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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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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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Screen Time & Behavior Problems Do Not Have to Coexist

Getting Your Child to Follow Screen Time Rules Whether you have a preschool-age child or a high school senior in your home, technology likely plays a significant role in your family dynamic. From the necessity of completing projects and homework assignments to communicating with friends and loved ones to the pleasure of watching movies, playing video games, and posting pictures on social media, technology has quickly become a permanent fixture in ...

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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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