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Where Is Your Homework, Lisa?


Is Homework Really That Important?Dear Friends,I no longer teach in public schools, but for what seems like 100 years, I did. During my long career, I did the best I knew how to do at the time, based on where I was in life, and what I had learned about teaching.

Parenting Your Teenager: How to Build Trust


``Mom, can I go to the mall with my friend Jenny?''``No, not after you came home late last night.''``Well, everyone else gets to.

Parenting Your Teenager: 7 Tips for Back to School Success


Blink. That's all we did, blink, and summer is ending and a new school year is beginning.

Parenting Your Teenager: 4 Dangerous Myths


MYTH: All teens have to rebel, and the teen years will be miserable years for a family.REALITY: Teens do have to separate from their parents and families.

Parenting Your Teenager: 3 More Dangerous Myths


MYTH: If you have not parented as well as you would have liked up until now, it's too late to try anything different.REALITY: This is one of those seductive little lies that sounds so close to the truth.

Back to School Success Tips


Q. With the school year just beginning, what can we do as parents to help make this a successful year for our teen-ager and our family?A.

MORAL ARMORS Irrational Parenting, Part II


Handing Down Malignancy.Children may begin bright and eager to face the world, but are often inundated with the conditioning of their fear-ridden predecessors speaking of lost dreams-taken by no one in particular.

Trip, Trip, Trip... Here Is Your Night Visitor Again!


Night Visits From Your ChildIn the middle of the night you hear, trip, trip, trip and your bedroom door opens. It's not hard to imagine who it is and when you feel your little one climbing into your bed, you are sure.

In Defense of the Jelly Bean


Should a parent give a child a tangible reward when he or she has behaved properly or performed some important task such as doing homework, or helping around the house? Understandably, many parents are hesitant to use incentives, such as prizes, or food treats, to influence their children, especially considering the negative comments by some, but not all, contemporary parenting experts. For many parents, giving their children rewards feels like bribery and to them, should be thus avoided.

Parenting Confidence - Who Needs It?


It used to strike me as odd - but really, it makes perfect sense.If you are a regular flier, or have flown recently, you'll know what I mean.

Moms - Get More Energy Now


Let's be honest! When it comes to parenting, men expect their wives or partners to do the lion's share.There are signs that we're moving toward a more enlightened age in which ALL parents play their part.

Responsible Fatherhood - A Unique And Irreplaceable Role!


Something happened the other day that made me feel uneasy. Yet I shouldn't have felt that way!My wife had left for work and I was hanging the washing out to dry.

STOP Parental Alienation Syndrome before It Gets a Chance to START


Parental Alienation Syndrome was probably first identified and codified by Dr. Richard Gardner in his book of the same name.

Parenting Your Teenager: How to Say NO!


Q: Whenever we tell my daughter "no," she just bugs and pesters until we give in. I know it's wrong to give in, but she makes things so unpleasant that we give in just to make peace.

Whats in a Name?


My cousin boasts five names and I confess that when I was younger that irritated me enormously. Worse than that, my sole middle name is Norman, just as my father's was before me, and his father before him.

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On Cultural and Technological Parenting  Forbes

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Connections: Discussing free-range parenting and unstructured play  WXXI News

The mayor of Ithaca has declared the city to be a “free range kids city.” Mayor Svante Myrick says he believes in the power of play, and Ithaca's.


Patience and Parenting  The Good Men Project

My sons are in a fun stage of life right now. My first grader comes home from school every day full of new knowledge and social interactions. He's bursting at the ...


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

A University of Michigan study found that most parents would agree monitoring what their child is doing online is one of the biggest modern parenting ...


Every Time Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell Got Real About Parenting  Us Weekly

Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell have been especially open about their experiences parenting daughters Lincoln and Delta — see more.


Woman begs Facebook to stop showing her parenting ads after baby’s death — here’s how to avoid upsetting ads  MarketWatch

You can adjust your own advertising to avoid sensitive topics.


Mom and Dad Are Fighting: “Welcome to the Man Cave” Edition  Slate

Rebecca is not here because of hiking.


Get Great Parenting Tips While You Parent in the Morning  Fatherly

In the chaos of the morning — in between spilled milk and changed diapers — who has time or emotional bandwidth for the news? How about a little advice from ...


The Most Magical Word in Parenting  Psychology Today

There's this one word—a magical little one—that lets us parents balance for our children so much complexity in a single sentiment. It's not our typical go-to words ...


Parenting autism  The Kathmandu Post

Raising an autistic child is daunting anywhere in the world, but more so in Nepal. Parents make countless sacrifices and some even leave their careers to ...


Sex Education and Parenting: What We Know  Psychology Today

There is clear evidence that the foundations for sex education comes from parents and guardians at home.


These Dads Show The Internet What Parenting Actually Looks Like  catcountry1073.com

A father forces his child to walk to school after being kicked off the bus for bullying. Child abuse or good old fashioned discipline?


Family: The Parenting Traps  Richmond magazine

There's nothing like the magic of the holiday season with little ones. Each twinkling light is a little more magical. Each carol sounds a little lovelier, every cup of ...


Should Ohio divorce courts follow same standard in setting shared parenting?  The Columbus Dispatch

Ideally, couples who are separating or divorcing come up with a parenting-time schedule agreeable to all parties. But when they don't, Ohio judges might turn to ...


My Son Is a Disgusting Slob at the Dinner Table  Slate

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PARENTING: Gratitude yields health and social benefits  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

With Thanksgiving having passed, we may want a jump start on our New Year's resolutions. Research shows such a long list of health and social benefits that ...


Indiana father writes book on 'Bare Minimum Parenting'  WTHR

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - If you're a parent, you've probably wondered once or twice whether you're doing the right things when it comes to raising your kids.


The Number One Parenting Question  Aish

Why don't my kids listen to me and what should I do about it?


Dear Parents, Don't Blame 'Fortnite' For Your Bad Parenting And Lazy Kids  Forbes

Parents are worried that Fortnite is causing their kids to fail at school. Instead of rehab, maybe try some good old-fashioned parenting.


Report questions inequities in Ohio parenting plans; standards debated  Massillon Independent

Those standard, or default plans, vary widely by county. And too many of them — in more than 60 of 88 counties — reflect outdated approaches.


The Most Pointless Parenting Advice I've Received From Strangers In Public  Romper

Being a parent is hard. With the best preparation and resources and support, it's still a series of fumbling through until you sort of find your groove. And even that ...


The trick to parenting independent teens requires more than just rules  Aleteia EN

"How to raise an independent child with the right values," a video talk by Dr. Justin Coulson, inspires a discussion on effective strategies for parenting teens.


Parenting in the Present: 8 Questions Effective Parents Ask Regularly  PsychCentral.com

Parenting is a demanding role and one that requires constant reflection and adaptation. Children change and what worked in one stage of development most ...


PARENTING: What does gratitude look like?  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Having celebrated Thanksgiving, this is the time of year when our nation starts paying attention to gratitude. We ask our kids to count their blessings and think of ...


Connections: Parenting LGBTQ youth  WXXI News

A debate erupted over social media when pop culture reporter and Billy Eichner advised parents-to-be to consider how they would react if they found out.


Why DNA may matter more than parenting — and what that means for society  Salon

Parents obviously matter tremendously in their children's lives. They provide the essential physical and psychological ingredients for children's development.


How parenting affects antisocial behaviors in children  EurekAlert

Washington, DC, December 4, 2018. Less parental warmth and more harshness in the home environment can affect how aggressive children become and ...


Chosen One of the Day: Bowser's parenting skills  SYFY WIRE

Between his day job of menacing the Mushroom Kingdom and his many, many extracurricular activities, it can be easy to forget that Bowser has an actually ...


PARENTING: Helping kids manage relationships  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Our relationships are one of the most important aspects of our lives. Great relationships with our family, at work, at school and in the community usually translate ...


This Family’s Hilariously Chaotic Christmas Cards Show The Realities Of Parenting  Someecards News

If you have a refrigerator, it's likely it's decorated with at least one family Christmas card that shows a pristinely groomed family wearing monochrome outfits and ...


Gwyneth Paltrow and Brad Falchuk Have 'Different Parenting Styles'  inTouch Weekly

Gwyneth Paltrow and Brad Falchuk live separately even though they're married because their parenting styles are different.


The parenting years haven’t flown by, actually. But here’s why I’m glad.  The Washington Post

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


Timeouts are a dated and ineffective parenting strategy. So what's a good alternative?  Chicago Tribune

The timeout technique, used by parents for decades, exploded into the public domain in the early 2000s thanks to TV's "Supernanny" Jo Frost, who rebranded it.


When Parenting Styles Clash  WBBM NewsRadio

Sometimes parents may have different parenting styles and that normally isn't a bad thing. It is OK to occasionally disagree on smaller issues. 00:00:59.


How mediocre parenting keeps me sane over the holidays  The Week Magazine

"We have come to banish darkness," begins a popular Hebrew children's song for the holiday. Once day turns to night, earlier and chillier than a mere few weeks ...


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

Who would you rather follow: someone who pretends to be perfect (when you know they're not), or someone who's made the same kinds of mistakes you ...


Ellen DeGeneres' Parenting Joke Gives Ashton Kutcher a Complex  E! NEWS

The host teases the actor and his 2-year-old son who never walks.


WATCH! Will Smith's Sons School Him With Hilarious Parenting Advice  BET

Jaden and Trey have some wise words for Papa Will.


Inmates Get Parenting Lessons in Jail's Father Boot Camp  Spectrum News

Classes teach nurturing, and loving without violence.


Parenting with the end result in mind  Montgomery Advertiser

What would change in our parenting if we could see the future adults in these little people we are raising?


'Parenting carelessly comes at a high cost'  Virginia Gazette

1 Corinthians 4:2 (NLT) Now, a person who is put in charge as a manager must be faithful. In parenting we must always be on alert to the “true” needs of our ...


Billy Eichner Explains Parenting An LGBTQ Child In One Perfect & Poignant Tweet  Romper

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Reese Witherspoon's tough love approach to parenting  ABC News

When it comes to parenting, Reese Witherspoon believes in full transparency.


Harsh parenting can be buffered by warm relationships with teachers, peers  Reuters

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How one parent helped change the conversation around parenting with a disability  ABC Life

Over the past two months, the series We've Got This has broken down barriers and challenged the misconceptions around parenting with disability.


An app for making parenting easier  Quartz

An app has arrived that focuses on parent's well being, not being better parents.


Coast Line: Triple P Parenting seminar set Dec. 10 in Watsonville  Santa Cruz Sentinel

Triple P Parenting will teach the seminar “Raising Confident, Competent Children” from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday at the La Manzana Community Resources, 18 W.


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.


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

SHANDONG, East China — Huang Wenjuan never thought there was anything wrong with her approach to parenting until her teenage daughter stormed out of ...


Resolve to never use corporal punishment | Parenting With Pete  NJ.com

Spanking children crosses a threshold that permits violence against children even if that violence is minimal.


'Panic parenting' fear drives women to freeze eggs  Chicago Tribune

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Different Parenting Styles & Friendships  FOX 31 Denver

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THE LIST: South Orange-Maplewood Parenting Center Toy Drive Needs Teen Gifts  The Village Green

The SOMSD Parenting Center Toy Drive is, as always, in need of gifts for teens. “As we all know, they can be hard to please and hard to buy for!” wrote Principal ...


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

Reese Witherspoon on parenting: “Guess what, kids? You're going to be disappointed and uncomfortable once in a while.” This can be applied to adults too.


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Positive Parenting: Sharing stories matters  WQAD Moline

When you sit down to read or tell a story with your child, who takes the lead?


Can We Just Admit the Playground Is Parenting Hell?  ELLE.com

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Parenting Time Center opens all new Teen Room  14 News WFIE Evansville

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - The new teen room at Evansville's Parenting Time Center is officially open. Mayor Winneke and several other community leaders were ...


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

An estimated 419000 U.S. children now use melatonin, almost five times as many as in 2007.


The Only 15 Best Parenting Books Worth Your Money  GoodHousekeeping.com

If the idea of raising a kid without some guidance seems daunting, these parenting books will get you through. These best books for new moms and dads will ...


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

They say it takes a village to raise a child, but the village is significantly more helpful when there are people within it who can speak to your exact circumstances, ...


Parenting Won't Be Like Anything You Imagined. It Can't Be.  Romper

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Pink claps back at Instagram parenting critics with sassy message  9Honey

Pink has no time for parenting critics. On Thursday, the singer shared an Instagram photo of her son Jameso...


Less Is More in Swim Parenting  SwimSwam

Your kids will be happy, well-adjusted, self-sufficient and swim about the same or better than if you are overly involved.


The judgmental mom is little more than a stereotype  CNN

Are moms really so judgmental? If not, where does this stereotype come from and why is it so hard to shake?


Perhaps bad parenting was involved in shooting death of 7-year-old  Baltimore Sun

We need to look at the parents in the killing of 7-year-old Taylor Hayes.


What is Kate Middleton and Prince William's Biggest Parenting Challenge They're Facing Now?  The Cheat Sheet

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have revealed what their biggest parenting challenge is now in raising their three children.


Is there a parenting crisis in Kenya?  The Standard

Heightening inflation, globalisation, conflicts, wars and modernity have had a significant impact on the family and more so parent-child relationships.


The right age for children to travel to school alone  Herald Sun

Children in late primary school can walk to school alone, play unattended in a playground and ride a bike around the neighbourhood, experts say.


Positive Parenting: Do parents play favorites?  WQAD Moline

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Parenting with Love workshop focuses on positive techniques  Tahlequah Daily Press

Raising a child takes a village, and a new workshop aims to empower parents. Parenting with Love and Logic is a series of workshops that began last week at ...


Sophie Ellis Bextor insists she doesn't get parenting right all the time  Daily Mail

Sophie Ellis-Bextor, 39, who is expecting her fifth child, has insisted she still has a lot to learn when it comes to parenting with her musician husband Richard ...


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

Meghan Leahy, a parenting coach with Positively Parenting will join On Parenting editor Amy Joyce to talk about parenting children of all ages. Chat starts on ...


Old and new pregnancy and parenting publications strive to ease pressure on young parents in child rearing  The Japan Times

For 25 years, pregnancy and parenting magazines Tamago Club and Hiyoko Club have served as a platform for new mothers, giving them a place to share their ...


Better parenting is in the cards  UCI News

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


What Is Permissive Parenting? - Experts Explain Permissive Parenting  GoodHousekeeping.com

While permissive parents are often very responsive and loving, this parenting style is defined by having no rules. The term was developed by psychologist Diana ...


Why Parenting Tweens And Teens Is So Damn Lonely  Scary Mommy

Parenting teens can be a lonely place, but no one tells you or prepares you for just how lonely.


China Rules, Australian Gift Guide, Art, Asian Malls, Marijuana and Parenting  The New York Times

This week's Australia Letter rounds up nine can't-miss journalistic surprises, from suggestions for holiday shopping to an argument Australia is wealthy, but ...


'Creed II' Is The Best Parenting Movie Of 2018  Romper

Maybe I'm just a sucker for training montages involving car tires being flung at a character's abs as he does sit-ups in an steampunk desert gym, but I really think ...


Parenting tips for dealing with holiday stress  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

The holidays can be a magical time with great food, favorite movies, fun traditions and decorations. But the holidays are also a busy time that can be stressful ...


[PHOTO] 'Orville' Season 2 First Look: Isaac & Claire, Parenting Tips  TVLine

Having previously suggested that vaporizing Claire's children could tame the restless youths (and good), The Orville's Isaac seems to be offering a more ...


Why Kids Like ‘Parenting’ Their Toys  The Atlantic

The enduring appeal of toys that need to be fed, changed, and rocked like human babies may be rooted in children's desire to act like grown-ups.


Positive Parenting: Managing hectic holiday schedules  WMUR Manchester

The holidays can be a busy time for families. Kate Guerdat, Ed.D., of the UNH Cooperative Extension, gives some advice on how to keep the family schedule ...


7 English classic songs to sing out loud with children  The Indian Express

Here are seven English songs that your children can sing out loud, while also helping them to learn the language better.


We Care for the Holidays: Parenting Place provides child abuse prevention services  The Missoulian

The Parenting Place has a history of providing child abuse-prevention services to families in Missoula and Missoula County since 1981.


Slate's parenting podcast on the best games to play with your kids and saying grace at family dinner.  Slate

Seeing your kids fail creatively, the best family games, and what to do when your in-laws make your kids say grace.


Ryan Reynolds says that parenting has made him a better person: 'I sort of miss being horrible'  INSIDER

The "Deadpool" star, who has been married to Blake Lively since 2012, opened up about parenting during an appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show."


Digital Parenting Night eyes pros and cons of tech use by kids  Cleveland Daily Banner

E.L. Ross Elementary School recently hosted a Digital Parenting Night to teach parents how to navigate the pros and cons of their children's technology use.


Gazette opinion: Parenting in prison with Family Tree  Billings Gazette

At four months old, Honor is already a celebrity at Montana Women's Prison where he has been a visitor twice weekly since birth.


Enduring Cancer While Parenting a Child  Curetoday.com

I've been experiencing weakness in my right leg. Specifically, my leg has been giving out when I go down steps, and I've had to catch myself to keep from falling ...


Dad sings ballad of regret over his parenting  Detroit Free Press

Today, our son is very successful, but, just like me, it is go, go, go – he is always at work.


Mike Leach praises Iowa State's success and has parenting advice for Matt Campbell  Des Moines Register

Mike Leach talks a variety of topics in the leadup to his team's game against Iowa State in the Alamo Bowl.


Support group forms to help grandparents now faced with parenting again because of the opioid crisis  WPTV.com

It has become a nationwide crisis, with experts citing at least a million children across the country being raised by grandparents, in part because of drug abuse.


Cyber Monday 2018: Best Toy Deals and Parenting Essentials  WIRED

Looking for toys, a Roomba, or an Instant Pot? Here are the Cyber Monday deals for everyone in the family.


Treat your kids to bacon Philly cheesecake this weekend  The Indian Express

Your kids are sure to enjoy digging into this sumptuous Bacon Philly Cheesecake when it's ready. Why not get them to help out as well and double the fun?


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