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How can I teach my child to identify good and bad strangers?

How can I teach my child to identify good and bad strangers?The sun is out, not a cloud in sight, so you and the kids head over to the local playground. You're keeping a close eye on them as they play on the climbing frame, but then a friend calls, and you get distracted for a moment. ...
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How do I help my child with shyness in group settings?

We love to see our kids playing with their friends, whether they're having a game of football, role-playing an old-fashioned tea party, or building a great big fort! It is during these group settings that they learn to share, to grow in confidence, to discuss, to think of others, and much much ...
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How can I teach my child what to do if a stranger approaches them?

310 (ii). So, now that our kids know how to identify strangers, let's find out what they can do if a stranger approaches them.What can kids do?So, now that your child can differentiate between good and bad strangers, let's go about teaching them what they can do if a bad stranger confronts them. ...
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How do I teach my child about debt?

Thinking back to your childhood, money didn't seem to be a particularly complicated or worrying subject, did it? At the preschool age, your biggest concern about money was likely to have been whether you had enough of it to buy your favourite sweets from the shop or a cupcake from your ...
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How do I stop my child from biting?

We love when our kids break into a smile or fall into a fit of giggles, showing off their lovely white teeth, those little teeth that are so essential for chewing and tearing at foods that our kids need to stay healthy and happy. When they smile sweetly up at us, we don't imagine that we could be...
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How can I stop my little one from stealing?

When your little one sees an exciting toy at a friend's house or a bright and colourfully-wrapped chocolate bar at the store, their desire to own it or even just hold it, combined with their natural impulsiveness, can easily lead to them simply reaching out and taking it. As a parent, when your ...
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How do I make sure my child is safe in and around cars?

How do I make sure my child is safe in and around cars? You're in the car with your child, driving along peacefully. But there's still a lot of questions going around in your head. Are they safely secure in their car seat? Are they safe coming in and out of the car? How do I teach them to look ...
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How do I teach my child about giving back?

If you take a moment to reflect on your childhood, you'll probably remember the pure delight felt during events such as birthday parties and family Christmas' for many reasons. These occasions were opportunities to have fun with your family, run around like mad with your friends, stuff your...
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What should I teach my child to do if they get lost?

What should I teach my child to do if they get lost?You're at the store, doing the weekly shop, your little one trudging slowly behind you. You make your way to the end of the cereal aisle and look back, only to find your child is gone! Abandoning the cart, you rush into the next aisle, and ...
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How do I manage depression during pregnancy?

Having recently found out that you're pregnant, everyone around you is joyfully congratulating you. And as lovely as this is, you can't help but feel a sense of dread brewing inside. Instead of feeling excited, you feel overwhelmed and hopeless. Prenatal or antenatal depression is common and ...
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