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Choosing the Best Toys to Help Kids with a Speech Delay

Is your child running a little late on their speech and language development? Well, a good set of toys may just be what you need to sharpen your little one’s mind and get him or her talking. To ensure you make the right choices, here are a few tips for choosing the best toys to...

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4 Types of Toys That Help Your Children Develop Their Social Skills

The types of toys your child plays with can dictate future behavior and inclinations. We have all seen it happen. A child develops an affinity for building blocks, and grows up to become an engineer. A child grows up engrossed in counting games and numbers, and goes on to a career in mathematics. In the...

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Should You Monitor Your Childs Computer Usage

It seems a very easy question to answer at first. Should you be tracking where your child goes online, and how much time she spends on the computer? The knee-jerk reaction by most parents is to say, “Of course!” Sometimes though, our first impulse is not always in the best interest of our children, though...

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