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    Playdate Etiquette


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    By Jacqueline Mroz


    Whenever Erika Leavitt catches her daughters misbehaving or forgetting to say please, she reminds them -- again and again and again. "I don't give them things unless they say please first," says the Basalt, Colo., mother of two.


    That's exactly what parents need to do to teach their children social skills, according to Lisa Finan a mother of two in Montclair, N.J. and the owner of Courteous Child, which offers social skills classes to children. "Kids need to be constantly reminded to say please, thank you, and may I," says Finan.


    One of the best times for children to practice g ... Continue reading Playdate Etiquette.


    Raising Confident Kids


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    It takes confidence to be a kid. Whether going to a new school or stepping up to bat for the first time, kids face a lot of uncharted territory.


    Naturally, parents want to instill a can-do attitude in their kids so that they'll bravely take on new challenges and, over time, believe in themselves. While each child is a little different, parents can follow some general guidelines to build kids' confidence.


    Self-confidence rises out of a sense of competence. In other words, kids develop confidence not because parents tell them they're great, but because of their achievements, big and small. Sure, it's good to hea ... Continue reading Raising Confident Kids.