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Teaching Reading : Part Two


We know that you want your little guy or gal to have the best start. The greatest thing you can do for your child is to provide a home filled with love and laughter.

Empty Nest Syndrome


Paula's last child had just gone off to college and Paula was struggling with a deep inner emptiness. While she knew this day was coming, she was not really prepared for the intense hollowness that welled up within.

The Added Advantage In African American Childrens Education: Computer Homeschooling (Part 2)


We've got spirit, yes we do! We've got spirit how 'bout you!We left our parents and friends in our last article discussing the commitment it takes to homeschool african american children. In part 2 of 4 we will discuss finding resources to make sure that african american parents commitment to their children's education is not hampered because of anything easily available.

Develop Your Childs Genius: Improving Concentration and Focus


Some people can concentrate on an assignment, to the exclusion of all distractions around them. My husband, who is an avid reader, can sit at a public place and read, no matter how much noise exists around him.

Build Character Now! Practical Tools for Busy Parents


"To educate a person in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society." -Theodore Roosevelt, U.

Patterns For Plus Size Children


Plus size children and overweight children need patterns and clothing that fit THEIR "larger than average" measurements. Sadly, neither ready made clothing nor commercial patterns address the real issue of children's measurements.

The Value of Play


Isn't it ironic that a country whose constitution allows for the pursuit of happiness now feels a collective guilt about the very idea of anything fun? How did this happen? When did we begin placing so much priority on productivity and so little on leisure or on having a good time? Even given the Puritan work ethic, life in America has become so unbalanced that one side of the seesaw is pretty much grounded.But why must we insist that our children, who by their very nature are playful, share these particular values? Why are we so anxious for our children to "act like adults?"But wait, you may be thinking, kids play plenty these days.

Promote Physical Fitness for Your Child


If your child is to derive the benefits of physical fitness, then physical activity must be habitual and lifelong. Moving should be as routine as brushing teeth and bathing.

Couch Potatoes Beware!


It's no surprise that the self-image and self-esteem of overweight children are generally quite poor. And this is only exacerbated by the teasing and ridicule of their peers - a situation that, in these post-Columbine days, can result in much more than hurt feelings.

Tackle, Tackle


I don't know how people raise daughters because I have 2 sons. In my in-sanest moments, I have thought about having a daughter and have entertained thoughts about rushing into Toys'Rus straight to the Barbie doll section.

Pregnancy and Excercising - 6 Reasons to Excercise During Pregnancy


Everyone knows that exercise is good for your health. Exercising during pregnancy can have additional benefits.

Theres Never a Bad Time To Start Helping To Spread The Word of God


Q. What's the right age to start giving a Bible quiz to my child?A.

Should Your Child Watch TV News? Surprising Opinions of Top Anchors


KIDS AND THE NEWSMore than ever, children witness innumerable, sometimes traumatizing, news events on TV. It seems that violent crime and bad news is unabating.

Teaching Reading: Part 3, Whole Language Vs. Phonics


There are two methods for teaching children to read; whole language and phonics. Whole language is a "whole - part" method of teaching children to read, while phonics is a "part - whole" reading method.

Teenagers and Trouble - How Parents Can Keep their Teens Out of Trouble


Teenagers are a work-in-progress, and parenting teenagers can be tricky business. Many kids get into some kind of trouble at some point, and, although this can provide them a powerful learning opportunity, taking a "kids will be kids" attitude is downright irresponsible parenting.

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When Did Good Parenting Become a Societal Ill?  Education Week

The felonious conduct in the college admissions scandal is distinctly different from good parents trying to help their kids.


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Will the public have a change of heart once they see Meghan as a parent?


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She Speaks: Mom receives benefits from her own parenting  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

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How to Automate Parenting With IFTTT  Lifehacker

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We’re Introducing a New Parenting Section, and We Want to Hear From You  The New York Times

Ahead of the launch, we want parents to tell us about their own tiny victories from the battleground.


Custody Disputes Encourage Helicopter Parenting  Fatherly

Family courts can make important custody decicions based on parental involvement, and research shows this can encourage helicopter parenting. But experts ...


My Sister Is Marrying a Registered Sex Offender and Wants to Include Him in Family Events  Slate

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Wisconsin's Largest Parenting Expo Hosted in Green Bay  WeAreGreenBay.com

Green Bay hosted Wisconsin's largest parenting expo on Sunday.


Parenting: How to get off on the right foot with your teen driver  NorthJersey.com

According to NJ.gov, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for people ages 16 to 20, in New Jersey and nationwide.


The Real Cause of the College Admissions Scam? Snowplow Parenting.  Fatherly

The parents involved in the college admissions scandal don't know how to practice self-regulation and justify their bad behavior by saying it's because they love ...


25 Best Baby Books For Expecting Moms - Best Parenting Books  Women's Health

If you're an expecting mom, especially if it's your first baby, you might not know what to expect. These 25 best baby books will help you figure out parenting once ...


Engaged Parenting as Spiritual Practice  Lion's Roar

For years, Buddhist practitioner Leslie Davis felt she was too busy being a mother to practice Thich Nhat Hanh's tradition of "Engaged Buddhism" properly.


The Parenting Benefits Company Cleo Raises $27.5M To Help Working Parents  Forbes

The parenting benefits company Cleo announced today that it has raised a $27.5 million Series B round led by the global venture capital firm New Enterprise ...


Jessa Duggar Is Being Put on Blast for Her Parenting Yet Again Due to This Instagram Post  The Cheat Sheet

Jessa Duggar can't escape the critics on Instagram when it comes to her parenting. Here's why she's being shamed this time.


The Family Fun Pack Has the Potential to Make Parenting Great Again  Fatherly

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Parenting: FDA approves first postpartum depression drug for new moms  The Mercury News

Beyonce battled with it. So did Chrissy Teigen and Drew Barrymore. Many celebrity moms have recently made headlines sharing their experiences with ...


PARENTING: Encouraging children to find their passion  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

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

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Admissions Cheating, Fake Voices, and Inuit Parenting  JSTOR Daily

Well-researched stories from NPR, The Cut, and other great publications that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.


How I’m teaching my tween to take the high road, one step at a time  The Washington Post

Middle school is hard. But now is the time to instill the lessons that will help her navigate the minefield of her teen-age years.


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Kids aren't growing up: Shocking new poll says parents are killing kids' life skills  USA TODAY

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5 parenting podcasts you should listen to in 2019  inews.co.uk

The parenting podcast scene is booming, from Josie Long to Slate's slick Mom and Dad Are Fighting.


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Green Bay Parenting Expo is March 24  WBAY

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P. Diddy Praises Late Kim Porter For ‘Great’ Parenting Job  The Inquisitr News

Speaking about his late ex-girlfriend, Kim Porter, P. Diddy, also known by his real name Sean Combs, has had nothing but praise for her. In fact, the famous ...


Young Adulthood in America: Children Are Grown, but Parenting Doesn’t Stop  The New York Times

Dad shows up at your job interview. Mom makes your medical appointments. A recent college bribery scandal is an extreme example of a broader pattern.


Jamie Lynn Spears on Life as a Young Mom: Being a Good Mother Has "Nothing to Do With Age"  POPSUGAR

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PARENTING: Curiosity can stoke the flames of passion  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The curious are the ones with a fire in their bellies to solve a problem and find a solution. They are undaunted in pursuit of answers to the questions that others ...


Lots of kids could use a snowplow, helicopter, or lawnmower parent  Quartz

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Senate bill proposes presumption allowing temporary shared parenting  The Bulletin

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Video: Positive Parenting: Teen Dating Violence  KCRG

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Every Time Khloe Kardashian Has Been Called Out For Her Parenting Skills  The Cheat Sheet

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The Crime of Parenting While Poor  The New Republic

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Why Beto O'Rourke's parenting joke backfired  CNN

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The college admissions scandal is more proof that helicopter parenting hurts kids  The Washington Post

Parents who do everything raise kids who can't do anything.


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Americans Are Often Told to Parent Like Scandinavians. Here’s Why That's Impossible  TIME

American parents are often told that they should behave more like Scandinavians, without realizing the economic realities of raising a child.


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Positive Parenting: Say this, not that when praising your child  WQAD Moline

Experts say the best kind of praise is process praise. This means praising the effort instead of the person. For example, phrases like “I like how you tried” or ...


Certain parenting behaviors may tune baby brains to angry tones  Reuters

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How economic inequality gives rise to hyper-parenting  Chicago Tribune

Inequality leads to the rise of competitive parenting, which further exacerbates inequality for the next generation.


Ranking All The Guilts Of Modern Parenting  Esquire.co.uk

Single-use plastics? Fast fashion? Having kids in the first place? Check, check and check.


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Parenting in the age of PUBG: Parents must lead by example, spend more time with kids  Firstpost

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Slate's parenting podcast on exposing your kids to adult culture and talking to kids about death.


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Parenting in a World Hurtling Toward Catastrophe  The Nation

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Hands-off parenting tied to higher risk of teen gun use  Reuters

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Fatherly Podcast Episode 35: Parenting Costs Too Damn Much!  Fatherly

Economist Richard Reeves and financial coach Jacquette Simmons discuss what to expect when you're a parenting expecting to go broke.


Dad Uses Instagram To Share Funny Post-It Notes About Parenting  Scary Mommy

Chris Illuminati is a single dad sharing parenting truths with post-it notes on his popular Instagram account.


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The Other Atrocity In The College Admissions Scandal: Bad Parenting  WBUR

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Positive Parenting: Lingering Harm of Absence  9&10 News

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The Worst Crime In College Admissions History Exemplifies The Worst Parenting  Forbes

This morning, in the largest-scale college admissions scandal in US history, the FBI charged over fifty people for being involved in a coordinated college ...


How Economics, Child Care Policy, and Job Markets Affect Parenting Styles  Fatherly

A new book suggests that economic inequality might be why you're so obsessed with buying STEM toys and over-scheduling your poor children.


Positive Parenting: Researchers say this is the best way to discipline your kids  KGW.com

Researchers say there's one method of disciplining your kids that works better than the rest, especially among pre-teens and teens. Developmental psychologist ...


What the College Admissions Scandal Tells Us About the Problem With Parenting Today  Inc.

If going to college was the right decision for you, you may have felt intense pressure to get into a "good" school--probably even an Ivy League one.


Midwest daddy-daughter hair care sessions put new spin on parenting  WRTV Indianapolis

For most dads, doing their daughter's hair doesn't come to them naturally.


Is the College Cheating Scandal the Apex of the Over-Parenting Epidemic? - Hit & Run : Reason.com  Reason

When all of childhood is considered college prep, desperate parents will do desperate things.


How Losing Both Parents Affects My Parenting  Scary Mommy

The loss of both parents will always be felt in our house, but I will try to bring my parents to life through stories.


Medford mother releases mental illness parenting book  KTVL

A Medford mother released a book about her family's experience raising a daughter with a mental illness. Author Andrea Berryman Childreth has been ...


5 funny-but-true parenting tips from (part-time Delco resident) Wanda Sykes  PhillyVoice.com

Celebrate the Media resident's birthday with some of her best, brightest and funniest parenting tips.


The Art of Parenting conference planned in Worthington  Daily Globe

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Local organizations provide parenting tools to keep children safe  WKOW

MADISON (WKOW) — Community organizations came together Saturday to give parents tools to keep their babies safe. At the New Baby, New Life community ...


Julia Roberts owns up to her strict parenting style, revealing she has BANNED social media  Daily Mail

Julia Roberts has owned up to her strict parenting style in a new interview, admitting that she has banned her three kids from social media, while restricting the ...


Positive Parenting: How Play & Parents Affect Child Development  9&10 News

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Mindful Parenting, Made Simple  Lion's Roar

Too busy chasing after children to read this whole article? Okay! Here's the skinny on 5 supremely doable steps to bring mindfulness to parenting and to your ...


Parenting Beyond the Headlines Podcast #13: How to achieve positive coparenting  WTNH.com

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How Mockingbird Is Modernizing the Parenting Products Industry  Inc.

How Mockingbird Is Modernizing the Parenting Products Industry.


This Video of Lori Loughlin Giving Parenting Advice Aged… Poorly  Fatherly

A clip of Lori Loughlin, who was arrested in the college admissions scandal, giving out parenting advice during a 2017 interview is going viral.


A Mom Tries To Tame Her 3-Year-Old's Anger Using Inuit Strategies : Goats and Soda  NPR

Six months ago, I found myself preparing for battle. I was lying in bed at 5:30 a.m., going over in my head how to handle the next encounter with my 3-year-old ...


My mother-in-law disapproves of my alternative parenting choices, in this week's Care and Feeding for Slate Plus members.  Slate Magazine

We've never gotten along, and now she's vocal about everything we do with our son.


Ryan Reynolds jokes he stopped parenting after getting 'Detective Pikachu' role  USA TODAY

Ryan Reynolds jokes in a new video for 'Detective Pikachu' that he so immersed himself in the title role that he failed to get his daughters from school.


How parents of adults can (gently) close the doors to the Bank of Mom and Dad  The Washington Post

Start their financial education early, create an exit strategy and celebrate the positive.


What Parenting Advice Did Bethenny Frankel Give Fredrik Eklund – and Did He Follow It?  PEOPLE.com

The Million Dollar Listing star shares the advice his fellow Bravo-lebrity shared with him - and the sweet nickname he gave Andy Cohen's son. By. Becky Randel.


From snow plough to curling: which parenting tribe are you?  Telegraph.co.uk

Until you become a parent, you never quite know what sort you are destined to turn into. Sure, you make all sorts of promises to yourself beforehand: 'I will not ...


Thoughtful Parenting: How to grow orchids  Steamboat Pilot & Today

In January, W. Thomas Boyce, M.D. published “The Orchid and the Dandelion: Why Some Children Struggle and How All Can Thrive.” Boyce's book is grounded ...


Maternal ADHD and Emotional Dysregulation Linked to Parenting Difficulties  ADDitude

New research published in The Journal of Attention Disorders has found that mothers with attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD) and emotional dysregulation ...


Glory over goodness: modern American parenting  AL.com

The idolization of children can take parents to dark and unscrupulous places.


Brain region plays key role in regulation of parenting behavior, study finds  UCLA Newsroom

The amygdala — a region of the brain known to be involved in emotions and social behaviors — has been found to play a critical role in the regulation of ...


Beto O’Rourke: his parenting comments show gender inequality in politics  Vox.com

Beto O'Rourke, the former Texas senatorial candidate who announced his run for president on Thursday, has three children. Sometimes, he even takes care of ...


Parenting class helping recovering addicts reconnect with kids  Journal Review

In the battle against drugs, their children took a back seat. Now as they rebuild their lives from active substance use, a group of recovering addicts were learning ...


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