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1 hr ago | WFFT-TV Fort Wayne

Judge Starts New Early Childhood Support Program

Dan Heath, Judge for Allen Superior Court Family Relations Division, announced today a new program that would give parents assistance in the development of their infant's cognitive and lingual growth as well as other resources.

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5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

'Ignore No More' app forces kids to call home: Helicopter parenting at its best?

The IgnoreNoMore app lets parents remotely lock their kids' phones. No texting, no gaming, no camera - nothing.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

6 hrs ago | Slate Magazine

Is It Acceptable to Scold One's Friends' Kids?

First, we need to dismantle this dismal word "parenting," which, if it is to mean anything, must refer strictly to the long game of child-rearing.

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10 hrs ago | Examiner.com

How I Handle Unsolicited Parenting Advice

It is easy for people to make a judgement when they are on the outside looking in.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Health, ADHD

14 hrs ago | CTV

Tina Fontaine: Murdered aboriginal teen struggled with father's violent death

Tina Fontaine is being described by her family as a happy child who struggled with her father's violent death in the last few years of her life.

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17 hrs ago | Market Rasen Mail

No children centres closed

In response to claims by the national Labour Party that the number of children's centres had almost halved in recent years, the council said that all 48 children's centres across the county were still open and supporting young children and their families.

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20 hrs ago | The Straits Times

Why I don't take parenting advice from non-parents

Among the squabbles my wife and I have over our two daughters, there is a kind that takes us on the trail of the girls' misbehaviour, over the rocky roads of my wife's murderous glares and voice-of-doom tirades directed at them, slowed down by my hapless pleas for a truce between mother and daughter , before coming to an almost abrupt end with my ... (more)

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Coastal Courier

Some things are tough to explain

My 2-year-old daughter, Reese, adores the Disney movie, "Frozen." I admit, it's a cute flick with plenty of catchy tunes and even a few good one-liners.

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News Herald

Book a fictional account of foster parenting

Book a fictional account of foster parenting Former neighbors published first book, a fictionalized account of foster parenting.

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Related Topix: Family, Ottawa County, OH

Neatorama

9 Parenting Practices That Haven't Caught on in the United States

Japanese children as young as 4 ride the subway by themselves. Vietnamese mothers teach their babies to pee on command.

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Related Topix: Kenya, World News

Christian Science Monitor

Ignore No More app: Helicopter parenting in the digital age?

A new app by a Texas mom called "Ignore No More" locks a kid out of his or her phone for not picking up when a parent calls.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Teenagers, Education

Examiner.com

Accused "Mom from Hell" sentenced

In July, a small boy bravely walked into the Upper Darby Policing Station located on Long Lane in Upper Darby and proceeded to tell the authorities there that his mom had beaten him with a belt then her fists for not doing his chores.

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Related Topix: Upper Darby, PA, Media, PA, Family

The Modesto Bee

Ex-etiquette: Partner edges out Dad's time with kids

Q: My new partner loves my children, but has a real problem with my ex. He doesn't approve of his parenting and looks for excuses for the kids to not see their father.

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The Modesto Bee

Living with Children: Is 5-year-old touching normal or serious?

Q: Our 5-year-old grandson sees his 5-year-old female first cousin from time to time.

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Medical News Today

Many nervous system mechanisms shared in human and animal parenting

Strong evidence now shows that human and animal parenting share many nervous system mechanisms.

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Related Topix: Family, Health

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Crosswalk

Single Parenting 101Jennifer MaggioLearning to parent well as a single parent.

Crosswalk.com aims to offer the most compelling biblically-based content to Christians on their walk with Jesus .

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Medical Daily

A Drawing Test At 4 Years Old May Predict Intelligence At 14, But...

Kids who include specific features when they draw other children are more likely to be smarter during adolescence, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Genetics, Medicine

Daily Dispatch

Warren Family Institute holding parenting, nutrition classes

The Warren Family Institute will soon hold a nurturing parenting course for families with children up to 12 years old.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

USDA: Cost to raise child up slightly to $245,340

A child born in 2013 will cost a middle-income American family an average of $245,340 until he or she becomes an adult.

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Related Topix: Liberty, NC, Family

KOAT-TV

The awkward transition to middle school

There is a reason why when people post pictures of themselves during their middle school years on Facebook for "Throw Back Thursday," we all stop and take notice.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, Kids, Entertainment

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