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Nail Biting Basics


Nail biting in all its various forms is problematic behavior beset by peculiarity and contradiction. Technically speaking, the correct word for nail biting is ANONYCHOPHAGIA.

For School Success, Dont Coddle Your Kids


Parents want their children to succeed in school. However, sometimes their best intentions are misguided.

Vision: 20/20 Is Not Enough!


Now is an excellent time to have your child's vision checked. Don't be too quick to say, "My child's vision is fine: 20/20!" In many cases that is not enough.

Book Review: How to Get Your Child to Love Reading


How to Get Your Child to Love Reading was conceived when author Esm Raji Codell was staring at a shriveled potato that was sprouting eyes. She wondered, " .

Assertiveness: Key to Better Parenting


I have always been aware of my number one weakness: non-assertiveness. But I have come a long way from the time when I couldn't say 'no' to a child molester and not understanding the importance of telling my parents.

Summer Survival


Summer Survival The summer season is here and along with it comes summer vacation for the school-aged kids. Moms are now responsible for coming up with the ideas and curriculum for their children and I am the first to admit that by the summer my creative juices have just about run out.

If your child is being bullied - 20 top tips for parents


Keith is now in the fourth grade and he dislikes school. For a fourthgrader, this does not sound right.

Boundaries - Why Theyre Needed


Imagine a child who lacks ownership of his own life, has noself-control, and lacks respect for others. If these were the qualities ofyour son, how would you feel for his future wives? Yes, wives is plural, this is one major reason we need to set boundariesfor our children their future.

The Benefits of Music Education


Despite serious reductions in funding for arts programs in public schools, there is a great need for studying music. Band, orchestra, and choir all offer students a chance to work together in a social and intellectual group setting and excel at complex tasks.

New Mom...New Baby...New Debt?


Ah, there is nothing like being an expectant mom. Along with your expanding waistline comes the ever growing list of products for you and your new bundle of joy.

Identifying Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in the Classroom: Eight Things Teachers Should


Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the phrase that is used to describe children who have significant problems with high levels of distractibility or inattention, impulsiveness, and often with excessive motor activity levels. There may be deficits in attention and impulse control without hyperactivity being present.

Will My Child Ever Out-grow His Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?


If your child has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder then at some point you will be asking the question, "Will my child ever outgrow it?" Well, there is good news, and not so good news, when it comes to the answer. Studies indicate that about half of those with ADHD will outgrow many of the symptoms of the disorder by the time he or she is in their 20's.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: What Do We Mean by Attention Anyway?


When we talk about attention, we are talking about two different kinds of abilities: The ability to focus on a specific task put in front of us to do, such as school work, and the ability to pay attention in a more global sense to the world around us, to be able to pay attention to the buzz of the lights overhead, and the touch of the clothes on your skin, and the children playing outside of the classroom. These are two different kinds of attention.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: What is Impulsivity?


Impulsivity is one of the hallmarks of people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. This impulsivity is the result of the brain's decreased ability to inhibit.

What is Hyperactivity in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?


Most of the ADHD kids that are seen in a private practice setting are hyperactive kids simply because they get into the most trouble. Their parents are usually pulling their hair out and saying, "We've got to get this child some help.

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The Bad News About Helicopter Parenting: It Works  The New York Times

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What Parenting Advice Should Prince William Give to Prince Harry?  The Cheat Sheet

Prince William and Kate Middleton appear to have this whole parenting thing down. What advice can Prince Harry use from his more experienced brother?


Urbana church sets meeting for parenting-support program Feb. 18  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

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

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