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Carolyn Hax: What to tell the kids when a parent loses control - Janesville Gazette


Janesville Gazette

Carolyn Hax: What to tell the kids when a parent loses control
Janesville Gazette
Wait till the emotions of the most recent eruption have cooled, then step in, with love: “Ignoring things till we have an explosive fight isn't good for the kids to see. I'd like us both to learn how to manage our day-to-day stresses better. Will you ...

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Roundup of new children's books - San Francisco Chronicle


San Francisco Chronicle

Roundup of new children's books
San Francisco Chronicle
Spirited ink and gouache art humorously presents child-size angst. And its goofy exaggeration gently satirizes compliant parents and bent-out-of-shape siblings, together faced with the commanding presence of an infant. Bottom line: Human babies take ...

Hey, parents: Time to 'step up,' be annoying, set limits on digital-media use, doctors say - The Advocate


The Advocate

Hey, parents: Time to 'step up,' be annoying, set limits on digital-media use, doctors say
The Advocate
As they get older, Choojitarom suggests parents let children watch media that helps them with problem solving and other educational goals. While parents should avoid using a tablet computer or television as a babysitter, he says, it's fine to turn on ...

Ten Ways For Parents To Get On Top Of The College Admission Process - Forbes


Forbes

Ten Ways For Parents To Get On Top Of The College Admission Process
Forbes
Become a mentor as much as a parent. This is the moment you can begin to step back from your authoritative role to become a mentor, “guiding without steering.” Instead of telling your student what to do, you start asking open-ended and non-directive ...

PortageLife.com | Top 10 Children's Books for Kids with ADHD ... - PortageLife


PortageLife.com | Top 10 Children's Books for Kids with ADHD ...
PortageLife
The following books offer information and support to kids who struggle with ADHD, learning differences and sensory issues. These are great gift options for those ...

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12 Tips For Step-Parents On Coping During The Christmas Period - Huffington Post UK


Huffington Post UK

12 Tips For Step-Parents On Coping During The Christmas Period
Huffington Post UK
Siobhan Freegard, founder of ChannelMum told The Huffington Post UK: “Being a step-parent can be tricky at the best of times - and at Christmas expectations are even higher. Remember, Mary, Joseph and Jesus were the ultimate blended family, so you ...

5 reasons why its great to be a sensitive parent - TheHealthSite


TheHealthSite

5 reasons why its great to be a sensitive parent
TheHealthSite
We help our children become calmer: This is not to day that sensitive parents fail to raise spirited children. Being a spirited child does not mean that you be reckless and unapologetic. Sensitive parents, on the contrary, can be great parents for ...

What You Need To Know If You're The Parent Of A Child Who's Being Bullied - Elite Daily


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What You Need To Know If You're The Parent Of A Child Who's Being Bullied
Elite Daily
We need you at your strongest, so please try to keep it together best you can. This is the first step in your child asking for help. What we are about to tell you is going to be hard to hear. It will devastate you. You are going to feel a flood of ...
 

Parents' smartphones harming children's ability to hold conversation, say teachers - Telegraph.co.uk


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Parents' smartphones harming children's ability to hold conversation, say teachers
Telegraph.co.uk
"An agreed definition of what 'school-readiness' means, could be the first step to helping schools, parents and early years practitioners identify what national or localised support is required to meet this growing issue." Gareth Jenkins director of ...

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Parents: Read This Before Co-signing Your Kids' Student Loans - The Fiscal Times


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Parents: Read This Before Co-signing Your Kids' Student Loans
The Fiscal Times
It may seem like a no-brainer to parents who want to help their kids attend Dream U to step up to co-sign the debt. A 2012 report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau found that more than 90 percent of private student loans required a co-signer, ...

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