Recent Posts

Categories

Meta

Parenting News

Moms - Try Using a Mommy Business Card

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Even in this day of age many stay-at-home moms are seen and non-productive!  That is a total fallacy, in fact today many ‘moms’ are expected to not only cook, clean and take care of children but also to bring home some bacon!  Whether it is by running a small home based business or working part-time […]

No More Tears is No More

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

Here is a great tongue-in-cheek article from over at www.theonion.com.

After decades of coddling young children, Johnson & Johnson unveiled its new “Nothing But Tears” shampoo this week, an aggressive bath-time product the company says will help to prepare meek and fragile newborns for the real world.
A publicity campaign for the tear-inducing shampoo has already begun, […]

OMG Call Child Services, Bad Parents

Monday, September 1st, 2008

This is pretty bad parenting, caught on camera.

Political Correctness Gone Too Far

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

A serious debate has heated up in the Swedish blogosphere on Monday after an eight-year-old boy’s failure to invite two classmates to his birthday party resulted in a complaint filed with parliament. Nearly 200 outraged comments had been posted on the website of the local southern Swedish daily Sydsvenskan on Monday, just days after the […]

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 […]

Teens and Drugs

Wednesday, December 12th, 2007

This survey, done by the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research, examined the behavior of eighth-, 10th- and 12th-graders nationwide.  The study, in its 33rd year, found that overall drug use is falling, mainly due to a drop in the popularity of marijuana and methamphetamines. But it also found that teen use of other […]

Single Parent Dynamic Changing

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

The stereotype of low-income single moms and carelesess teenagers is far from accurate.  To start with, the majority of unmarried moms are involved with the biological father, and many told us they live with him.  Only 14% of all those polled are currently divorced.  Because so many have a partner in the picture, more than […]