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47 min ago | Wimbledon Guardian

Parents and staff celebrating outstanding Ofsted rating at a children's centre

These include the pre-school that provides free education for two-year olds, the toddle and talk group, play area and health checks service.

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1 hr ago | Capital Weekly

Inmates graduate from new parenting program

"This is the first class offered, and appeared quite successful. So much, in fact, I have two more classes beginning next week and a wait list for the future," said MSP Recreational Therapist Michael Fournier in a news release.

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3 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

What the ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell corruption case teaches families

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell leaves the federal courthouse in Richmond, Va., with his lawyer John L. Brownlee on the second day of his and his wife Maureen's corruption trial, Tuesday, July 29. As the scandal about former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen's alleged corruption unfolds on the national news stage, Virginia ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Richmond, VA, Family, Kids

8 hrs ago | Medical News

Parenting skills of adults with ADHD improve when treated with medication

Parenting skills of adults with ADHD improve when their ADHD is treated with medication, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, ADHD, Health, Family

Thu Jul 31, 2014

TheIndyChannel

Knoxville Zoo shows off baby red panda boys The Knoxville Zoo's...

The Knoxville Zoo's newest red pandas are twin boys, each weighing about a pound, that spend their days nestled in their nest box at the park's Boyd Family Red Panda Village.

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Gawker

Couple Spends $2 Million Extra to Protect Kids From Perilous Stairs

Here is an explanation, from the New York Times , of why a family of five-having bought a Brooklyn townhouse for $1.7 million, renovated it top to bottom for an undisclosed amount of money, and seen it burn down in a construction accident at the very moment of completion-decided it would be necessary, as a next step, to go shopping "in the $4 ... (more)

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KERA-TV Dallas

Parenting: A Primer

Many new parents don't realize just how little they know about raising a child until they have one of their own.

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Albany Times Union

Fat-acceptance parenting

At my age, I am blessed most of the time with a peaceful perspective on my body image , grounded firmly in acceptance.

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Related Topix: Family, Wedding

Examiner.com

Parenting tweens: Beyond picky eating-quick tips to ensure healthy nutririon

Bella a bright eyed nine year old recently scoffed when her mother suggested a new pair of leather flats.

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Related Topix: Family, Life, Food, Vegan

Medical Daily

Male Toys 'R' Us Doll Shocks And Terrifies With Ordinary...

Pick a side, people. Are we the country that wants to keep kids innocent forever, so we shield them from all things sexual, or are we the country that believes in the freedom of sexual expression? If the choice is too overwhelming, maybe a Toys 'R' Us doll can help you make up your mind.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Human Sexuality

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Seattle Times

Marijuana, parenting and toking in public

When voters ended marijuana prohibition in Washington, we didn't end the civic duty to not be a public jerk.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Family, Natalie, Pop/Rock, Kids, Opinion

The Sand Trap

Is the "law" overstepping it's bounds on parenting?

I expect people from different areas to have different views on this but almost all of the parents around here would be in prison if this were the case here.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

The Orlando Sentinel

Florida mother arrested for letting 7-year-old son walk alone to park

A Florida mother faces charges of child neglect for allowing her 7-year-old son to walk alone to a neighborhood park to play, authorities said on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Family

Examiner.com

Top 5 bad parenting habits to break

First of all, being a parent is not easy, nor is any parent perfect and I would like to say upfront before listing bad parenting habits to break that I am guilty at some point in my parenting career of displaying each and every one of these bad parenting habits.

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Psychology Today

Leaning into Parenting Breaks Down Gender Stereotypes

As someone who serves in roles of the breadwinner and full-time mom, there are fewer gender stereotypes that occur in my home than in the society at large.

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Blackburn Citizen

Caring Blackburn couple set up kinship group

Craig and Emma Hammond stepped in to look after little Nathan when it became clear his parents could not do so.

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New York Daily News

Bravo's take on 'Extreme Guide to Parenting'

When their 3-year-old daughter, Simone, had her first sleepover at her grandmother's house, her nervous parents checked up on her via video hookup before bedtime.

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Related Topix: Family, Entertainment, Television

The Wichita Eagle

Saint Francis Community Services offers foster parenting classes

Classes for people interested in becoming foster parents have been scheduled through November, including a segment that begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Family, Sedgwick County, KS, Wichita, KS

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

UW-Madison study seeks participants to explore role of wisdom in parenting teens

Raising teens can be a challenge, and a University of Wisconsin-Madison professor and graduate student are recruiting participants for a study exploring the role of wisdom in parenting and raising teens.

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Related Topix: University of Wisconsin Madison, Family

Tue Jul 29, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

Parenting: Consequences teach responsibility

Relentless missile attacks on Israel exceeded 2,600 in the first 20 days of the Hamas/Israeli war.

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Related Topix: Strategic Defense Initiative, North Platte, NE

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