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:

The screens and me: a crisis in parenting  National Catholic ReporterIf someone would just place a mitre on my head, I'd solve the problems of the Church — easily and quickly. Then, I get a whiff of my own hubris and realize how ...
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Keep calm and don't carry on when parenting teens: Researchers look at how mothers and fathers control themselves (and their rising anger) in difficult interactions with their teenagers  Science DailyIn a new study, psychologists find that mothers and fathers who are less capable of dampening down their anger are more likely to resort to harsh discipline ...
Gay parenting 'boot camp' moves to Asia to meet growing demand from China  ReutersKUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world's largest "boot camp" to help gay men become parents will stage its first Asia event next month to ...
Positive Parenting: The Power of Praise  9&10 NewsEveryone likes a little pat on the back. But new research shows praise can have an even bigger effect, with major benefits later on. Researchers looked at how ...
Parenting classes offered at St. Luke's Jerome  KMVTJEROME, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) St. Luke's in Jerome is offering a weekly parenting session that includes lectures, skills training and homework for parents of ...
How parents can support kids who are appearing for board exams  The Indian ExpressDon't burden the child with your high expectations. Understand your child's academic limits and keep your expectations realistic. It's critical to keep your calm ...
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Q&A: A boy-girl sleepover in middle school? Just say no.  STLtoday.comQ: Our son is 12 years old and in 7th grade. He's been invited to a birthday sleepover with girls and boys next month. He's excited, but we have our concerns.
The parenting problem — what value do we place on caring?  Financial TimesThree books argue how improving the way society treats parents and their children is in all our interest.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Commentary: Child prodigies arise from involved parenting  Channel NewsAsiaEducational psychologist, Kenneth A Kiewra, at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, takes a closer look at parents' influence in shaping child prodigies.
Call for Australians to take an old-fashioned approach to parenting  NEWS.com.auAustralian parents are being urged to take a step back from the pressures of modern parenting and adopt a simpler approach to raising children.
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 ...
Parenting throughout history could be weird, and downright dangerous: author  CBC.ca"Parenting" only became a verb in the last century, a fact that becomes clear when you look back at the history of how we used to treat our children. As much of ...
Katie Price ignores latest parenting criticism as she shares adorable new video of daughter Bunny: ‘Beautiful moment’  CelebsNowKatie Price has snubbed her latest parenting criticism by sharing an adorable family moment with her daughter Bunny in new Instagram video.
Lenore Skenazy column: Free-range parenting under attack  Watertown Public OpinionOn the one hand – wow. Two professors are eagerly warning about the dangers of the movement I founded, free-range parenting. That's almost flattering!
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 ...
Intellectual parenting doesn't end when our children 'grow up'  The Irish CatholicI was at a very interesting talk recently in St Saviour's Dominican Priory in Dublin. It was one of a series of lectures and was conducted by Fr Thomas Joseph ...
'I loved being a mum to small children' - celebrity Emma Freud reveals joys and challenges of parenting  East Anglian Daily TimesShe is used to high pressure roles in television, radio and fundraising for Comic Relief.
'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.
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 ...
Today's most common parenting mistakes | John Rosemond  Reno Gazette JournalA 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 ...
Sometimes, Parenting Is Boring  The New York TimesTaking care of a young child can be the most fascinating thing in the world, but there are times, let's face it, when it is not.
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 ...
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?
Parenting lessons from my over the top mother  MomtasticBack then I always swore that I wouldn't be like her when I had a family of my own. But now I have adapted her out-of-this world parenting style and I won't ...
Khloe Kardashian annoyed by parenting critics  EWNKhloe Kardashian finds it annoying how she is constantly being challenged on social media about her parenting skills, including her choice to have her nails ...
My Teen Daughter Is Dating Her Friend Who Practically Lives With Us  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 ...
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 ...
Role shifts: What happens when addiction results in grandparents parenting  MinnPostSharon Olson had been a mother for decades and a grandmother for only a few years when she got a call that would change her life forever. “I was at work,” ...
Mom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Do You Like Piña Coladas?” Edition  Slate MagazineKatherine Goldstein joins to discuss her new podcast, The Double Shift.
The surprising Indian origin of blue jeans  The Indian ExpressThe cloth, dyed blue with Indian indigo, came from Genoa in Italy, which led to the word jeans. When weavers from Nimes in Italy tried to reproduce it, their fabric ...
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 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 ...
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.
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 ...
Dr. Elaine Heffner: Make-believe parenting  Stockton RecordA nurse in a maternity hospital once told me that the way to have three good kids is to have six and throw the first three away. It is unlikely that any parent would ...
Can breast pumps increase the risk of asthma, obesity in babies?  The Indian ExpressA study suggested that indirect breastfeeding can expose babies to potential pathogens, which increase the risk of asthma and other respiratory functions, while ...
Pregnancy and Parenting Expo comes to Limerick City for the first time  I Love LimerickThe Limerick Strand Hotel will be buzzing come March 24 when the very first Pregnancy and Parenting Expo takes place. The event runs from 10 am to 4 pm.
The 8 Best Books on How to Raise Toddlers, According to Child-Development Experts  New York MagazineThe best parenting books on raising toddlers, according to child development experts, including titles from Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish, Dr. Laura Markham, ...
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 ...
Positive Parenting: Moms who sleep better, parent better  WQAD MolineSleep: it's good for your body, your mind and new research shows it might also improve your parenting skills. Researchers looked at 234 mothers who were ...
Parental burnout is a real thing, but you're not alone. Here's what you can do about it.  Milwaukee Journal SentinelIn serious cases, burnout can be dangerous to both parents and their children. Why parents must also take care of themselves.
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 ...
33 Relatable Parenting Tweets From Molly Ringwald  HuffPostThe Brat Packer and her husband, Panio Gianopoulos, have three children.
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.
Gender-Free Parenting  The Good Men ProjectTeach your children that all of the virtues – compassion and bravery, love and assertiveness – have their place in the lives of successful, well-rounded people.
Hax: Resist the urge to be a parenting coach  Minneapolis Star TribuneAdapted from a recent online discussion. Dear Carolyn: My husband and I got married and had kids relatively young, especially by his family's standards.
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.
Teens need to text, talk with parents often to maintain youth resiliency after a divorce  Science DailyTexting, FaceTime and other popular communication methods among teens may help build supportive parent-youth relationships after a divorce, according to a ...
Anne Hathaway follows Prince William and Kate Middleton's parenting playbook  USA TODAYMom of a 2-year-old son, Hathaway said she read about Kate Middleton and Prince William's way to make children feel empowered and followed their lead.
Bringing Up Bebe Review: Why French Parenting Helps Kids Eat Normal Foods, Behave Themselves, And Sleep All Night  FatherlyAll the advice, tips, techniques from Pamela Druckerman's bestseller about raising kids in France, 'Bringing Up Bebe,' in 1000 words.
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.
Does The China Parenting Network Holdings Limited (HKG:1736) Share Price Tend To Follow The Market?  Simply Wall StWant to participate in a short research study? Help shape the future of investing tools and receive a $20 prize! If you own shares in China Parenting Network ...
Jeff Lewis on Co-Parenting Daughter Monroe with Ex Gage Edward: "You Would Think We’re a Happy Family"  BravoBravo Cast and Insiders talk about what happened on the show. Get the backstory, reactions and latest updates from the cast and more.
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.
Stacey Solomon reveals she’s ‘given up’ on parenting as she shares pic of sons using THREE TV screens at same  The SunThe Loose Women panellist took to the photo-sharing platform to document her boys Zachary, 10, and Leighton, six, relaxing on grey bean bags while they took ...
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, ...
Rachel Brosnahan Defends Midge's Lack of Parenting on 'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel'  The Cheat SheetFans of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel are beyond smitten with Rachel Brosnahan's character, Midge, but some have found fault with the lack of interaction the ...
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.
The Making Babies Trailer Gives You Permission to Laugh at How Hard It Can Be to Get Pregnant  POPSUGAR AustraliaThe path toward pregnancy is different for everyone. For some couples, it's as simple as having sex and unknowingly fertilising an egg. For others, it can feel.
'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.
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 ...
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.
Train wreck: Healing for two and parenting with PTSD  SalonPTSD. Mild as far as these things go. Just a nanosecond flash of adrenaline when the subway jerks to one side or the other. Whoa, big turn, I thought to myself, ...
Kate Middleton just made a parenting confession that we can all relate to  HELLO! MagazineKate Middleton has spoken of how she was very naive as a parent and how important the early years of a child's life can be in preparing them for the future...
A Day in the Vegan Life of 'Bones' Star Emily Deschanel  LIVEKINDLY"Bones" star Emily Deschanel shares vegan parenting tips, what a day in the life of a vegan celebrity is like, and her transition to a plant-based diet.
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 ...
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, ...
Katie Price sparks fierce parenting debate after uploading THIS controversial video of daughter Princess  CelebsNowKatie Price has been defended by fans after a recent video of her daughter Princess has sparked a HUGE parenting debate online.
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 ...
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 ...
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"
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 ...
South Korean mums parent at resorts – while the kids learn English  South China Morning PostOverseas programmes combining leisure time for mothers and studying English for children are big business especially since there is growing demand for ...
20 Best Parenting Books - Top Resources for Raising Children  WomansDay.comThere's no such thing as a perfect parent. Even the best moms and dads in the world need advice every now and then. Check out these great reads, which cover ...
Creating Effective Parenting Plans  Mediate.comThis article discusses working with your children's developmental needs when creating a parenting plan.
Shah Rukh Khan to Shirish Kunder: Indian dads show how special the father-child bond is  The Indian ExpressFashion and celebrity photographer Avinash Gowariker has featured fathers, including Shah Rukh Khan and Shirish Kunder, in a photo series called "Indian ...
'12 years after we married, I finally began to trust my husband'  9HoneyTwelve years into her marriage, Dilvin Yasa began sharing parenting duties with her husband and trusting him.
A Parenting Intervention to Improve Positive Life Skills in Teen  AAP NewsWe are familiar with the risk factors that can put the infant of a teenage mother at risk, including adverse social determinants of health or simply lacking parenting ...
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.
Do not wash your kid's head with boiling water | Parenting Tips  ABP LiveSpiritual Guru Pawan Sinha everyday gives you a tip which is helpful for your parenting. Today in this section he tells you that you should never use boiling ...
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.
Helicopter parenting: Parents found to be stalking, bullying teachers  Daily TelegraphApril Lee has been teaching year 1 for more than a decade and has experienced her fair share of difficult parents. But last year, one parent bullied the ...
Roald Dahl and the parenting challenge  Pune MirrorOur favourite authors from childhood are suddenly politically incorrect when you read out their stories to your child.
The argument for playing video games with our kids  CNNExperiencing the online world together is just as important as the real one, with practical and emotional benefits.
'What I'm really thinking about learning support' - As imagined by psychologist David Coleman  Independent.ieI have to go to the resource teacher in school. Do you know what that is? It's a total destruction of any street cred, is what it is. I'm in 5th class, but the way she ...
Anne Hathaway took parenting tips from Kate Middleton  HELLO! MagazineAnne Hathaway has revealed that she's adopted a parenting technique that Kate Middleton and Prince William use for Prince George, Princess Charlotte and ...
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 ...
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.
Rise of zero-waste parenting in Singapore | Video  Channel NewsAsiaFrom choosing cloth diapers over disposable ones to making their own organic remedies for cold and flu, these parents are trying to raise their children in an ...
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