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Thereâs 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.
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 â 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. âI'm so sorry I'm not going to be at ...
I Do Most of the Child Care. How Do I Correct My Husbandâs Parenting Mistakes? Slate
Care and Feeding is Slate's parenting advice column. Have a question for Care and Feeding? Email email@example.com or post it in the Slate Parenting ...
Working Moms and Stay-at-Home Moms Are Not at War The New York Times
They're often the same people â because parents go in and out of the work force depending on their caretaking needs.
Kirsten Gillibrandâs 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 ...
Diane Tarantini: More parenting tips Charleston Gazette-Mail
If you read last week's column with several of my favorite parenting tips, welcome back for more.
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.
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 ...
Man takes parenting 'one step too far' Huron Daily Tribune
BAD AXE â A Bad Axe man was sentenced to 180 days in the county jail this week for what his attorney referred to as taking âparenting one step too far.â.
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.
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 ...
Outsourced parenting: From toilet-training to baby stylists, there's any service you need - USA TODAY
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 ...
Pregnant Daphne Oz Says She Launched Parenting Podcast Because 'Motherhood Can Be Really Lonely' - PEOPLE.com
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.
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 ...
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 â and a sense of community â all together in one place.
Positive Parenting: Mom needs friends, too WKOW
MADISON (WKOW) â A survey done by Cornell University researchers found that the average person has two close friends. Now, a new study shows moms of ...
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 ...
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge on the Isolation of Parenting: It âCan Quickly Become...Debilitatingâ - Newsweek
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge on the Isolation of Parenting: It âCan Quickly Become...Debilitatingâ Newsweek
In a letter to child development experts, Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, outlined some of the difficulties new parents experience after welcoming their ...
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.
Reading with toddlers reduces harsh parenting, enhances child behavior EurekAlert
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, ...
Breastfeeding, co-sleeping, and marriage happiness: parenting myths, debunked Vox.com
In her new book, Cribsheet, economist Emily Oster corrects several common misconceptions about parenting.
4 Ways Being a Conscious Consumer Improves My Parenting Thrive Global
How changing your buying habits can change your parenting for the better.
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 ...
Kate Middleton Says Parenting Can Be âDebilitatingâ | Moms Moms
Kate Middlton, the mother of 3, opened up about the trials and tribulations of raising children to a panel of experts and dropped many truths.
Parenting Tips: Survive Graduation MyHighPlains.com
Parenting Contributor, Belinda Palacios has tips to help parents survive graduation.
The 7 Deadly Sins of Parenting Beliefnet
Let's set the stage now and be completely honest. There is no perfect parenting. Some parents think they have it all figured out and others will openly admit they ...
Want your kid to be like Bill Gates? Here's what the billionaire's parents didn't doâand it clearly paid off - CNBC
Want your kid to be like Bill Gates? Here's what the billionaire's parents didn't doâand 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 ...
Kirsten Gillibrand's Platform For 2020 Is About Affordable Parenting For Americans & This Is Important - Romper
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 ...
Welcome to NYT Parenting. Hereâs Why We Wonât Say âNatural Birth.â The New York Times
It's imprecise and can make families whose births are deemed not ânaturalâ feel shame.
Mayor Pete Buttigieg's advice about bullying is also a pretty great parenting motto - Chicago Tribune
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 childâs 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, ...
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.
The push for equal parenting in Minnesota Valley News Live
Currently, in Minnesota, both parents have a presumptive baseline of 25 percent parenting time with their children. Most often, parents work out the remaining 50 ...
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 goâŠ How will we respond? How will it affect us?
I raised 2 successful CEOs and a doctorâhere's one of the biggest mistakes I see parents making - CNBC
I raised 2 successful CEOs and a doctorâhere's one of the biggest mistakes I see parents making CNBC
It's rather strange to be a âfamousâ parent and have your family profiled on the cover of magazines. I certainly don't claim all the credit for their successes, but all ...
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.
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.
What 7 American Moms Learned About Parenting While Living Abroad HuffPost
Mothers share what they found different, from postpartum customs to attitudes toward kids.
Following an expertâs parenting method can be great. But donât ignore your intuition. - The Washington Post
Following an expertâs parenting method can be great. But donât 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 ...
What Is Tiger Parenting? Tiger Moms Have Tough Rules, But a Lot of Warmth GoodHousekeeping.com
The phrase "Tiger Mom" was coined by Amy Chua in her book, 'The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother,' in 2011. Since then, it's been used to describe a parenting ...
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 â Madeline, Peter and John.
Want to Raise A (CEO-Level) Successful Child? Read This mindbodygreen.com
Esther Wojcicki inspired countless people throughout her careerâSteve Jobs, includedâand this is the one thing she wants you to know.
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?'â
How Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Are Sharing Parenting Duties Now with Four Kids: Source - PEOPLE.com
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.
REAL-WORLD PARENTING: free workshop series talking about tricky subjects with your kids KSNT News
Parenting can be stressful, but the Family *Service* and Guidance Center is here to help with a free workshop to help address life's tricky subjects with your kids.
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.
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 ...
Meghan Leahy offers parenting advice on young siblings, and how to make chores work - The Washington Post
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 ...
A Rookie Sports Parentâs 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.
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 ...
Tiffani Thiessen & Brady Smith's Most Embarrassing Parenting Moment Involves Poop â VIDEO - Romper
Tiffani Thiessen & Brady Smith's Most Embarrassing Parenting Moment Involves Poop â VIDEO Romper
When Tiffani Thiessen and Brady Smith came to visit the Romper office in New York City, we had no idea the conversation would lead us to poop. But that's ...
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. ...
Masters in Parenting Podcast Episode 21: Teen Relationship Health Chicago Parent
Learn about warning signs and solutions to help teens navigate relationships from Yesenia Maldonado, executive director of Chicago's Between Friends ...
Prince Harry Just Got the Most Adorable (and Practical!) Piece of Parenting Advice from a Kid - PEOPLE.com
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.
From the 'permissive Panda' to the latest 'gold standard': The new styles of parenting revealed - Daily Mail
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 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 ...
Books on parenting WORLD News Group
Children are shaped by every interaction with their parents, and Smith defines parenting as the âsum totalâ of these interactions, which either invite or dissuade ...
What âGoodâ 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.
KhloĂ© Kardashian on why she's committed to co-parenting with Tristan Thompson Motherly Inc.
It's been more than a year since KhloĂ© Kardashian welcomed her daughter True Thompson into the world, and like a lot of new moms, KhloĂ© didn't just learn ...
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 ...
10 Parenting Cartoon Books That Make The Perfect Baby Shower Gift HuffPost
Prepping for a child's arrival never looked so good.
16 Moms Share Shocking Parenting Secrets They're Too Afraid To Say Out Loud Romper
If you ask most moms to tell you what it's like to be a mom, they'll probably limit their response to just, you know, the good parts. It's natural to want to put your ...
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 Porterâs âLannyâ 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, âLanny,â you instantly understand this is no simple â or simply told â story of a restless, green-eyed ...
Man Claims His Girlfriend ânagsâ Him To Do More Parenting And Gets Ripped A New One By Another Dad. - Someecards News
Man Claims His Girlfriend ânagsâ 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.
Reading with toddlers reduces harsh parenting, enhances behavior: RU-led study MonroeNow
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, ...
Positive Parenting: Help your kids stay fit this summer WKOW
MADISON (WKOW) â 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 ...
Parenting in black and white: Talking to our children about race Detroit Free Press
For black and white parents raising children in Detroit, there's no ignoring the elephant in the room.
Daddy Duty: Want parenting to be a little easier? Try this Florida Today
If you were watching a TV show, and you were really involved, how would you feel if someone turned it off midway through and told you it was time to leave?
PARENTING: Your family is your childâs 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.
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 ...
Prince Harry Gets Cute Parenting Advice From a Child Radio.com
Figuring out how to raise a child when you are a new dad can be daunting. Luckily for Prince Harry, he's got a slew of royal help and the advice of one of his ...
'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 ...
Outsourced parenting: Would you pay someone to help potty-train your child? WDJT
(CBS 58) â A growing trend has parents reaching into their pockets instead of opening âhow-toâ books. It's called outsourced parenting. Parents are paying to ...
The Mom Stop: Sense of humor eases pain of parenting Leesville Daily Leader
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 ...
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.
Parenting While Legally Blind: Secrets of a Visually Impaired New Dad Fatherly
Progressively losing my vision over two decades, I've adapted and live a normal life. Now, as a visually impaired new dad, I wonder about parenting while ...
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 âa better wayâ ...
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.
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 ...
We scored pro parenting points from mom Serena Williams GMA
Serena Williams was a self-described wild child who is now raising her own daughter, Alexis Olympia, who will turn 2 in September. "I have a wild child and it's ...
How Queen Elizabeth Reacted To Princess Dianaâs 'Hands-On' Parenting - International Business Times
How Queen Elizabeth Reacted To Princess Dianaâs 'Hands-On' Parenting International Business Times
Queen Elizabeth II reportedly couldn't understand Princess Diana's take on motherhood. The royal children used to grow up at the care of staff and their nannies.
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 âuse your wordsâ when Social Security kicked in. Then Isaiah came to stay.
Why Parenting Without Yelling Is Better for Kidsâand 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.
Why zero screen time for babies makes sense | Parenting With Pete NJ.com
The World Health Organization recently recommended zero screen time for infants and toddlers up to 24 months. This is a bit stricter than the American Academy ...
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 ...
Studying while parenting, unequal discipline, a mock funeral: What Education Lab is reading this week - Seattle Times
Studying while parenting, unequal discipline, a mock funeral: What Education Lab is reading this week Seattle Times
If you appreciate good writing, you're probably as disappointed with the final season of "Game of Thrones" as I am. Don't worry, you can drown your sorrows by ...
Emily Oster Wrote the Modern Pregnancy Bible. Now She Has Some Advice for Parents of Young Kids - TIME
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.
Grandparents --- Homeschool Your Grandchildren and Feel Younger
Grandparents, what better way to stay close to your grown children than to advise them about important issues like the dangers of public schools for your grandchildren? What better way to feel younger if you offer to help homeschool your grandchildren?When your children grow up and get careers of their own, that doesn't mean you have to be lonely in a big, empty house and lose contact with your kids. Helping to homeschool your grandchildren can be a wonderful way for you to stay in close and loving contact with your grown children and grandchildren.
What Are Reasonable Expectations of a Child?
To have reasonable expectations of our children is an important aspect of wise parenting. Reasonable expectations leave room for a child to be a child but understand they are on the road to learning to be a mature adult.
Helping Your Child Make and Keep Friends
What Children Look for in a Friend?Is this child fun to be with? Is this child trustworthy? Does this child help me achieve my goals? Does this child make me feel good about myself? Is this child similar to me?Social Tasks Involved in Peer RelationshipsJoining a group or activity Coping with success Dealing with conflict Defending self Coping with failure Staying involved Making a friend Sharing/cooperating Sticking up for a friend Coping with rejection Responding to requests Making requests Helping others Maintaining a conversation Coping with teasing Being supportive of othersAlthough rejected children differ in many ways, there does seem to be something they have in common:A large proportion of rejected children are lacking in positive interaction skills, such as being cooperative, helpful, refining non-verbal communication, timing, spatial awareness, verbal language appropriateness and inappropriate dress or poor personal hygiene. This suggests that it should be possible to help these children by teaching them positive ways to interact with others.
Effective Troubled Teen Programs
Not all parents subscribe to the notion of "tough love," which is used so extensively in many troubled teen programs. Some parents want their children close by and want to avoid placing their troubled teen into an environment that may build even more resentment and anger.
Is Your Behavioural Change Strategy Working?
'How can I start getting my children to help out at home?'Many parent ask me this question. My answer is simple - "It depends!"Achieving a behavioural change in children is dependent on their age and stage of development, their temperament and attitude, and how set in their ways they are.
There are moments in a parent's or grandparent's life, when they receive validation for the way they are living, or, have lived, that life. These moments are usually quiet ones, with no fanfare celebrating the occasion.
Is it Attention Deficit Disorder or is it Tourettes Syndrome?
During the assessment process it is of great importance for the physician or clinician to consider other possible causes of inattention, impulsivity, or hyperactivity in your child (or teen, or yourself). In fact, this is probably the most important element of a good assessment.
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.
Time To Connect With Your Teen
While on a recent trip to the grocery store, I happened to hear a mother telling her teenage daughter not to answer her ringing cell phone. Of course, the daughter explained to her mother that "she just had to answer it" As the mother was in the middle of stating how she barely gets two minutes of her daughters time in a day, and her daughter answering the ever so "important" call anyways, all I could think was how much I could relate with this poor woman.
What About Competition? Are Your Kids Ready?
Life is full of competition -- even in childhood. Kids compete for good grades, the attention of their parents and teachers, and even to get picked for 'the right team' in gym class.
Dads, Handle your Kids Mistakes
One of the most difficult parts of being a father is learning to accept your children's mistakes. It certainly can be easy to be loving, supportive, and helpful when your children are mistake-free, but most fathers who are paying attention don't find too many mistake-free periods of theirchildren's lives.
The least flexible character in all of the stories of Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin has got to be Rabbit. Oh, he can get a lot of things done, and he's the one character who will be prepared when winter comes, but he has a very hard time shifting from one activity to another.
I WONT DO IT! Tips for Working with the Oppositional Child
"I WON'T DO IT!" "YOU CAN'T MAKE ME!"Whether parent or teacher, we have all "been there" and "done that" with a child exhibiting refusal behaviors. Before "losing your cool" and your power as well, interventions and strategies are provided for use to help deescalate this classic power struggle.
Monitoring Your Teens for Drug Use Without Appearing to be Spying
Even if your teenagers do not use drugs, you still need to keep an eye on them. It is much better to realize that things could change, and anticipate that your teen COULD become a user.
Strong-willed Kids: Raising a Spirited Child
Sometimes a change of perspective can make a huge difference for parents when their children's behaviour worries them. This point was evident recently when I was involved in a minor disagreement with one of my daughters.
Parenting Your Teenager: Late vs. Too Late, and 5 More Sure Fire Tips
Late vs. Too LateEvery now and then, I'll hear a parent tell me something like this,"I know we should do something about how we handle our son/daughter, but it's really too late since they are almost 18.
Children Who Talk to Angels
What do you do when your child begins talking to some unseen entity? How do you determine if it's a psychic event, an imaginary playmate, or some sign of a mental health issue? You want to handle things in a way that is best for your child and of course in a way that isn't going to harm them in any way. You also want to make sure that you speak from a spiritual belief system that you can believe in.
Give Your Child the Gift of Self-Esteem
Much has been said about the "gifted child" but in truth every child is born with unlimited potential. As expressed so well by Orison Marden:"Deep within man dwell those slumbering powers; powers that would astonish him, that he never dreamed of possessing; forces that would revolutionize his life if aroused and put into action.
How Many Sex Offenders Live On Your Block?
For any parent, learning that a convicted sex offender lives on the same block, can be a chilling discovery. The thought of it alone, can be disturbing.
To Clean or Not To Clean
Before my daughter was born my house was so tidy and immaculate that you could eat off the floor! Dishes were done immediately (no dishwasher here!), the toilet was cleaned every morning and the house was dusted and vacuumed quite frequently. Today? The dishes sit on the counter till the next day when I tip-toe to the kitchen before the baby wakes so I can get it cleaned and put away, the house is vacuumed just when it looks like it needs it and the dust sits even now several inches thick upon all my furniture.
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