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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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Potty Training Phase II: The 3 Keys to Voiding in the Potty

Establishing routine and independence is the first phase of the Potty Training Process. After you have established a daily routine of visiting the potty every 45 minutes with your child and encouraged her to be independent in the bathroom, you are now both ready to move on to Phase II. Phase II is all about successfully teaching your child to void in the potty following these 3 important keys: 1. Switch From ...

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Family enjoying mealtime

3 Areas of Children’s Emotional Development Improved by Mealtime

No doubt, mealtimes represent a period in the day for your family to gather and consume delicious and nutritious food. As a parent, you know that you are required to provide adequate meals that fuel your child’s body and mind however, you might be unaware of the fact that mealtime also significantly influences 3 key aspects of emotional development: autonomy, identity and self-esteem. These 3 components of emotional growth are ...

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3 Influences that have an Affect on your Child’s Poor Eating Habits

Does your child demonstrate finicky behavior at the table? Let’s take a moment to look at 3 influential factors that are the first and primary issues to address when considering the causes of a child's poor appetite. 1. Possible Health Problems Has your child had health problems during infancy such as premature birth, chronic ear infections, congenital birth defects, or been affected by the common medical condition known as Failure to Thrive? ...

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