It's a universal truth - there is no sweeter sound in all of creation than one's own name. Unless of course, it isn't. Tom, Dick or Harry; Peter, Paul or Mary; your name is your identity. It distinguishes you from some people and binds you to others. To you, you are unique. But did you know that your name and your personality might be related? So says Lewis Lipsitt, … [Read more...] about The Name Game: Can Your Name Affect Your Personality?
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Party decor can make or break a child's birthday party. Rather than rely on matching packaged sets, integrate customized or homemade pieces that give the birthday party decorations personality, reflecting the birthday child's style and preferences. Involve your child in the party planning, encouraging her to brainstorm ideas for themes, party favors and decorating projects. He … [Read more...] about Child’s Birthday Party Decorating Ideas
Whether you started cosleeping at birth or your toddler suddenly wants to sleep with you, getting her to sleep in her own bed is often challenging. Each toddler reacts differently when asked to change her habits, so keeping your own toddler's personality in mind makes the process easier on everyone. Getting your toddler to sleep in her own bed might happen quickly or take … [Read more...] about How to Get a Toddler to Sleep in their Room
Some children find sitting sandwiched between an older and younger sibling to be the source of much anguish. Much attention has been paid to birth order and the impact that this order may play on a child's personality. If you find that your middle child is frequently in a depressed state, this malaise could be due at least in part to his position in the pecking order in your … [Read more...] about Middle Child Depression
A trip to the dentist causes some children fear and anxiety. Helping your child face his fears of the dentist makes the regular check-ups more tolerable for everyone involved. Whether the anxiety stems from a negative experience or a fear of the unknown, addressing the cause helps your child work through his fear. Your child's personality and method of dealing with fear also … [Read more...] about How to Help a Child Who Is Terrified of the Dentist