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

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Why Jessa Duggar From 'Counting On' Keeps Getting Criticized for Her Parenting  The Cheat SheetJessa Duggar from "Counting On" has two children of her own, but fans can't seem to stop criticizing her for her parenting choices. Here's why.
Holly Willoughby sparks parenting debate with her cute family Instagram photos  Liverpool EchoAfter wrapping up I'm a Celebrity the presenter posted some photographs of her family which sparked debate.
Study: Biggest modern parenting challenge is monitoring child's online activity  WXYZ DetroitA University of Michigan study found that most parents would agree monitoring what their child is doing online is one of the biggest modern parenting ...
On Cultural and Technological Parenting  ForbesWhat are the lessons we can learn from the uses of media and public debate that the Ohio father, Matt Cox, who made his daughter walk to school five miles ...
How one parent helped change the conversation around parenting with a disability  ABC LifeOver the past two months, the series We've Got This has broken down barriers and challenged the misconceptions around parenting with disability.
Watch: What adults can learn from kids  The Indian ExpressKids have a lot of life advice to offer adults, if they are willing to listen. Here are three TED Talks that offer a peek into the innovative mind of kids who have ...
Pink's epic reply to parenting troll who criticised her husband  Yahoo LifestyleStood up for how she and Carey Hart raise their kids.
The Most Magical Word in Parenting  Psychology TodayThere's this one word—a magical little one—that lets us parents balance for our children so much complexity in a single sentiment. It's not our typical go-to words ...
Sex Education and Parenting: What We Know  Psychology TodayThere is clear evidence that the foundations for sex education comes from parents and guardians at home.
The Only 15 Best Parenting Books Worth Your Money  GoodHousekeeping.comIf the idea of raising a kid without some guidance seems daunting, these parenting books will get you through. These best books for new moms and dads will ...
Is there a parenting crisis in Kenya?  The StandardHeightening inflation, globalisation, conflicts, wars and modernity have had a significant impact on the family and more so parent-child relationships.
Every Time Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell Got Real About Parenting  Us WeeklyDax Shepard and Kristen Bell have been especially open about their experiences parenting daughters Lincoln and Delta — see more.
The trick to parenting independent teens requires more than just rules  Aleteia EN"How to raise an independent child with the right values," a video talk by Dr. Justin Coulson, inspires a discussion on effective strategies for parenting teens.
Woman begs Facebook to stop showing her parenting ads after baby’s death — here’s how to avoid upsetting ads  MarketWatchYou can adjust your own advertising to avoid sensitive topics.
Pink claps back at Instagram parenting critics with sassy message  9HoneyPink has no time for parenting critics. On Thursday, the singer shared an Instagram photo of her son Jameso...
Mom and Dad Are Fighting: “Welcome to the Man Cave” Edition  SlateListen now: Uploads 2f1516905010671 cxg36pv3386 d18113fe889804ff329c98b9aded52fd 2f01 slate redux podcast cover madaf.jpg?ixlib=rails. Megaphone ...
Should Ohio divorce courts follow same standard in setting shared parenting?  The Columbus DispatchIdeally, couples who are separating or divorcing come up with a parenting-time schedule agreeable to all parties. But when they don't, Ohio judges might turn to ...
Eliza Hull on parenting with a disability  ABC LifeEliza Hull has spoken with other parents with a disability for her audio series We've Got This.
The Most Pointless Parenting Advice I've Received From Strangers In Public  RomperBeing a parent is hard. With the best preparation and resources and support, it's still a series of fumbling through until you sort of find your groove. And even that ...
The right age for children to travel to school alone  Herald SunChildren in late primary school can walk to school alone, play unattended in a playground and ride a bike around the neighbourhood, experts say.
7 English classic songs to sing out loud with children  The Indian ExpressHere are seven English songs that your children can sing out loud, while also helping them to learn the language better.
Parenting in the Present: 8 Questions Effective Parents Ask Regularly  PsychCentral.comParenting is a demanding role and one that requires constant reflection and adaptation. Children change and what worked in one stage of development most ...
Mandy McCracken on parenting with disability and her 'wonderfully exciting' future  ABC NewsIn 2013, Mandy McCracken was a self-described "stay-at-home mum" with three daughters under the age of 10, when she got a blood infection. It led to sepsis, ...
Report questions inequities in Ohio parenting plans; standards debated  Massillon IndependentThose standard, or default plans, vary widely by county. And too many of them — in more than 60 of 88 counties — reflect outdated approaches.
Indiana father writes book on 'Bare Minimum Parenting'  WTHRINDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - If you're a parent, you've probably wondered once or twice whether you're doing the right things when it comes to raising your kids.
Parenting: should you raise independent children the 'Swiss' way?  The Local SwitzerlandWhen a ten-year-old boy went missing for a couple of hours in Basel in November his mother was quick to post a photo and a plea for help on the Basel Expat ...
PARENTING: Gratitude yields health and social benefits  Sarasota Herald-TribuneWith Thanksgiving having passed, we may want a jump start on our New Year's resolutions. Research shows such a long list of health and social benefits that ...
My Mother Died Before My Baby Was Born - Parenting Without a Parent  GoodHousekeeping.comShe would never see me become a mom, and my own daughter would never meet her. But there are actually some positives to raising a child while missing a ...
Dear Parents, Don't Blame 'Fortnite' For Your Bad Parenting And Lazy Kids  ForbesParents are worried that Fortnite is causing their kids to fail at school. Instead of rehab, maybe try some good old-fashioned parenting.
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How parenting affects antisocial behaviors in children  EurekAlertWashington, DC, December 4, 2018. Less parental warmth and more harshness in the home environment can affect how aggressive children become and ...
Timeouts are a dated and ineffective parenting strategy. So what’s a good alternative?  Washington PostMost experts agree that punishment is harmful to a child's emotional development and that isolation — the defining quality of timeouts — is a form of punishment.
Why DNA may matter more than parenting — and what that means for society  SalonParents obviously matter tremendously in their children's lives. They provide the essential physical and psychological ingredients for children's development.
WATCH! Will Smith's Sons School Him With Hilarious Parenting Advice  BETJaden and Trey have some wise words for Papa Will.
Chosen One of the Day: Bowser's parenting skills  SYFY WIREBetween his day job of menacing the Mushroom Kingdom and his many, many extracurricular activities, it can be easy to forget that Bowser has an actually ...
Connections: Parenting LGBTQ youth  WXXI NewsA debate erupted over social media when pop culture reporter and Billy Eichner advised parents-to-be to consider how they would react if they found out.
Reese Witherspoon's tough love approach to parenting  ABC NewsWhen it comes to parenting, Reese Witherspoon believes in full transparency.
My Son Is a Disgusting Slob at the Dinner Table  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: Helping kids manage relationships  Sarasota Herald-TribuneOur relationships are one of the most important aspects of our lives. Great relationships with our family, at work, at school and in the community usually translate ...
How mediocre parenting keeps me sane over the holidays  The Week Magazine"We have come to banish darkness," begins a popular Hebrew children's song for the holiday. Once day turns to night, earlier and chillier than a mere few weeks ...
Inmates Get Parenting Lessons in Jail's Father Boot Camp  Spectrum NewsClasses teach nurturing, and loving without violence.
Sophie Ellis Bextor insists she doesn't get parenting right all the time  Daily MailSophie Ellis-Bextor, 39, who is expecting her fifth child, has insisted she still has a lot to learn when it comes to parenting with her musician husband Richard ...
Parenting NI expert offer advice on how to have a happy family Christmas  The Irish NewsHow should parents deal with explaining who Father Christmas is, while still keeping Christmas magical? Father Christmas brings festive magic to households ...
Gwyneth Paltrow and Brad Falchuk Have 'Different Parenting Styles'  In Touch WeeklyGwyneth Paltrow and Brad Falchuk live separately even though they're married because their parenting styles are different.
Is God part of good parenting?  CBC.caThis story is part of Amy Bell's column "Parental Guidance" that airs on CBC Radio One's The Early Edition. Raised without religion, I took my parents views on ...
20 Major Cultural Differences Between Parenting In The US And Canada  MomsA look beneath the surface of both countries gives us a better view of what the differences between both countries actually are.
The parenting years haven’t flown by, actually. But here’s why I’m glad.  Washington PostI wouldn't trade these heavy-duty parenting years because they've changed all of us, and made us who we are.
When parenting styles collide, what does it mean for your relationship?  KidspotWhat do you do when you don't agree on even the basic stuff?
Parenting with the end result in mind  Montgomery AdvertiserWhat would change in our parenting if we could see the future adults in these little people we are raising?
The challenge of parenting in a migrant caravan  The Conversation - CanadaThe psychological health of migrant children will be deeply impacted by their flight from gang violence, and the experience of crowded unhygienic conditions ...
Never Look Too Good Or Talk Too Smart--Part II--Parenting Superpower  ForbesWho would you rather follow: someone who pretends to be perfect (when you know they're not), or someone who's made the same kinds of mistakes you ...
Opinion: Shared parenting legislation good for Mich.  The Detroit NewsWright writes: 'Sole custody of kids must be the last resort, not the standard."
Ellen DeGeneres' Parenting Joke Gives Ashton Kutcher a Complex  E! OnlineThe host teases the actor and his 2-year-old son who never walks.
Harsh parenting can be buffered by warm relationships with teachers, peers  Channel NewsAsia(Reuters Health) - - Children whose parents often threaten and criticize them are more likely to become defiant and aggressive, research shows.
Billy Eichner Explains Parenting An LGBTQ Child In One Perfect & Poignant Tweet  RomperFor those of you who might not have heard, comedian Kevin Hart has been having something of a moment — and it's not a great one. The wildly popular ...
What Is Permissive Parenting? - Experts Explain Permissive Parenting  GoodHousekeeping.comWhile permissive parents are often very responsive and loving, this parenting style is defined by having no rules. The term was developed by psychologist Diana ...
Coast Line: Triple P Parenting seminar set Dec. 10 in Watsonville  Santa Cruz SentinelTriple P Parenting will teach the seminar “Raising Confident, Competent Children” from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday at the La Manzana Community Resources, 18 W.
Parenting Crisis Sends China's Moms and Dads Back to School  Sixth ToneSHANDONG, East China — Huang Wenjuan never thought there was anything wrong with her approach to parenting until her teenage daughter stormed out of ...
New urban parenting: Are 24-hour care homes the answer?  The ObserverI found my baby [then] five months old with a clot in the eye. Five months! At five months, a child cannot talk, cannot really do something harmful to the maid but I ...
Is your baby ready for solid food? Follow this checklist  The Indian ExpressOnce the baby has completed six months, it is time to introduce weaning foods along with breast milk or formula-based milk. Weaning foods mean the baby's first ...
PARENTING TODAY: Stretch legs, not voice, to get someone's attention  North Shore NewsIt's amazing how loud a small child can be. He can't reach the doorknob, but he can scream so loudly you simply can't stand it. What's a parent to do?
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. Amy Joyce.
Different Parenting Styles & Friendships  FOX 31 DenverDifferent Parenting Styles & Friendships http://www.thecurrycenterllc.com/ ...
Can We Just Admit the Playground Is Parenting Hell?  ELLE.comIf you're a childless person who is fond of the idea of children, chances are you have walked past your local playground, peered inside, and smiled. Who can ...
Babytalk: Parenting for Legends - Babytalk  ABC NewsAre we spending too much time worrying not enough time enjoying how wonderful it is to be a parent? Shannon Kelly White has 'Parenting for Legends' to help ...
Resolve to never use corporal punishment | Parenting With Pete  NJ.comSpanking children crosses a threshold that permits violence against children even if that violence is minimal.
An app for making parenting easier  QuartzAn app has arrived that focuses on parent's well being, not being better parents.
Hamish Blake: parenting book Raising Girls  KidspotThe Blakes seem like pretty good parents. Here's where they get their advice.
Why Kids Like ‘Parenting’ Their Toys  The AtlanticThe enduring appeal of toys that need to be fed, changed, and rocked like human babies may be rooted in children's desire to act like grown-ups.
Parenting Time Center opens all new Teen Room  14 News WFIE EvansvilleEVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - The new teen room at Evansville's Parenting Time Center is officially open. Mayor Winneke and several other community leaders were ...
Harry Kane's multi-tasking parenting photo prompted much hilarity on Twitter  BreakingNews.ieHarry Kane had no problem helping Tottenham brush Chelsea aside at the weekend, and it appears he has no problem juggling his parenting responsibilities ...
Reese Witherspoon's honest parenting technique is essential for success  LaddersReese Witherspoon on parenting: “Guess what, kids? You're going to be disappointed and uncomfortable once in a while.” This can be applied to adults too.
10 books your kids can read to become better persons  The Indian ExpressGet your kids to read these books to learn about the basic human rights, from equality to education.
Positive Parenting: Sharing stories matters  WQAD MolineWhen you sit down to read or tell a story with your child, who takes the lead?
THE LIST: South Orange-Maplewood Parenting Center Toy Drive Needs Teen Gifts  The Village GreenThe SOMSD Parenting Center Toy Drive is, as always, in need of gifts for teens. “As we all know, they can be hard to please and hard to buy for!” wrote Principal ...
SPORTS PARENTING: Injury or fatigue is always a tough call  The Providence JournalWe sports fans love the gamers, the gutsy athletes who play through pain to help their team to victory.Think Curt Schilling and his bloody sock (not 38 Studios), ...
Ant Middleton's SAS guide to surviving parenting  HeartParents with young kids might want to take some tough love advice from SAS: Who Dares Wins star Ant Middleton.
Parenting Won't Be Like Anything You Imagined. It Can't Be.  RomperThis weekend I tried to sync my phone and I couldn't because it was too full of photos. Pictures of me, twice hugely pregnant. Thousands of pictures and videos ...
The top 'experience gifts' to give children this holiday season  CTV NewsInstead of the usual toys and clothing, parenting experts are encouraging families to give the gift of experiences to create lasting memories with their children.
All Moms Need To Hear Michelle Obama's Parenting Advice For Meghan Markle  RomperThey say it takes a village to raise a child, but the village is significantly more helpful when there are people within it who can speak to your exact circumstances, ...
Perhaps bad parenting was involved in shooting death of 7-year-old  Baltimore SunWe need to look at the parents in the killing of 7-year-old Taylor Hayes.
Good parenting the only way out of teenage pregnancy menace  Daily NationThis year's national exams revealed an emerging and serious societal problem of teenage pregnancies that has not been given the attention it deserves in the ...
Less Is More in Swim Parenting  SwimSwamYour kids will be happy, well-adjusted, self-sufficient and swim about the same or better than if you are overly involved.
What is Kate Middleton and Prince William's Biggest Parenting Challenge They're Facing Now?  The Cheat SheetThe Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have revealed what their biggest parenting challenge is now in raising their three children.
On Parenting: Meghan Leahy takes your questions about parenting  Washington PostMeghan Leahy, a parenting coach with Positively Parenting will join On Parenting editor Amy Joyce to talk about parenting children of all ages. Chat starts on ...
Parenting: Melatonin may help you sleep. But is it safe for kids?  Charleston Post CourierAn estimated 419000 U.S. children now use melatonin, almost five times as many as in 2007.
Positive Parenting: Do parents play favorites?  WQAD MolineIf you're a parent you've heard it before, when one of your kids gets something from you --- money or a present, even a Slurpee from 7-11, your other child ...
Parenting with a disability — talkback - Life Matters  ABC NewsIn this episode of our series, We've got this: Parenting with a Disability, we take calls from those of you with lived experience as either children of parents with a ...
Parenting with Love workshop focuses on positive techniques  Tahlequah Daily PressRaising a child takes a village, and a new workshop aims to empower parents. Parenting with Love and Logic is a series of workshops that began last week at ...
Strategies for Parenting Kids Who Have Anxiety  CBC.caWhen we are anxious it's not that something is wrong with us. We just need to learn to understand and manage it better. Here are strategies that can help.
Better parenting is in the cards  UCI NewsUCI startup incubator helps doctoral student market innovative game promoting life skills.
If you build it, will they come? Solving the participation problem for parenting support  The MandarinOne of the best ways governments can lessen the impact of social and economic disadvantage on children is to intervene early and fund programs that give ...
Parenting blogger faces criticism for saying her son is statistically the least 'liked' of all five kids  The IndependentA parenting blogger is facing immense criticism after telling her followers that her six-year-old son receives the least likes out of all her children. Katie Bower, an ...
ASK AMY: Dad sings ballad of regret over his parenting  Toronto SunDear Amy: I am a 71-year-old man, retired and happily married for 44 years.We have a son, age 45, and a daughter, age 43.Do you remember the Harry Chapin ...
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