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Parenting for 2011

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

If getting kids back in the groove after the holidays has you about to tear your hair out, you’re not alone. I’m sure I could be a better parent if I wasn’t working, cooking, commuting, paying bills, and doing all the other super-fun things on my to-do list.
But I took heart from David Palmiter, a […]

Parents Step Away from your Kids Facebook Account

Saturday, May 29th, 2010

Better stay away from your kids Facebook account, or else…. A judge slapped an Arkansas mother with a fine for locking her 17-year-old son out of his Facebook account and ordered the woman to leave the teenager alone.
Denise New hijacked her son Lane’s Facebook account when he left it logged in on a home computer, […]

Banned Commercial

Friday, September 11th, 2009

This one is just wrong on so many levels…

Presidents Dog to be is…

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

In his last election victory speech Tuesday night, President-elect Barack Obama promised his two daughters that they’d be moving into the White House with a new puppy. Now the dog-world is engaged in widespread speculation over the breed of the presidential pooch-to-be.
Or pooches-to-be. […]

Sexy School Fashion, Gone Too Far?

Monday, September 1st, 2008

Are back-to-school fashions just too sexy for the classroom? It has been proven that single gender schools offer a better environment for learning because the guys and gals are not distracted by the opposite sex. With school starting this week it is interesting to take a look at how sexy school fashions have […]

OMG Call Child Services, Bad Parents

Monday, September 1st, 2008

This is pretty bad parenting, caught on camera.

Workout Time is Tough for New Parents

Sunday, April 6th, 2008

New parents find it really hard to keep those extra pounds off by hitting the gym.  Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh studied 525 adults and found that although marriage has almost no effect on how much time men or women exercised, having children does.
New moms lost about a third of their pre-pregnancy workout time; […]

How to Monitor Your Kids on the Web

Thursday, March 6th, 2008

The Internet can be a dangerous place for children and teens, especially if parents do not effectively monitor the actions and behaviors of their children while online. This includes physically checking in on what your children are doing online by looking over their shoulder. It can also include using parental monitoring software.
Today, parental monitoring and […]

ADHD News

Sunday, March 2nd, 2008

Parents of children who are prescribed psychostimulants for attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) might have one less thing to worry about now that a new study has concluded these kids are no more likely than their peers to abuse drugs and alcohol as young adults.  The report, which was funded by the National Institutes of Health, […]

Lead Poisoning Info

Friday, January 4th, 2008

Since exposure to even low amounts of lead among children can cause learning disabilities and behavioral problems, it’s important for parents to be aware of as much information as possible.
The Environmental Protection Agency offers these suggestions:
Have your child tested regularly by a pediatrician.
If your home was built before 1978, have it tested for lead paint.
Always […]

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