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parenting children

Being On vs. Being

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday is no longer the norm as technology enables 24/7 productivity to be possible in all aspects of our lives. The ability to work remotely has provided parents the flexibility to accomplish professional obligations during the odd, early morning hours, late evenings and weekends freeing up time to attend to personal responsibilities like caring for sick children, going to doctor appointments and participating ...

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Tools to help with behavior problems

Six Tools to Help with Behavior Problems in Your Child – Podcast with Body By Bree

When experiencing behavior issues with my own child, Body By Bree hired Lori and knew she had to have her on the podcast! Lori educated her on all of the tools to use for the situation, but the most eye opening part was that it was all parenting! It was about energy! Once Body By Bree implemented the six tools, her child’s behavior changed right away!If you are experiencing a behavioral ...

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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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parenting, screaming, child therapist

Lori’s Little Wisdoms Vlog – Anatomy of Screaming

When a young child screams or tantrums after being told no for a toy or a cookie or because he does not want to go to bed, what is a parent's best course of action. Responses to whining, screaming and crying begin in infancy when children are completely dependent and nonverbal. It is a parent's legal and moral obligation to attend dutifully to an infant and provide for all of ...

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gifted child

How to Effectively Communicate with Your Gifted Child

Gifted Children in Your Family What comes with academically gifted children is not just ease in learning, but an insatiable appetite for knowledge, probing, and sophisticated questions about people, relationships, and the world that surrounds them, not to mention an unrelenting drive for excellence. Proud parents hone in early on to the exceptional abilities of their young ones and generally go to great lengths to ensure those intellectual passions are fed ...

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Parenting

Coping Strategies for Sensory Overload in Children

What is Sensory Information? The world is filled with awe-inspiring information that continually filters to all the senses influencing and shaping the interpretation of what children see, hear, smell, taste, and touch. It is through this input that children learn about their environment, relationships, and most definitely themselves. Early on in life, children learn about texture, concepts of hard and soft, rough and smooth, big and small, crunchy and chewy, delicious ...

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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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Lori’s Little Wisdoms Vlog – Potty Training

Potty training is not something that children try it is something that they do until achieved. Potty training is a developmental process with building blocks that need to be achieved in chronological order for optimal success. Contrary to popular belief and practice, voiding in the toilet is one of the very last steps in the potty-training process as it takes time for children to physically and intellectually understand that, “Potty ...

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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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