Nail Biting Basics

Nail biting in all its various forms is problematic behavior beset by peculiarity and contradiction. Technically speaking, the correct word for nail biting is ANONYCHOPHAGIA. Nail biting typically begins between the ages of five and 10 and is common among children as well as adults.... Read More

For School Success, Dont Coddle Your Kids

Parents want their children to succeed in school. However, sometimes their best intentions are misguided. Attempts to provide children with a wonderful life can, in fact, increase the stress of the entire family.One of parents' most common mistakes is to want to make everything easy for their children. It's painful... Read More

Vision: 20/20 Is Not Enough!

Now is an excellent time to have your child's vision checked. Don't be too quick to say, "My child's vision is fine: 20/20!" In many cases that is not enough.The Snellen chart, the instrument most frequently used to test eyesight, often gives people a false sense of security about their... Read More

Book Review: How to Get Your Child to Love Reading

How to Get Your Child to Love Reading was conceived when author Esmé Raji Codell was staring at a shriveled potato that was sprouting eyes. She wondered, " . . . if I had a potato, nothing but a potato, how could I teach a classroom full of children? Well,... Read More

Assertiveness: Key to Better Parenting

I have always been aware of my number one weakness: non-assertiveness. But I have come a long way from the time when I couldn't say 'no' to a child molester and not understanding the importance of telling my parents. At my first job after high school, I had the misfortune... Read More

Summer Survival

Summer Survival The summer season is here and along with it comes summer vacation for the school-aged kids. Moms are now responsible for coming up with the ideas and curriculum for their children and I am the first to admit that by the... Read More

If your child is being bullied - 20 top tips for parents

Keith is now in the fourth grade and he dislikes school. For a fourthgrader, this does not sound right. The reason Keith dislikes school thoughdoes not have anything to do with academics. Keith is being bullied beforeschool, at school, and on the school bus. Who can blame him for not... Read More

Boundaries - Why Theyre Needed

Imagine a child who lacks ownership of his own life, has noself-control, and lacks respect for others. If these were the qualities ofyour son, how would you feel for his future wives? Yes, wives is plural, this is one major reason we need to set boundariesfor our children ­ their... Read More

The Benefits of Music Education

Despite serious reductions in funding for arts programs in public schools, there is a great need for studying music. Band, orchestra, and choir all offer students a chance to work together in a social and intellectual group setting and excel at complex tasks. The trick... Read More

New Mom...New Baby...New Debt?

Ah, there is nothing like being an expectant mom. Along with your expanding waistline comes the ever growing list of products for you and your new bundle of joy. Preparing for a new baby can be a costly experience, especially in the areas of clothing and nursery furniture. The good... Read More

In The News:

Parenting is not just about attachment and techniques differ around the world  ThePrintMost parents would agree that parenting is extremely complex and challenging. What works for one child, might not work for another – even within the same ...
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'Love ye loads': One Dad's letter to his kids ... on the challenges of parenting  Irish ExaminerHeadline 'Love ye loads': One Dad's letter to his kids ... on the challenges of parenting.
'Time out' can be a useful parenting tool, if it's well planned  Medical XpressParenting young children is one of the most stressful times in a parent's life. Toddlers and preschoolers are learning how to independently regulate their ...
Time out shouldn't be your go-to parenting tool but can be useful if it's well planned  The Conversation AUResearch shows if time out is used occasionally, briefly and the child understands the process, it can be a useful parenting tool for kids aged two to eight.
How to correctly use Time Out to discipline your child  Times of IndiaWhen you use the Time out technique, make sure it is deliberate, to-the-point and involves withdrawal of your attention - when a child behaves in a ce.
Max Lucado: God has a heart for hurting parents  Fox NewsKeep giving your child to God, and in the right time and the right way, God will give your child back to you.
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Why Is Parenting So Hard?  Patch.comOur parental input doesn't always equal our children's output. Parenting is a very confusing job, but it's also one of the most important. By Daniel Blanchard ...
9 parenting tips on raising a child who reads  The News MinuteAs an author who writes for children, I often get asked by parents what they should do to get their child to read. The general complaint across the country ...
19 Funny And Earnest Parenting Quotes From Steve Carell  HuffPostThe "Office" star and his wife, Nancy, are parents to Elisabeth and John.
I Love My Kid, But…Parenting Is Loud. Very Loud.  Refinery29I Love My Kid, But… is Refinery29 and Red Baron's exploration of the honest, often unspoken, realities and challenges that come along with parenthood.
Learner Dad: Lazy parenting is really under-rated  Irish ExaminerDEAR kids,. I can hear ye downstairs fighting over the Kidizoom Watch again. I don't blame ye — if there was a watch with a camera that allowed me to chase ...
Parenting Tips: Use Nutmeg If Your Child Remains Scared  ABP LivePawan Sinha suggests that parents should use nutmeg along with oil for those kids who remain scared or are snubbed all the time. This will give them strength ...
My Daughter Refuses to Eat When I’m Not Around  SlateCare and Feeding is Slate's parenting advice column. Have a question for Care and Feeding? Email [email protected] or post it in the Slate Parenting ...
'Parenting coaches' are the new trend for controlling unruly kids �' here's what they can do for you - Lifestyle from Xposé  virginmediatelevision.ieWould you hire a professional to help bring up your brood?
5 parenting tips that are backed by data  PBS NewsHourParents hear a lot of conflicting advice. Here's how data can help.
4 back to school tips for parents of children with ADHD  ABC NewsFor parents of the 6.1 million American children with ADHD, going back to school can be a major source of anxiety.
Thoughtful Parenting Quotes From Angela Bassett  HuffPostIn her latest film, “Otherhood,” Angela Bassett plays a mother trying to reconnect with her grown son. But offscreen, the actress has at least a few more years ...
Tips for efficient panda parenting: New gentle approach for upbringing children  India TodayPanda Parenting, by definition, is all about allowing kids to make their own decisions so that they can learn on their own. It's also about respecting their ...
Startup Showcase: A new approach to balancing parenting and work  St. Paul Pioneer PressAccording to data released by the Department of Labor, the U.S. economy had 7.4 million job openings in June of 2019, but only 6 million people were looking ...
Does data prove conventional beliefs on parenting practices?  PBS NewsHourRaising a child is complicated and potentially confusing, with conflicting advice available everywhere a parent turns. Economist Emily Oster, a mother of two, dug ...
The Moment I Realized My Semi-Free-Range Parenting Paid Off  FatherlyI'm a weekend dad to my two kids, but when they're in my house, they know their rules and have a lot of freedom. Here's how my free-range parenting paid off ...
Orientation must emphasize resources available to pregnant, parenting students  The Flat HatFreshman orientation last year helped me in a number of different ways. It familiarized me with the people and places I would regularly encounter at the College ...
Grand parenting: Siouxland woman forms support group for grandparents raising grandchildren  Sioux City JournalAfter Monica Swords' 33-year-old son ended his life in 2017, her grandson immediately came to live with her. Raising Rian, now 6, is no easy task for the ...
Dr. Randy Cale's Terrific Parenting: Is your 'no' really working?  Troy RecordHow many times have you said to yourself something like this, 'Okay? I am not having carbs for a while!” Or perhaps it's more like this, 'If we go out.
Involve men in parenting to ensure happy homes  Daily MonitorStudies show that if your child's father is affectionate, supportive, and involved, he can contribute greatly to your child's cognitive, language, and social ...
31 Damn Good Pieces of Parenting Advice From Dads Who’ve Been There  FatherlyAre you a new dad? A parent just looking for some advice about raising kids? We hope this compendium of insight from dads both new and experienced, ...
Where Went My Empty Nest?  The New York TimesWelcoming your children back home after college is great, but as a parent, the adjustment can also be jarring.
Parenting Is Bad for Your Face  The New York TimesAcne and other skin conditions can flare up during pregnancy and postpartum. Here's what you can do about them.
The Funniest Tweets From Parents This Week (Aug. 17-23)  HuffPostKids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways. So, each week we round up the most hilarious 280-character quips from ...
Millennials are the most tech-saturated generation of parents yet. It isn’t always a good thing.  The Washington PostDo apps that record every diaper change make parents more informed — or anxious?
How Mister Rogers became a timeless oracle of parenting wisdom  The Washington PostHe is best known for what he meant to children. That was, after all, what Fred Rogers's life and career were all about — every song he sang, every puppet he ...
Cristiano Ronaldo’s parenting advice to his son is what every dad should pass on to their children  CNBCTV18Cristiano Ronaldo's nine-year-old son wants to emulate the success of his dad and he arguably has the best mentor in the world but the Portuguese football ...
Laura Dern Calls Being a Single Parent ‘Stressful’ and ‘Overwhelming’  PEOPLE.comThe actress is mom to son Ellery Walker Harper, 18, and daughter Jaya Harper, 14.
Children are always victims, it all goes back to parenting  Standard DigitalThe aftermath is the usual question; who is to blame for the broken system that renders children victims.
A "Parenting Coach" Is The Newest Way To Control Unruly Children  BabyGagaMany parents are now turning to parenting coaches to help them with their kids with behavioural problems. The trend was started by celebrities, and now ...
Mum praised for sharing photo that sums up the reality of parenting  Metro.co.ukWe know full well that parenting isn't all Pinterest-perfect moments, but it's still reassuring to know you're not alone in the struggle. People are thanking one mum ...
Khloe Kardashian hits back over parenting criticisms… as she hints about having a SECOND baby  Irish MirrorThe mother-of-one, 35, defended her parenting style as she teased possibility of a second baby.
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What is the 'train your baby like a dog' parenting method and why are people concerned about it?  Irish ExaminerThanks to the rise of social media, unusual parenting methods are emerging all the time. But a new TV show which explores the use of dog training techniques ...
Dad’s story about parenting on a train highlights Japan’s hidden prejudice against male parenting  SoraNews24Dads not playing a big role in parenting their kids has led to trouble for those who do.
When Trans Adults Like Caitlyn Jenner Pursue Parenting, Children Suffer  The FederalistThe best interest of children should be placed above Caitlyn Jenner's self-gratifying desire to experiment with parenthood as the opposite sex.
Slate's parenting podcast on dealing with favorite grandmas and teens turning 17.  SlateSlate's parenting podcast helps a mom determine why her kid is miserable at Granny's house.
‘Train Your Baby Like a Dog’ Parenting: It’s Real and People are Angry  CBC.caA new parenting style is getting moms and dads very upset.
Parenting Tips To Develop Bonding With Children Amidst Busy Schedules  Doctor NDTVParenting tips: It is crucial to express your emotions in front of your child. During the stages of growth, children tend to imitate how their parent behaves and ...
Kate Middleton v Meghan Markle: The royals have these very different parenting techniques  ExpressKATE MIDDLETON and Prince William, both 37, are the parents of three children who are sometimes spotted out with them. Is there parenting technique different ...
Is your toddler not listening to you? That’s actually healthy  The Indian ExpressThe Early Years: If you really know and understand toddlers, you may even find yourself appreciating their refusals to cooperate as you see them developing ...
Helicopter Parenting Is the Only Way to Keep Kids Safe on the Internet  FatherlyInternet safety for kids has never been more important. It's time parents took a paranoid note from helicopter parenting and hovered over their kid's screen time.
Mario Lopez Apologizes for 'Ignorant and Insensitive' Comments About Parenting Transgender Kids  PEOPLE.comThe TV host came under fire for suggesting parents should wait until a child's "formative years" before making declarations about their gender.
When is the Right Time to Show your Children THE EXORCIST? Parenting Advice from CASUALTY FRIDAY  Dread CentralBack again for episode 5 this week is a new episode of Casualty Friday, our new favorite podcast from the FANGORIA Podcast Network. Casualty Friday ...
Parenthesis: Here are 3 non-negotiable rules of parenting  The Indian ExpressAnd the best part is, most of what you would want your child to do falls under these three rules. It's simple and easy for both your child and you to follow through ...
The Angry Birds Movie 2 review by a parent  The Indian ExpressThe Angry Birds Movie 2 review: Along the way, there are jokes about pig snot, some characters singing very badly, and lots of toilet humour – the younger lot ...
Waivers, rules, regulations: What it’s like parenting between two cultural extremes  The Washington PostI grew up in Croatia, where regulations are relatively loose for children's recreation. In my adopted hometown of New York, I spend 10 minutes signing forms ...
Battle Hymn of the #Boymom  JezebelThere are over 8400000 posts on Instagram tagged with the hashtag #boymom. It sits under baby bump photos (“we're one month away from little dude's due ...
Modern parenting: How to be the dads our fathers were  The Indian ExpressThink about it, back in the good old days or my father's days, there still was only a small 'window' for togetherness. But through that time window, fathers and ...
Controlling the toxic parenting pandemic  The Catholic WeeklyChildren today are so over-protected, regulated and controlled by their parents that they find it hard to deal with the real world. They should be ...
Amy Schumer Calls Parenting 'Nuts': 'I Want to Recommend Being a Parent If You Can'  PEOPLE.comAmy Schumer and husband Chris Fischer welcomed son Gene on May 5.
Mum shares photo of what parenting looks like when you have depression  Metro.co.ukWhen you're depressed, even the simplest of tasks can feel impossible. Your energy is sapped, your motivation has gone, and all you can do is just lie down and ...
This Is Kylie Jenner's Best Parenting Advice  Refinery29The 22-year-old billionaire has said a lot about parenting her daughter, Stormi. Here's her best wisdom from throughout the years.
Stop blaming our parenting  Sydney Morning HeraldThis past week, the middle class parents of Australia would be excused for feeling besieged. And I only mention the "class", because it has been specified in ...
How digital media influences your parenting authority  Uganda Christian NewsBy Dickson Tumuramye. In the New Vision of August 21, 2019, Hon. Rosemary Seninde, the State Minister for Primary Education reported how she was recently ...
Why modern-day parenting is in crisis  Daily NationWe are living in times when an upset child commits suicide instead of sulking for a few hours.
Plight of parenting an intersex child  The Star, KenyaMaingi had vowed to hide the condition of his child from the world.
The parenting advice from my mom that I have to ignore  Yahoo LifestyleMy mother was a great parent—in the '90s. Now that I'm raising kids of my own in 2019, I recognize that the world has changed, and with it, so has parenting.
Childhood cancer: Causes, symptoms and how to deal with it  The Indian ExpressApart from environmental factors your family history of cancer could also affect your future generation and expose them to cancer. Parent's genes increase the ...
9 celebrity mothers share the parenting advice they swear by  VOGUE IndiaYour celebrity parenting guide to everything from stress management to self-care and breast-feeding.
Why additional/special needs parenting is like a circus  Evangelical FocusAdditional Needs parenting can be a bit like a circus sometimes, maybe more than we would like to admit! Here's a (hopefully) light-hearted look at how at times ...
How To Use 'Time Out' Effectively As A Parenting Tool, According To Experts  BabyGagaExperts have shared how to appropriately use “time out” to discipline children. The method has received a bad reputation, but psychiatrists and psychologists ...
10 Ways Meghan Has Been Inspired By Kate’s Parenting | BabyGaga  BabyGagaRaising the Royal family is no easy task, but at least Meghan Markle can look to Kate Middleton for inspiration!
The rise of 'parenting coaches': the Big Apple trend on its way to the UK  Telegraph.co.ukIn New York, the expert industry is booming, especially for anything to do with children. While homework coaches, school entry consultants and personal sports ...
SMART PARENTING: Creating Independent Children  New Straits TimesZaid Mohamad. ONE of the most important goals of parenting is to create children who are independent and able to manage themselves with minimum ...
Meghan King Edmonds Compares Parenting in Real Life to What Is Often Portrayed on Instagram  PEOPLE.com"Some days I feel less like a person and more like a machine," the former Real Housewives of Orange County star wrote on Instagram.
Back to School Physicals Become Parenting Inquisition on Guns  PJ MediaIn their zeal to weed out parental abuse, health professionals have new rules that turn the annual physical into an inquisition on unrelated issues like guns.
Thoughtful Parenting: Back-to-school routines  Steamboat Pilot & TodayIt's time for the transition from summer to school routines. Parents often have mixed emotions about this transition. You may have been counting down the days ...
14 Sweet Parenting Quotes From Chris Hemsworth  HuffPostThe actor and his wife, Elsa Pataky, have a daughter and twin sons.
Emotional resemblance: Children can inherit our behaviour patterns  The Indian ExpressParenting styles are deeply embedded in the perception and memories of different parenting approaches seen throughout with each memory being an emotion ...
'Counting On' Fans Are Hating On Jill Duggar's Parenting Once Again After Seeing Her Recent Photos  Showbiz Cheat SheetThose who watch Counting On might already know that fans seem to have a love-hate relationship with Jill Duggar and her husband, Derick Dillard. While some ...
Parenting Is Overwhelming, Pampers Admits in Sweet New Ads, but We're All in This Together  AdweekThe P&G brand's latest effort features real parents and the support of 'fellow travelers'.
'My mother disapproves of my parenting style and we end up arguing!'  Times of IndiaQUERY: My mom disapproves of my parenting style and we often enter into a tiff because of that. She is on the stricter side, while I am a lenient parent.
LifeForward workshop series tackles parenting  Santa Clarita Valley SignalThe Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley is hosting another monthly LifeForward workshop series on Saturday, Aug. 24, focusing on how parents can inspire and ...
On Parenting: Meghan Leahy took your questions about parenting  Washington PostMeghan Leahy, a parenting coach with Positively Parenting, joined On Parenting editor Amy Joyce to talk about parenting children of all ages. Mari-Jane ...
PARENTING: To make sound decisions, employ the power of the pause  Sarasota Herald-TribuneThere's a secret weapon that can help you find calm in the eye of a fierce emotional storm. It can help you make sound decisions when you're tormented by the ...
I love children, but my chronic medical conditions might make parenting impossible  The Washington PostNauseated is not how I imagined I'd feel the first time I saw my then-fiance, Sanad, holding a baby. But there I sat — face flushed, head floating — as I watched ...
Is it parenting or “sharenting”? | About Verizon  Verizon CommunicationsAs you teach your kids that “what goes online stays online,” you should also think about what you share as a parent. Could the countless baby pictures or ...
My daughter wasted her private education to become a tattoo artist  Telegraph.co.ukFormer 'wild child', Zara Tindall made headlines when she had her tongue pierced in her teens – and she made them again, last week, by admitting she'd be ...
“Cocooning” Newborns is Gaining Steam — But is it Even Controversial?  SheKnowsParents may ask for weeks (or even a month) of time alone with their new baby before accepting visitors.
I avoid giving parenting advice – except on infant vaccines  The GuardianEver since Rocky IV I've loved injections… which may be weird but I'll fight any anti-vaccine parent.
Instead of ‘mothering’ and ‘fathering,’ let’s start to see all of the work as ‘parenting’  The Washington PostWhen my husband and I decided to start a family, the basic math showed that full-time child care was beyond our means. Glowing and blissed out on pregnancy ...
Managing parenting stress and making time for self-care  The Irish TimesCutting back on activities, establishing routines and reducing screen time are some simple ways for busy parents to ease the pressures of family life.
Dr. John Duffy: The art of parenting is ever-changing  WGN Radio - ChicagoDr. John Duffy is an author, clinical psychologist, family and parenting expert, and father and husband. He joins Bill and Wendy in-studio to give us a ...
What The World's Most Middle Class Argument Taught Me About Parenting  esquire.comThis is quite possibly the most middle-class thing that anyone could ever admit – apart from 'I always buy Ribena even though there's plenty of own-brand ...
Lifehacker Is Hiring a Parenting Editor  Lifehacker AustraliaDo you have strong opinions on everything from the best method for corralling wayward Legos to how to swaddle a newborn? Do you have revolutionary ideas ...
How to Talk About Death With ASD Children  Autism Parenting MagazineIt is a horrible place to be as a parent, believing you have done everything in your power to help your child through a difficult time, only to discover it wasn't ...
5 Vital Parenting Tips All New Dads Should Know  PEOPLE.comStay-at-home dad and critically acclaimed YouTuber Glen Henry shares his most important tips for navigating parenthood.
Oh look, another mother attacked for her parenting decisions!  Women's AgendaFormer reality TV contestant Lisa Hyde has faced criticism for her parenting after showed footage of her baby daughter's $1700 bassinet.
Don't Ignore These Non-Traditional Parenting Milestones  LifehackerWe're sort of conditioned as parents to put a lot of weight into the traditional milestones: The first tooth and the first bite of solid food. First words, first steps, first ...
What I Learned About Parenting from My Mother's Health Journey  Pulmonary Fibrosis NewsI don't have children yet, but like most people, I learned nearly everything I know about parenting from my parents. I grew up watching them and learning from ...
Surrender control and hold them close: What my daughter’s addiction taught me about parenting  The Washington PostThe day after Christmas, I lay on a padded table, left arm outstretched, ready to allow my skin to be pierced by a needle 80 to 150 times a second while my ...
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