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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How economic inequality gives rise to hyper-parenting  Washington PostThese days, residents of different countries often drink the same coffee, buy clothes from the same retailers and use the same social media apps. Globalization ...
Stay-at-Home Parenting Is Completely Overwhelming 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 ...
Common parenting mistakes  Lexington DispatchA journalist recently asked me for the single biggest mistake being made by today's parents. I was tempted to say, “Having children,” but stopped myself.
Is tough love an effective parenting measure?  The New TimesTough love is a parenting approach that helps children realise that even though their parents have undying love for them, they won't just sit back and watch as ...
How To Be A Good Parent? 9 Common Parenting Mistakes Moms & Dads Make With Their Kids | T-Ann Pierce  YourTangoKnowing how to be a good parent isn't a perfect science, here are the 9 most common parenting mistakes mom and dads make without even realizing it.
Parenting tips: How to help your teenage child deal with acne and its effects  Times NowIt is extremely important to treat acne and help your child deal with the effects of the condition. As parents, you may need to take extra care of your child's mental ...
The Early Years: Making sense of your child’s tantrums  The Indian ExpressBy Abha Ranjan Khanna. Advertising. Toddlerhood (between 12 to 36 months old), in particular, is a time for children to learn the bounds of acceptable ...
Parents put 'intensive parenting' on a pedestal; experts say there's a better approach  Longview News-JournalImogen Dransfield's two sons don't get much sympathy from their mom if they tell her they're bored. Dransfield's own mother met the same complaint with an ...
DeGale v Eubank Jr: Parenting, pedigree and retirement in focus in O2 Arena bout  BBC SportDoes James DeGale have enough left and did Chris Eubank Jr ever have enough? Two questions that form the spine of the debate for a fight which is close to a ...
17 Sweet Parenting Quotes From Drew Barrymore  HuffPostDrew Barrymore has a long list of accomplishments ― including actress, producer, director and beauty line creator ― but one of her favorite things to gush about ...
Dr Justin Coulson: How to deal with temperamental teenagers  Daily TelegraphIf you are the parent of a 12 to 14-year-old, you wont be surprised to learn that parenting young teens is the hardest parenting gig going. If you only have toddlers ...
Mom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Do You Like Piña Coladas?” Edition  SlateKatherine Goldstein joins to discuss her new podcast, The Double Shift.
Aspen Laugh Fest: Jo Koy on parenting, skiing and upcoming specials (podcast)  Aspen TimesComedian Jo Koy can't go more than a few days without doing stand-up. When he does, withdrawal sets in.“When I take a week off I look like a crackhead.
D&G Foundation boosts Maverley Parenting Workshop | News  Jamaica GleanerAt 27 years old, single parent Sydonie Thomas wants to be a better mother. Every Monday and Wednesday evening, she sets all aside and dedicates three ...
Triple P Parenting at Family and Childcare Resources of Northeast Wisconsin  WeAreGreenBay.comParents know that their children do not come with a manual.
Gay parenting 'boot camp' moves to Asia to meet China demand:The Asahi Shimbun  Asahi ShimbunKUALA LUMPUR--The world's largest "boot camp" to help gay men become parents will stage its first Asia event next month to address growing demand for ...
When your child doesn’t want a birthday party  The Indian ExpressAll kids are different and some may outgrow the idea of a birthday party. There are various things parents can do with them to make their special day a ...
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.
Rich pickings: parenting tasks I’d pay never do again  The GuardianThe dirty bits of parenting we'd use Jacob Rees-Mogg levels of wealth to protect ourselves from.
Peterborough author’s new book on parenting focuses on distracting digital devices  Global NewsIn her new book, "Happy Parents, Happy Kids," Peterborough author Ann Douglas offers insight as to how parents can cope raising their kids in a digital age.
SC legislature considers 'free-range parenting' bill, would change state's child neglect laws  WIS10COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A bill gaining attention in the South Carolina Statehouse would have the potential to change the laws in the state for parents and crimes ...
Parenting Advice on Enforcing Rules for Kids: Trying to Follow Them Yourself  FatherlyA week of following my own rules for my children revealed that sometimes parent demands are arbitrary and unhelpful, but sometimes we need to follow them ...
uh-PARENT-ly Ep. 32 | Why helicopter parenting might not be so bad (and why NOT to move to Sweden)  WGN Radio - ChicagoIn his 1969 book Between Parent and Teenager, Dr. Haim Ginott talked to teenagers who said their parents hovered over them like helicopters. Since then the ...
'Parenting in a Digital World' topic of free presentation  Coos Bay WorldBANDON - A free presentation of "Parenting in a Digital World" will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, in the Bandon High School cafeteria.
Loose Women's Stacey Solomon reveals surprising parenting confession  HELLO! MagazineStacey Solomon is known for always being real and isn't afraid to open up about the bad as well as the good time. And this week, the Loose Women panellist ...
Revive Ministries to offer teen parenting courses  KSNB Local 4For those raising teenagers, it can be difficult to deal with all that comes with that process. That's why Revive Ministries is offering classes on how to navigate ...
8 quotes on parenting by comedians that will make you laugh out loud  The Indian ExpressParenting is hard, no doubt and can transform your life in ways you can't imagine. These hilarious punchlines from celebrated comedians will tickle your funny ...
Parenting Advice To Help Ease The Heartbreak & Effects of Divorce On Children | Dr Karen Finn  YourTangoParenting children of divorce requires divorced parents to work together by doing these 10 things every day so they can ease the heartbreak and effects of ...
Here are parenting tips to learn how to raise a reader  Miami HeraldReading can transport and transform us, making us laugh (and cry), introducing us to different cultures, and encouraging us to see and think about the world in ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Susie O’Brien: Not all parenting hacks work, because tricking kids is an art form  Herald SunOnce upon a time, parents put whiskey on their kids gums when they were teething, left them in wooden baby jails on the back lawn and attached them to leads ...
Fort Pierce Class in Fort Pierce teaches 'Secrets of Modern Parenting'  WPTV.comKimberly Eardley heads up "Families of the Treasure Coast" and is behind a course called the "Secrets of Modern Parenting."
Parenting Advice For Raising Good Kids Who Are Happy & Healthy | Lianne Avila  YourTangoRaising healthy and happy kids can be a challenge to some parents but taking these 6 parenting advice to heart will allow you to spend time with your children.
SC lawmakers consider "Free Range Parenting bill"  WCBD News 2Mount Pleasant, SC (WCBD) - In South Carolina, Lawmakers are looking at a “Free Range Parenting Bill”. The legislation would change the current state laws ...
20 Little-Known Details About Natalie Portman's Parenting  BabyGagaThere are some celeb parents out there who will post about every detail of their child's life—and then there are celeb moms like Natalie Portman, who would ...
Will Harry and Meghan's Parenting Style be Similar to William and Kate's?  The Cheat SheetPrince Harry and Meghan Markle are having their first child soon. Will they borrow any parenting styles from Prince William and Kate Middleton?
NRL Player vs. Parents: Is parenting harder than sport?  Now To LoveIn a new experiment, NRL star Kalyn Ponga proves Aussie parents work harder in a day than a professional rugby league athlete does during a match.
'If this was my job, I'd quit.': Mum's candid admission about parenting goes viral.  Mamamia"If this was a job, I'd quit." A stay at home mum's post about the realities of parenting and its challenges has gone viral.
Stacey Solomon Admits She's 'Given Up On Parenting' This Half-Term – And We Can All Relate  HuffPost UKStacey Solomon's refreshingly honest post about “giving up” on parenting this half-term has been a hit with her parent followers on Instagram. The TV presenter ...
Whitman: Seventh Mom Project helps mothers share parenting-related struggles  Tampa Bay TimesI positioned earphones on my swollen belly, blasted Alison Krauss and prayed the boy in my womb couldn't hear me cry. I begged God to make the anxiety stop.
Prince Harry reading military parenting book to prepare for Baby Sussex  New IdeaPrince Harry has reportedly taken to reading military-style parenting books to help him prepare for the imminent arrival of his first child with wife Meghan Markle.
Experts in parenting reveal the secrets on how to get kids to sleep on a plane  Travel WiresTravelling with kids is no easy task. This is exactly why several experts in parenting have put together a few pieces of advice on how to make things stress free ...
The Constant Gardener: Hein Koh Talks Parenting, Photoshop, and Her Sprawling Rockefeller Center Show -  ARTnewsA few weeks ago, on one of the coldest days of the year, anthropomorphic, one-eyed flowers began appearing all over Rockefeller Center in New York.
33 Relatable Parenting Tweets From Molly Ringwald  HuffPostThe Brat Packer and her husband, Panio Gianopoulos, have three children.
The Best and Funniest Dad Tweets of the Week  FatherlyAs a dad, there's nothing better than hearing a hilarious insight or story from the world of parenting. And lucky for you, dads love to share all the funny things that ...
Supersized meals makes good parenting harder  The AdvertiserIts a crazy world in which we live: On the one hand we are chastised for consuming too much, but on the other we have food, drink, plastics and sheer ...
IIT Madras to work on predicting pregnancy outcomes and childhood mortality  The Indian ExpressThe Indian Institute of Technology Madras is going to collaborate on applying advanced analytical approaches for predicting pregnancy outcomes with ...
Funniest Parenting Tweets From This Week: February 15 | Moms  MomsThe funniest parenting tweets from last week each nail how weird and hilarious and frustrating this whole parenting thing is.
Russell Brand's 'inept' parenting is unacceptable and not at all cute  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.
Edith Bowman: Parenting is harder than anyone admits  Telegraph.co.ukWe asked the DJ and broadcaster, 45, what her childhood self would make of her life.
'Parenting' is on its way out, child-rearing is coming back | Rosemond  Reno Gazette JournalThere is “parenting” and then there is bringing up, rearing or raising children. The difference is night and day; so are the outcomes.
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 ...
Reasons behind grey hair in child | Parenting Tips  ABP LiveThere are some health conditions that can cause gray hair in children. Vitamin B12 deficiency can also cause gray hair. Will it be a fruitful day for you? Will the ...
The Balance Of Parenting: How Best To Support Children’s Self-Regulation  Science TrendsYoung children are faced with learning to control their behaviors and emotions, which is a skill labeled self-regulation. You can see different levels of.
Vauxhall embraces messy reality of parenting in Crossland X campaign  The DrumVauxhall has launched a new campaign poking fun at luxury SUV owners who are so proud of their fancy motors they won't let their kids drag dirt in.
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.
PARENTING: Nurturing our kids with healthy soul food  Sarasota Herald-TribuneOne of the most obvious jobs of parenting is to nurture our kids, and a major part of nurturing has to do with feeding them. Most of us understand that what we put ...
Kate Middleton Made This Surprisingly Relatable Parenting Confession  The Cheat SheetKate Middleton shared a parenting confession during the recent Mental Health in Education conference.
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 ...
Psychologist Dr. Rob Daniels talks teen anxiety and new book “Adventure’s in Parenting: The Playdate”  WGN TV ChicagoAdventures in Parenting: The Playdate is the first in a series of books that combines entertaining, interactive fiction with real-world expertise from a licensed, ...
The economic case against free-range parenting — and in favor of being a helicopter parent  MarketWatchWe love the idea of “free-range” parenting. Our childhoods in the 1970s followed this approach to the letter — and it was a lot of fun. Our parents did the bare ...
St. Luke's Jerome offers parenting classes  KMVTThe program titled 'Love, Limits and Latitude' is an evidence-based plan for parenting. The mental health therapist who oversees the classes in Jerome, says its ...
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.
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"
Helicopter parents: the real reason British teenagers are so unhappy  The Conversation - UKChildren growing up in the UK are said to be some of the unhappiest in the industrialised world. The UK now has the highest rates of self harm in Europe.
Hecht: Parenting little piggies  Asheville Citizen-TimesIf messiness is a sign of genius, as some studies say, then nearly every child I meet must be one.
What Divorced Parents Need to Know About Co-Parenting After the Split  FatherlyWhen divorced moms and dads commit to co-parenting a kid can thrive in what is essentially a new kind of family. But it's not an easy task by any stretch of the ...
PARENTING: Empowering the knight in our kids  Sarasota Herald-TribuneA major duty of parenting is to nurture our kids and part of the definition for nurture is to cultivate, support, encourage and train. There are many things that we ...
Rural Parenting: Just give me the darn book  The Daily News OnlineIn the last month, I have been to the Virgin Islands, France, and now the state of Washington. I have hung out with magazine editors, famous arborists, ...
Baba And Deedee: Why Some Parents Pick Titles Beyond 'Mom' And 'Dad'  HuffPost CanadaSome LGBTQ parents are shaking the monikers up.
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.
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 ...
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.
Pamela Adlon on Parenting: 'Kids Are Not Enough'  VarietyPamela Adlon says that while parenting is "incredible," having kids shouldn't stop a person's journey of self-discovery.
Parenting After Breast Cancer  Curetoday.comCancer changes the way we look at our future. After all, we have just been assured that we can no longer count on our bodies not to throw us a curveball, and ...
Positive Parenting: “It's never too late to parent”  WKOWYou might have heard that to raise a child, you need to “nip” bad behavior in the bud early. But a new study shows that's not necessarily the case.
Queen of Sweden visits parenting project  University of Cape Town NewsSweden's Queen Silvia delighted residents of Touwsranten, a small town in the Western Cape, and staff of the Seven Passes Initiative earlier this month when ...
The Bad News About Helicopter Parenting: It Works  The New York TimesNew research shows that hyper-involved parenting is the route to kids' success in today's unequal world.
Kate Gosselin Defends Her ‘Overzealous’ Protective Parenting: ‘It Comes From a Place of Love’  Us WeeklyKate Gosselin defended her 'overzealous' protective parenting style, explaining that 'it comes from a place of love' — details.
Should We Give Our Kids More Freedom? Why We Support 'Free-Range Parenting'  HuffPost UKIf your child asked if they could play out alone for the first time, what would you say? Would you encourage them, willing them to enjoy time independently?
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