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

In The News:


New York Times (blog)

Parenting and Heart Attacks
New York Times (blog)
Private Lives: Personal essays on the news of the world and the news of our lives. “Anything I should know before I go home?” I asked the chief cardiologist, trying not to sound terrified. “Just don't lift stuff over 10 pounds for a few weeks.” “My ...

and more »

The payoff for strict parenting
Washington Post
I bristle when I hear people talking about “helicopter parenting.” Yes, some parents are a little too manic about the success of their children. I was part of a group of mothers once in which one woman was fretting about how far behind her 3-year old ...


A Halloween Parenting Tip
Huffington Post
However, when you are both older and have some perspective, please thank her for breaking in your parents. Because of all the parenting lessons we only had to learn once, "Don't Mistake a Homeless Encampment for a Halloween Festival" has got to be the ...


The hidden economics behind strict parenting
Washington Post (blog)
The rise of helicopter parents like Amy Chua, whose 2011 book "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" brought attention to an increasingly popular parenting style emphasizing hard work and strict child rearing, could be less of a cultural phenomenon than a ...


Unequal Societies Give an Incentive for Pushy Parenting
New York Times
That is the conclusion of a pair of European economists who set out to study something more nebulous than interest rates or deficit reduction: parenting styles, and specifically the rise of so-called helicopter parenting, a topic endlessly discussed in ...

and more »

Five tips to motivate your children to complete their chores
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
So I asked Gregg Murset, a parenting and chore expert, for his best tips to get kids to do chores without complaining or having to ask them over and over again to get jobs done, literally turning chores into a chore for the parent. Here's what he ...


PsychCentral.com (blog)

Can a Better Romantic Relationship Lead to Better Parenting?
PsychCentral.com (blog)
By doing both at once or, more precisely, by letting the positive outcomes of one (relationship fulfillment) lead positive outcomes of the other (good parenting). I know this sounds counter-intuitive. After all, we live in a culture obsessed with ...


Us Magazine

Jennie Garth Talks Co-Parenting With Peter Facinelli: "I Don't Take One Second ...
Us Magazine
These days Jennie Garth is appreciating every moment. Since ending her marriage to Peter Facinelli back in June 2013, the Beverly Hills, 90210 alum, 42, has been co-parenting with her Twilight ex, 40. She visited The Meredith Vieira Show on Wednesday, ...
Jennie Garth Talks Co-Parenting With Peter Facinelli, Says She "Loves Every ...E! Online

all 7 news articles »

'This Is How We Do' Parody Is Two Minutes Of Parenting Truth
Huffington Post
Who says multi-tasking is impossible? Brenna Jennings, of Suburban Snapshots, knows that is just how moms gets sh*t done. Her new parody video, set to Katy Perry's "This Is How We Do" (natch) goes out to "all the ladies in last night's makeup... at ...


Slate Magazine (blog)

The Parody Twitter Account That Gets 21st-Century Progressive Parenting Pretty ...
Slate Magazine (blog)
There are two parts of the current culture of parenting that Shapiro says he's sending up. One is the fact that some parents are treating their children as props, dressing them like tiny fashionable adults (“We're still sorting out Friday's unfortunate ...

Google News
Showing 1 - 10 of 1072 Articles
« Previous
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108
Next »

On Raising a Child with Disabilities: Sara & the Nail Salon

Sara loves pampering. Haircuts, facials, manicures, and makeup bring smiles,... Read More

Learning Disabilities

There are so many learning labels floating around these days... Read More

Kids Party Etiquette for Parents

Ever feel like you're out of the loop when it... Read More

Parenting Your Teenager: 3 Ways to Make the Time

Every now and then I'll get a story sent to... Read More

Television - The Great SATAN!

I've often thought that in 6 million years, archaeologists will... Read More

Parenting Styles - Overcoming Your Differences

If you spend any time in the parenting section of... Read More

Lets Protect Our Children

There are software programs that you can purchase to keep... Read More

Types of Schools for Troubled Teens

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

Now, Theyre Bullying My Daughter In Our Home: Welcome To Cyber-Bullying

Last night Tom's daughter, Sue, came out of her room... Read More

Bullies

Bullies are an ugly but very real part of childhood.... Read More

Parenting Your Teenager: Teens and Violence

I have a bit of a different response than most... Read More

Toxic Chemicals, Are Your Children Being Exposed?

You do what you can to keep your little ones... Read More

Keeping Kids Safe on the Internet

The biggest trick some child predators' are using these days... Read More

Uses for Dirty Diapers

As the father of a toddler, I am an expert... Read More

Celebrating Life with Children in September

Here are ten simple pleasures you can enjoy with your... Read More

Parenting Skills - Five Ways To Turbo-Boost Your Confidence

The 'phone conversation had nothing at all to do with... Read More

Say No to Mealtime Mayhem: Eating Out With Your Baby or Toddler

Many parenting books advise against eating out with young children.... Read More

Playful Parenting - More than Just Fun and Games

Early childhood educators have called play "children's work". Many parents... Read More

Lead with Love:How Mothers Can Use Their Greatest Strength to Manage Around Their Technical Weakness

My wife and I have been working on a video... Read More

You Want Whaaat???

Not too long ago my teenage daughter approached me with... Read More

War Declared On Instant Messenger: How to Stop Your Child from Wasting Their Life Away Online

Hey Parents! I hate to tell you, but there is... Read More

Blended Families Can Be Successful

Many families today are blending members from past relationships. It... Read More

Banishing Bedtime Blues

"My son won't go to bed at night without a... Read More

Potty Training ?To Train or Not to Train?

I have always found the notion of toilet training a... Read More

Avoid Weight Problems In Children

Although, not a well publicized statistic, childhood obesity has more... Read More