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Parenting Information

Ten Tips for a Great First Day of School!


Many children are jittery on the first day of school. Listed are ways to prepare your child for the big day!-Read books about school.

Consistent Boundaries Makes Discipline Easier


Homes should be run by parents, not children. So many times, however, either the children are in charge or the parents are so eager to be liked, that whatever rules and standards are talked about, few are enforced, especially on a consistent basis.

15 Ways to Help Kids Like Themselves


1. Tell me something you like about yourself? Help your child to focus on her many strengths.

Study Skills - How Can YOU Help Your Kids?


Some years ago when touring the Scottish Highlands, a man I met said something that's stuck with me ever since.He was elderly, yet was still working away on his small farm.

Home And School Education - Your Kids Can Benefit From Both!


Once, as a Learning Support Teacher, I made my way down to the annexe that housed the school's History Department.The annexe was about 100 metres from the main school building, down an attractive, leafy hill.

Unschooling - the Benefits of Home Based Education


Home schooling benefits children. As a parent, I feel it is important to provide the best opportunities available to my children.

Think Like Your Kids - And Understand Them More!


Seven-year old Michael was on a school trip to a Wildlife Centre in Central Scotland. It was near the end of the day and they were in the Gift Shop before boarding the bus for the journey home.

Advantages of Using a Board Certified Pediatrician


When a child is born, a new number is added to the parental speed dial. When a child wakes his parents up in the middle of the night, there is one person that they know they can turn to for the answers.

The Long Journey Home


Once upon a time, I thought I had it all. I had a child, a career, the world at my feet.

How to Teach Anger Management to Your Child


Most of us recognize the continuing escalation of violence around us, due to intolerance, and many of us blame it on somebody else. Parents teach their children, all the time, and when one of us displays "road rage," while our child is in the car, we teach a brand new skill set.

Back to School - Disappontment?


Our back-to-school buying habits do not help kids succeed in the classroom!Parents are buying new book bags, school clothes, tennis shoes, notebooks, pens, etc., with the mistaken belief that this will help their child succeed in school.

Parenting in the Kitchen - Lessons in Cooking, Socializing, and Bonding


Kitchens are where everything happens. It's not just where meals are prepared - it's usually the hub of the home, where family and friends get together to spend time.

Finding A Caregiver You Can Trust


Choosing to leave your child with a caregiver is one of the most important decisions you will make. When hiring a caregiver or nanny for your child, there are several important steps you need to take to minimize potential risks of hiring someone who will not be a good fit for your child and family.

Selecting A Quality Day Care Center


Many working families choose a commercial or individual day care center to care for their child during the workday. We've listed important aspects of a daycare center's environment to evaluate when making your choice: Staff to Child Ratio.

Fundraising For Your Preschool Or Daycare Center


Most day cares are non-profit organizations that must operate within a tight budget that covers the costs of facilities, staff and all of the equipment and materials for operating a quality and stimulating environment for children. It's a balancing act with little room for extras for the center or it's staff.

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There’s Evidence on How to Raise Children, but Are Parents Listening?  The New York Times

Day-to-day individual choices matter less than we think, but national policies seem to matter a lot.


End the Plague of Secret Parenting  The Atlantic

If mothers and fathers speak openly about child-care obligations, their colleagues will adapt.


Parenting Points — A strong self-image is a strong child!  Afro American

When a baby is born, families almost always want to know who the baby looks like. DNA, passed from parents to offspring, contains specific traits from genes.


The parenting myth: How kids are raised matters less than you think  New Scientist

DNA is more important to a child's personality, exam results and future income than the way they are brought up – but that's good news, says geneticist Robert ...


How my mother prepared us to live without her  The Washington Post

The night my mother told me that her cancer was terminal, she came into my room to say good night, same as she always did. “I'm so sorry I'm not going to be at ...


I Do Most of the Child Care. How Do I Correct My Husband’s Parenting Mistakes?  Slate

Care and Feeding is Slate's parenting advice column. Have a question for Care and Feeding? Email careandfeeding@slate.com or post it in the Slate Parenting ...


So, What Is the "Parallel Parenting" Technique Camille Grammer and Her Ex Kelsey Grammer Use?  Bravo

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills mom also said her son took time to adjust to her new husband because of his relationship with her ex Kelsey Grammar.


Working Moms and Stay-at-Home Moms Are Not at War  The New York Times

They're often the same people — because parents go in and out of the work force depending on their caretaking needs.


Why Are American Moms So Into Parenting Advice?  The Atlantic

Women are struggling to balance work and family, and they're hoping that the latest podcast, book, magazine article, or class is going to offer them an answer.


Living with Children: Child raising vs parenting  Chicago Tribune

There is child raising and there is "parenting." America replaced the former with the latter in the 1970s and it's been downhill ever since. My mother - a single ...


Kirsten Gillibrand’s new 2020 platform: making parenting affordable  Vox.com

The Family Bill of Rights outlines a wide-ranging vision on everything from affordable child care to the costs of fertility treatments.


Reading with toddlers linked to reduced harsh parenting, enhanced child behavior  Science Daily

People who regularly read with their toddlers are less likely to engage in harsh parenting and the children are less likely to be hyperactive or disruptive, a new ...


Technology and parenting: addressing the friction  The Next Web

Raising children has always been tough work. Whether in ancient Greece or modern America, there have always been distinct cultural challenges that come ...


51 Moments of Parenting That Are Absolutely Terrible  Fatherly

Parenting is wonderful. But it can also be pure hell. To celebrate some of the more hellish parts of raising kids, here are 51 moments of parenting that are just the ...


Positive Parenting: ADHD in Babies  9&10 News

Could your little ones behavior actually be a warning sign for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)?. Babies who have a hard time sleeping, eating, ...


Outsourced parenting: From toilet-training to baby stylists, there's any service you need  USA TODAY

When Elizabeth Siegel's toddler was ready to be potty-trained last year, she didn't reach for a how-to book, check out advice on mommy blogs or ask her own ...


Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge on the Isolation of Parenting: It ‘Can Quickly Become...Debilitating’  Newsweek

In a letter to child development experts, Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, outlined some of the difficulties new parents experience after welcoming their ...


12 Essential Parenting Podcasts For Parents Without Any Free Time  Fatherly

The podcast thing is out of control. There are literally thousands of them, and more every day. If you've gotten on board this runaway train, then you probably ...


The Terrible Parenting Advice Baby Boomers Need to Stop Telling Us  Fatherly

Baby Boomers mean well. But some of their brand of "back in my day..." parenting advice needs to be retired.


Man takes parenting 'one step too far'  Huron Daily Tribune

BAD AXE — A Bad Axe man was sentenced to 180 days in the county jail this week for what his attorney referred to as taking “parenting one step too far.”.


Pregnant Daphne Oz Says She Launched Parenting Podcast Because 'Motherhood Can Be Really Lonely'  PEOPLE.com

In a June cover story for Beach magazine, Daphne Oz also opens up about how she's striving to raise her kids - and how her own mom and dad influenced her.


Connecticut Families Extra: Parenting prosocial kids  WTNH.com

When it comes to parenting, there is no one-size-fits all approach.


Economist Emily Oster explains the science of parenting  The Verge

The Verge interviews Emily Oster, a health economist at Brown University and the author of Cribsheet: A Data-Driven Guide to Better, More Relaxed Parenting ...


I'm terrified of parenting in the anti-vaxxer age  The Outline

Anti-vaccine propaganda isn't just harmful to children. It threatens to erode our entire sense of community.


Raising Kids Is Hard. Our New Site Will Make It Easier.  The New York Times

NYT Parenting, a Times site, aims to bring clear, expert advice — and a sense of community — all together in one place.


How Do Your Parents Share the Responsibilities of Parenting?  The New York Times

How are parenting responsibilities divided in your home? Who makes sure the children get up in the morning and are dressed for school? Which parent does ...


Positive Parenting: Mom needs friends, too  WKOW

MADISON (WKOW) — A survey done by Cornell University researchers found that the average person has two close friends. Now, a new study shows moms of ...


Welcome to NYT Parenting. Here’s Why We Won’t Say ‘Natural Birth.’  The New York Times

It's imprecise and can make families whose births are deemed not “natural” feel shame.


Additional/Special Needs parenting: Welcome to Holland, not Italy  Evangelical Focus

We have experienced a change of destination, we've ended up somewhere we didn't expect, or initially want, to go… How will we respond? How will it affect us?


How Ski Mountaineer Hilaree Nelson Navigates Risk and Parenting  Outside

The ski mountaineer and mom talks about how risk is different when you're a parent.


Parenting styles can influence children to be pro-social  WVLT.TV

Developmental psychologists have found that while there might be some differences among various cultures, there are certain parenting styles that lend ...


4 Ways Being a Conscious Consumer Improves My Parenting  Thrive Global

For years I've been very conscious of my food choices — eating less and better meat (and going through periods of vegetarianism), buying local foods, and ...


Want your kid to be like Bill Gates? Here's what the billionaire's parents didn't do—and it clearly paid off  CNBC

Want to raise the next Bill Gates? Join the club. Bringing up a multibillionaire tech legend is really just a pipe dream, but it goes without saying that we still want ...


Mayor Pete Buttigieg's advice about bullying is also a pretty great parenting motto  Chicago Tribune

Pete Buttigieg told an 11-year-old that she has control over whether bullies make her into a worse version or a better version of herself.


PARENTING: Respecting a child’s basic right to privacy  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Our children need privacy. We would even go as far as to say they have a fundamental right to it. Kids of all ages need the freedom to think their own thoughts ...


Psychedelic parenting: The sad new trend of microdosing moms  The Week Magazine

Parents who struggle to cope with the daily grind of raising kids are turning to mind-altering, illegal drugs. According to a recent report from The Guardian, ...


Kirsten Gillibrand's Platform For 2020 Is About Affordable Parenting For Americans & This Is Important  Romper

You may be so over politics at this point that you turn off the news if the words "presidential" or "election" are even used, but the most jaded American should be ...


I raised 2 successful CEOs and a doctor—here's one of the biggest mistakes I see parents making  CNBC

It's rather strange to be a “famous” parent and have your family profiled on the cover of magazines. I certainly don't claim all the credit for their successes, but all ...


Drowning In Parenting Advice? Here's Some Advice For That  KQED

In her new book, Cribsheet, economist Emily Oster offers a lifeline to parents overwhelmed by contradictory parenting guidance. She offers a data-


What 7 American Moms Learned About Parenting While Living Abroad  HuffPost

Mothers share what they found different, from postpartum customs to attitudes toward kids.


12 Endearing Parenting Quotes From David Beckham  HuffPost

David Beckham was just shy of 24 years old when he welcomed his first child, and in the two decades since, he's learned a few lessons about parenthood.


Kate Middleton Says Parenting Can Be ‘Debilitating’ | Moms  Moms

The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, has penned a candid letter stating that parenthood can at times be "debilitating." According to Business Insider, the ...


How Kids Can Change You  Slate

Aymann talks with his older brother about how his parenting style is markedly different from what they grew up with.


Following an expert’s parenting method can be great. But don’t ignore your intuition.  The Washington Post

Q: I am mother to a sweet, spunky and sometimes sassy 2-year-old. I am a regular listener and reader of Janet Lansbury, and I try to follow the principles of RIE ...


Jenelle Evans Parenting Meme Facebook Amid Battle To Regain Custody  OK Magazine

Jenelle Evans is attempting to win her children back. The Teen Mom 2 star posted a parenting meme on her Facebook page while she was in court.


Positive Parenting: Science-focused activities  WMUR Manchester

Dr, Lara Gengarelly of the UNH Cooperative Extension details the fun activities parents can do with their children involving science, including bird-watching and ...


15 Funny And Sincere Parenting Quotes From Stephen Colbert  HuffPost

The "Late Show" host has three children — Madeline, Peter and John.


The Moms Who Were Extremely Online in 1993  The Atlantic

In the early days, it was so hard to describe us. People were like, 'What are you talking about?'”


Parenting A Child With Cystic Fibrosis Is A 'Lonely World'  HuffPost Canada

Abbey Ball/Danielle Weil Hope, age 4, left, and Emme, age 14 months, can never meet, even though their moms are good friends who live two blocks from each ...


Five Essential Parenting Lessons We Can Learn From Sweden  BabyGaga

The Swedish way of parenting is more supporting and relaxed than many other cultures. Here are five parenting lessons we can all learn from.


I Raised Two CEOs and a Doctor. These Are My Secrets to Parenting Successful Children  TIME

Esther Wojcicki raised Anne, Susan and Janet Wojcicki, two CEOs and a doctor. Here's how she thinks about parenting.


Meghan Leahy offers parenting advice on young siblings, and how to make chores work  The Washington Post

Every other Wednesday, our parenting advice columnist, Meghan Leahy, answers questions in her online discussion. Here are some edited excerpts from her ...


How Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Are Sharing Parenting Duties Now with Four Kids: Source  PEOPLE.com

Following the birth of their fourth child and second son, Kanye and Kim Kardashian West have "found a way to parent as a team," a source tells PEOPLE.


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. Mari-Jane ...


A Rookie Sports Parent’s Guide to Sports Parenting  The Wall Street Journal

I've recently become a bona fide sports parent. I think it's going fine. I've yet to get arrested for sumo-wrestling another parent in the parking lot. Of course, there's ...


Apple is nixing iPhone parenting apps: Here's why  CNET

Let's dive into the saga of mobile device management, or MDM, software and why it's causing a showdown between Apple and iOS developers.


Active Parenting class | Gila County  Payson Roundup

Even if you're already a parent, chances are you'll add to your child-rearing toolkit in the series of First Five Years Active Parenting classes at 6 p.m. ...


Hill-Mail - Bad Parenting  WAAF

Once again we play the very best Hill-Mail voice mail messages from the previous 24 hours. At what point is it snow plow parenting? 00:08:59. Download.


The dangers of over-parenting  KARE11.com

In the ten years Julie Lythcott-Haims served as dean of freshmen at Stanford University, she noticed a disturbing trend. Students could not function without their ...


Prince Harry Just Got the Most Adorable (and Practical!) Piece of Parenting Advice from a Kid  PEOPLE.com

Prince Harry promised the schoolchildren that he would read their cards when he was up at "4 o'clock in the morning" with son Archie.


Books on parenting  WORLD News Group

Children are shaped by every interaction with their parents, and Smith defines parenting as the “sum total” of these interactions, which either invite or dissuade ...


Why American moms are seriously struggling  USA TODAY

Analysis: Economic, cultural and technological changes have piled on new pressures for moms.


What ‘Good’ Dads Get Away With  The New York Times

Division of labor in the home is one of the most important equity issues of our time. Yet at this rate it will be another 75 years before men do half the work.


Parenting and Labor in the Art World: A Call to Arms  Hyperallergic

To argue for basic human rights seems to be only acceptable when spoken of by artists in museum galleries, but not by the art workers whose labor underpins ...


From the 'permissive Panda' to the latest 'gold standard': The new styles of parenting revealed  Daily Mail

From 'permissive Panda parenting' to the latest 'gold standard', Australian parenting expert Dr Justin Coulson revealed the new types of parenting - and which ...


The Angle: Holographic Millionaire Edition  Slate Magazine

No more lifelines: After 20 years on the air, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? has finally been canceled (yes, it was still running). Slate's Justin Peters competed on ...


The Cat in the Hat Is Right About Parenting  Reason

The most libertarian answer to the question of what it means to be a libertarian parent is that there is no answer.


Positive Parenting: Raising Pro Social Kids  9&10 News

When it comes to parenting, there is no one-size-fits all approach. All children require different things. Gustavo Carlo, a professor of diversity and multicultural ...


Max Porter’s ‘Lanny’ is a lyrical look at the tribulations of parenting  The Washington Post

When you flip to the first page of Max Porter's second novel, “Lanny,” you instantly understand this is no simple — or simply told — story of a restless, green-eyed ...


Man claims his girlfriend 'nags' him to do more parenting and gets ripped a new one by another dad.  Someecards News

Being a parent is not an easy task, no matter how much support you may have from extended family, friends, and the greater community. The consistent ...


Susan Woodhouse: 'Good Enough' Parenting is Good Enough | News Article  Lehigh University News

What really matters in caring for babies may be different than commonly thought, says Lehigh researcher Susan S. Woodhouse, an expert on infant attachment.


Khloé Kardashian on why she's committed to co-parenting with Tristan Thompson  Motherly Inc.

It's been more than a year since Khloé Kardashian welcomed her daughter True Thompson into the world, and like a lot of new moms, Khloé didn't just learn ...


Positive Parenting: Help your kids stay fit this summer  WKOW

MADISON (WKOW) — In the U.S, nearly one in five kids, ages six to 19, is obese. Now a new study by researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center looks ...


Wanda Sykes' Kids Become Part Of Her Standup In A New Netflix Special  Romper

Wanda Sykes' new Netflix special just dropped and in it, the 30-year comedy vet offers a mix of both the personal and the political. Since family anecdotes ...


PARENTING: Your family is your child’s first community  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Human beings are hardwired to live in a community where they feel connected to other people and a part of something bigger than themselves.


Video: Positive Parenting: Picky Eaters  KCRG

Whether it's broccoli, brussel sprouts or a healthy main course your child refuses to eat, most parents have experienced the concern and frustration that comes ...


Fertility Road and TwoDads.U.K. Announce New Union - “We’re just parents, parenting”  EIN News

Fertility Road and TwoDads.U.K launch new partnership which is designed to show that Same-Sex parenting is just the 'same' as the 'traditional' family ...


Positive Parenting: Kids Toys  9&10 News

From building blocks to batteries, kids' toys are evolving. In today's positive parenting, Michelle Dunaway took a look at this innovative devices and how they are ...


'Good enough' parenting is good enough, study finds  Science Daily

Caregivers need only 'get it right' 50 percent of the time when responding to babies' need for attachment to have a positive impact on a baby, new research ...


The Mom Stop: Sense of humor eases pain of parenting  Burlington County Times

There are moments when you know you are doing something right when it comes to this crazy, hectic thing called parenthood:- When your child comes home ...


'Brightburn' Review: Superman Goes Wicked Due To Bad Parenting And a Poor Script  Mashable India

This article is part of our Mash'O'Meter review series, where Mashable India delves deep and obsessively into movies and shows. Sit back, grab a cuppa. This is ...


Prince William and Kate Middleton have parenting advice for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle  TODAY

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry just got parenting tips from a couple of royal baby experts: Kate Middleton and Prince William.


Parenting: Best Family Law Options For Child Custody  INSCMagazine

Whether you're in the middle of a pending divorce, separation, co-parenting or trying to be a single parent, having the best family law options for child custody is ...


Outsourced parenting: Would you pay someone to help potty-train your child?  WDJT

(CBS 58) – A growing trend has parents reaching into their pockets instead of opening “how-to” books. It's called outsourced parenting. Parents are paying to ...


Mother's Day special: Parenting while playing, Red Stars moms doing both  Chicago Sun-Times

Michele Vasconcelos was watching on TV in Brazil when the Red Stars picked her 11th overall in the 2017 National Women's Soccer League draft. She didn't ...


Parenting a Grandchild  Columbus Monthly

I thought I was done with school pick-ups and “use your words” when Social Security kicked in. Then Isaiah came to stay.


Why Parenting Without Yelling Is Better for Kids—and You  The Epoch Times

I'm not a yeller by nature, so the first time I really screamed at my daughter, it caught not only her attention but also the attention of the two friends we were with.


Emily Oster Wrote the Modern Pregnancy Bible. Now She Has Some Advice for Parents of Young Kids  TIME

Economist Emily Oster wrote the modern pregnancy bible. Now she has some advice for parents of young kids, from breastfeeding to sleep to vaccines.


Holly Willoughby: This Morning star CLASHES with Ant Middleton in parenting debate  Express

HOLLY WILLOUGHBY challenged Ant Middleton following his controversial views about boys crying at school as the This Morning host suggested “a better way” ...


Parenting Advice From Baby Boomers We Should Ignore | BabyGaga  BabyGaga

Baby Boomers are very quick to dole out parenting advice, not considering the fact that a lot of it is extremely outdated.


Dale Earnhardt Jr. shares funny parenting story about his baby eating rocks  For The Win

Ahead of his first Indianapolis 500 broadcast, Dale Earnhardt Jr. stopped by The Dan Patrick Show on Tuesday and shared a hilarious story that sheds a little ...


PARENTING TIPS: Renowned psychologist talks to Proserpine  Whitsunday Times

RENOWNED Psychologist Dr Michael Carr-Gregg was in Proserpine recently, and he has some words of advice to parents of teenagers; pick your battles.


We scored pro parenting points from mom Serena Williams  ABC News

Serena Williams was a self-described wild child who is now raising her own daughter, Alexis Olympia, who will turn 2 in September.


Craig and Sarah Biddle on Parenting, at TOS-Con 2019  The Objective Standard

Craig and Sarah Biddle will be leading a breakout session at TOS-Con 2019 titled, “Parenting With the Principle of Volition.” Here's an indication of what's in ...


The World is Changing. So is Parenting.  Canada NewsWire

MARIEFORTIER.COM AN ONLINE RESOURCE IN PERINATAL CARE IS NOW AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH FOR THE ANGLOPHONE COMMUNITY ...


See what these LI celeb moms have said about parenting  Newsday

See what these celebrity moms with Long Island connections have had to say about topics related to raising a family, including co-parenting with an ex, ...


uh-PARENT-ly | Parenting a gay child: how coming out is a process for the whole family  WGN Radio - Chicago

A 2017 Gallup poll showed 4.5 percent of adults identify as LGBT. That's up from 3.5 in 2012. And more than 8 percent of millennials identify as LGBT. How can ...


Overwhelming reaction to equal parenting time questions  KARE11.com

One study shows Minnesota fathers often get less parenting time than mothers.


New parenting guide debunks myths, makes it easier to raise children  Los Angeles Times

Many years later, after I became a mother myself, I consumed whatever information I could find about parenting.


Above all, hope: Lissa Schneckenburger sings about parenting  Rutland Herald

Lissa Schneckenburger is a Brattleboro fiddler and singer-songwriter we have praised in music reviews before. She has taken her own experiences as a foster ...


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