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Lori teaches parents how to get their child to listen.

Lori’s Little Wisdoms Vlog – Listening

A child who doesn't listen causes a high level of frustration for a parent; the unwanted behavior also creates an ongoing unpleasantness within the parent-child relationship. There are many factors that influence a child's desire and willingness to comply; the most common one is a parent's overuse of reminders and warnings. Continual reminders and warnings do not motivate a child to listen, they actually send a message that compliance is ...

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child development

Your Baby’s Regressive Behavior May Be a Sign of Growth

From crying to single word expressions, from needing to be held throughout the day to walking, and from diapers to underwear; these are the most significant and celebrated milestones that occur within the first three years of a child's life. Infants, however, cannot accomplish these feats alone as moms and dads play an integral role in nurturing language as well as supporting their little ones in the development of strength, ...

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Child Behavior

Lori’s Little Wisdoms Vlog – Identity

Another person's opinion of me is none of my business Identification with gender is based both on fact and an individual's perception of self. Within every human being there exists very clear anatomical differences that distinguish males from females. The unique physical characteristics combined with physiological chemistry influence behavior in gender specific ways. Masculine behavior is most often observed and expected in boys/men, while girls/women typically conduct themselves in a more feminine ...

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Lori’s Little Wisdoms Vlog – Choices

Your children are looking for direction and certainty, so remember that you, the parent, need to dictate your child's daily schedule. Giving children too many choices can be a major stressor for little ones. If your child is not listening right now, be more directional in your communications. For example, instead of saying, "Do you want to read a story now?" say, "We are going to read a story now." Instead ...

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