Because the line between teasing and bullying can be blurry, many schools adopt zero-tolerance policies for both behaviors. Nonetheless, the ability to recognize and respond appropriately to lighthearted teasing is a valuable social skill.
So how do we maintain the laser focus needed to survive our crazy lives without taking our most precious resource for granted? Moms and dads from around the metro weigh in on the best ways to say thank you, plus share some easy ways to show appreciation.
Siblings. It’s been said if you can get along with them, you can get along with just about anyone. It’s true that relationships with brothers and sisters are the precursor to relationships outside the family unit, but groundbreaking research is confirming that sibling relationships indelibly shape our whole person.
Begin your baby’s literature journey even before his birth. Suggest a children’s book theme for your baby shower or have guests bring their favorite children’s book in lieu of a card to stock your children’s library. Also asking seasoned mothers for their favorites can help when adding items to your baby registry.
From birth, a child progresses at an individual pace on a continuum of sleep, moving from many hours of sleep to naps and then to only nighttime sleeping. A child’s sleep patterns change and develop just as fast as he does, and deciphering what is best for a child regarding sleep and naps can be difficult.