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Math Facts - Try Some Fun Ways to Learn Them


Memorizing math facts is a necessary part of elementary school. Flash cards and repetitive chanting have their place, but, for my children, were pure drudgery.

Coping with the Stress of Moving Home and Childrens Concerns


Moving house can be an emotional experience for adults, so imagine how much more unsettling it can be for children who don't really understand what's going on.There are many things to consider when relocating, none more important than the impact of moving on your children.

Teach Your Children - Without Them Knowing They Are Learning!


The great thing about children is they absorb knowledge like a sponge. The downside to this is that they are typically wise to the fact that they don't want to sit down and be taught, fortunately as parents we can think of ways around that! Here are some great ideas of ways to promote learning with your children.

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.

Parenting Your Teenager: What to Do When Your Teen Feels Left Out


On a recent Saturday evening, I noticed a young teen-age girl crying alone. My first impulse was to go over and check on her.

Sanity Savers For Busy Mums Page


Question 1 "How do I get more time to play?" Answer: Schedule it in. Why? Because if you don't schedule it you will generally let other things have a higher priority and put yourself and a life further down the list.

From Go Fast Kids to Calm Kids


How excited do kids get with the start of school approaching? Getting kids to go from the freedom of school holidays to move to that place of being settled and ready for school can be a challenge for some parents. Many children now days are identified as being ADD and ADHD I call these kids "go fasts" and the transition from holidays to school can be a bit more of a challenge for these kids.

How to End the Misery of Bedwetting


When a child wets the bed they worry. Children tend to become dry during the day more easily than at night.

How Useful Are Bed Wetting Alarms


Whenever parents discuss how to deal with bed wetting, the topic of alarms inevitably gets raised. Bed wetting alarms can be useful devices, but in spite of the popularity with which they get discussed, they should not really be considered a first line option.

More Water, Not Less, Will Help End Bedwetting


Children are notoriously bad at drinking enough liquids. They are so busy playing they sometimes 'forget' to drink.

How to Assist Troubled Teens


What parents of a teen haven't wondered where their sweet child went and who the angry and rebellious child is that took his or her place. After all, adolescence is a time of change.

Types of Schools for Troubled Teens


It can be difficult on all family members to have a teen move to a boarding facility. As a result, many parents choose to take their troubled teen to an alternative school.

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.

Camps for Troubled Teens: Disciplines and Wilderness


Parents looking for a quick fix usually choose troubled teen camps. There are two types of teen camps: boot camps and summer or wilderness camps.

Homes for Troubled Teens: Therapeutic and Residential


For troubled teens who are struggling with drug abuse, depression or other serious issues, residential treatment centers that offer therapy-based solutions might be the best option. Residential treatment centers usually have a complete psychiatric staff available to monitor each troubled teen closely and provide therapy in addition to a curriculum of academics, exercise and personal development.

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Pearls of parenting wisdom, unearthed in Venice  The Washington Post

In my experience, children will look at Venetian art as long as you want them to if there's a dead saint's body involved and the promise of unlimited gelato.


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Be Upfront About Your Parenting Responsibilities in the Workplace  Lifehacker

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Should people stop comparing Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's parenting style with Kate Middleton and Prince William's?


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

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The Worst Parenting Advice I’ve Ever Received  Fatherly

When you become a parent, everyone has an opinion. Some of it is great; some of it really isn't. Here are 15 pieces of bad advice parents have received.


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

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Proper sleep linked to better parenting: Study  Big News Network

Not getting enough sleep or poor quality sleep is linked to a number of health issues but how does lack of sleep affect your parenting A new research shows th.


Economist Emily Oster explains the science of parenting  The Verge

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12 Essential Parenting Podcasts For Parents Without Any Free Time  Fatherly

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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.


6 Parenting Books That Are Absolutely Not Worth Your Time  Fatherly

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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.


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.


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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.


10 Lessons From Parenting Our Son With a Disability  Yahoo Lifestyle

Julie McIsaac discusses how her son with a disability has changed their family for the better.


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

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Diane Tarantini: More parenting tips  Charleston Gazette-Mail

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


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.


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Parenting guru, 2 others plead guilty to paying bribes to get kids better ACT scores  USA TODAY

Jane Buckingham, Marjorie Klapper and Robert Flaxman are three more wealthy parents set to plead guilty in the nation's college admissions scandal.


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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.


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

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

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

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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.


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

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

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

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John Rosemond: The difference between child rearing and parenting  Reading Eagle

America replaced the former with the latter in the 1970s, and it's been downhill ever since.


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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.


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16 Moms Share Shocking Parenting Secrets They're Too Afraid To Say Out Loud  Romper

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Some Emo Parenting Advice From American Football  VICE

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Kim Kardashian Mom-Shamed for First Photo of Baby Psalm: The Controversy Over Her Parenting Fail  The Cheat Sheet

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's first photo of baby Psalm received a lot of criticism because of this unsafe parenting fail.


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Teen Parenting Reality TV Worsens Stigma, Researchers Say  New England Public Radio

A new study from UMass Amherst suggests that many reality shows about teen parenting do more harm than good, especially when it comes to stigma.


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It's time for SA's biggest and best baby and parenting expo, MamaMagic Baby Expo  Jacaranda FM

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Tamera Mowry-Housley Explains Why She's 'Done Having Kids': 'Parenting Is Work'  Essence

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We scored pro parenting points from mom Serena Williams  GMA

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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.


The Mom Stop: Sense of humor eases pain of parenting  Wellington Daily News

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

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

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

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Patient parenting | Family  NRToday.com

Patient parenting is something that I am, admittedly, still working very hard on. Some days are great. Others? Well, I'm hiding in the bathroom, taking deep ...


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

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