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Parenting Information

Don't Make Fast and Furious Food Changes

OK, moms and dads out there, we hear you when you say, my children won't eat healthy foods. If we even say the word, they tune out and already decide they don't like it.

Whine Oh Whine Am I The Only One?

I thought I was the only one in the world with a whiny 5-year-old. All the other 5-year-olds that I know of are either well-behaved or are total monsters! My elder child is a cross between the two - most times he's well-behaved and sometimes a total monster.

Single Parents: Give Yourselves Credit

Single parents are not often thought of as good parents.I became acutely aware of this fact when my children were young and I was dealing with the challenges of being a single mom.

The Cost of Competition on Kids

The subject of competition is one that provokes some pretty strong feelings in the United States. In fact, even hinting that competition might not be such a great thing can cause one to be labeled un-American.

Healthy Eating Alone Is Not The Answer

Along with eating healthier we need to be more active. The two go hand in hand.

Let Kids Help

One fantastic way to get your children involved in what they are eating, is to have them help. A great way to start is to let them make up their lunch for the next day.

Stress is No Kiddy Matter

Kids today no longer live the kind of privileged lives that we used to live as kids. This, I am absolutely sure of?.

Why Scrapbooking Moms are the Secret Weapon in the War on Terror

There is a front line and a back end to every successful war effort. Rosie the Riveter was an icon during World War II and she was symbolic of the strong American woman who took command of the US economy and war manufacturing; without her there would have been no Allied victory.

The Parent Teen Relationship: How Effective is Yours?

It was the homework that did it. Each night became a challenge in how I was going to get my son, a non-academic, to do his homework.

Lets Protect Our Children

There are software programs that you can purchase to keep your children from accessing undesirable websites. There are two good ones, Cyber Patrol and Net Nanny.

True Romance for Couples with Kids: 10 Inexpensive Ideas

Anyone can splurge on a formal dinner or a pricey bottle of perfume, but it takes creativity and forethought to be truly romantic.The key lies in personalizing your celebration.

Home For The Holidays: Is it Time for That Talk?

Just a couple of years ago Annie helped her parents get the washer & dryer moved from the basement to a bedroom on the first floor after her mom missed the last step & broke her toe. Annie reassured them that she would make sure they would stay in their own home no matter what.

Home For The Holidays: Ask Yourself Some Questions

Annie easily slipped into becoming the sole caregiver of her parents. What started out as monthly grocery shopping for them, over the course of 2 years became a full time duty, an overwhelming burden and just about broke her emotionally and financially.

Home For The Holidays: Avoid Aging Parents Becoming A Burden

By not planning for the future we guarantee that we will leave our children with a tremendous burden. Just about the time they are preparing for their own retirement and their children's college education, adult children often are overwhelmed with decision-making for their aging parents.

Safe From Strangers

There are few thoughts as terrifying as the abduction of your young child by a stranger. The fear causes parents to think long and hard about their children's safety.

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Following an expert’s parenting method can be great. But don’t ignore your intuition.  The Washington Post

There is no theory, no book, no expert and no column that will take away your child's willfulness, nor should you want that.

Expert answers some of the most confusing and common parenting questions  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- Have you ever found yourself wondering how bad it really is to swear in front of your kids? Or any other number of questionable behaviors?

Drowning In Parenting Advice? Here's Some Advice For That  KQED

In her new book, Cribsheet, economist Emily Oster offers a lifeline to parents overwhelmed by contradictory parenting guidance. She offers a data-

Books on parenting  WORLD News Group

Children are shaped by every interaction with their parents, and Smith defines parenting as the “sum total” of these interactions, which either invite or dissuade ...

Real Parent: The parenting hall of shame | Columnists  SW News Media

You mean, you actually wash your kids' fruit with special soap before they eat it?” I blurted.

Theatre B Producing Play About Parenting "Cry It Out"  KFGO News

A play about parents and the things we assume about each other, our neighbors and our children. You'll be asking, "Did they record my life and put it on stage?".

Data Driven Parenting  Forbes

A leading economist helps you dig through the empirical evidence on parenting, and the result is essential reading.

Why Parenting Without Yelling Is Better for Kids—and You  The Epoch Times

Inuit parents are a model self control. They don't get angry with their kids or show irritation, maintaining soft tones even when kids misbehave.

All parenting is hard. Don’t compare yourself with others.  The Washington Post

Parents belittle their legitimate struggles and heartaches because they somehow feel it isn't enough to be worked up over. But we're all struggling and need to ...

Mom and Dad Are Fighting: The “On the Table” Edition  Slate

Listen now: Uploads 2f1516905010671 cxg36pv3386 d18113fe889804ff329c98b9aded52fd 2f01 slate redux podcast cover madaf.jpg?ixlib=rails. Megaphone ...

Parenting Hero app brings new role-playing scenarios for busy parents  Gamasutra

25 April 2019Based on a popular series of books by international parenting experts, Joanna Faber and Julie King, Parenting Hero presents new role-pla.

Is Your Toddler Straight-Up Refusing to Poop in the Toilet? Join the Club.  Slate

It's ridiculous how many expectations and conventions exist around childbirth and parenting. But over the course of writing two books about this time of life, I've ...

John Rosemond: The changes from a pre-parenting era  Huntington Herald Dispatch

There is child raising and there is "parenting." America replaced the former with the latter in the 1970s and it's been downhill ever since.

Baby Contracts Might Be the Solution to All Your Parenting Stress  Parade

When Melissa and Greg Biggs were expecting their second baby back in 2015, they decided to do things a little different this time around. “I remembered how ...

Easthampton program teaches better parenting through communication  GazetteNET

Last fall, Jacob Parker went from being a “weekend dad” to a full-time parent overnight.“His mom passed away in August, and, correct me if I'm wrong, kiddo, but ...

PARENTING CONNECTION: Chores Help Kids Build Worth and Responsibility  WLNS

Household chores can start when toddlers began responding to direction.

Before I had kids, I vowed never to use baby talk. Here’s why I was wrong.  The Washington Post

Before our daughter was born, my husband and I agreed on this one most-important parenting rule: There would be no ridiculous baby talk at our house.

My 20-Year-Old Refuses to Get a Summer Job  Slate

Care and Feeding is Slate's parenting advice column. Have a question for Care and Feeding? Email or post it in the Slate Parenting ...

How Do You Have Consistent Parenting Rules After a Divorce? Just Ask Denise Richards and Charlie Sheen  Bravo

Co-parenting after a divorce is no walk in the park, no matter how amicable the split might have been. It's important that ex-spouses continue to provide a united ...

18 Relatable Parenting Quotes From Kelly Clarkson  HuffPost

The singer has a son and daughter, as well as two stepchildren.

What Is Tiger Parenting? Tiger Moms Have Tough Rules, But a Lot of Warmth

The phrase "Tiger Mom" was coined by Amy Chua in her book, 'The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother,' in 2011. Since then, it's been used to describe a parenting ...

MedWatch Today: Parenting 411, Breastfeeding Tips for New Moms

For a new mom, breastfeeding is a foreign adventure all its own. And while it's the most natural way to feed your baby, it's not always easy right off the bat.

Is Eco Friendly Parenting Actually Possible? How to Stay Green When Your Kid's Still in Diapers

There are tons of suggestions for how adults can reduce, reuse and recycle in their everyday lives. But that advice seems to come to a screeching halt once you ...

10 Parenting Cartoon Books That Make The Perfect Baby Shower Gift  HuffPost

Prepping for a child's arrival never looked so good.

Look Out For 'Snowplow Parenting'  KJZZ

MARK BRODIE: Steve, you've probably heard the term "helicopter parenting," where parents sort of hover over their kid's every move, constantly overseeing and ...

Self-Care for Co-parenting Moms — Because You Deserve It  Thrive Global

Coparenting your children is hard. I've done it for about 6 years now and it has definitely had its ups and downs. Most people don't go into parenting thinking that ...

Parenting a child again is a challenge, a joy and a lesson about who comes first  Los Angeles Times

It's not very often that you get a chance to relive something as profound as parenting a young child, but quite out of the blue four months ago, a little girl I love ...

GUEST COMMENTARY: How far should the state go to regulate parenting?  Columbia Missourian

Utah recently passed legislation that defines “neglect” to exclude allowing children of sufficient age and maturity to walk or bike to school, engage in outdoor ...

Parenting 2019: Is Too Much Ever Too Much?

Years ago, I read an article entitled “What if Failure Was the Key to Success” about student success in a private school in the New York City area. The author ...

Lighthouse parenting: Guide and help them get their bearings  The Daily Herald

This style of parenting has two main principles: give unconditional love and let children fail.

Why 'lawnmower parenting' is like robbing your kids — and how to actually help them  NBC News

The recent “Operation Varsity Blues” scandal is an extreme example, but this parenting tactic is more common than you may think.

On Parenting: Meghan Leahy took your questions about parenting  Washington Post

Meghan Leahy, a parenting coach with Positively Parenting, joined On Parenting editor Amy Joyce to talk about parenting children of all ages. Amy Joyce.

Baby Boomers and the Art of Parenting Adult Kids  The Wall Street Journal

Many baby boomers are more involved with their grown children than previous generations, and struggle to let them go.

Positive Parenting: Talking With Your Teen  9&10 News

It may feel like pulling teeth to get your teen to say more than 'yes, no, and O.K.'. New research reveals the potential trick to getting your teen to talk. It seems like ...

3 Parenting Essentials to Safeguard Kids' Well-Being | Health News  U.S. News & World Report

By Len Canter HealthDay Reporter. (HealthDay). WEDNESDAY, April 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- As a parent, you want to do everything right to nurture your ...

Viral 'free meals' couple had a 'Parenting Podcast' you can fund, too  New York Post

They're a freeloading couple that apparently has a wide community network offering support for the upcoming birth of their first child, but it still doesn't seem to ...

What my daughter’s Make-A-Wish trip taught me about parenting, and myself  The Washington Post

“Parenting is a big responsibility,” everyone said, eyeing my growing belly and the baby already on my hip. “You think it's hard with one? Two is a hundred times ...

5 Struggles of Parenting a Child With Epilepsy  Yahoo Lifestyle

The mother of a child with epilepsy shares the five biggest struggles she experiences as a parent.

Positive Parenting: Helping kids after moving to new home  WKOW

MADISON (WKOW) — Making new friends after a move is critical to your child's happiness, but what about when kids have problems adjusting? New research ...

The Most Important Study I've Read On Parenting In The Age Of Anxiety  Forbes

Yale docs say you are probably making your anxious child more anxious. Here's how to stop.

Parenting group starts May 13 in Moorhead  INFORUM

MOORHEAD — The Village Family *Service* Center is hosting "Parenting the Love and Logic Way" beginning at 6 p.m. Monday, May 13, at The Village, 1401 ...

What Ozzy Taught Jack Osbourne About Parenting: 'Never Shame Your Kids'

The now-single father of three describes what dad Ozzy taught him about fatherhood.

White Privilege Begets White Privilege  The New York Times

My good friend, who is white, is raising her young biracial daughter as a single mother. She is a loving mom, but in my opinion, she has not given enough ...

Is Parenting Style Linked To Childhood Aggression?  Science Trends

Researchers have been studying parenting styles since the early 20th century. The way in which parents raise and socialize their children has an effect on ...

PARENTING: Your child’s career is not your call  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

When Facebook first became popular, we both reconnected with people we hadn't spoken to in 20 or more years. Once a friend request was accepted, a private ...

5 Parenting Styles, Explained - Common Parenting Types to Know

While there's no one right way to parent, researchers have been studying different parenting styles and the effects they have on kids for years. Many of these ...

Parenting: How young is too young for a smartphone?  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Catherine Amores is shopping around for a new smartphone only it's not for her. It's for her 8-year-old son Jacob. The stay-at-home mom says she will feel safer ...

Forget the buzzwords about parenting styles, let's just be present  The Boston Globe

Every generation has a *fresh* take on parenting, its own personal stamp on how children should be raised. Lately, though, it seems we hear of a new style every ...

Parenting in a Digital Age: What Experts Are Saying  Psychology Today

Is technology to blame for the rising rates of teen depression? Experts weigh in.

How to Discipline Without Yelling or Spanking  The New York Times

Tips for when your child is pushing you to the brink.

PARENTING: Are you a parent- or child-focused parent?  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

We know parenting is often a thankless job. You pretty much kiss sleeping goodbye for about 18 years because even after they “sleep through the night” they still ...

Here’s What Happens When You Give Unsolicited Parenting Advice  The New York Times

My husband and I visited our son's family in another state. While there, I noticed my daughter-in-law treating their older son (17) almost cruelly. (She yelled at ...

PARENTING: What it means to really see our children  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

There's a young mom we know whom we have come to deeply admire. She posts great pictures on her public Instagram account and one recently caught our ...

How Kate Middleton Can Guide Meghan Markle in Royal Parenting  Entertainment Tonight

When it comes to being a mom, Kate Middleton knows best! The Duchess of Cambridge is a pro at this point, after giving birth to three children -- Prince George, ...

The College Admissions Scandal Shows the Dangers of ‘Drone’ Parenting  Fatherly

The college admissions scandal made clear the extent to which certain parents will go to cement status for their kids. The affluent parents involved dropped ...

Will Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Will Have Two Very Different Parenting Styles?  The Cheat Sheet

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle might agree on most things, but with different personalities, they could wind up having different parenting styles.

Parenting in the Time of Measles  The New York Times

As many as half of the home-schooled kids I encounter are not vaccinated.

Positive Parenting: How toddler playtime affects kids as teens  WKOW

MADISON (WKOW) — When it comes to kids, parents, and playtime, we often think of dads as being loud and physical, while moms are not. Researchers ...

Nicole Kidman Says These Parenting Rules Make Her "Unpopular" With Her Own Daughters  Romper

She's the winner of... well, what award hasn't she gotten? Then there's whole beautiful and accomplished thing... the working with dream-costars including Meryl ...

A weekly update for new and expecting parents  New York Times

Get the NYT Parenting newsletter for the latest news and guidance for parents. We'll celebrate the little parenting moments that mean a lot—and share stories ...

Positive Parenting: This Style of Parenting Negatively Affects Kids' Relationships  9&10 News

Relationships help reduce stress and contribute to better physical and mental health. But a new study shows a particular style of parenting can have negative ...

Marisa LaScala Parenting & Relationships Editor

Marisa is's resident parenting expert; she previously wrote about motherhood for Parents and Working Mother. She lives with her ...

Emily Oster crunches parenting data so you don’t have to  WTOP

NEW YORK (AP) — Breastfeeding, sleep training, food allergies: Parents navigate an onslaught of decisions, particularly fraught from birth to preschool when ...

Parenting class upcoming | Neighbors  Harrison Daily

Parenting the Love and Logic Way training class will be held from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, at the Harrison School Administration Building, 110 ...

‘Cribsheet’ for parenting  The Detroit News

Economist Emily Oster crunches parenting data so you don't have to.

Madeleine West: 'The 12 telltale signs you're an Extreme Parent'  9Honey

Madeleine West shares the 12 symptoms of extreme parenting. Read more.

35 Hilarious Parenting Tweets From Conan O'Brien  HuffPost

Conan O'Brien knows the ups and downs of fatherhood. The late-night talk show host has a son, Beckett, and daughter, Neve, with his wife, Liza Powel O'Brien.

Jessica Simpson Calls Being a Mom of Three 'More Than a Full-Time Job Right Now'

For more about Jessica Simpson's new life as a mom of three, pick up the latest issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday.

Principal's rant on parenting has over 6 million views  CNN

A veteran educator says there's no shortage of moms and dads who are willing to bend or ignore school rules to do what they think is best for their child. School ...

Why an ancient religious text is the best parenting book I've read in years  CNN

The Jewish holiday of Passover has a lot of good advice about raising kids. It encourages us to point our children in the right direction and then allow their minds ...

Positive Parenting: Mom's BFFs Benefit Baby  9&10 News

In a survey done by Cornell University, researchers found that the average person has two close friends. Now a new study shows women with young babies may ...

Kim Kardashian Reveals Her Secret to Parenting Three Kids: 'You Just Have to Wing It'

"My sisters and I are in a group chat, always getting parenting advice," Kim Kardashian West told Vogue for their "73 Questions" series.

Sherpa, snowplow or drone: What's your parenting style?  Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — Were the 33 parents indicted in the college admissions scandal drones, bulldozers or snowplows? The metaphors of parenting seem to get ...

How Princess Diana was a parenting role model for Prince Harry  AOL

Princess Diana didn't let her sons get too wrapped up in royal life and tried her hardest to give them "normal" experiences.

Stress Less Parenting  lstribune

Apr. 6, 2019. By Kerri Gray, M.S., LMFT ReDiscover. Raising children is similar to running a marathon with challenging hills that seem to never end and valleys ...

A New Look at Parenting and Children's Happiness in College  Psychology Today

New research shows that parents who take over the college admissions process deprive children of crucial developmental support.

Foster Parenting Is a Salaried Profession in Some States  U.S. News & World Report

Denise White and her husband fostered their first child in Milwaukee 13 years ago. Two years later, White was selected to participate in the county's Professional ...

Commit a Crime, Take A Parenting Class?  California Globe

Another proposed bill to make life easier for California's criminals. State Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) has introduced Senate Bill 394 – a bill that would ...

The Guilt-Free, Data-Driven Guide to Parenting  BloombergQuint

(Bloomberg Businessweek) -- On the night my husband and I finally began sleep-training our son, I texted two of my most trusted friends with kids. “Do we really ...

Lori Loughlin Might Use "Parenting On Steroids" As Defense In College Scandal  Refinery29

Lori Loughlin is accused of participating in a college scandal that helped get her daughters into USC.

The power of imagination, and other parenting lessons from Calvin and Hobbes  The Washington Post

Calvin inspired my son to dream bigger. Galactically bigger.

Leaders by day. Parents 24/7. | About Verizon  Verizon Communications

These familiar V Team parents share details about their digital family values.

Are We Overreacting to "Snowplow Parenting?"  Psychology Today

In the recent college admissions scandal, some wealthy parents allegedly bribed and lied to get their kids into certain colleges. Although we've known for a long ...

Evolution from water to land led to better parenting  Science Daily

The evolution of aquatic creatures to start living on land made them into more attentive parents, says new research on frogs.

Growing up fast: why parenting in your 20s is the new punk  The Guardian

With the average age of first-time parents over 30 and rising, having kids in your 20s is increasingly unusual. So what is it like swapping nights out with friends, ...

Trio of bald eagles share parenting duties

Parenting can be a challenge, but a trio of bald eagles in Illinois have banded together to tackle it.

My Husband And I Are Finally Working To Share The Mental Load Of Parenting  Scary Mommy

Like most women, I have been thinking a lot about my own emotional labor and mental workload of motherhood and the toll it takes on me to bear the weight of it ...

Mom Captures 'Ridiculous' Parenting Moments In Funny Doodles  HuffPost

As a stay-at-home mom, Meredith Bartolo Pappas discovered that doodling about the “ridiculous moments” she witnessed daily with her kids became a way to ...

Positive Parenting: Overcontrolling parents hinder kids' friendships  69News WFMZ-TV

A new study shows that a particular style of parenting can have negative effects on teens and their relationships, even through adulthood.


Parenting is a tricky business, for there is no proven way to do it right. Researchers have been studying different parenting styles for years now. What they have ...

NewBridge Celebrates Children and Reinforces Key Parenting Skills  Parsippany Focus

PARSIPPANY — Twenty-three children who have experienced neglect or abuse in their young lives made decoupage pinwheels on canvas as part of ...

Vaccine FAQs | UNICEF Parenting  UNICEF

Parents' most frequently asked questions about vaccines.

TV Guy: Can primates teach us about parenting?  Times Herald-Record

Want proof that "helicopter" parenting is bad? It might be found swinging from branches."Life Among Monkeys" (9 p.m., Smithsonian) reflects the life work of ...

Kids in the Capital City: No one tells you about the parenting blues  CultureMap Austin

Are you there, anxiety? It's me, Mikela. The postpartum blues are a very real thing, but the parenting blues? That's something I wasn&rsquo.

Parenting column: When sex education falls short, these churches step up  Charleston Post Courier

Teaching middle schoolers about sex, love and gender identity takes a lot of frank talk, not just in school sex-ed class.

10 Ways My Kids Can Pay Me Back for My Incredible Parenting  Fatherly

Parenting is mostly a one-way street. We raise our kids, care for them, provide for them, and they go on about their lives never thinking about what we give them.

Justin Timberlake Bonded with Tiger Woods Over Parenting While Famous  TMZ

Not many people know what it's like to balance parenthood with global mega-fame -- but Tiger Woods and Justin Timberlake do ... and JT says it's brought them ...

Nurture the Future: A community parenting support program from The Guidance Center  Southgate News Herald

Nurture the Future is a new initiative at The Guidance Center that provides parenting workshops in the Downriver community.

Healthy Boundaries in Parenting  WCAI

"Snowplow parents" are emerging as a hyper-intensive version of "helicopter parenting." It's when parents plow ahead of their children, trying to clear.

Parenting in the Great...  Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine

family camping trips. These experiences shaped my love for the outdoors and gave me the confidence to take risks and overcome challenges. Over the past 15 ...

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