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  Parenting Help — Free Tips, Advice, Resources And Guidance — Parenting.org
We answer your parenting questions with resources and guidance on how to successfully raise, praise, discipline, teach and love your child.
Parenting can be a difficult job, however the valuable parenting tips we provide can make the job easier.
We share the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully raise your child from birth through their senior year in high school.
www.parenting.org   (165 words)

  MedlinePlus: Parenting
Influence of Parents and Siblings(American Academy of Pediatrics)
Parenting Influences — Your Childhood Experiences(American Academy of Pediatrics)
Article: Parenting style impacts on quality of life in children with...
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/parenting.html   (674 words)

  Parenting Teens
Parental monitoring of adolescent behavior inhibits not only the opportunity for delinquent activity, but negative peer pressure to be involved in such activity as well.
Often, parents get a chance to know their teenager's friends through recreational activities, either by attending school or team performances in which their child is involved with friends, or by allowing a child to invite a friend along on a family outing.
Parents who expect that children will sometimes act in ways that are inappropriate or undesirable, but prepare for such behavior by involving their children in the formulation of rules and consequences, may discover that the joy is in the journey, and heaven is found along the way.
www.focusas.com /Parenting.html   (2266 words)

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In general, the purposes of the Parenting Act are to specify the duties of each parent and to identify and try to resolve sources of conflict involving the children during the dissolution process.
For example, if either parent has abandoned their child for a long period of time or repeatedly refused to take part in caring for their daily needs, or physically, sexually or emotionally abused the child, it may be possible to arrange restrictions.
If one parent does not agree to a proposed change, the court can modify a plan only if revisions are made necessary by a substantial change that has occurred in the child's life or in the lives of the parents since the parenting plan was ordered.
www.wsba.org /media/publications/pamphlets/parenting.htm   (2459 words)

  Parenting - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Parenting is the process of raising and educating a child from birth until adulthood.
Where parents are unable or unwilling to provide this care, it is usually taken on by close relatives (including older siblings) and grandparents, adoptive parents, foster parents, godparents, or institutions (such as group homes or orphanages).
Parenting responsabilities during the school years include (but are not limited to) feeding, assisting with education, ensuring their safety and wellness, and providing them with a loving and nuturing home environment.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Parenting   (766 words)

 APA Public Interest Directorate: Research Summary on Lesbian and Gay Parenting
The purpose of this summary of research findings on lesbian and gay parents and their children is to assist psychologists and other professionals to evaluate widespread beliefs in the light of empirical data and in this way ameliorate the negative effects of unwarranted prejudice.
Much of the existing research on lesbian mothers, gay fathers, and their children was initiated to address concerns that arose for such families in the context of child custody disputes, and it was often designed at least in part to examine the veracity of common stereotypes that have been voiced in legal proceedings.
Parents and children in these two kinds of families are likely to have experiences that differ from one another in many respects.
www.apa.org /pi/parent.html   (4554 words)

 BBC - Parenting - Family matters - What makes a parent
Being a parent means creating a loving, safe environment for your children as they grow from baby to toddler, right through to the teenage years.
Parents of teenagers are often unprepared for this stage in their child's life.
Going to a parenting group has a good effect on parents' feelings and on how they manage their children's behaviour.
www.bbc.co.uk /parenting/family_matters/you_parent.shtml   (887 words)

 Parenting - Life & Style Home - smh.com.au
Being a parent in Baghdad means a life of constant worry and fear for the future.
Women who conceive through IVF are more likely to doubt their mothering abilities and experience parenting difficulties.
Parents today may have to do a little quick-footed explaining when reading old editions of fairy stories to children raised on sanitised Disney animations.
www.smh.com.au /lifestyle/parenting   (931 words)

Attachment parenting is a style of caring for your infant that brings out the best in the baby and the best in the parents.
Attachment parenting teaches you how to be discerning of advice, especially those rigid and extreme parenting styles that teach you to watch a clock or a schedule instead of your baby; you know, the cry-it-out crowd.
Parenting is too individual and baby too complex for there to be only one way.
www.askdrsears.com /html/10/t130300.asp   (1116 words)

 Parenting and Temperament
Most parents believe quite sincerely that their responsibility is to raise their children, to take an active part in guiding them, or perhaps in steering them, on their way to becoming mature adults.
Acting on this assumption, well-meaning parents are very likely to disconfirm the different messages their children are sending, just as they are likely to attribute their own attitudes to their children, and perhaps even to intrude on the private space of their children with their own agendas.
Artisan parents tend not to value in their Idealist children such important traits as authenticity, empathy, and altruism, and in the worst case the parent might show impatience with the child for being so soul-searching, so head-in-the-clouds, or so lost in fantasy, and might want the child to toughen up and take hold of reality.
keirsey.com /parent.html   (1323 words)

 Parenting a Nation of Wimps at MedicineNet.com
Then there are the sanitizing gels, with which over a third of parents now send their kids to school, according to a recent survey.
Presumably, parents now worry that school bathrooms are not good enough for their children.
No one doubts that there are significant economic forces pushing parents to invest so heavily in their children's outcome from an early age.
www.medicinenet.com /parenting/article.htm   (1208 words)

 Parenting Children - Parenting Classes Online - Parent Class Certificates
As a parent it is easy to feel you must always defer to "experts" to parent effectively and there is so much information and so many books it is difficult to know what to do.
Parents experience confusion with all the conflicting information, do not want to raise their children the way they were raised, but don't know what else to do.
This is for divorcing parents who want to be better equipped to support their children during a divorce and/ or need a certificate of completion quickly.
www.lifematters.com /parentn.asp   (2383 words)

 Parenting - Life & Style Home - theage.com.au
One in three Australian parents find it hard to persuade their children to share.
The arrival of a step-grandson forces one woman to reflect on her childlessness.
A new test dubbed "Pink or Blue" promises to tell parents the sex of their fetus just six weeks into pregnancy.
www.theage.com.au /lifestyle/parenting   (978 words)

 Child Welfare League of America: Child, Youth & Family Development: Parenting: Positive Parenting Tips
Parenting Resources for the 21st Century is one of the most comprehensive sites for information on issues relevant to many different kinds of parents and communities raising children and youth of all ages.
Parents As Teachers is an international early childhood parent education and family support program serving families throughout pregnancy until their children enter kindergarten, usually age 5.
PTC also helps parents in exercising responsibility for their children's viewing habits with the Family Guide to Prime Time Television, available for download on the website, which offers a traffic-light rating system with red, yellow, and green ratings indicating the amount of sex, foul language, and violence in each series.
www.cwla.org /positiveparenting   (1747 words)

 Parenting Resources and Support at StorkNet   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Parenting an only child comes with its own set of unique challenges and rewards and can sometimes be a daunting experience.
Since parents of only children often have no one to compare their child to, they often find themselves wondering if they're doing "it" right, if the child is developing/growing in a normal/healthy manner and/or if he/she is well adjusted.
Michele Borba's common sense approach to parenting will provide you with all the information you need to know to be a "real mom" to great kids instead of going crazy on the supermom track.
www.storknet.com /cubbies/parenting   (592 words)

 Technorati Tag: parenting
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 Parenting - Associated Content   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Parents may want to consider surprising their high school graduate with a family trip to help the family reconnect and to let the child know how much they are appreciated before they go off.
Parent watch dog groups have complained for years and years that TV and movies are too violent or graphic and so networks have responded by taking children's programming and dumbing it down to an infantile level.
I have talked with different parents who want to provide a wonderful and happy life for their baby but seem unsure how to go about in doing this.
www.associatedcontent.com /parenting   (2495 words)

 KidSource OnLine - Parenting
Parents and teachers may look at young children's learning from different perspectives, but they share a common goal: making sure that children receive the best possible education.
This very good article first describes several different parenting styles and then provides many useful methods and suggestions to help you if your children are continually trying to test you and the boundaries that you establish.
Listening is such an important skill for both parents and for children to learn and to continually improve upon.
www.kidsource.com /kidsource/pages/parenting.html   (582 words)

 Links for parents
Parents can get profiles of schools in their area based on Benchmark Exams and compare them against other schools.
Parents are invited to add their comments and read other parents’ comments in the "forum." In addition, parents can access articles, surveys, and chat with other parents during live and scheduled chats.
In the parent section, there are articles adapted from their bi-monthly bulletin, weekly messages to parents, a guide to helping parents whose child is going through a developmental assessment, information on developmental milestones and more.
www.parenting-ed.org /parents.htm   (1692 words)

Even parents with the best intentions strive to micromanage every detail of their kid’s lives and live in constant fear that their child will underperform in any area - academic, social, athletic.
The fact is, parenting should not consume every last bit of our time, money and energy.
It’s not good for us as parents, and it’s potentially dangerous for our children and their healthy development.
www.hyper-parenting.com /start.htm   (268 words)

 Psychology Today: Parenting Center
Parents are going to ludicrous lengths to take the bumps out of life for their children.
A parent could fill a gigabyte of mental hard drive with concerns about kids and the Web.
As three- or four-year-olds get faster and smarter, parents have to be faster and smarter about keeping them out of trouble.
www.psychologytoday.com /topics/parenting.html   (187 words)

 Parenting News
At the "Read-in" parenting workshop at J.D. Lever Elementary School recently, Angela Cheatham and her first-grade daughter Kaitlyn were doing just that.
Parents and their kids recently gathered at the Brighton School District headquarters seeking answers to a critical question about their children's future: When is the right time to go to college?
PARENTS should carry their babies in slings and give them massages to prevent mental illness later in life, according to controversial advice from the Scottish Executive.
www.topix.net /family/parenting   (731 words)

 Category:Parenting - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The main article for this category is Parenting.
There are 4 subcategories shown below (more may be shown on subsequent pages).
Family and parenting issues groups in the United Kingdom
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Parenting   (76 words)

 Parenting Guild
The word parent is defined as: one that begets or brings forth offspring.
All parents have in common the desire to raise their children in the very best way possible.
The Parenting Guild's mission is to combine the experiences and advice of "real" parents, with excellent Professional sources and advice on a variety of parenting and family concerns.
www.thefunplace.com /guild   (294 words)

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