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1 hr ago | Daddy Types

Burning Man Economy Meets Burning Parenting

Burning Man is over for another year, and by now, this dad has probably been reunited with the kid he traded for a magic wand and a 4-pack of Red Bull. [image: reno gazette-journal via dt burner nathan] Daddy Types is published by Greg Allen with the help of readers like you.

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5 hrs ago | York Press

Looked-after children in York falling behind, warns report

LOOKED after children in York do worse in school than their peers, and their achievements fall behind looked after children in the rest of the country, according to council figures. However, the attainment gap between them and their York peers is shrinking, a paper on the education of looked after children in York has said.

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9 hrs ago | She Knows

My C-section flap is the most beautiful thing on my body

Lori is a SheKnows parenting expert. She's a single mother of three young girls and proud author of A Day in Motherhood .

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Science Daily

Long-term effects of childhood asthma influenced by socioeconomic status

Asthma is associated with attention and behavioral issues in children, yet little existing research examines how socioeconomic status may influence the ultimate effects of these difficulties. Now, a researcher has found that the overall outcomes for children with asthma are influenced by socioeconomic inequalities.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Family, University of Missouri

Western Telegraph

Charlie Condou has spoken about his family life for a new radio documentary

Former Coronation Street star Charlie Condou has said that his family is just like any other despite its unconventional set-up. The actor, 41, who played Marcus Dent in the ITV soap, has a three-year-old son and a five-year-old daughter and is bringing them up with his boyfriend.

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ETonline

Jennifer Garner Reveals How Her Relationship with Ben Affleck Has Changed

Jennifer Garner, 42, is opening up about her marriage to Ben Affleck, 42, in the October issue of InStyle magazine -- specifically, how their relationship has changed through the years, and what roles the two play when it comes to parenting. Jennifer and Ben have been married since 2005 and have three children together -- Violet, 8, Seraphina, 5, and son Samuel, 2. "When we had our first [child], we had only been together a year.

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CNN

Spanking isn't parenting, it's abuse

Editor's note: Mel Robbins, a CNN commentator and legal analyst, is the founder of Inspire52.com , a news and entertainment site for women, and author of "Stop Saying You're Fine," about managing change. She speaks on leadership around the world and in 2014 was named outstanding news talk radio host by the Gracie Awards.

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WTOC-TV Savannah

Parents-to-be draw up pregnancy contracts in new trend

Some soon-to-be mothers are having their husbands sign pregnancy contracts on how they'll care for their newborn in an unusual new parenting trend. The goal of the contract is to ward off arguments with a spouse before they happen and make sure both parents are doing their share of duties.

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CBS Local

Judge: Sanfords To Mediate Over Parenting Issues

A judge says U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford and his ex-wife have agreed to mediate issues concerning parenting of their four sons. The Sanfords divorced in 2010.

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Related Topix: Family, US Governors, Mark Sanford, South Carolina, South Carolina Government

ABC News

Judge: Sanfords to Mediate Over Divorce Issues

In this Dec. 18, 2013 file photo, U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford, R-S.C., discusses his first months back in Congress during an Associated Press interview in his district office in Mount Pleasant, S.C. Sanford said on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, that he and his fiancee are calling off their engagement due to the ongoing contention with his ex-wife Jenny Sanford, four years after their divorce.

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Related Topix: Mark Sanford, US Governors, Mount Pleasant, SC, Family

WTOP-FM Washington

Parenting and pot: Time for the talk?

In November, D.C. voters get to cast their ballots on the legalization of marijuana. And if local parents in the metro area are putting off that drug talk, experts say it's time to start.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Family, Marijuana, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Virginia, University of Washington

Sheffield Star

Sheffield legacies fund charity work

A charity which helps young victims of sexual abuse has been awarded a yellow plaque to recognise those who have funded its work by leaving gifts in their wills. Staff offer parenting advice to struggling families, ensure the safety of children who have been reunited with their birth families, support youngsters in care, and offer help for first time mums.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

WGBH

Q&A: Why Teaching Music Matters

Margaret Martin, right, poses with student Jose Correa during a Harmony Project open house at the Ramon C. Cortines School for Visual and Performing Arts in Los Angeles. I went to Los Angeles to report a story on brain science .

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Psychology Today

Clear Communications about Sex for Effective Parenting

You probably communicate telegraphically when you're unexpectedly placed in an awkward situation with your young child. For instance, there you are at a baseball game with your seven-year old daughter or son, and staring you in the face from behind left field is a huge billboard with the letters V-I-A-G-R-A next to a picture of a man smiling.

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Psychology Today

Going it Alone

Our last post covered some basic facts about sperm donation and included a narrative about the process of choosing sperm. This post explores the more emotionally charged topic of pursuing single parenting if you are partner-less not by choice.

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The Capital-Journal

Judge, who saw generations of families, to retire

Judge Jean Schmidt quite literally has seen generations of families pass before her during her work as a Shawnee County District Court judge and earlier as an assistant district attorney. "Each and every day, I see people come through here who I prosecuted or who were victims through the years," Schmidt said.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Family, Shawnee County, KS

PsychCentral

The Secret Lives of Women with ADHD

Many women with ADHD live with a painful secret: "Shame, unfortunately, seems to be the name of the game, for many women I have worked with who have ADHD," said Terry Matlen, MSW, ACSW, a psychotherapist and ADHD coach. Even women with advanced degrees in demanding, high-powered positions feel incredibly overwhelmed once they get home, stressed out by all the household details, she said.

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CBS Local

Why Adrian Peterson Went Too Far

I've read hundreds of your reactions to the Adrian Peterson story and this is my conclusion: There is no set way to parent. What appears extreme to some is perfectly normal to others.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

Woman who was raped by father and had his baby criticises social services for not stepping in

Sarah Smith last week won A 160,000 compensation from Bradford City council after it admitted a breach of duty in not removing her from the family home But between Sarah Smith and her eight year-old-boy lies a dark, explosive secret that is threatening to tear them apart. Because the father of Sarah's son is her own father.

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Bournemouth Echo

Dealing with divorce? Vicar to help people going through separation with course

EXPERT GUIDANCE: Rev Boyle with, left, single parent Heather Beatty, Dr Alison Blakeway and, right, solicitor Chantal Findlay who will be providing guidance during the course The Reverend Charlie Boyle from All Saints Church, on Western Road, is leading the Restored Lives: Recovery from Divorce and Separation course, running from Wednesday, October 1, at 7pm, for six weeks. Reverend Boyle, now happily married to Sarah, with whom he has three children, has been through divorce and wants to offer help to others in handling the trauma and loss felt by those involved.

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