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    Whining
    6 Steps to Cure a Whiny Child
    "But Mo-omm!" Sound familiar? Children whine at all ages, whether you have a toddler who wants a new toy or a teen who wants to stay out an hour past curfew. Having a whiny child on your hands is sure to fray your nerves, so nip this bad habit in...
    Lindsay Hutton
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Expressing Emotions
    The Body and Soul of a Preschooler
    The Body and Soul of a Preschooler Q-tip Remember that your child will look to you as a model of how to express emotions. So make a point of expressing your own emotions honestly. Q-tip Try to encourage your preschooler's use of words to express...
  • Babies and Toddlers
    Terrible Twos
    The Terrible Twos: A Part of Emotional Development
    The Terrible Twos: A Part of Emotional Development Why are they called the "terrible twos"? Probably because of the way two-year-olds express their emotions. Feelings are raw and powerful at age two. Most toddlers put their emotions right out t...