Parenting Information


Parenting Information

Character Education


Every parent wants their child to develop positive character traits. One way to supplement your child's character education is to act as a filter for the movies and television shows your child watches, and to review the books your child reads.

Parenting Your Teenager: Of Course You Can Search Your Teens Room


Q. We recently caught our son smoking pot, and we wonder whether he's doing more stuff.

Parenting Your Teenager: The Bottom Line Issues


Q. When you consult with a family with teens, what are the typical bottom-line issues?A.

Parenting Your Teenager: Responding to a Poor Progress Report in School


Q. We just got our daughter's progress report, and it looks as if no matter how hard she works she'll get all C's and D's, when she had been getting A's and B's.

Parenting Your Teenager: Kids and Money


Most teens go into the work world ill-prepared to manage the money they will be making. Even if their parents have attempted to teach them about money, they still haven't had the wonderfully frightening experience we have all had.

Positive Parenting of Teenagers: Helping Your Teen Understand What I Cant Afford It Means


Because most teens have not had the experience of getting to the end of the money before the end of the month, the words, ``I can't afford it,'' have little or no meaning.Here's what can happen in lots of homes:``Mom, can I get a new (fill in the blank)?''``No, honey, I'm sorry, but we can't afford it.

Is Your Teen Stressed? Teach Them How to Manage Their Time, Schoolwork, and Leisure Activities


I hear from many parents that their child is stressed out with schoolwork, tests, finals, finding time to study, and extracurricular activities.I know I mentioned in our previous Organewz issue that I would talk about filing systems, but I feel that I must talk to you about assisting teens and preventing stress overload in our children.

How Fathers Can Step Up to Fathering


When our oldest son was 2, my wife went out of town for a weekend. When a friend of hers called and I told her she was out of town, she said"So you're home baby-sitting.

Parenting: Blending Familes - 9 Universal Laws


The law of -ing.The law of -ing refers to a misnomer in the way we talk about this special kind of family.

The Seven Keys to Child Obedience


Learning obedience is an important part of child development. This is the tool that allows you as parents to train your child.

What Do You Do When Your Child is Smarter than You?


We adopted our first child when he was three months old. When we went to the agency to get him, he promptly stood up on my wife's lap and looked out the window.

10 Points on Children for the New Parent


I remember when my daughter was born, later my son. According to many well meaning individuals, I should've done this, should've done that and maybe improved in some areas.

Back to School Success: The Parents Job and the Students Job


Q. With another school year starting, we are not sure how to handle things with our teen-ager.

My Stomach Hurts - I Cant Go to School Today!


It's the third time this week that Sam has complained of a headache or Shaundra has an upset stomach. Daniel cries before leaving school and Tanya won't get out of the car upon arrival to the school parking lot.

The Twenty-First Century Parent


John was a 43 year-old sales manager at a large company. He's married and has 3 children, ages 7, 9, and 12.

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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.


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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 — 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.”.


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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 — and a sense of community — all together in one place.


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 ...


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 ‘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 ...


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, ...


Parenting in 2019: The push to let kids fail  KARE11.com

As styles of parenting change, some experts say parents should find a balance between love and discipline to set their child up for successful futures.


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.


Kate Middleton Says Parenting Can Be ‘Debilitating’ | 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.


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 ...


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.


15 Funny And Sincere Parenting Quotes From Stephen Colbert  HuffPost

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


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 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 ...


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 ...


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.


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, ...


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 ...


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?


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 ...


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.


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Want to Raise A (CEO-Level) Successful Child? Read This  mindbodygreen.com

Esther Wojcicki inspired countless people throughout her career—Steve Jobs, included—and 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?'”


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 ...


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.


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 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 ...


Tiffani Thiessen & Brady Smith's Most Embarrassing Parenting Moment Involves Poop — 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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


'Good Science for Good Parenting': Reducing risks for alcohol, substance abuse |  theberkshireedge.com

Great Barrington — The South Berkshire Community Health Coalition, under the umbrella of the Railroad Street Youth Project, is sponsoring a “Good Science for ...


Quick Fixes and Comic Relief: 4 of the Best Books About Parenting Hacks  Book Riot

A parent suggests some books about parenting hacks to save the day with comic relief and quick fixes when you're wearing thin and out of ideas.


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 ...


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 ...


10 Parenting Cartoon Books That Make The Perfect Baby Shower Gift  HuffPost

Prepping for a child's arrival never looked so good.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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) — 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 ...


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 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.


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 ...


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.


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 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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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” ...


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 ...


How Queen Elizabeth Reacted To Princess Diana’s '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.


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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