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Fri, 06 May 2016 00:00:00 -0400Should There be rules for Grandparents? Or should Grandparents be able to go with the common philosophy of spoil your grandkids and then send them home. This is a fairly broad topic since spoiling can mean something different to a parent and to a grandparent. In the research Iave done, and the fact that I am a grandparent of three I have come to the conclusion that yes, there should be some guidelines for grandparents to follow.
Sun, 06 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0500Raising a child is hard work, and no amount of advice or preparation can change that. Preparation and knowledge can have an effect, though, on the results that hard parenting work brings. A helpful tip at the right time can make the parenting process much easier. Continue reading to get a few tips that might solve some child-rearing problems.
Tue, 20 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Parenting is the most rewarding job in the world. It's also the hardest job in the world. It's made easier when you have a partner in your life that can assist you with the daily challenges. When you are a single parent, the task of raising children can be both daunting and frustrating. However, there are steps you can take to help make your single parent family strong and united. To help keep your single parent household organized and positive, try the parenting tips outlined...
Mon, 12 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Fact: The number one cause of death among people between the ages of 15 and 24 is drunk driving! Since more teenagers die as a result of drunk driving than for any other reason, it is vitally important to have open communication with your teen about the dangers of drinking and driving. Educating your teenagers about the potentially catastrophic consequences of consuming alcohol and getting behind the wheel is particularly important, not only for their own protection, but for the protection of other road users and pedestrians.
Tue, 06 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400The first thing you need to understand in reference to abusive teenagers is that no parent should endure abusive behavior from their teenage children. In addition it should be understood that abuse is a two way street that unfortunately is well traveled around the world. Today however, we will focus on the subject of abusive teenagers.
Tue, 30 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400The headlines and statistics about Internet predators can be frightening. It's difficult enough being a parent without worrying about safety on the Internet. While computers and technology offer great way to stay connected, they can also create a dangerous playground, complete with people who do not have the best intentions. Social networking sites are becoming more and more mainstream. Some of the most popular social networking sites for teens include MySpace and Facebook.
Mon, 29 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Social Networking Websites are online places for pals who share the same ideas to meet with each other. Once you register as a member and create a account, you can socialize with school mates via cyber discussions such as chat, email, photos, events and status updates.
Fri, 19 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Giving advice to a teenager is very easy; getting a teenager to take that advice is another matter altogether. It's not only a case of the advice going in one ear and out the other, sometimes the teenager seems to go deliberately out of their way to do the exact opposite, that's when you know you've got a problem. So how do you go about giving advice to a teen?
Tue, 16 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400It can be a lonely, frustrating world for parents seeking solutions for their difficult teen. By the time parents begin researching residential treatment options for troubled teens, generally it is because they have exhausted typical resources such as restriction of privileges, school counselors, advice from clergy, help from family, bargaining and bribing, family counselors or therapists.
Sun, 14 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400KidsWatch is extremely rated Parental Control Software that helps parents to keep track and manage their children's Net access and the amount of time they spend on the computer. Having functions such as website filtering, time limit controls, the ability to block sites and adult content, monitoring of chat rooms, in addition to e-mail and predator alerts.
Fri, 05 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400There are typically two types of employment opportunities for teenagers; part-time work or internships. Both have advantages and disadvantages depending on purpose of pursuing work. Part-time jobs are paid employment and can also be seasonal opportunities. Internships are usually unpaid and in a specific field of interest.
Thu, 04 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Children like to surf the Internet at home especially during summer holidays when they are weary of doing exercise or taking trips outside. Meanwhile, many parents do fear for the network security. And Some of them start to use a kind of Parental monitoring software to preserve their child from network harm. Via the net, children could obtain much of knowledge at ease without taking lessons in school, which can stimulate their motives and interests for learning.
Sat, 30 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Celebrity movie star Kate Hudson and her fiance British rocker Matt Bellamy recently gave birth to their baby boy. The tabloids were ripe with speculation regarding the baby name the couple would choose for the newly arrived family member. After much deliberation, the couple chose the name "Bingham" or "Bing" for short much like the search engine.
Fri, 29 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400The parent-child relationship consists of a combination of behaviors, feelings, and expectations that are unique to a particular parent and a particular child. As your child enters adolescence, biological, cognitive, and emotional changes transform the parent-child relationship. Effective communication can become an issue as your child's urge for independence may challenge your authority as a parent.
Fri, 22 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400It is never too early to start preparing your teenager to receive a college education. While the choice to attend college belongs to your teenager, your role as a parent plays a huge part in whether or not this is the direction they will take. As you guide your teenager through their childhood into adulthood, you have the opportunity to make suggestions and help with decisions along the way.
Thu, 14 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400Teaching your teenager financial responsibility is a very critical phase in the transition to adulthood. When the time comes, you will want your teen ready to take the next big step and although most children have observed their parents financial values and attitudes through daily interactions, teenagers need to see how money works in the real world, including where it comes from and where it goes.
Tue, 21 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400Many young childless couples these days are taking pride in going in for alternative methods enjoying parenthood. It is needless to say that there are millions of people who could not enjoy parenthood in a natural way thus are forced to use of alternative methods of reproduction. So such methods have always proved to be a hit with those who are yearning to enjoy parenthood albeit not in a natural way. The experience of parenting is indeed a great blessing for childless couples.
Wed, 08 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400So you're considering buying a ride on car for your child. Congratulations! Ride on Cars are one of the most popular toys on the market today and if you choose the right ride on car you will give your child hours of safe, endless fun and encourage a healthier lifestyle as they will be spending many hours in the fresh air! At the same time, you will also help them to improve their motor skills. Before purchasing a ride on car for your child you need to know the main differences. This article will help you make the right decision.
Fri, 03 Jun 2011 00:00:00 -0400A lot of people are still not familiar with the concept of a retirement community. It is still mistaken to be just an old age home. In a way, it is true that these communities are for elderly people, but then again they are different from old age homes because they lack the informality and friendly atmosphere in a community.
Wed, 18 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400In most first world countries, it is the law that babies and children travelling in cars must be in the correct seat for their weight and must be restrained. There is a good reason for this and what I cannot understand is seeing children of apparently sensible parents standing between the two front seats while the car is in motion. I often see a baby on an adults lap in the front seat and I have occasionally seen toddlers with their heads sticking out windows.
Fri, 06 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400Raising your children is a challenging task. As parents, we have the responsibility of encouraging good child behavior. If you need advice for parents, or if you want to be successful in raising your children, there are some techniques you should utilize. Here are a few good parenting tips that will help you have well behaved children
Thu, 05 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400Blind cords continue to pose risks to young children. The RoSPA website (Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) states that most accidental deaths involving blind cords happen in the bedroom and occur with children aged between 16 months and 36 months. To reduce the risk posed by looped cords, they should be kept out of the reach of children. There are some simple steps that you can take to reduce the risk to your child.
Wed, 04 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400Its the time we dread, those weeks or even months of hoping and praying they won't do it on the furniture, in the carpeted bedroom or in some nook or cranny where it would never be found! Here are my indicators that a child is ready for toilet training as well as tips for ensuring successful training in the shortest possible time frame.
Tue, 12 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400Many parents have the same problems with teenagers as all other parents. Parents have a hard time realizing the difference between nurturing and spoiling their kids. Akin to that problem is the idea of proper discipline. What is too strict and what is too easy? Considering all types of questions, you begin to see the amount of stress there is in raising a child.