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Conversaciones reales con niñeras: ¿Cómo empoderar las emociones de los niños?

En el mundo de hoy, aprendemos rápidamente que es nuestro deber proteger a nuestros niños y que si lloran, debemos hacer algo inmediatamente para hacerlos sonreír o por lo menos que dejen de llorar. El llanto de un niño puede ser visto como una señal de que estamos haciendo algo... more


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Is 10-15 A HOUR to much?

Everyone is saying to 10-15 an hour is to much for a teen. IS that right is 5-10 better?


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What age is a "toddler" considered to be?

I was talking with one of my friends the other day and referred to her 4-year-old child as a "toddler." She told me that he was too old to be considered a toddler, which confused me. I'd always thought that toddlers were 2- to 4-year-olds...am I wrong?


How to know when your kid's old enough to stay alone

Being able to leave your child home alone is an exciting milestone. Independence! Freedom — for all! But it can also be nerve-wracking. The potential for things to go wrong is, in a way, in your hands. So practice, preparation and, perhaps most importantly, intuition are crucial. So how do... more


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Is blowing in an infants mouth a good way to clear the mucous from their nose?

I've done it before with a lot of the children in my family and it seems okay and it's actually so much faster. I would just like to know if there are any flaws to this tactic.


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What age is considered "elderly"?

Yesterday, my daughter saw an aging gentleman walking down the street with the help of (what I assumed to be) his caregiver. She asked me why the man needed help and I explained that he was elderly, and sometimes elderly people need a little more help getting around than others... more


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What are the best cough drops that actually help you stop coughing?

What are the best cough drops that actually help you stop coughing? My 16 year old daughter is recovering from a cold and still having the occasional coughing fit.


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When are kids too old to sleep with a stuffed animal friend?

My daughter's 8, and she has a special stuffed bear that's been in her bed with her since she was a baby. I'm okay with it because it helps her sleep and makes her happy, but my husband wonders if she's getting too old for the... more