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Aging Women and Parenting: The Case for Preparation
by Barbara Morris, R.ph..A lengthy article in the local paper about local older women who care for very young children was heartbreaking and thought provoking.One woman in is 92 - she gets around on a cane and raises her great grandchildren. Other women in their seventies wi...
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The Science Of Parenting - Fact Or Fiction?
by Donald Saunders.We often talk about the science of parenting but is there such a things as parenting science?Science in simple terms is the acquisition and organization of knowledge through research and can be applied to any field you care to mention. As a result, t...
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Single Parenting - The Pros and Cons
by Donald Saunders.With divorce rates now at record high levels the number of children living in single parent homes is higher than ever and whether you're a mom or a dad single parenting presents you with some unique challenges.The first set of problems that a single ...
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Parenting - Discipline In The Modern World
by Donald Saunders.The subject of parenting and discipline often sparks heated debate and much of this stems from the use of the word 'discipline' itself, which conjures up a picture of harsh and unreasonable punishment in the minds of many parents. Indeed, the debate ...
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Parenting - The Right Way To Communicate With Your Children
by Donald Saunders.Communication is a fundamental part of our day-to-day lives and, within the family setting, it is vital for parents to learn to communicate effectively with their children. This is not always as easy as you might think and there is certainly a right ...
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Advice On The Effects Of Single Parenting
by John Tiger.Times have really changed. Many old customs and traditions which were taught and practiced for several years are becoming obsolete now. The modern culture has changed and outgrown values and beliefs that were thought to be the core.Even though morali...
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Parenting - Teaching Your Children To Be Independent
by Donald Saunders.All too quickly our children reach that age at which they feel the need to leave home and to strike out on their own and part of our role as parents is to do everything in our power to see that they are ready when that day comes. Amongst other things...
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Parenting - Teaching Your Children About Strangers
by Donald Saunders.As parents one of our prime responsibilities is to provide a safe environment for our children and to keep them from harm. In today's world unfortunately this also means teaching them to be wary of strangers. However, since much of our life brings us...
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Parenting - Teenage Discipline Requires A Sense Of Objectivity
by Donald Saunders.Some aspects of parenting are relatively easy, while others present us with more of a challenge. One area which often causes parents some difficulty is that of discipline and, in particular, teenage discipline.As adults we are familiar with the conce...
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The Role Of Fathers In Child Parenting
by Donald Saunders.Although the role of mothers has changed little over the years, the role of fathers has changed considerably, particularly over the past 150 years.During the second half of the nineteenth century, often referred to as the Victorian Era, the father wa...
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Parenting Teenagers: Tips On Starting High School
by Aurelia Williams.Teenagers all over the world will take the leap from child to young adult this fall. They will be entering High School for the first time. This milestone brings a variety of feelings and emotions. They are beginning four of the most difficult, yet mo...
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Parenting - Adoption And The Challenges Which It Poses
by Donald Saunders.There are currently some 128,000 adoptions in the United States every year and, while this figure may seem to be small, over the years this means that about 1%, or several million, children in the United States today are adopted.No two parents' exper...
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Parenting - Dealing With Family Sibling Rivalry
by Donald Saunders.Family sibling rivalry, or conflict between brothers and sisters, comes in all shapes and sizes and is often similar to conflict seen between adults in the form of loud arguments, the destruction of property or physical fighting. In some cases siblin...
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Parenting - The Role Of Grandparents In The Parenting Equation
by Donald Saunders.Grandparents have a very special role to play in the parenting equation and can be extraordinarily helpful, but they can also place parents in the position of feeling a little bit like middle management with all the problems that this can bring. So h...
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Parenting - The Challenge Of Dealing With Difficult Children
by Donald Saunders.When it comes to talking about how to deal with difficult children the first problem is defining just what we mean by difficult. Are we talking about a child who is simply a little too keen to express his independence or a child who is totally irresp...
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Parenting - Teaching Children At Home
by Donald Saunders.Many parents put a great deal of effort into selecting the right school for their children, and often make considerable sacrifices to save enough money to send their children to a good college, because there is no doubt that providing a good educatio...
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Parenting - Preparing Your Child For That First Preschool Day
by Donald Saunders.That first preschool day marks a milestone in your child's life but for most parents it is a very worrying time as concern mounts over just how well the child will cope. With a little bit of thought and forward planning though you can do a great deal...
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20 Keys to Parenting Teen-agers
by Helene Rothschild.The following poems that I made into posters are designed to help the fathers and mothers (or guardians) and children communicate in a positive, constructive way. You can use these poems to connect with your teen-ager, and make win-win agreements tha...
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How To Become A Better Parent
by Dean Caporella.Parents have moved with the times and are making use of the resources now available online. No longer do moms and dads have to rely on close family members for advice on child issues and with simply the click of a mouse, can take part in an online pa...
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Reviving the Wonder of Parenting
by Maggie Reigh.“I don’t get it,” sighed one exasperated parent. “Sometimes I wonder where the wonder went in this game of parenting! I mean, I was so excited to be a new mom, so full of enthusiasm, love and dreams about life and living. I felt so blessed…...
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Dealing With The Challenges Of Single Parenting
by John Tiger.Probably the hardest challenges of single parenting, is an overwhelming feeling that you are required to fulfill both the expectations- as a mother and a father. Particularly in the case when other single parent does not portray an active role with t...
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Why You Need To Take An Online Parenting Class
by Dean Caporella.Taking an online parenting class for parents going through the pain of separation and divorce can take some doing especially when two adults are not seeing eye to eye on a lot of things. It's a particularly harrowing time for children caught up in th...
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Let Laughter Lighten Your Parenting Load
by Maggie Reigh.Today I’d like to share a poem with you, just for fun.? It reminds me of how important it is to remember to take life lightly and to see the humor in many of the potentially distressing and frustrating situations that are an integral part of the pa...
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The Consequences of Permissive Parenting
by Margaret Paul, Ph.d..You are being a permissive parent when you are compliant, indulgent, or indifferent with your children. When you are being compliant, you are giving yourself up and going along with what your children want to avoid their upset with you. When you are ...
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Consequences of Authoritarian Parenting
by Margaret Paul, Ph.d..Do you believe that it is your job as a parent to have control over your children? Do you find yourself trying to control your children in the ways your parents tried to control you, or in the ways you learned from siblings, friends or relatives? Do ...
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