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Fuss

A German unit of length. Its measure varied in different German-speaking areas, but generally was between 250 and 400 millimeters. It became obsolete with the adoption of the metric system in the 1870s.
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Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital occupational therapist Patti Ideran, OTR/L, CEIM, is an advocate for fussy babies and those diagnosed with colic -- defined as crying or fussiness for more than three hours a day, at least three days a week, for at least three weeks.
For fussy dogs, I recommend feeding them once a day in the evening, minimal treats and no human food, other than vegetables.
Luckily, there are plenty of natural, effective ways to calm a fussy little one, from old tricks to new tools.
[USA], Sep 18 ( ANI ): Stressed over their kids' fussy eating habits, parents indulge in non-responsive feeding practices - such as pressuring or rewarding for eating, according to a study.
Instead of fussy cutting flowers, I fussy cut the sugar skulls from the Wicked Collection by the in-house design team at Timeless Treasures.
Frans Plooij call this fussy period the 'wonder weeks.' They refer to crying, clinginess and crankiness as the three big Cs, and a sign of mental leap.
Kids are often fussy eaters | Don't use plates that separate different foods.
CHEF Gino D'Acampo has blamed "stupid parents" for kids who are fussy eaters.
Creatively illustrated with delicate, abstract paper collages, "The Fussy Little Butterfly" is a delicate dialogue and dance between a little caterpillar become butterfly and her human, whom she calls Blue Eyes.
The star centers (E) are fussy cut from a blue print that coordinates with the panel.
Dating app Trueview.me surveyed 1,000 UK men and women for their views on eating habits and dating - but as well as a junk food-heavy diet being deemed unattractive by many, overly fussy-eaters can ring alarm bells too, with 21% of those surveyed saying they wouldn't want to date someone who's always counting calories, and 19.5% admitting fussy eaters aren't really for them.