Parenting Information


Parenting Information

Am I Really A Stroller-Monger?


I was reading "A Modern Infant Armada", a humor column in Maclean's Magazine written by a fellow humor columnist. Writing about it now is a bit like a painter painting another painter or a singer singing about another singer (but it not like a cook cooking another cook.

Birth of a Parent


So you're pregnant. Congratulations! Your life is about to change in ways you might find unthinkable (and we're not even talking about the surrender of your once slim waistline to proportions most comparable to that of a Dr.

Life Stuck In Fast Forward


the woes of being a parent of an ADHD child..

Power Foods for a Powerful School Lunch


There isn't a school day that goes by that I worry about my son's lunch. Of course, I ask myself the usual questions: Is he eating what he has in the bag? Will he trade his apple for a cookie? Will the school lunch he's ordering once a week be nutritious? He's a kid! He's not a fussy eater, but there are plenty of days that he has come home with a bag full of food.

How to Raise Creative Kids


"Where did he come up with that?" Kids often amaze us with their imaginative ideas, and we should give ourselves a pat on the back for playing a role in this development. Innovative thinking is essential for success in school and in life, and it's our job as parents to nurture our kids' innate desire to be creative.

Twin and Multiple Births are on the Rise


Did you know that the number of twin births have more than doubled since the early 1970s? Today, about one of every 35 births in the United States are twins. Even more significant is the number of triplet and higher multiple births which have increased 200 percent over the last three decades.

Mommies and Me Special Time


Creating and making special memories with your child is very important, especially for your child's development.Special memories also help build a relationship with your child that will last a lifetime.

Children's Birthday Party Planning: When and When Not to Have a Big Party


Age 1: Invite only family members and close friends only because this birthday is more for the parents than for the child. At age 1, a child doesn't understand the concept of "Birthday Party.

The Ten Things That Successful Parents Do


1. They are leaders as well as parents.

5 Steps to Raising an Optimistic Child


I had just completed a session with 17-year old Julie who suffered from severe depression. Julie believed she was a total failure and would never be able to change anything in her life.

Really Good News About Your Children's Video Games


Research published by University of Rochester neuroscientists C. Shawn Green and Daphne Bavelier has grabbed national attention for suggesting that playing "action" video and computer games has positive effects - enhancing student's visual selective attention.

How Kids Learn To Cooperate In Video Games -- A Guide for Parents and Teachers


A great many parents are concerned that the electronic games their kids play are teaching the kids "negative" messages such as aggression, violence, and isolation from real people. I want to illustrate here how computer and video game playing, can have positive effects on kids.

What the Matter Is


When my oldest boy was really young, he tickled my mother with that phrase. I would ask him, "What's the matter?" and he would answer me, "Well, what the matter is.

Saving Money on Preschool: Readiness Skills Needed for Kindergarten


As a mom of 4 who's youngest child is about to start Kindergarten this Fall, I'd like to share with you some things I've learned about Preschool over the last ten years, along with a list of readiness skills every child can be learning at home - whether attending Preschool or not.Preschools, especially those taught in a church environment, are a wonderful resource that help prepare children for regular school.

Children are People, Not Machines


When growing up, my father frequently reminded me to "pay attention to the details." That saying became very real to me in the area of parenting.

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Parenting lessons from my over the top mother  Momtastic

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Parenting Advice on Enforcing Rules for Kids: Trying to Follow Them Yourself  Fatherly

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40 Parenting Tweets From Celebrities That Prove Money Can't Buy You Peace.  Someecards News

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SC legislature considers 'free-range parenting' bill, would change state's child neglect laws  WIS10

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D&G Foundation boosts Maverley Parenting Workshop | News  Jamaica Gleaner

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Parenting tips: How to deal with your child's 'never-ending' questions  Times Now

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Today's most common parenting mistakes | John Rosemond  Reno Gazette Journal

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Q&A: A boy-girl sleepover in middle school? Just say no.  STLtoday.com

Q: 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.


Rosemond: Common parenting mistakes begin with mom and dad  Kokomo Tribune

A 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 because ...


My Teen Daughter Is Dating Her Friend Who Practically Lives With Us  Slate

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Parenting a procrastinator? It’s more complicated than you think.  The Washington Post

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The Early Years: Making sense of your child’s tantrums  The Indian Express

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33 Relatable Parenting Tweets From Molly Ringwald  HuffPost

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Hax: Resist the urge to be a parenting coach  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Adapted from a recent online discussion. Dear Carolyn: My husband and I got married and had kids relatively young, especially by his family's standards.


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Anne Hathaway follows Prince William and Kate Middleton's parenting playbook  USA TODAY

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

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The Balance Of Parenting: How Best To Support Children’s Self-Regulation  Science Trends

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Parenting An Extrovert In An Introvert-Centric World  NPR

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

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Cardi B on Strict Parenting and Being a Sexy Mom  HarpersBAZAAR.com

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Info meeting Feb. 21 about foster parenting | Community  Stowe Today

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'I loved being a mum to small children' - celebrity Emma Freud reveals joys and challenges of parenting  East Anglian Daily Times

She is used to high pressure roles in television, radio and fundraising for Comic Relief.


Stacey Solomon Admits She's 'Given Up On Parenting' This Half-Term – And We Can All Relate  HuffPost UK

Stacey Solomon's refreshingly honest post about “giving up” on parenting this half-term has been a hit with her parent followers on Instagram. The TV presenter ...


'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.


Advocates say “equal parenting time” custody bill has safeguards in place  HOI ABC

UPDATE -- In Springfield, the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee is reviewing a bill that would change the way courts decide child parenting.


A Parenting and Life Skills Intervention for Teen Mothers: A Randomized Controlled Trial  AAP News

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Dads Dressing in Drag 'For the Children' Is Not Good Parenting | Parenting  PJ Media

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Mom and Dad Are Fighting: The “This Job Sucks” Edition  Slate

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NU's Doepke explains link between inequality and parenting style  Daily Northwestern

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SC lawmakers endorse parenting bill that could change how you raise your kids  Rock Hill Herald

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Montessori parenting workshops start March 5  Chaffee County Times

The cost of the full six sessions is $200 for an individual or couple. Childcare will be available for children 2 or older for a reasonable price, McFarland said. The.


Stacey Solomon reveals she’s ‘given up’ on parenting as she shares pic of sons using THREE TV screens at same  The Sun

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The surprising Indian origin of blue jeans  The Indian Express

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Play This Game With Your Kids When You're Done Parenting  Lifehacker

Sometimes you just need a break. Maybe a kid kept you up all night or has been hanging off your leg every hour of every waking moment in recent history.


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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