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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 Esmé 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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This App Aims To Help Keep Your Kids Safe Online Without Helicopter Parenting
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Pastor viewpoint: A devotional for parenting
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As I was sitting down to write this pastor's viewpoint during this Lenten season, I began to reflect on the Lenten disciplines of repentance, prayer, fasting, and works of love. All of these help us to grow closer to Christ. As I reflected on ...

Utah governor passes law allowing 'free-range parenting' |
Free range parenting... Have you heard of it? It's a style of child-rearing intended to encourage kids to be independent.
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South Bay Parenting: The loss of this admired reporter leaves a big void in a struggling industry
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My first job out of college was at a weekly newspaper in the Bay Area covering City Council meetings and ribbon-cutting ceremonies, street floods and leaf blower bans, earning $400 a week, which seemed a fortune after years of living on ramen noodles ...

Grandparenting is not what it use to be
Arizona Daily Star
Introduction to Course: Parenting advice changes like hemlines. Arbitrary fashion? No. Science, based on carefully designed studies, propels our knowledge forward and guides us down safer pathways. Parents were once told to place babies on their ...

Science Daily

Physical disability boosts parenting effort, beetles study shows ...
Science Daily
Animals that carry a physical impediment can work harder to rear their young as a result, an insect study has shown. They may behave this way in case they are not able to reproduce again, scientists suggest.

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Parenting: How to get your teen to listen
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Concern continues to grow as Alabama is poised for Severe Storm Outbreak. All modes of severe weather are possible, including tornadoes. Parts of the state could see strong tornadoes. Rich Thomas Weather Network. Communication problems with teenagers ...
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Parenting and personality work together to affect baby's weight gain ...
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The more mothers use food to soothe their babies, the more weight certain babies gained, according to researchers. The effect was only seen in babies with a surgent temperament -- characterized by being more outgoing, active and drawn to new things and ...

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Childhood `toxic stress' leads to parenting challenges later on
Reuters Health - Parents who endured “toxic stress” during childhood may be more likely to have kids with developmental delays and have a harder time coping with their children's health issues, new research suggests. Adverse childhood experiences ...
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