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Dads - What Family Legacy Are You Passing On to Your Children?


Do you want to create a deeper, more loving relationship with your child?To begin, you can learn from your own father:Whether you consider him to have been a good father or not, you can use your experience to become a better parent to YOUR children.Patterns of behavior are often passed on unconsciously from one generation to the next.

Parents and Children Working Together


When parents help their children learn to read, they help open the door to a new world. As a parent, you can begin an endless learning chain: You read to your children, they develop a love of stories and poems, they want to read on their own, they practice reading, and finally they read for their own information or pleasure.

5 Simple Steps Guaranteed To Allow You To Spend More Time With Your Children This Summer


Look around: Your kids are counting sleeps until the last day of school, the local outdoor swimming pool is open, and the temperature has sky-rocketed. Summer is here! Are you still stuck in your winter routine? The one filled with rushing around to after school programs, play dates and endless birthday parties.

Ten Tips to Stimulate Your Newborns Senses


A number of scientific studies have shown the way a baby uses her senses in the early months of life is crucial to future development. A baby, whose senses are stimulated develop a sharper memory, inquisitiveness and a better concentration.

Selecting and Hiring Childcare Employees


In today's fast-paced society, many families depend on some form of childcare arrangements to help meet the demands of family and work. The majority of parents in America work outside the home, creating a need for dependable childcare.

How To Be A Bad Mother


As I sit here and reflect on the past two days and really the past two months, I am flooded with memories of the past and present. All of these thoughts run through my head and I feel so angry and resentful.

Motherhood is a Perfect Adventure


How often do you think of family life as an adventure or delightful experience? If you and your children are having a good day, then you might buy into this idea. However, many of you are probably laughing hysterically now.

Reading Activities Parents Can Use For Their Children


Using 14 "at" Flashcards To Teach Reading:This exercise helps your child increase the speed with which she reads the words she has a grip on so far. Write each of the words flat, chat, brat, spat, splat, and drat on a separate index card.

Childrens Safety in Public Places - 10 Useful Tips


My kids ask me all the time to take them to playgrounds or any other public place. I can't help to think that the risk involved in this is greater than we are often aware of.

The Laid Back Parents Guide to Teaching Your Child to Read


At first I thought of titling this article "The Lazy Parent's Guide" but then I realized that most parents aren't lazy, but they may have a slightly different philosophy about children and learning.If you're a big reader yourself or if you're homeschooling, you're probably concerned about how to teach your child to read.

The Family Guy - Parenting From a Single Dads Perspective


It was a hot summer day in august and The courthouse was without cold air. I wiped my brow as I entered the crowded courtroom.

Summer Camp Care Packages


Every summer our daughter goes to summer camp. She looks forward to it every year.

Time, Stress, and a Baby


The main thing we noticed since having a baby is that time is a more valuable good. We do not have enough time for many things or time is really tight to accomplish certain tasks before the next feeding time has come.

Reclaiming Her Identity: A Mothers Diary


After giving up my profession to become a wife, a mother of one, then suddenly seven made life very taxing for me. I soon came face to face with a challenging question.

Breastfeed a Toddler - Why?


Is your baby approaching his or her first birthday and you're considering weaning?The American Academy of Pediatrics currently recommends that "breastfeeding continue for at least 12 months, and thereafter for as long as mutually desired."If you and your baby are still enjoying the nursing experience, why not take a look at some of the advantages of nursing beyond that first year?1) Immunological BenefitsContrary to popular belief, mother's milk does not have an expiration date!Your baby continues to receive all the benefits of human milk for as long as he is nursing.

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The Most Magical Word in Parenting  Psychology Today

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I wouldn't trade these heavy-duty parenting years because they've changed all of us, and made us who we are.


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Why helicopter parenting may jeopardize kids' health  PBS NewsHour

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Study: Biggest modern parenting challenge is monitoring child's online activity  WXYZ Detroit

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Parenting Crisis Sends China's Moms and Dads Back to School  Sixth Tone

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Sex Education and Parenting: What We Know  Psychology Today

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Never Look Too Good Or Talk Too Smart--Part II--Parenting Superpower  Forbes

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The Number One Parenting Question  Aish

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Timeouts are a dated and ineffective parenting strategy. So what’s a good alternative?  The Washington Post

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I Feel Guilty About Sending One Kid to Private School When I Can’t Afford to Send the Others  Slate

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Opinion: Shared parenting legislation good for Mich.  The Detroit News

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Reese Witherspoon's honest parenting technique is essential for success  Ladders

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Christmas 2018: 8 tips for hosting children’s party  The Indian Express

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Parenting: Melatonin may help you sleep. But is it safe for kids?  Charleston Post Courier

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Dad sings ballad of regret over his parenting  Detroit Free Press

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Port Lincoln mother develops co-parenting app for divorced families  Port Lincoln Times

A Port Lincoln woman has developed a prototype app to help split parents coordinate childrens' schedules.


The digital age of parenting, made in Mexico  LATAM Tech

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20 Major Cultural Differences Between Parenting In The US And Canada  Moms

A look beneath the surface of both countries gives us a better view of what the differences between both countries actually are.


All Moms Need To Hear Michelle Obama's Parenting Advice For Meghan Markle  Romper

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'Parenting carelessly comes at a high cost'  Virginia Gazette

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Better parenting is in the cards  UCI News

UCI startup incubator helps doctoral student market innovative game promoting life skills.


Pink's epic reply to parenting troll who criticised her husband  Yahoo Lifestyle

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3 breathing exercises children can practise to cope with air pollution  The Indian Express

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Less Is More in Swim Parenting  SwimSwam

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Mom in the spotlight: Marie Tillman of Mac & Mia  Chicago Parent

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Netflix Is Prodding My Kids to Watch R-Rated Movies | Parenting  PJ Media

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