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3 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago |

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.


Related Topix: Family, Life, Food, Vegan

10 hrs ago | 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.


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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Family

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.


Related Topix: Family

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.


Related Topix: Family

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.


Related Topix: Family

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.


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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Strategic Defense Initiative, North Platte, NE

The Atlantic

The State's Unwitting Attack on Parenting While Poor

Josh Michtom is a Connecticut public defender who represents indigent parents and children.


Related Topix: Family, Kids

KWNN-FM Stockton

Elizabeth Banks on Balancing Motherhood and Career

Actress Elizabeth Banks has never been busier, starring in six movies this year and shooting Pitch Perfect 2 and the final installment of The Hunger Games .


Nicole Richie and Joel Madden are parenting 'team'

Nicole Richie and Joel Madden don't want to follow the example of their own parents, who divorced when they were young so have vowed to always be a ''team''.


Related Topix: Family, Kids

WMCA-AM Hasbrouck Heights

Why You Should Stop Telling Your Kids "Because I Said So"

At the end of a long day of work, if you are anything like me, you are looking for the path of least resistance when you walk through the front door.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

Merced Sun-Star

Living with Children: The power of 'because I said so'

I absolutely love it when people begin to realize that the problems they're having with a child are of their own making; when they begin to realize, in other words, that the child is not the problem - they are! All this time , they've been trying to correct the wrong person - the child - getting nowhere and becoming nothing but frustrated in the ... (more)


Marin Independent Journal

Parental Advice: Debate continues about only children

You know the stereotypes - spoiled, indulged, lonely, anti-social, selfish. That's what many people believe about only children.


Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Family

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Washington Post

Dvorak: A Marine mom seeks the terrible details of her son's death in Iraq

The mother and the Marine both took a deep breath of the sea air, coming in off the Atlantic.


Related Topix: Family, Explosion, Virginia Beach, VA, Arts, Ballet, Life, Veteran Affairs