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Expert discusses repercussions of helicopter parenting - Baylor College of Medicine News (press release)


Baylor College of Medicine News (press release)

Expert discusses repercussions of helicopter parenting
Baylor College of Medicine News (press release)
“Helicopter parents should try to take a step back and allow their children to make choices for themselves. However, they can still provide structure and make suggestions. Instead of involving themselves right away, wait until the child asks for help ...

Engage with your hearing impaired child - The Star Online


Engage with your hearing impaired child
The Star Online
When your child comes to you with a problem, think before you react. Try to put yourself in your child's shoes and step away from being the parents. An 'implanted' child might feel different from his normal hearing friends. Tell him that the hearing ...

Helicopter or lawnmower? Modern parenting styles can get in the way of raising well-balanced children - The Independent


The Independent

Helicopter or lawnmower? Modern parenting styles can get in the way of raising well-balanced children
The Independent
Helicopter parents, as the name suggests, spend a lot of time hovering. They always stay close to their children, ready to swoop in and direct, help or protect (usually before it is needed). Lawnmower parents are one step ahead of their children ...

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How Stepparents Can Establish A Relationship With Their Teenage ... - Huffington Post Canada


Huffington Post Canada

How Stepparents Can Establish A Relationship With Their Teenage ...
Huffington Post Canada
Yes, the media loves to portray the step-parent as a wicked character ready to control their stepchild's life, but as anyone in the situation knows, it's not like that at ...

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6 vital things parents need to know about student loans - USA TODAY


Chicago Tribune

6 vital things parents need to know about student loans
USA TODAY
To be eligible, you must be the biological or adoptive parent and your child must be enrolled at least half-time at a qualifying school. Both you and your child need to be U.S. citizens or eligible noncitizens. Unlike other forms of federal loans ...
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How I learned to understand and support my introverted child - Washington Post


Washington Post
 
 
How I learned to understand and support my introverted child
Washington Post
I have learned to read their body language to know if I am invading their space — to take a step back from what I need and respect what they need. [Your introverted child ... This choice of space and quiet time needs to be respected by parents and ...

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Kids & Families First: Honoring the Needs of Your Spirited Child - Freepress Online


Kids & Families First: Honoring the Needs of Your Spirited Child
Freepress Online
Eben's like many misunderstood children. He's temperamentally challenging, requiring special understanding to manage and support his more “spirited” behavior (behavior being your clue to what's at the emotional root). His activity level is higher than ...

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Powered up parenting: protecting kids in a tech world - WRDW-TV


WRDW-TV

Powered up parenting: protecting kids in a tech world
WRDW-TV
He says the most important step a parent can take is to talk to their children. "We keep the lines of communication open I try to let them know it's not that I don't trust them it's other people that we don't know that are not good," Wood said. She ...

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Here's how long children should sleep every day

 
Here's how long children should sleep every day
fox2now.com
Every parent knows that children need sufficient sleep to stay healthy and do well in school. But exactly how many hours ... “These recommendations [are] kind of a first step to help people to understand that they need to prioritize sleep.” The ...

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Don't hand your kid an iPhone without these controls - WLTX.com


WLTX.com

Don't hand your kid an iPhone without these controls
WLTX.com
Simply go to esrb.org, then click or tap About ESRB> Parent Resources>Setting Controls. You will see names and pictures of today's popular consoles, and can select the one in your home, and follow the simple step-by-step instructions to adding parental ...

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