This article was originally published on Better After 50. The other day, my husband and I received the following email from our 20-year-old daughter, who will be a senior at NYU continuing to live off campus: "Hi wonderful parents, I'm starting to look for apartments again. Here's the required paperwork I will probably need from you as Guarantors: 1. Show More Summary
RULE #10: Learn that scars are cool, and that your bully is helping you get cooler. (via Jezebel) The Lincoln Public Schools system is cowering in a corner and apologizing today after an onslaught of outrage from parents who were rightly...Show More Summary
Seven-year-old Sarah suddenly seemed withdrawn and tired. She started to wake up with bad dreams and was wetting the bed for the first time in years. A letter from school expressed concern about her progress in class. Sarah's parents...Show More Summary
Here's a sampling of the multitude of things I've been told to do before getting pregnant, and I need to do ALL of them. Heaven help me. More » 100 Things To Do Before Getting Pregnant is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
The investment company T. Rowe Price has published a rhyming picture book to help worried parents plan for the cost of sending their children to college.
Parents can help toddlers' language skills by showing them a variety of examples of different actions, according to new research. Previous research has shown that verbs pose particular difficulties to toddlers as they refer to actions rather than objects, and actions are often different each time a child sees them.
I know that we are a society that is obsessed with mobile devices these days, and Generation Z grew up in a digital environment, so much so that anything analog is looked upon in disdain, as they wonder how we, their parents, were able to live with knobs, dials, and the idea of sending snail mail to one another across time. Show More Summary
Parents can help toddlers' language skills by showing them a variety of examples of different actions, according to new research from the University of Liverpool. Previous research has shown that verbs pose particular difficulties to toddlers as they refer to actions rather than objects, and actions are often different each time a child sees them. read more
While fertility treatments have helped many people become parents, they commonly result in multiple births, increasing the risk of prematurity, and leading to lifelong complications. But this doesn't have to be the case, according to...Show More Summary
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Over on our Facebook page, a reader posted: Supporters of families should protest SAMHSA's distribution of its new "Family Therapy Can Help" booklet. It's full of statements that imply that faulty family dynamics are the underlying problem in the development and persistence of mental illnesses. Show More Summary
The collective heart of a Central Kentucky community opened wide for an 18-year-old high school senior after his mother and father died just weeks apart and saddled him with the burden of paying for their funerals.
Autism is on the rise, but resources for autistic children have historically been difficult to find in rural areas. This is problematic because early intervention can be critical in helping children develop the skills they need to succeed. In 2004, University of Kansas researchers Linda Heitzman-Powell and Jay Buzhardt had the bold idea of training […]
Jesse Parent wrote a poem addressed to the boys who might want to date his daughter. He begins with threats ("If you break her heart, I will hear it snap"), but continues with words of tremendous love and awe for this human he helped...Show More Summary
When kids graduate from high school, they have many options to make sure that they take a life path that is going to work well for them. Each of the four options below will help parents to point their children […] Be the first to comment... Show More Summary
Post by Nicole Fabian-Weber. Like many parenting issues, cosleeping is one of those parenting choices that's as divisive as religion or politics. Some feel it helps them bond with baby, while others feel it creates a bad habit for both parents and children. Show More Summary
Spring is here and that means the final dash to do fundraising this school year. Across the country, bake sales, car washes and candy drives will be sponsored by PTAs in a desperate attempt to nickel-and-dime parents into funding everything from end-of-year promotions to field trips. Show More Summary
In his latest video, the aptly named Mr. Forthright shares his own version of helpful parenting advice. I believe in discipline. Disciplining the children is all about consistency. Children need to know the consequences of their actions like every time you fail a test, I will fail to give you dinner. Every time you hit [...]
Dungeons and Dragons isn't just a fantasy game that isolates its fans into their parents' basements, it might be one of the best socialization tools Autistic kids can have. The post How D&D Helped My Autistic Son Make Friends, Navigate Reality and Have More Confidence appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Remember "affluenza teen" ? That would be Ethan Couch of Texas, who killed four people while driving drunk at age 16. The relatively light sentence he drew—probation and treatment in rehab—drew national scorn, and this won't help: His parents have been ordered to pay $1,170 a month...