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  1. Sports Safety for Kids

    Sports and recreation are full of benefits for kids. But injury is always a risk. Find out how to prevent them.

  2. How to Teach Your Child by Example - Topic Overview

    Teaching your child by example isn't about being a perfect parent. True, it's about showing, or modeling, healthy choices and good behavior. But it's also about showing your child how to handle mistakes and recover from bad choices.How can you be a good role model for your child?First, take a minute to think about the good examples you set for your child every day. And give yourself credit for bad habits that you've already changed to good ones for your child's benefit. Now, ask yourself a few questions.What kind of person do I want my child to become?What good things are easy for me to teach my child by example? These are qualities and behaviors that are natural and easy for you.What things are hard for me to teach by example? These are things like not wanting your child to start smoking even though you smoke, or wanting your child to learn to stay calm even though you tend to lose your temper.Challenge yourself Think of one behavior that you don't want your child to learn from

  3. Topic Overview

    What is bullying?Bullying is behavior that threatens or harms another person. Types of bullying include:Physical harm, such as hitting, shoving, or tripping.Psychological harm, such as taking money or belongings, making threats, name - calling, or leaving another child out of games or conversations (shunning). Children often are bullied about the way they talk or how they look. Making fun of a ...

  4. Bullying - Characteristics of Children Who Are Bullied

    Children who are bullied tend to be:1, 3Sensitive.Socially withdrawn. They may think poorly of themselves or have a quiet temperament.Anxious.Passive. They often let other people be in control and do not stand up for themselves.Children who are bullied are not to blame for attacks against them. Make sure your child understands this.Girls are as likely as boys to be bullied. However, boys are more

  5. Baby Developmental Milestones: 12 to 15 Months

    See how your baby is growing and developing and find out what to expect with this child development milestone list for months 12 to 15.

  6. Bullying - Topic Overview

    What is bullying?Bullying is behavior that threatens or harms another person. Types of bullying include:Physical harm, such as hitting, shoving, or tripping.Psychological harm, such as taking money or belongings, making threats, name - calling, or leaving another child out of games or conversations (shunning). Children often are bullied about the way they talk or how they look. Making fun of a ...

  7. Baby's First Checkup: What to Expect

    Find out from WebMD what to expect during your baby's first checkup: what your pediatrician will look for and questions you'll want to ask.

  8. Baby Developmental Milestones: 7 Months

    See how your baby is growing and developing and find out what to expect with this child development milestone list for month 7.

  9. Baby's 15-Month Checkup: What to Expect

    Find out from WebMD what to expect during your child's 15-month checkup: what your pediatrician will look for and questions you'll want to ask.

  10. Bullying - Characteristics of Children Who Bully

    Children who bully:4Often have role models with similar behavior. Children who physically bully are frequently exposed to violence or aggression, such as on television or within their family. They have a positive view of this behavior and act aggressively toward other people, including adults.Frequently hit or push other children.Are physically strong. Are often popular with other children around

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