My Child Yawns all the Time! Should I be Worried?

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Do you notice your child yawning more than usual? Are you worried there might be some underlying causes causing this yawning? The short answer is: In most cases, you have nothing to worry about. Your child is likely tired, overheated, or fatigued in some way. Get them plenty of rest, and if the problem persists, … Read more

My Child Only Eats Bread! Here’s What to Do.

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One of the most common issues I’ve heard from parents during my career is “my child only wants to eat bread”. Or something along those lines… It can happen with any food, and it can be a real problem when our children refuse to only eat certain foods, like bread. In this guide, you will … Read more

Why Does My Child Chew on His Shirt?

Why does my child chew on their shirt?

Few struggles parents face can match the raw frustration that comes from trying to get their children dressed. Children can be surprisingly picky when it comes to what they’ll wear, and once you finally convince them to wear something, that’s only half the battle. Now you have to make sure that their clothes actually stay … Read more

Why Does My Child Hide in the Closet?

Why does my child hide in the closet?

Closets serve an interesting dual role of representing a source of comfort and fear. For children, a wardrobe serves as an escape from the ravages of WWII and entry into Narnia in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. On the flip side, the Harry Potter series features Boggarts, shapeshifting creatures which typically inhabit closets … Read more

Why Does My Child Pee in Weird Places?

Why does my child pee in weird places?

Let’s be honest — you probably never thought that you’d be researching this topic. We all know that raising children can be challenging and that kids do things that can seem crazy to us as adults, but “peeing in weird places” is a category unto itself and not exactly a fun one. We all know … Read more

Why Does My Child Do the Opposite of What I Say? [7 Reasons]

Why does my child always do the opposite of what I say?

It’s the question every parent has to face sooner or later. Maybe you’re a strict by-the-book parent, maybe you’re loose and carefree and like your children to be the same, and maybe you’re somewhere in the middle (which is probably for the best). But wherever you may fall on the parenting spectrum and however “good” … Read more

Why Does My Child Only Wear One Sock?

Why does my child only wear one sock?

Children are a bundle of oddities. They do all manner of different things that are an absolute mystery to everyone but themselves, and there are few better examples of that than children who choose to wear only one sock. Strange? Yes. Oddly specific? Absolutely. But whether it’s a simple quirk or a sign of something … Read more

Why Does My Child Line up Their Toys?

Why does my child line up their toys?

Children are filled with idiosyncrasies, any number of which can be mystifying and maddening to parents. You may have no idea why your child does the things they do and the truth is that they themselves may not know. Case in point, children putting their toys in a line. There are any number of reasons … Read more

Why Are My Child’s Teeth Yellow?

Why are my child's teeth yellow?

Few things are more important to the long-term health and wellbeing of your child than their dental hygiene. If that sounds crazy, consider the fact that oral hygiene can lead to a variety of dental and non-dental conditions ranging from cavities and gum disease to cancer, heart disease, and diabetes. That combined with the unsightly … Read more

Why Does My Child Draw on Himself?

why does my child draw on themselves?

Kids love to color, and they aren’t picky about how, when, or where they do it. On the one hand, you want your child to grow up imaginative and expressive, and allowing them time to color is one of the best ways to foster those ideas. What’s more, coloring can help teach children everything from … Read more