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47 min ago | WUSA-TV Washington

Teen tracking apps: Good parenting or risky?

Teen tracking apps: Good parenting or risky? It's 2014, and with smartphone technology it's possible to track your children all the time. Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1u7jIqG A public service announcement used to run at the top of the evening news: "It's 10 p.m. Do you know where your children are?" A number of parental tracking apps and services exist for monitoring teen activity on smartphones: MamaBear, Life360, Canary and My Mobile Watchdog, to name a few.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Psychiatry, iPhone

4 hrs ago | Steuben Courier

Exclusive Goldbergs Video: Relive Beverly's Most Tragic (and Ridiculous) Parenting Tales

Season 2 of The Goldbergs is seven long days away, but we've got something to tide you over: Beverly's most tragic parenting tales.

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Related Topix: Family, Wendi McLendon-Covey

5 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Ashwood Waldorf School Fall 2014 Parent-Child Classes

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Marianne BA ckli, Ashwood Waldorf School's Forest Kindergarten teacher, will lead Ashwood's Parent-Child classes this fall. Classes will be offered on six Tuesday mornings from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m., beginning October 28. Parent-child classes are a gentle and nurturing program for children ages 18 months to three years and their accompanying caregiver.

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10 hrs ago | TwinCities

Note to Adrian Peterson: Better leave parenting to the moms

How many children Adrian Peterson has is germane to his current troubles. For example, new allegations have surfaced that he might or might not have struck another one of his sons when the boy was 4, meaning that he has had two 4-year-olds with apparently different mothers.

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14 hrs ago | Neatorama

Star Wars Parenting Done Right

Part of good parenting is protecting the innocence of your children. There's a lot of ugliness in the world.

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Related Topix: Family

Tue Sep 16, 2014

WCTO-FM Lehigh Valley

Jennifer Garner Says Ben Affleck's Job as a Father Is Laughter

After nine years of marriage and three children, a lot has changed for Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck. Garner admits that her focus is on her kids and not necessarily romancing her Hollywood husband.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Park Record

Amy Roberts: More unsolicited parenting tips

My sister is six weeks away from delivering the first grandchild in my family. Her baby shower was this weekend, which meant I found myself on a plane heading to Omaha bright and early on Saturday morning.

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Related Topix: Park City, UT, Opinion

Examiner.com

Positive parenting incentives instead of Adrian Peterson punishment technique

Parenting your children can be difficult so marriage and family therapist Amy Hachquet is here to give advice on what to do when your kids start acting out. There is a great deal of discussion about discouraging and disciplining "bad" behaviors.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

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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Related Topix: Family

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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Related Topix: Family

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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Related Topix: Family, Motherhood

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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Related Topix: Charlie Condou, Charles Lawson

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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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Opinion

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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Related Topix: Family

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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Related Topix: Family

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