Focus on Need and Not Behavior

Remember, no matter the problem, kindness is always the right response. When your child is having a problem stop, listen, then respond to the need, not the behavior. The behavior can be addressed later, after the need has been met, because only then is the door to effective communication truly open. L.R. Knost

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Constipation at a Glance

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Understanding Causes of Constipation in Children is the First Step to Reducing It One of the most common problems I have seen over the past 30 years of my career is constipation. Constipation is defined as infrequent bowel movements or hard, dry stools. Constipation can be very disruptive and can lead to many other problems…

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