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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SwimSwam

What is The Art of Swim Parenting?
SwimSwam
I learned a great deal about swim parenting from my mother. My father was a solo-practicing Orthopedic surgeon in the days before cell phones. He was on call 24/7 and could never leave the house phone. He rarely got to see me swim. My mother drove me ...


Introducing PJ Media's New Parenting Section
PJ Media (blog)
PJ Media is excited to announce the launch of a new page dedicated to parenting. This project, focusing on Real Parents, Real Life, and Real Solutions, is the result of months of planning –and we can't wait for you to see it and share it with your friends.


Huffington Post

Parenting Is Like Living in an Insane Asylum
Huffington Post
Sometimes I feel like I'm doing a pretty good job as a parent. Relationships are good, all those consequences we've put into our Family Playbook--a list of infractions and their expected consequences--are well understood, the house is in almost perfect ...


4 Words My Husband Says That Reflect the Importance of Parenting
Huffington Post
My husband is certainly not perfect, but he's pretty extraordinary in his recognition of the value of parenting. He lives out this value every day in his interactions with our children. He gives everything he has to them -- every ounce of energy ...


NJ.com

Christie again vetoes bill regulating surrogate parenting pacts in N.J.
NJ.com
TRENTON — For the second time in three years, Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed legislation that would create rules for people in New Jersey who wish to conceive a child through a surrogate known as a "gestational carrier," disappointing same-sex couples ...

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3 Important Parenting Truths You Can't Afford to Miss
PJ Media
It's safe to say that many of us begin our parenting with a vow to do a better job than our parents before us. There's nothing wrong with that. Except, when your children are small, it's easy to convince yourself that you actually are. Don't be fooled ...


Today.com

Submit a photo for the TODAY Parenting Team's Q & A!
Today.com
We need your help with a photo for the Question & Answer page! Right now we have this super-groovy stock art photo of women pushing strollers. They're all smiling and well-groomed and wearing soft pastels. The mom on the right even coordinated the ...


KVCAP offers free parenting class in Skowhegan
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
SKOWHEGAN — KVCAP's Family Enrichment Council will sponsor a free parenting class, Cooperative Parenting and Divorce. The video-based program gives divorcing or separating parents information to help make positive changes that can shield their ...

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GoodTherapy.org (blog)

'Overwhelming' Evidence Same-Sex Parenting Is Not Harmful
GoodTherapy.org (blog)
Opponents of gay marriage have long argued that heterosexual marriage is the only healthy way to raise children, but a new study published in Social Science Research says there is no evidence that same-sex parenting harms children in any way.
6 Children's Books Created to Promote Same-Sex ParentingNewsmax
Researchers Find More Evidence Showing Kids With Same-Sex Parents Have ...iSchoolGuide

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Daily Life

The one parenting tactic to avoid at all cost
Daily Life
It also undermines one of the other core messages that we hear from parenting experts and schools at the moment — namely that children ought to be encouraged to be themselves and express their individuality. What do we want? Children to be authentic ...

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Parenting Your Adolescent: 3 Powerful Steps to Being an In-Charge Parent

Q. How do I overcome the 16-year-old who does things... Read More

Childrens Friendships Made Easy

Most research into children's friendships shows that those children who... Read More

Maximizing Your ADHD Childs Performance in School.

As a parent there are lots of things that you... Read More

Should The Dad-To-Be Attend The Birth?

Not so long ago a dad-to-be would pace up and... Read More

Math Facts - Try Some Fun Ways to Learn Them

Memorizing math facts is a necessary part of elementary school.... Read More

Achieve Success At School - Parents, Help Your Kids Easily Be Top, Honor-Roll Students!

With the beginning of the new school year coming VERY... Read More

What Parents Should Do For Children To Do Their Best After Divorce?

Why do some children still do best after divorce and... Read More

Helping Your Child Develop

Here are some things that you can do to help... Read More

THE NEW SCHOOL VISIT: 5 Things to Look For

Today the little red school house is not what it... Read More

Diapers: Do You Choose Disposable Or Reusable?

Diapers..Changing a dirty diaper is not the best part of... Read More

Handling Failure -- Teaching Kids How to Profit From It

There is nothing pleasant about failure, at least not at... Read More

Protect your Kids Early with Safety Glasses

What exactly makes safety glasses different from regular glasses? There... Read More

The Thing with Quality Time

It's funny how people seem to think that they have... Read More

Awesome Dads Top Ten Ways To Be The Foundation of Your Family

Part of the responsibility of being a father is to... Read More

Guerilla Parenting Techniques: What Are They?

When you hear the phrase, 'guerrilla parenting techniques', what images... Read More

Calming Tips for Hyperactive Children

Parents of hyperactive children know the "Would you please just... Read More

Blended Families Can Be Successful

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

Top 20 Items To Pack In A Diaper Bag

1. Diapers (5 -7 is a fairly safe supply)2. Wipes3.... Read More

No, No, No -- What Else is a Parent to Say?

The word no is probably the most overused word in... Read More

Choosing the Perfect Jogging Stroller

When choosing the perfect jogging stroller, a very important question... Read More

So You Want to Adopt?

Many reasons will cause some people to feel the need... Read More

A Chart for Everything

For every season, check, check, check, There is a chart,... Read More

Childrens Safety in Public Places - 10 Useful Tips

My kids ask me all the time to take them... Read More

Homeschooling Takes Your Child Out of Public School --- A Unique Benefit

Home-schooling removes children from public school. That alone makes home-schooling... Read More

Social Engineering via Robotic Toddlers

Is there a way to build a robot to help... Read More