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Tag: habits
Get them to quit sucking their thumb
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November 26, 2015  |  Written by M. Rodrigo Brao

If your son or daughter has a temper tantrum when you scold them for sucking their thumb, don´t worry, you´re not the only one. Many kids suck their thumb as it provides immediate soothing at any place and any time. Take a deep breath! There´s no rush. In fact, as their third birthday approaches, they´ll eventually forget all about it. But if that´s not the case, keep reading. Here are some ideas to get them to stop sucking their thumb and drop the pacifier too!

Adoptive Parenting
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May 26, 2014  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

There are many reasons why some parents decide to adopt. Social justice, adding a new family member, helping a specific child or infertility are some of them. Whatever the reason may be, adoptive parents are faced with self-reflection while they make life-changing decisions.  Whether it was thru an agency or social worker, if you´ve adopted a child and thought that the hassles were over, think again. Although the post-adoption period can be a wonderful journey for the entire family, it can present other challenges as well. Experts say that the more tolerant you are and the more real your expectations are, the better.  Here are some tips on how to prepare everyone to settle in.