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Toilet Learning

Toileting represents a huge step in independence for the young child and a big change in routine for parents. The process can be undertaken at any age, but the child’s interest and readiness should determine the timing. I’ve never heard a parent report success using one of those “toilet training in a day” programs, probably because […]

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Establishing the limits that lead to self-discipline

The word Discipline comes from the Latin root, disciplina (which comes from the root word disciple), which means instruction, knowledge. True discipline comes from within, and is developed through the experience of greater and greater levels of freedom.  A child who has learned to live within certain consistent limits will develop the ability to handle […]

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