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. Nail biting typically begins between the ages of five and 10 and is common among children as well as adults.... Read More

For School Success, Dont Coddle Your Kids

Parents want their children to succeed in school. However, sometimes their best intentions are misguided. Attempts to provide children with a wonderful life can, in fact, increase the stress of the entire family.One of parents' most common mistakes is to want to make everything easy for their children. It's painful... Read More

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.The Snellen chart, the instrument most frequently used to test eyesight, often gives people a false sense of security about their... Read More

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, " . . . if I had a potato, nothing but a potato, how could I teach a classroom full of children? Well,... Read More

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. At my first job after high school, I had the misfortune... Read More

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... Read More

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. The reason Keith dislikes school thoughdoes not have anything to do with academics. Keith is being bullied beforeschool, at school, and on the school bus. Who can blame him for not... Read More

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... Read More

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. The trick... Read More

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. Preparing for a new baby can be a costly experience, especially in the areas of clothing and nursery furniture. The good... Read More

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ABC News

Free-Range Parenting Debate: Should Kids Be Allowed to Roam Unsupervised?
ABC News
Rafi and Dvora Meitiv were walking home from the park recently in Silver Spring, Maryland, when they were suddenly confronted by strangers. Not a gang member, or a bully, or a child molester, but the police. “We were over here about to cross the street ...
Free range parenting: controversial method explainedW*USA 9
Free Range Parenting: Should Kids Be Allowed to Roam Unsupervised?myCentralOregon.com

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Are We Having Fun Yet? New Book Explores The Paradox Of Parenting
NPR
JENNIFER SENIOR: It's a very economical way of describing, I think, the experience of parenting. It's a phrase that a friend of mine used almost parenthetically. It was this very offhand kind of comment that he had made when he became a new dad. He ...

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Free-range parenting discussion misses the bigger picture
Washington Post
Child welfare rarely gets covered by the news media unless there is a tragedy. But the case of a Silver Spring family under investigation by Montgomery County's Child Protective Services for allowing their 10- and 6-year-old children to walk home alone ...

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Funniest Parenting Tweets: What Moms And Dads Said On Twitter This Week
Huffington Post
Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways. So each week, we round up the most hilarious 140-character quips from moms and dads to spread the joy. Scroll down to read the latest batch and follow @HuffPostParents ...


Common-sense parenting
Washington Post
As I told my children when they occasionally wanted to do something I was not inclined to let them do, there are a lot of questionable people out there. I trusted my kids, but I didn't trust the rest of the world. This is not helicopter parenting. It's ...


Voice of America

Understanding the Teen Brain Key for Better Parenting
Voice of America
Neuroscientist Frances Jensen has been studying the human brain for almost all of her career. But even she wasn't ready for the challenge of two teenage sons. Her challenge: try to find out why smart and responsible teenagers also act impulsively and ...

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Times Record News

Free-Range Parenting Debate Misses a Critical Point
Huffington Post
As a result, Danielle and Alexander Meitiv are being investigated by the Montgomery County Child Protective Services. The debate about it continues to rage. I now that many other psychologists are weighing in on the appropriateness of this form of ...
Investigation into Md. 'free-range parenting' case unresolved after meetingWashington Post

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Learn strategies for parenting in an over-sexualized world
wtvr.com
RICHMOND, Va – Liz Pearce of Commonwealth Parenting and Brantley Holmes, Women's Health Nurse Practitioner with Henrico County Department of Health, stopped by the studio to talk about the upcoming RVA Parents Forum, 'Parenting in an ...


Christian Post

4 Tips for Parenting an Adult Child Who Has Made Poor Choices
Christian Post
Unfortunately, even good parents might one day see their adult children make poor choices. Here at Focus we've spoken with many heartbroken moms and dads who are grappling to understand and respond well to their grown kids' decisions. Here are four ...


CNN

Judgy moms and dads face off in hit ad
CNN
We could learn so very much from each other. Our children live what they learn." But, there are some critics: namely fathers' groups who say the ad missed a key opportunity to showcase how much today's dads are involved in modern parenting.

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How Fathers Can Step Up to Fathering

When our oldest son was 2, my wife went out... Read More

Back to School Feng Shui

Every school year parents and students dutifully trudge through the... Read More

Encourage Your Children Potential By Your Modeling

All responsible parents would want to support their children, find... Read More

Play the Ball, Not the Man!

As parents and teachers, sometimes we want to praise, at... Read More

Guide To Choosing Educational Toys For Children

In the last few years, parents started getting more and... Read More

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Examining Drugs for ADHD, Particularly Strattera

In memory of 14 year old Matthew Smith; 11 year... Read More

Life Stuck In Fast Forward

the woes of being a parent of an ADHD child.....Like... Read More

Water! Water Everywhere!

What one word best sums up summer fun? Water. I... Read More

Awesome Dads Top Ten Communication Intentions

An Awesome Dad in by no means perfect. But that... Read More

Diet Sodas And How They Can Affect Kids

Many of us have grown up drinking caffeinated diet sodas... Read More

ADD / ADHD Children : Being Your Childs Best Friend

Do you live with an ADD / ADHD child? If... Read More

Does Your Child Need A Bedtime Routine? - Yes!

Do you struggle to get your child to bed at... Read More

The Personality of a Virgo Child

Your Virgo Baby..August 23 - September 22Virgo children are honest... Read More

Selecting and Hiring Childcare Employees

In today's fast-paced society, many families depend on some form... Read More

The Scientific Breakthrough That Allows Every Couple To Choose The Gender Of Their Baby

The advances in science over the past century have been... Read More

Thirteen Values You Can Teach Through Homework

Are you a parent concerned about passing values on to... Read More

Mom vs. Dad: Navigating Parenting Differences With All Good Intentions

Let's face it: raising children can be quite the adventure.... Read More

The 5 Babysitter Commandments

Having a babysitter take care of your kids is sometimes... Read More

Family Meals: When Dinner Schedules Dont Match

Mealtimes together deserve an important place in any family. Around... Read More

Parent Involvement: Finding Your Way in Middle School and High School

In elementary school it's pretty straightforward: bringing in cupcakes to... Read More

How Kids Learn To Cooperate In Video Games -- A Guide for Parents and Teachers

A great many parents are concerned that the electronic games... Read More

Give Your Child Life Skills for a Lifetime

Many parents struggle with solutions to put their child on... Read More

Beginning the Special Education Process

Like anything else in life, there's a method to the... Read More

Keep the Little Ones Safe, Follow Pool Safety Guidelines

Pool safety should be on the minds of every parent... Read More