Parenting Information


Parenting Information

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.

What is Child Sexual Abuse?


What is child sexual abuse? Any sexual activity that is imposed on a child by an adult or an adolescent is a sexual assault and abuse of the power of one person over another. This also includes experiences of child to child, teen to child, teen to teen, if there is an age difference of four or more years.

What is Incest?


Incest is sexual activity, ranging from fondling to intercourse, between family members who aren't married to one another. State laws vary regarding the type of sexual activity and also on what constitutes the type of kinship that indicates incest rather than just sexual abuse.

Work Before Play


Many families, ours included, have learned that breakfast is eaten after we are dressed and have made our beds. Dressing and making a bed somehow only takes five minutes when done before breakfast and take forever if done after breakfast.

The Secret, Unconscious Game Children and Parents Play Where No One Wins!


Did you know there's a game children and parents play all the time and yet, neither of them knows about it? This article discusses this unconscious, no-win game children play with their unknowing parents; how points get scored; why the game isn't a good thing to play, and how parents can stop the game.I wish I could tell you the name of the game.

Parents Need to Vent Anger! Try These 4 Steps to Serenity


Parents are losing their self-control to anger. A friend called me today and told me a very troubling story.

Lets Pretend


Children explore the world around them and learn through pretend play. With so many passive activities like watching TV and playing video games, we sometimes need to encourage our children to pretend play.

Helping Your Child Cope With A Long-Term Illness


All children will likely have many different health problems during infancy and childhood: the flu, chicken pox, broken bones, stitches, ear infections, to name a few. For most children, these problems are mild - they come and go without incident and with little disruption in a child's daily life or routine.

March of the Penguins - A Fun Learnig Tool


Everyone loves penguins. And now, everyone has a chance to see how penguins live in the highly entertaining documentary March of the Penguins.

A Chart for Everything


For every season, check, check, check, There is a chart, check, check, check, And a chart can replace some of your nagging. A chart for chores, A chart for grades.

Parenting Your Teenager: Truth or Lie?


Attention all parents of teen-agers. Here is an important, groundbreaking and even shocking bulletin for you:According to research conducted at the prestigious-sounding Josephson Institute of Ethics in, of course, California, here are two startling pieces of information:1) 92 percent of teens surveyed admitted to lying to their parents at least once in the last year.

Why Fathers Are Such a Necessary Component in the Raising of Their Children.


The first year of a child's life is the most crucial time for Dad's to be present and loving and hugging his child. According to clinicians in the first year of birth babies relate to behaviors not language.

Over-Indulgence And Over-Attentiveness - Two Dangers Parents Must Avoid!


We're all familiar with the over-indulgent parent. But there's another parenting practice that can be equally harmful: over-attentiveness.

Watch Your Language! - How Parents Can Help Kids Help Themselves


'I felt great until I walked into the classroom - then it all went wrong!'No, this wasn't a teacher talking! It was a high school student on the day of an important exam.She needed a good grade in a particular subject to qualify for a place at college, so she had worked hard and psyched herself up for success.

Getting Through to Your Teenager


Have you ever watched your teenager make a mistake (that you've made yourself) after you've warned them at least a thousand times? Is there anything more frustrating as a parent?Well, this is somewhat typical in most "normal" households across America. We (parents) screw up, tell our children about it, and what do they do? They go out and repeat the same mistake.

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Aspen Laugh Fest: Jo Koy on parenting, skiing and upcoming specials  Aspen Times

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Parenting advice people used to believe that you shouldn't listen to  INSIDER

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SC legislature considers 'free-range parenting' bill, would change state's child neglect laws  WIS10

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uh-PARENT-ly Ep. 32 | Why helicopter parenting might not be so bad (and why NOT to move to Sweden)  WGN Radio - Chicago

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Parenting lessons from my over the top mother  Momtastic

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Parenting tips: How to help your teenage child deal with acne and its effects  Times Now

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40 Parenting Tweets From Celebrities That Prove Money Can't Buy You Peace.  Someecards News

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The Swedish Royal Family's Online Parenting Guide Should Be Required Reading  Romper

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'Parenting in a Digital World' topic of free presentation  Coos Bay World

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Parenting Advice For Raising Good Kids Who Are Happy & Healthy | Lianne Avila  YourTango

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Parenting tips: How to deal with your child's 'never-ending' questions  Times Now

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Q&A: A boy-girl sleepover in middle school? Just say no.  STLtoday.com

Q: Our son is 12 years old and in 7th grade. He's been invited to a birthday sleepover with girls and boys next month. He's excited, but we have our concerns.


Parenting a procrastinator? It’s more complicated than you think.  The Washington Post

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Forget expert advice: ‘Weird’ things moms, dads do to win at parenting  WTOP

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The Early Years: Making sense of your child’s tantrums  The Indian Express

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The 8 Best Books on How to Raise Toddlers, According to Child-Development Experts  New York Magazine

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Fort Pierce Class in Fort Pierce teaches 'Secrets of Modern Parenting'  WPTV.com

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SC lawmakers consider "Free Range Parenting bill"  WCBD News 2

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The parenting problem — what value do we place on caring?  Financial Times

Three books argue how improving the way society treats parents and their children is in all our interest.


The Constant Gardener: Hein Koh Talks Parenting, Photoshop, and Her Sprawling Rockefeller Center Show -  ARTnews

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33 Relatable Parenting Tweets From Molly Ringwald  HuffPost

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Will Harry and Meghan's Parenting Style be Similar to William and Kate's?  The Cheat Sheet

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Edith Bowman: Parenting is harder than anyone admits  Telegraph.co.uk

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Katie Price ignores latest parenting criticism as she shares adorable new video of daughter Bunny: ‘Beautiful moment’  CelebsNow

Katie Price has snubbed her latest parenting criticism by sharing an adorable family moment with her daughter Bunny in new Instagram video.


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What is the South Carolina law about free range parenting?  The State

South Carolina is considering changing how parents can supervise their children. They are calling it free range parenting. Here is what the law states.


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Susie O’Brien: Not all parenting hacks work, because tricking kids is an art form  Herald Sun

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Making parenting a little easier | News  News Dispatch

MICHIGAN CITY – "We believe that parenting is not an easy job. Many parents have questions on what to expect and that's what we are here for."


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Parenting classes offered at St. Luke's Jerome  KMVT

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What would a “free range parenting” law mean for SC children?  The State

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Free parenting program for traumatized children  WSLS 10

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news Ham Family Balances Football Life, PT School & Parenting  Vikings.com

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Prince Harry Asking for Parenting Advice Is the Sweetest Thing You'll Watch All Day  HarpersBAZAAR.com

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Info meeting Feb. 21 about foster parenting | Community  Stowe Today

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Advocates say “equal parenting time” custody bill has safeguards in place  HOI ABC

UPDATE -- In Springfield, the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee is reviewing a bill that would change the way courts decide child parenting.


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