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Why Do Kids Act So Bad When Parents Are Around?

Why Do Kids Act So Bad When Parents Are Around?

Why do kids act so bad when parents are around? Are kids fifty million times worse for parents than anyone else? What Can You Do About It? Why is it that a child can be perfectly fine and then their mom or dad walks in and they go nutso in seconds flat? If you are a teacher, childcare provider or a parent, you have seen them phenomenon over and over again. It baffles parents and providers worldwide.

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10 Ways to Handle a Strong-Willed Child

I was a strong-willed child, and I raised one. I know how frustrating it can be to have a battle of the wills with a small child, but there is help!

I was a strong-willed child, and I raised one. I know how frustrating it can be to have a battle of the wills with a small child, but there is help!

Moms and Dads, there is nothing more challenging than a child with a strong will. I have kept over 80 children in my career as a childcare provider. Believe me, I have seen strong-willed children. I have loved strong-willed children.

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Can’t I Just Take my Kids to Daycare Sick?

When your child is sick, you still have responsibilities, and you need to be at work. As a provider, I have seen all types of parents. Those who kept their kids home with the sniffles, those who brought their kids when they could barely breathe, and everything in between. Why is it not a good idea to bring your kids to daycare sick? Why can’t the provider just give little Johnny some extra lovins?

When your child is sick, you still have responsibilities, and you need to be at work. As a provider, I have seen all types of parents. Those who kept their kids home with the sniffles, those who brought their kids when they could barely breathe, and everything in between. Why is it not a good idea to bring your kids to daycare sick? Why can’t the provider just give little Johnny some extra lovins?

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