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Parenting Information

What Should I Know About Strattera for ADHD?


Strattera came out around January of 2003, and is becoming more and more popular as a treatment for ADHD. Strattera is a norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor that came on the market in 2003.

One Definition of Success


As parents, we want our children and teens to grow up and "be successful." But what "being successful" means depends on our definition of "success" in the first place.

Building Your Childs Self-Esteem


According to researchers, most children enter school with a good sense of self-esteem (at least as defined by psychologists) and yet leave high school with a poor sense of self-esteem. What happens in those years between starting school and finishing school? If we are to define self-esteem as "having feelings of worth or value," then people with adequate levels of self-esteem should display a sense of realistic confidence in their abilities and performance.

Developing a Fantastic Relationship with Your Child


Here's a scene: A parent "might suddenly grab a happliy playing child and shower him with excited hugs and kisses without warning." What's wrong with this picture?I would say that, simply, the parent is not in synch with the child in the case described above.

Surviving as a Single Parent


Emotional OverloadMany single parents say they deal with a variety of emotional issues that you might describe as "extra baggage." Some examples include:? Self-pity? Depression? Guilt? Anger? Envy? Fear? Severe money problems? Loneliness and isolation? Frustration? ExhaustionThese issues present such a challenge because they undermine your daily functioning and emotional well-being.

Managing Sibling Rivalry


It is human nature to feel competitive and envious toward others. A moderate spirit of competition is a positive and productive attribute in school and in business.

Powerful Tips for Increasing Your Childs Self-Esteem


Here is a list of ways to convey the message "You are worthwhile" to your children. This list could fill a hundred newsletters, since the ways to raise responsible, happy children are limited only by our imaginations.

Want To Further Your Childrens Studies?


Being in a competitive world, the lowest qualification to secure a good job is a degree. However, a degree subject may be perceived as too general and the acquisition of a specialist skill through professional courses or a post graduate program may help improve employment prospects.

7 Ways to Survive the Start of the School Year


It happens every year. Just when you are settled in to the lazy days of summer, you are startled to find Back to School catalogs in your mailbox and bikinis going on sale in favor of turtlenecks.

10 Steps to School Year Success


One of the most important aspects of parenting, is ensuring that your child gets a good education. School is a place where your child not only learns skills such as reading and writing; it is also where your child will learn about friendship, responsibility, and fairness.

End Homework Battles


Ask parents what their biggest school year challenge is, and you'll likely hear that it is the difficulty they face in getting their kids to do homework. With so many other attractive ways for kids to spend their time, getting them to buckle down and complete that extra bit of schoolwork can be like pulling teeth.

How to Stop Bad Behavior Before it Starts


Coping with a child's bad behavior, perhaps more than any other aspect of parenting, can cause stress, family disfunction, and a general loss of harmony in your home. Over time, negative behavior cycles can become ingrained in a family's way of interacting with each other 1.

Teaching Children Good Manners


Last week in my newsletter, I mentioned that my children knew how to behave in nice restaurants because they had been exposed to the atmosphere at an early age. My idea of well behaved might be different from yours, however, I think there are certain basics that are important and universal.

The Importance of Mothers


Moms, did you ever question your value as a role model, caretaker, administer of hugs and Band-Aids? I think we all have in today's climate of "do more, get more, have more." Many of us work to bring home a paycheck and others work for our sanity.

Back to School Feng Shui


Every school year parents and students dutifully trudge through the malls in search of the perfect sneaker or the cool new outfit for the coming school year. However, it's unlikely that the new shoe or shirt will benefit them as much as a new design in the bedroom.

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Parenting advice people used to believe that you shouldn't listen to  INSIDER

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Commentary: Child prodigies arise from involved parenting  Channel NewsAsia

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The parenting problem — what value do we place on caring?  Financial Times

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What Is Your Type Of Parenting? Is Your Parenting Effecting On kids?  The Hans India

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Making parenting a little easier  The Herald Argus

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Russell Brand's 'inept' parenting is unacceptable and not at all cute  USA TODAY

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A new book looks at the wide variety of parenting styles around the world.


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Positive Parenting: Self-control in kids  WQAD Moline

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