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:

Parents put ‘intensive parenting’ on a pedestal. Experts say there’s a better approach.  The Washington PostParents are holding themselves to sky-high standards, child development and parenting experts say. But those experts also agree that an all-or-nothing, extreme ...
Parenting in Manhattan is a Darwinian struggle  The GuardianA slew of new books treats child-raising like another branch of economics that only the fittest will survive, says Guardian columnist Emma Brockes.
Sometimes, parenting is boring  Daily NationBabies are boring, toddlers are boring, mothers are bored, fathers are bored.
Forget expert advice: ‘Weird’ things moms, dads do to win at parenting  WTOPLullabies not working? Try Ludacris. In “Weird Parenting Wins,” author and podcaster Hillary Frank ditches the expert advice and shares unconventional ...
Parenting in an age of anxiety  kawarthaNOW.comBy Ann Douglas. Instead of judging parents, let's support them by nurturing all the children in our communities.
Gender-Neutral Parenting Strategies: Melissa Gorga, Jennifer Aydin | Personal Space  BravoMelissa Gorga is fighting to raise her daughter to have the same opportunities as her sons, while Jennifer Aydin wants more support from her breadwinner ...
The exhaustion that comes with parenting is crippling at times, writes Jane Lundon  RSVP Live"The doctor explained that the first thing she prescribes working mothers is a cleaner"
Prince William opens up about the ‘fear’ of having a baby  The Indian ExpressPrince Williams may come across as a doting dad to his children today, but like most fathers, he too had to overcome his apprehensions on welcoming a baby.
Parenting series offered by Roaring Fork Schools  Glenwood Springs Post IndependentRoaring Fork Schools are planning to offer a free family education event in each community this spring on the topic of “positive parenting solutions and essential ...
Parenting in a Soft Age  The Epoch TimesVirtue, not satisfaction and emotional happiness, is the foundation of a truly happy life in the long term.
Anne Hathaway is following Prince William-Kate’s parenting trick. Here’s how it helps  The Indian ExpressAnne Hathaway has started following the royal couple's practice of bending down to maintain eye contact with their children while speaking, she said in an ...
Open Letter to Faculty of Color Parenting While On The Tenure-Track  Diverse: Issues in Higher EducationWe are compelled to write this open letter to our fellow faculty of color colleagues who are navigating tenure-track while raising little humans. As graduate st.
Intensive (often impossible) parenting is all the rage  Futurity: Research NewsRegardless of their education, income, or race, most parents say a child-centered, time-intensive approach to parenting is the best way to raise their kids, ...
Prince Harry is ‘knuckling down’ and reading military-style parenting book Commando Dad to ‘please Meghan Mark  The SunThe Duke of Sussex's army pals are said to have given him a 'small library' of parenting books to help him get ready to be a dad.
Terrible parenting is the norm  Washington ExaminerAs a general rule, I don't read parenting books. The tone of most is of superiority and one-upmanship. Recent research indicates that parents spend more time ...
Interactive quizzes can make learning fun for kids  The Indian ExpressQuizzes help students develop and improve participative skills. Even if kids do not know the right answer, they wish to take risks to discover it and improve their ...
Why Social Media Is a Good Thing for Millennial Parents  The QuintParenting Tips for Millennial Parents: Millennial parents have adopted practices that their previous generations didn't or couldn't engage in. Here are the ...
Em Rusciano calls out husband on Instagram for making parenting 'joke'  9HoneyEm Rusciano is not impressed with her husband, Scott Barrow, after he made a joke about her parenting durin...
The Evolving Social Context of Parenting  The Epoch TimesBeing a parent isn't going to get any easier in the future.
Prince William Gives New Dads Advice on Parenting ‘Fragile’ Infants: ‘It’s Very Daunting’  Us WeeklyPrince William shared parenting advice for new dads raising 'fragile' infants at a charity event on Thursday, February 14 — details.
How Having A Neurodivergent Child Has Changed My Parenting  Scary MommyI have a neurodivergent child, and I've learned what is truly important. I have learned to follow instead of lead. I have learned that it's not a competition.
Effective Parenting In the 21st Century, By Adetola Salau  Premium TimesChildren need to be made to know that education comprises of more than just academic learning, as the skills learnt on the sports field and playground are as ...
Kate's parenting confession will resonate with all mums and dads  9HoneyThe Duchess of Cambridge has made a confession about her parenting skills in the early days of becoming a m...
Yes, you can have sex during pregnancy  The Indian ExpressDoctors don't advise against sex during pregnancy, as long as there have been no complications with pregnancy in the past or present. But before having sex ...
Real Housewives Give Their Best Parenting Advice to First-Time Dad Andy Cohen  PEOPLE.comThe stars of the hit reality TV franchise are the ones guiding their Bravo boss now.
Regular physical activity is good for a healthy pregnancy  The Indian ExpressStarting with the first trimester, regular activity might help in easing nausea and lessening fatigue. However, any illness needs to be assessed by a physician ...
How young is too young to be home alone? It should be up to parents, SC lawmakers say  The StateSouth Carolina lawmakers removed a minimum age at which a child could be left on his or her own in a vehicle or at home under a proposed free-range ...
Parenting a procrastinator? It’s more complicated than you think.  The Washington PostHave you ever received an email from your child's teacher letting you know she assigned a project that would be due in three weeks? And have you then asked ...
Judge Judy discusses modern parenting, her daily rituals and fond childhood memories of Bridgeport  CTPostYou'd be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn't recognize the celebrity moniker “Judge Judy.” Judith Sheindlin is the star of the Emmy award-winning ...
Positive Parenting: How 'Sesame Street's' Julia is Helping Parents & Kids  9&10 NewsAutism is a condition that can cause developmental delays, trouble with communication and repetitive behavior. In 2017, one of America's most enduring ...
Parenting Books Aren't Much Help for Actual Parenting  The AtlanticHarvey Karp makes soothing babies look like a cinch. In the video that accompanies his best-selling book The Happiest Baby on the Block, he holds one ...
A Parenting and Life Skills Intervention for Teen Mothers: A Randomized Controlled Trial  AAP NewsBACKGROUND: Teen mothers often present with depression, social complexity, and inadequate parenting skills. Many have rapid repeat pregnancy, which ...
Singapore parenting must evolve, says DPM Tharman as he warns against helicopter parenting  The Straits TimesSINGAPORE - As Singapore broadens its education system, parenting also needs to evolve, Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam said on Friday ...
What Parenting Advice Should Kate Middleton Give to Meghan Markle?  The Cheat SheetA mother of three children, Kate Middleton has likely learned a lot in her years as a parent. Here's what Meghan Markle can learn from her sister-in-law.
Carrie Bickmore posts Instagram photo showing the reality of parenting  NEWS.com.auCarrie Bickmore has shared a brutally honest post about the realities of parenthood — and people are loving it. The 38-year-old shared two contrasting images ...
These genius hacks prove we're all just trying to survive parenting  NBC NewsLike most new parents, Hillary Frank dove into parenting advice books after her daughter Sasha was born. “I was reading all these books about how to get her to ...
Parenting in the age of legal pot: Household rules, conversations help guide teen use  Science DailyThe legalization of marijuana in Washington state in 2012 gave parents the opportunity for a new teachable moment. Many say that as society has become more ...
'Intensive' parenting is here for 2019 and it's taking helicopter parenting to the next level  USA TODAYMost moms and dads favor "intensive" parenting, regardless of their financial situation, a study found. But that ideal might be out of reach.
Problems with today’s parenting  NEWS.com.auPARENTING has never been more stressful, with mums and dads moving cities even countries for jobs, leaving behind the backup of family and friends, experts ...
Ma’am get a life: Karan Johar slams Twitter troll for questioning his parenting  Hindustan TimesFilmmaker Karan Johar has slammed a Twitter user for questioning his qualifications as a parent. Karan is single father to twins Yash and Roohi, whom he ...
Try these natural remedies to manage pigmentation during pregnancy  The Indian ExpressThough these home remedies are meant to provide relief to hyper-pigmented skin, if the situation aggravates, consult a dermatologist immediately to keep skin ...
Russell Brand reveals 'inept' parenting, faces backlash  USA TODAYThe "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" star said he feels "inept" when parenting. All parents do. But they also learn basic childcare skills. So should he.
Why Can’t I Yell at My Wife? She’s Allowed to Emotionally Manipulate Me.  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 ...
2019 Parenting Trends to Watch  Chicago ParentFrom godparent proposals to homeopathic alternatives to medicine, here's what parents are going to be talking about this year.
Parenting: families paying over $1.5k monthly per child, study finds  Courier MailNEW mums are feeling pressured to have the best of everything for their baby, but finance experts are urging cash-strapped parents to save money and avoid ...
Parenting Corner - Autism in girls  NewzHookAutism refers to a wide range of neurodevelopmental disorders that impact social skills, communication, behaviour and other such aspects. If diagnosed early ...
Before You Buy China Parenting Network Holdings Limited (HKG:1736), Consider Its Volatility  Yahoo Finance UKWant to participate in a short research study? Help shape the future of investing tools and you could win a $250 gift card! Anyone researching China Parenting ...
David Brody | January is Positive Parenting Awareness Month  Santa Cruz SentinelThe Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors has declared January as Positive Parenting Awareness Month in Santa Cruz County for the seventh consecutive ...
I love my child but I don’t love parenting. Will this change?  The Washington PostQ: I love my child. She is magic. But I don't love parenting. I just don't love this phase — she's 3½ , and, man, is it relentless. I miss the space to be still and alone, ...
Parenting tips: getting ready for school  TES NewsWe need to support parents help their children's learning in the early years, argues Sir Kevan Collins.
Backstreet Boys' Brian Littrell and Kevin Richardson talk parenting in the spotlight: 'It starts at home'  AOL20 years inside the Hollywood scene haven't put a dent in Brian Littrell and Kevin Richardson's strong-held midwestern values. The Backstreet Boys have had a ...
Parenting Styles for ADHD Children: Brick Wall, Jellyfish, or Backbone Caregivers  ADDitudeWhat is the best parenting style for parents of ADHD children? The authoritarian style, the permissive child-rearing style, and the authoritative style. Figure out ...
Positive Parenting: More Sleep, Better Parents  9&10 NewsMost experts recommend getting at least seven hours of sleep a night. But according to the CDC, more than one-third of adults in the U.S. don't get enough sleep ...
Cornell Researcher Finds Intensive Parenting Style Popular Across Socioeconomic Groups  Cornell University The Cornell Daily SunAccording to Cornell researcher Patrick Ishizuka, intensive parenting has become a dominant parenting style across socioeconomic groups.
LIVING WITH CHILDREN: Parenting or child-rearing? The difference is like night and day  GoDanRiver.comThere is “parenting” and then there is bringing up, rearing or raising children.
Anne Hathaway Takes a Parenting Tip From William & Kate  E! OnlineThe Oscar-winning actress was inspired by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in one particular area of parenting her son Jonathan. Watch!
Overheard in DC: Parenting  DCistWelcome back to Overheard in D.C., DCist's weekly column of funny, strange, and poignant things that our readers and staff overhear and send in. We've been ...
What you need to know about maternal depression  The Indian ExpressBy Pam Belluck. Advertising. For the first time, a national health panel has recommended a way to prevent depression during and after pregnancy. This condition ...
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.
New book offering 1000 parenting tips includes 30 Cape Breton mothers  Cape Breton PostIf you are looking for parenting advice, 100 moms are ready to help, with many of their tips having a Cape Breton touch. Doreen Coady, formerly of Sydney and ...
Creating Effective Parenting Plans  Mediate.comThis article discusses working with your children's developmental needs when creating a parenting plan.
WHAT is responsive parenting and how you can raise confident kids with it  Times of IndiaFor a child to survive and thrive, they need good nutrition, safe environment and responsive parenting. Responsive parenting is nothing but interactiv.
How the Parkland Shootings Changed My Parenting  MomtasticValentine's Day used to be a day of heart-shaped boxes of chocolates and badly written but incredibly sweet poetry. But last year, it was forever changed when a ...
Similarities in Parenting and Friedreich’s Ataxia  Friedreich's Ataxia NewsColumnist Kendall Harvey shares some similarities she sees between life with kids and life with a progressive disease, affecting both humor and sanity.
Perspective | Our 6-year-old's meltdowns are taking over our family  The Washington PostQ: Our 6-year-old is generally a good kid, but we have been struggling with his strong personality and demands on the family; we also have a 5-year-old and a ...
Anne Hathaway took some parenting tips from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge  Royal CentralThe Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have a fan in Anne Hathaway. She recently praised their parenting techniques in an interview with The Sunday Times.
What My Teen Said That Made Me Realize I Was Making A Huge Parenting Mistake  Scary MommyMy teen son finally had the courage to say something that was brewing for a long time. And it was a hard lesson for me to realize I had been making a huge ...
Most parents say hands-on, intensive parenting is best  Science DailyMost parents say a child-centered, time-intensive approach to parenting is the best way to raise their kids, regardless of education, income or race.
Parenting An Extrovert In An Introvert-Centric World  NPRMark Oppenheimer is a father of five. He recently wrote a piece for The Washington Post about how to raise an extrovert. He and his extroverted daughter Anna ...
Karan Johar on being a single father: Don’t want my kids to feel incomplete  The Indian Express"Being a single parent is really very scary and daunting. In many ways, you could say that having Yash and Roohi is full of love but it is also a selfish decision.
This parenting trick could help curb your kid's tech addiction  QuartzI make my teenager write a report on every new app she wants to download.
Why Swedes Are Chiller Parents Than Americans  The AtlanticA new book looks at the wide variety of parenting styles around the world.
20 Old Parenting Tricks Moms Still Use (But Shouldn't)  BabyGagaThere are many things that parents have been doing since forever that aren't the best idea at all.
Kim Kardashian Talks Beauty and Psoriasis, Reveals Her Biggest Parenting Secret  ExtraOnly “Extra's” Renee Bargh was with Kim Kardashian and her personal makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic as he taught a master class with Kim as his muse.
Madeleine West: 'The unfiltered, far-from-glamorous truth about parenting'  9HoneyMadeleine West reveals the truth about parenting - and it's far from glamorous. Read more.
Good parenting was hard even before social media. Now it's perilous.  Chichester ObserverIf there really is such a thing as information overload then I am suffering from it. Right here, right now.
Family: the teen parenting survival skills the books don't tell you  The TimesIf you live with teenagers — 15- and 16-year-old girls in my case — you swiftly learn survival skills that you don't find in parenting books. I'm going to share these ...
Prince Harry Asking for Parenting Advice Is the Sweetest Thing You'll Watch All Day  HarpersBAZAAR.comPrince Harry and Meghan Markle stepped out to visit the Bristol Old Vic theater today, where they were greeted by a plethora of royal fans. As well as meeting ...
LOCASH's Preston Brust and Chris Lucas Talk Parenting Their Combined 5 Kids: 'It's Emotional'  PEOPLE.comCountry music duo LOCASH - Preston Brust and Chris Lucas - spoke to PEOPLE about their children ahead of the Super Bowl.
JoinTheDots – a movement for diligent parenting  Deccan ChronicleWith Government data showing that every 15 minutes, a child is sexually abused in India, the menace of child sexual abuse calls for urgent attention.
Mom's Hilarious Charts About Parenting Are Guaranteed To Make You Laugh  HuffPostArtist Bonnie Kimmerly has put a fun twist on the usual parenting comics by creating hilarious charts and diagrams about what it's really like to be a mom.
Advocates say “equal parenting time” custody bill has safeguards in place  HOI ABCUPDATE -- In Springfield, the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee is reviewing a bill that would change the way courts decide child parenting.
Dear David Coleman: 'My older daughter is very jealous of her younger sister. We have to go for drives to escape the shouting'  Independent.ieQ I am a single parent and am at my wits' end with my 14-year-old daughter. She has been diagnosed with dyspraxia, which makes learning difficult. As a result ...
Justin Verlander Says 'It's Been a Lot of Fun' Being a Dad: 'Every Day, It's Something New'  PEOPLE.com"I get pretty excited to go home and see her smiling," Houston Astros' Justin Verlander raved to reporters about daughter Genevieve, 3 months.
Sara and Erin Foster Praise Busy Mom Kate Hudson for Her Hands-On Parenting: ‘She Doesn’t Have Nannies’  Us WeeklySara and Erin Foster praised Kate Hudson's hands-on parenting after revealing the actress 'doesn't have nannies' — read more.
Mark Consuelos reveals the 'Riverdale' dad whose parenting is most like his  TODAYHe might play a villain on the CW's "Riverdale," but Mark Consuelos is all about family at the core.
Desperate parents have the strangest hacks for getting their kids to behave  The Washington PostThe Longest Shortest Time podcast host Hillary Frank compiled anecdotes for “Weird Parenting Wins.”
Anne Hathaway has taken parenting advice from Kate Middleton  Marie Claire UKBeing a first time mum is no easy task, and so it always helps to get advice from other parents. Anne Hathaway found herself in just that situation, and she ...
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