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  • Pleasing a Pint-Sized Picky Eater

    Pleasing a Pint-Sized Picky Eater

    By Jessa McClureIt's dinner time, and I'm once again staring down the table at my two-year-old, waiting, hoping, begging for him to take a bite. But he is skilled at this game of chicken (even though he wouldn't eat it), and he knows how to win. For a second he brings a piece of broccoli to his…

    Jessa McClure
    Posted September 04, 2014

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  • What You Should Know About Bullying

    What You Should Know About Bullying

    By Jessa McClureWhile the beginning of the school year can be an exciting time for many students who are looking forward to seeing friends and participating in their favorite extracurricular activities, others see the school year as another opportunity to be teased and tormented.These are the kids…

    Jessa McClure
    Posted September 02, 2014

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  • Helping Your Child Deal with the Loss of a Loved One

    Helping Your Child Deal with the Loss of a Loved One

    By Jessa McClureI watched family members and people I didn't know file into a room I'd never visit. None of them looked my direction as I sat in the potpourri-scented waiting room of the funeral home with my feet dangling inches from the floor. I knew my grandmother had passed away, but I didn't…

    Jessa McClure
    Posted August 22, 2014

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  • Helping Your Child Have a Successful, Enjoyable First Sports Experience

    Helping Your Child Have a Successful, Enjoyable First Sports Experience

    By Jessa McClureI suspect that a pink-clad character in a popular book series was part of the reason she chose it, but my little one was suddenly obsessed with soccer. She was kicking every ball we owned, pointing out soccer balls in cartoons and soon began begging to play.As a parent entering my…

    Jessa McClure
    Posted August 19, 2014

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  • Parenting a Cautious Child and Keeping Your Sanity

    Parenting a Cautious Child and Keeping Your Sanity

    By Jessa McClureDisney music shouted at us from a speaker in the ceiling, barefooted children ran circles around our bodies like they were inanimate objects, and a toddler sat crying inside of an inflatable castle. I looked down at my daughter as she surveyed the scene, and I could tell it was…

    Jessa McClure
    Posted August 11, 2014

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  • Four Ways to Win Bedtime Battles

    Four Ways to Win Bedtime Battles

    By Jessa McClureThe coffee drips slowly into your "World's Best Mom" mug. You rub your eyes and grunt a good morning to your well-rested spouse. You've been up again dealing with your preschooler who just won't go to sleep and stay asleep.Your frustration mounts each night that your child protests…

    Jessa McClure
    Posted August 07, 2014

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  • Having Trouble Getting Your Kids Ready for School in the Morning?

    Having Trouble Getting Your Kids Ready for School in the Morning?

    By Jessa McClure Your alarm bellows its jarring call, and as your eyes adjust to the still-dark room, you realize another day is dawning and you must get your children dressed, fed and to school before the first bell. It is a daunting task that can be a source of stress and frustration for any…

    Jessa McClure
    Posted July 25, 2014

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  • Exposing Your Child to Music Can Help Stimulate Learning, Build Self-Esteem

    Exposing Your Child to Music Can Help Stimulate Learning, Build Self-Esteem

    By Jessa McClurePlaying your favorite music in the car, rocking your baby to sleep and humming a tune while your child lies on your chest may seem like simple things. You are actually giving your child a head start on life by incorporating music and rhythm into their daily lives.Research shows that…

    Jessa McClure
    Posted July 17, 2014

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  • The Dos and Don’ts of the Potty Training Process

    The Dos and Don’ts of the Potty Training Process

    By Jessa McClure"Mommy, diaper wet." Hearing these three precious words is almost as sweet as hearing "I love you" because it means that my little one is ready to start the potty training process. Although the idea of getting rid of diapers is appealing, the idea of teaching my two-year-old how to…

    Jessa McClure
    Posted July 14, 2014

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  • 6 Ways to Motivate Your Kids to Move More

    6 Ways to Motivate Your Kids to Move More

    By Jessa McClureWith busy schedules and mountains of homework, it can sometimes be difficult to find time to be active. But leading a sedentary lifestyle can be detrimental to your child's future. Child obesity rates have tripled in the last 30 years, according to www.LetsMove.gov, and if we don't…

    Jessa McClure
    Posted July 09, 2014

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