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7 Eco-Friendly Clocks For Kids In Time For Daylight Savings

By Inhabitots

Temperatures are cooling off and sundown is creeping up faster -- which means daylight savings time is around the corner. This year, we "fall back" on Sunday November 4, 2012 at 2:00am in the United States. With that in mind, we've rounded up 7 of our favorite eco-friendly time keepers for kids' rooms
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Eco-Friendly Plush Toys That Are Full Of Personality

By Inhabitots

It's a fact of life. When you have children, your household gets overrun with stuffed animals and plush toys. Beds will be invaded, closets and toy bins filled to the brim, and before you know it an entire cast of plush characters occupies your home -- no matter how hard you try to keep them out. Since
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My Kids are Out of Control: 8 Steps to Changing Your Kids' Behavior

Having well behaved children is a desire for almost every parent. We may not want our children to be
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Beautifully Designed Green Toy Cars that are Off the Beaten Path from Inhabitots

By Inhabitots

Typical toy cars are a dime a dozen -- but if you're looking for some truly sleek and unique wheels, there are some beautifully designed toy automobiles for kids to zoom across the living room. The bonus being that these wheels will look stunning on a nursery shelf or even strewn about the playroom floor
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Helicopter Parenting: What It Is and How to Avoid It

By JustMommies staff

Helicopter parenting is a term that was coined for over-parenting during the 1990s. It refers to a parent who hovers over their child constantly – like a helicopter – and watches their every move. This can have an adverse effect when the parent steps in to solve all of the child's problems in life.
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Tips for Dealing With a Picky Eater

By JustMommies staff

Many parents of toddlers are concerned about their child’s picky eating. It is not uncommon for toddlers and preschoolers to be picky about what they eat, in fact, according to a recent study by the American Dietetic Association, as many as 50 percent of caretakers considered their child to be a picky
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Hitting, Kicking, Biting and Hair Pulling

By Elizabeth Pantley

Children resort to aggressive behaviors because of a lack of wisdom and self-control. It is not a sign that a child is hateful or mean. Kids are human beings and human beings will get angry, we can’t prevent that. What we can do is teach our children how to handle their frustration and anger in appropriate
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Inhabitots on JustMommies: Easy Ways to Organize Kids' Bedrooms & Playrooms

By Inhabitots

A new year is all about fresh starts, and getting organized is one of the easiest ways to streamline your home and rejuvenate your surroundings. Children, chaos and clutter all seem to go hand in hand, so we're here to give you top tips on organizing your kiddos' bedrooms and playrooms, as well as super
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A Quiz: Are You Involved Enough in Your Child's Life?

By Laurence Steinberg

The strongest and most consistent predictor of children’s mental health, adjustment, happiness, and well-being is the level of involvement of their parents in their life. From The Ten Basic Principles of Good Parenting by Laurence Steinberg, Ph.D. Be Involved Here’s a little quiz: • Can you name
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Eating Out with Kids: Restaurant Behavior

By JustMommies staff

By Elizabeth Pantley, author of The No-Cry Discipline Solution Children can be both excited and bored when at a restaurant. They can find it difficult to sit in one place for the length of time necessary to order, wait, eat, and pay for the meal. This problem is one that improves with age, development
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