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How to handle an energetic child

That energy which makes a child hard to manage is the energy which afterward makes him a manager of life. -Henry Ward Beecher.

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Courtnie Erickson, FamilyShare

Being a mom is hard enough. But when you have an energetic and active child, it can be even worse. Many young children are naturally adventurous and curious. They love to run, be outdoors and laugh and scream. However, for a mom, this is exhausting and overwhelming.
I am the mom to a one-year-old, energetic little boy. He is constantly on the go and will not sit still for more than five minutes. He moves from one toy to the next, constantly runs and is always loudly babbling his baby talk. Many days, I count down the ...

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