Marriage & Family

What to do if your child cries before going to school

toddler crying

Many infants experience attachment issues at eight months, which make them cry and scream anytime their caregiver is absent. The ability to remember specific individuals when they aren’t around is a mental ability that goes hand in hand with this fear. In a sense, your infant starts picturing you in their head when you aren’t around, and they miss your warmth and affection. Additionally, young kids lack a sense of time duration, so they cannot tell if you will be

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Marriage & Family

Signs that you are overfeeding your baby

a baby drinking milk

We spend far too much time worrying about whether or not our newborns are getting sufficient, and as new parents, it can be difficult to know when enough is enough. Many parents may try to get their newborn to finish their formula or fret that their child isn’t eating enough when, in fact, the child has reached their limit. So, could all that fretting contribute to overfeeding? It’s important to remember that the indicators of a healthy newborn can vary

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Marriage & Family

Questions to ask when buying an engagement ring

a diamond ring

Purchasing an engagement ring is a first-time experience for most of us and it’s no doubt a high-end item that we don’t commonly come across daily. When it comes to a costly purchase like a diamond ring, you will want to make sure you’re making the proper choice before parting with your cash. Are you uncertain of the questions you should ask before purchasing a promise ring? If not, read on. Can it be modified? It’s a good idea to

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Marriage & Family

What to do when your child won’t sit still while eating

kids who can't sit still

If your child refuses to sit in their highchair or child seat, appears restless, wants to eat while sitting on your lap, or you constantly feel compelled to hunt them about with a spoon in your hand because they never come to a stop, you need tips to rebalance the situation. There are several reasons why children should always remain seated while eating. The most essential reason is that it significantly reduces their risk of choking. It also establishes a

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Marriage & Family

Ways to teach your child to be independent

mother and child brushing teeth

When you do stuff for your children that they are competent of doing for themselves, you are inadvertently sending a message that you lack trust in their capabilities. As a result, the child loses self-esteem and independence and becomes unable or unwilling to complete age-appropriate responsibilities. This is often referred to as habitual defeatism. That explains why it’s critical not to hurry into resolving minor difficulties as they arise. Boost your child’s problem-solving abilities by asking if he or she

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