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Entries for March 2009

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Child care is an increasingly important part of young children's lives as more Moms and Dads go to work. We think of child care as a learning center for our children, but it is a good place for Mom and Dad to learn as well. Give yourself some extra time when you bring or pick up your child from your care program. What do you see?

Suggestions for parents on how to learn about their child through observing them in their child care setting, plus links to additional resources relating to balancing work and family issues.

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Tips from Idaho child care providers on what helps make their job easier and/or results in a better child care experience for them, families, and children.

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Tips to help adults teach children that emotions are a part of life, but should be expressed in acceptable ways.

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More and more grandparents are finding it necessary to raise their grandchildren.

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Before you send children over to play at a friend's house, ask their parents whether they have a gun in the home, and if so, how it is stored.

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Help you and your children during difficult, confusing days.

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Help children welcome the new sibling.

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How to make the most of the holidays and establish family traditions while controlling stress.

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How fathers can become even more involved.

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International toddler adoption.

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Slow down and rethink what really will be important to your children in 20 years. Enjoy the present.

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Ways to make parenting more enjoyable and avoid burn-out.

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You are your child's first and most important teacher.

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How to be supportive of families who choose to build their family through adoption.

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Parenting and discipline suggestions for parents of young children and resources for parenting classes.

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Resources that support getting to know individual children, how to be emotionally as well as physically available to children, and how to develop systems that support knowing individual children.

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Links, suggestions for parents, child caregivers, and educators to help develop an appreciation and acceptance of ways in which people are similar and different.

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Trees, decorations, food, activities.

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Sleep and bedtime issues for young children.

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The important role men play in their child's development.

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Statistics and demographic information on prevalence of children in stepfamily situations, tips on discipline issues for stepparents, links to articles and support groups to help build successful stepfamilies.

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Strengthening bonds of attachment and setting realistic expectations for adoptive parents and the child with special needs.

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Prevent negative outcomes from a child’s exploration and learning while maximizing the opportunity for positive outcomes.

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  Biting is quite common among toddlers. Here are suggestions for redirecting behavior.

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