Parenting Information


Parenting Information

My Sweet Little Valentine


Valentine day has always been a special day in my life since Naseer, my husband proposed me to marry him a few years back. Since then, we never missed the chance of cherishing and celebrating every Valentine's Day.

Using Cloth Nappies


We all know that using cloth nappies is best for the environment and for our baby's health (not to mention our pockets) but just how easy are they to use?Here are answers to some common questions to help get you started. Are cloth nappies easy to use?The short answer, is YES.

Being A Mum - It's About Them And Not About You!


So you want to be a mum? Every time you see a little baby in a mother's arms you desire it even more. I am going to ask some hard questions here for those who want to be mums: Why do you want to be a mum? Is it because it will be fun? Is it because you can show your motherhood to others? Is it because you want to keep your partner?Is it because of your loneliness? Is it because you are curious? Is it because you can get so many benefits in this country? Is it because you want to leave your surname going after you die? If you had to go on an interview in order to be authorised to be a mother, do you think you'd pass?Motherhood is a full-time job with long hours and overtime.

Visiting the Library


Libraries offer more than books. They are places of learning and discovery for everyone.

How to Take Charge of the TV


Many children enjoy TV, and they can learn from it. Keep in mind, though, that young children often imitate what they see, good or bad.

Tracking Your Child Progress


As a parent, you can learn a lot about your child's learning and watch for signs of possible problems. Here are some things to look for and to discuss with his teacher:Starting at age 3 or 4:Does your child remember nursery rhymes, and can he play rhyming games?At about age 4: Can your child get information or directions from conversations or books that are read aloud to him? Kindergartners:Is your child beginning to name and write the letters and numbers that he sees in books, on billboards and signs, and in other places?At age 5:Can your child play and enjoy simple word games in which two or more words start with the same sound? For example: "Name all the animals you can think of that start with d.

Helping Your Child Develop


Here are some things that you can do to help your child develop.Show your child that you care about him and that you are dependable.

Guide to Choosing a Computer System for Your Child


Before going further into choosing computers for children, I believe that you would like to know the answer to the following question:Why do children need computers?The easiest answer for this one is: "A child needs a computer so that he can play computer games". Everybody agrees.

Are You Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child?


Although many parents are concerned with our children's intelligence quotient (IQ), research shows that a child's emotional quotient (EQ) is just as important for that child's personal success. So what is Emotional Intelligence? Emotional quotient is your child's ability to feel, while intelligence quotient is your child's ability to think.

A Mothers Love


Once upon a time there was a beautiful bird whose golden feathers and sweet voice attracted attention where ever she went. She was not only beautiful but also extremely intelligent and talented and she longed to leave the nest and try her wings out in the big world.

Words of Wisdom for Single Parents


The cost of being a parent and raising a child in todays world is constantly increasing. The risk of your child becoming involved in problem behaviour is also greater.

The Challenges of Single Parenting


Having worked with parents for the last 35 years and written books on parenting and relationships, I've discovered that one of the greatest challenges for us as parents is to be loving role-models for our children, showing our children through our behavior how to take personal responsibility for their own feelings and needs. Our children need to learn from our role-modeling how to nurture themselves within and how to create a sense of safety in the world.

Caretaking Parents, Entitled Kids


Demanding children - children who have entitlement issues - seem to be common these days. Like the obnoxious child, Veruca Salt in Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory, who was constantly demanding that her father get her whatever she wanted ("I want an Umpa Lumpa! Get it for me NOW!"), we hear many children today uttering the fairly constant refrain, "I want ?.

Authoritarian Parenting, Permissive Parenting, or Loving Parenting


Angie was brought up by rigid, authoritarian parents who kept her on a tight leash. They rarely considered her feelings about anything, showing a complete lack of empathy and compassion for her feelings and desires.

A Night Out For Mom & Dad


Is your babysitter watching the kids and your k9 family member?It is Saturday night and you have planned for a babysitter to entertain and care for your children while you have a date with your spouse. Aaaahhhh adult time! Your sitter arrives and greets the kids and your eager dog.

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Dr. Elaine Heffner: Make-believe parenting  Siskiyou Daily News

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The Swedish Royal Family's Online Parenting Guide Should Be Required Reading  Romper

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

Three books argue how improving the way society treats parents and their children is in all our interest.


Loose Women's Stacey Solomon reveals surprising parenting confession  HELLO! Magazine

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Gender-Free Parenting  The Good Men Project

Teach your children that all of the virtues – compassion and bravery, love and assertiveness – have their place in the lives of successful, well-rounded people.


The Constant Gardener: Hein Koh Talks Parenting, Photoshop, and Her Sprawling Rockefeller Center Show -  ARTnews

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Sometimes, Parenting Is Boring  The New York Times

Taking 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.


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

As a parent, for over decades as witnessed we have adopted various parenting styles all across the globe for nurturing a healthy relationship with their children.


Bringing Up Bebe Review: Why French Parenting Helps Kids Eat Normal Foods, Behave Themselves, And Sleep All Night  Fatherly

All the advice, tips, techniques from Pamela Druckerman's bestseller about raising kids in France, 'Bringing Up Bebe,' in 1000 words.


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Will Meghan Markle Seek Parenting Advice From Kate Middleton?  The Cheat Sheet

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SC lawmakers consider "Free Range Parenting bill"  WCBD News 2

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Making parenting a little easier  The Herald Argus

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Parenting in Manhattan is a Darwinian struggle  The Guardian

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Whitman: Seventh Mom Project helps mothers share parenting-related struggles  Tampa Bay Times

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Kate Middleton Made This Surprisingly Relatable Parenting Confession  The Cheat Sheet

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

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Cornell Researcher Finds Intensive Parenting Style Popular Across Socioeconomic Groups  Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun

According to Cornell researcher Patrick Ishizuka, intensive parenting has become a dominant parenting style across socioeconomic groups.


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Prince William Gives New Dads Advice on Parenting ‘Fragile’ Infants: ‘It’s Very Daunting’  Us Weekly

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PARENTING: How to really eat the elephant this year  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

You have probably heard the saying that you eat an elephant one bite at a time. It's an encouragement to break big goals down into small, doable steps.


Out with 'parenting,' in with child-rearing | Rosemond  Reno Gazette Journal

There is “parenting” and then there is bringing up, rearing or raising children. The difference is night and day; so are the outcomes.


Hecht: Parenting little piggies  Asheville Citizen-Times

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Creating Effective Parenting Plans  Mediate.com

This article discusses working with your children's developmental needs when creating a parenting plan.


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.


5 Of The Most Effective Ways To Talk To Your Kids (So They Actually Listen)  YourTango

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Should We Give Our Kids More Freedom? Why We Support 'Free-Range Parenting'  HuffPost UK

If 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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Free parenting program for traumatized children  WSLS 10

A new parenting program is teaching guardians and children how to work together. New River Valley Community Services (NRVCS) is hosting the free, six-week ...


Pamela Adlon on Parenting: 'Kids Are Not Enough'  Variety

Pamela Adlon says that while parenting is "incredible," having kids shouldn't stop a person's journey of self-discovery.


Why Swedes Are Chiller Parents Than Americans  The Atlantic

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


This parenting trick could help curb your kid's tech addiction  Quartz

I make my teenager write a report on every new app she wants to download.


Kate Gosselin Defends Her ‘Overzealous’ Protective Parenting: ‘It Comes From a Place of Love’  Us Weekly

Kate Gosselin defended her 'overzealous' protective parenting style, explaining that 'it comes from a place of love' — details.


Similarities in Parenting and Friedreich’s Ataxia  Friedreich's Ataxia News

Columnist Kendall Harvey shares some similarities she sees between life with kids and life with a progressive disease, affecting both humor and sanity.


Positive Parenting: Toddlers recognize the right way to win  WQAD Moline

Researchers found a majority of the toddlers liked the puppet who got his way when the other puppet bowed down to him. However, in the second scenario, the ...


Positive Parenting: Self-control in kids  WQAD Moline

Research has shown that a child's cognitive development, or his ability to learn, is likely influenced by his or her parents. But there are other factors at play, too.


The Bad News About Helicopter Parenting: It Works  The New York Times

New research shows that hyper-involved parenting is the route to kids' success in today's unequal world.


WHS volunteer wins pet parenting award  Winnipeg Free Press

Chosen from amongst thousands of pet owners all over North America, area resident Jill Bristow, a Winnipeg Humane Society foster parent and volunteer, ...


Positive Parenting: Mindfulness in Schools Reduces Child Stress  9&10 News

Mindfulness training was once synonymous with yoga studios. These days, even major corporations offer the training to employees. Mindfulness practices ...


What Parenting Advice Should Kate Middleton Give to Meghan Markle?  The Cheat Sheet

A mother of three children, Kate Middleton has likely learned a lot in her years as a parent. Here's what Meghan Markle can learn from her sister-in-law.


What is the South Carolina law about free range parenting?  The State

South Carolina is considering changing how parents can supervise their children. They are calling it free range parenting. Here is what the law states.


How Can I Change Parenting Time Post-Divorce? - Family and Matrimonial - United States  Mondaq News Alerts

For most people, once their divorce is final they are done with the divorce process and the legal aspects of their case. But this may not be true for everyone.


Sports Parenting: Put aside your own competitive urge and let the kids play  The Providence Journal

My youngest son loved basketball so much that he cried when the Celtics traded Isaiah Thomas. He cried again when we watched Gordon Hayward break his ...


Anne Hathaway Takes a Parenting Tip From William & Kate  E! Online

The Oscar-winning actress was inspired by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in one particular area of parenting her son Jonathan. Watch!


Seminar looks at parenting in a digital world  Winnipeg Free Press

Winnipeg Mennonite Elementary and Middle Schools is hosting a seminar for parenting in the digital age on Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. at its campus on 250 Bedson St.


Positive Co-Parenting Part 1: Exchange conflict for compromise and communication  WTNH.com

Divorce is difficult. Oftentimes, mom and dad need to put aside contentious feelings to make sure their child still feels stable and secure. News 8's Connecticut ...


'Dragon in the drop-off lane' explores parenting wars in the Bay Area  KALW

Playwright Lisa Rothman is an East Oakland mom. One day she took her kids to a Winter Solstice Carnival in Marin, and things were never the same. She saw.


Why is my teen daughter such an enigma?  The Washington Post

Q: We have a 15-year-old daughter (and an 11-year-old daughter and an 8-year-old son). While our 15-year-old has always been a very private person, her ...


Overheard in DC: Parenting  DCist

Welcome back to Overheard in D.C., DCist's weekly column of funny, strange, and poignant things that our readers and staff overhear and send in. We've been ...


Parenting tips: How to ensure your child is not bullied  Times Now

According to a study conducted recently, it was found that children with multiple siblings are at a higher risk of being bullied in comparison to children with only ...


The Unavoidable Weirdness Of Parenting  Wisconsin Public Radio News

If you're a parent, you've probably resorted to some unconventional means to stay sane and get your kid to behave.


'Act Natural' from Jennifer Traig delivers history of parenting  austin360

Go to any bookstore or search any online bookseller under "parenting" and you'll find many books on what to do from before birth to the teenage years and ...


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