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 Esmé 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

In The News:


The Inquisitr

Emily Blunt: Parenting 'Is Such A Fear-Based Industry' -- Here's Why
The Inquisitr
Actress Emily Blunt recently opened up about her views on parenting during an interview with online magazine, The Edit. The 31-year-old award-winning actress, and married mother of one explained her laid back approach to parenting and the reasons for it.
Emily Blunt: Parenting Is a 'Fear-Based Industry'People Magazine
Is parenting a “fear-based” industry? Emily Blunt thinks soBabyCenter (blog)
Emily Blunt: Parenting is a "Fear-Based Industry"Celebrity Baby Scoop
Contactmusic.com -Bustle -www.norfolknews.ca/
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What Parenting Really Looks Like
POPSUGAR
Parenting is so ugly, but there are moments that are so beautiful. Just when you think you have it under control and you're like, 'Oh, yeah, this is great. My kid's using his manners,' they slam the door in your face and they scream at you! But nothing ...

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Funniest Parenting Tweets: What Moms And Dads Said On Twitter This Week
Huffington Post
Our guest curator this week is Kate Hall, co-editor (with Science of Parenthood's Norine Dworkin-McDaniel and Jessica Ziegler) of The Big Book of Parenting Tweets. Kate also blogs at Can I Get Another Bottle of Whine? and right here on HuffPost Parents.


PsychCentral.com (blog)

Innocent Parenting Style May Harm Kids in Adulthood
PsychCentral.com (blog)
A recent study from the University of Missouri and the University of Illinois at Chicago found that parents who use material goods as part of their parenting techniques may be setting children up for difficulties later in adulthood. “Our research ...
Three Ways to Raise a Materialistic ChildBoston.com (blog)

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Michael Obel-Omia: Parenting a child of color in post-Ferguson America
The Providence Journal
A few weeks ago, on the night of the Ferguson decision, my son returned home after a nightly run. It had been raining, but he hadn't run yet that day, so after a few hours of homework he ventured out, eager to run three miles. I hadn't paid attention ...


Dr. Randy Cale's Terrific Parenting column: A better holiday: Three mistakes ...
Troy Record
It's that wonderful time of the year and you're already stressed. While the holidays for most are a time of joy, the demands often create a sense of stress that compromises our joy and perhaps our parenting. It's then easy to bring this stress down ...

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South Bay Parenting: It's OK to fib to the kids sometimes, right?
The Daily Breeze
Most of the time, it's to scare them into doing something that is actually good for them. I tell my finicky 5-year-old that he won't grow if he doesn't eat (a half-truth). I tell him that watching more than one “Sonic the Hedgehog” episode is bad for ...


Letters: Parenting should happen more often than once per week
Daily Herald
Have you noticed that Monday evenings are becoming a sacred time for most LDS families? Whether you are in the bishopric, stake presidency, or an auxiliary leader and spend an entire Sabbath in church meetings, the message seems to be that you can ...


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Sensitive parenting may boost kids' social skills, school performance
FOX6 WBRC - MyFoxAL.com
18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The type of parenting children receive at an early age may have a long-term effect on their social skills and school success, a new study indicates. The study included 243 people from poor families in Minnesota who were ...
You Really Can Blame Your Parents for EverythingTIME

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Saturday Diary: Do my wife and I have a parenting philosophy? Not sure
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
WARNING: This diary contains annoying parental bragging. Not to mention that it steps all over the third-rail of social conversation: parenting. (The other two being religion and politics). Our elder son just got home yesterday from his first semester ...

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Build Character with this Delicious Triple A Recipe!

Vinegar or honey, what do kids really want? "Toys, candy,... Read More

The Child Chef

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Top Ten Things Parents Must Know About State Academic Standards (What Your Child s/b Learning)

Public education in the United States has never been equal... Read More

Let Your Children Name the New Baby

Choosing a baby name is an important job, so make... Read More

10 Points on Children for the New Parent

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Renee?s Mommy is Here

I still remember the scene vividly. I was getting out... Read More

What is Incest?

Incest is sexual activity, ranging from fondling to intercourse, between... Read More

The Worlds Greatest Dad

You are in the final round of your favorite game... Read More

Strategies to Help Boost Your Childs Self Esteem

Self esteem in an important quality for all children to... Read More

Ten Helpful Little Tips For New Parents

The Greatest Gifts in Life, which are always created for... Read More

Potty Training Caveats- Dont Start Too Soon

The First Reason: For one thing, child development experts are... Read More

Normal and Logical Consequences

Successful parents have learned to be both firm and kind... Read More

Types of Schools for Troubled Teens

It can be difficult on all family members to have... Read More

Give Your Child Life Skills for a Lifetime

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

Advantages of Using a Board Certified Pediatrician

When a child is born, a new number is added... Read More

Parents - Create An Emotionally Healthy Connection With Your Child

"I could have helped you if I would have known,... Read More

Homework Doesn?t Have to Be a Battle of Wills

Homework. It doesn't have to be a daily battle of... Read More

Parents: You Can Do Something About Professional Sports Ethics

Most of us can agree that there is a lack... Read More

7 Ways to Know Your Child

How well do you really know your child?There is so... Read More

Power Foods for a Powerful School Lunch

There isn't a school day that goes by that I... Read More

Monitoring Your Teens for Drug Use Without Appearing to be Spying

Even if your teenagers do not use drugs, you still... Read More

Understanding The Report

"No thank you. Don't bother to send me the report... Read More

Who Are You When the Professional In You Meets Baby?

Are you a professional?Notice how the questions differs from, "Do... Read More

Teenagers in America Today

"Family Matters" was the headline that caught my attention in... Read More

What Are Reasonable Expectations of a Child?

To have reasonable expectations of our children is an important... Read More