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Tips for Teaching Toddlers Table Manners

Tips for Teaching Toddlers Table Manners

With the holidays upon us – events that are often accompanied by large family meals – enforcing good table manners is top of mind for many parents of small children. But, how can you go about encouraging polite behavior ...

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Tips for Teaching Children Good Table Manners

Tips for Teaching Children Good Table Manners

Once you choose which table manners you want your children to exhibit, how do you actually encourage that behavior? Do you have table etiquette tips or tricks to share? Today, our Family Room bloggers are offering a ...

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10 Table Manners Rules to Teach Children

10 Table Manners Rules to Teach Children

Today’s post is courtesy of Aviva Goldfarb of the Six O’Clock Scramble. Last week at the dinner table, I noticed my children hunched over their plates, shoveling food in by the forkful. While that probably reflects ...

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Teaching Manners & Good Behavior

Teaching Manners & Good Behavior

I’ve always contended that there is so much you can teach by reading to children. Even before I became a mom I read books to children to teach about food through my little kids’ cooking ...

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Dining with Kids: How to Take Your Baby to a Restaurant

Dining with Kids: How to Take Your Baby to a Restaurant

This article was first published in 2013 but has since been updated. It is courtesy of Alexis Barad-Cutler. Sometimes when I look back at what it was like to take my son to a restaurant ...

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Teaching Accountability to Kids

Teaching Accountability to Kids

Over the past week we’ve been hosting a Q&A series with Ileen Henderson, our recent guest on our Sparking Empathy webinar and national director of Bright Spaces, part of the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children. For the ...

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How Much Does A Two-Year-Old Understand?

How Much Does A Two-Year-Old Understand?

I was working from home when my daughter was sick with the stomach bug. Usually when she’s out sick, she’s her usual energetic and playful self, which makes it difficult to get a lot of ...

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Teaching Kids Gratitude

Teaching Kids Gratitude

One big thing that my husband and I have in common is that we want to raise grateful children. We each have such gratitude for our life – our healthy, thriving children and each other, ...

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#BH5MinFix: Simple Ways to Model Good Tech Behavior

#BH5MinFix: Simple Ways to Model Good Tech Behavior

#BH5MinFix is all about sharing simple strategies that help make your life as a parent a little easier. Every week we focus on a different topic, last week we talked about easy ways to make school ...

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Am I Yelling at My Kids Too Much?

Am I Yelling at My Kids Too Much?

Today’s post is courtesy of Elizabeth Patterson, a working parent, and mom of two. Recently, I had my thyroid gland removed and, because of the surgery and other issues, I was left with no voice for about ...

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