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2 hrs ago |

Parents need to rethink helicopter parenting

Most high school and college students have returned to classes or are returning this week after today, Labor Day.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Standardized Testing, Education

6 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Co-parenting couples could benefit from online classes for divorcing couples

Required online classes for divorcing couples who have children are good at teaching parents how to deal with children's needs and responses to their family's new situation.


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

10 hrs ago | Fox News

Pole Over Parenting? Stripper mom puts cops on hold during hunt for girl

A stripper in Florida is facing criminal charges after hanging up on a deputy from the Pasco Sheriff's Department who called about the woman's missing 10-year-old daughter.


Related Topix: Family

13 hrs ago | HeraldNet

Older parenting rules might be worth a new try

As the old parenting point of view fell out of fashion beginning in the late 1960s, the vernacular that accompanied it all but completely disappeared.


Sun Aug 31, 2014

Bangor Daily News

From empty nest to full house

I am so pleased to introduce a popular and hilarious voice in the mom blogosphere, Menopausal Mother 's Marcia Kester Doyle! Her work is poignant, funny, and spot on.


Related Topix: Blog News, Wedding, Home Gardening, Home

Southland Times

Muscle-mum pumped for contest

STAGECRAFT: Women competitors prepare for the Top of the South Classic Regional Body Building Show at the Theatre Royal in Nelson.


Related Topix: Fitness, Weight Training, Family

Racism, Video Games, And The Ukraine: Teaching Children How Think About The World

I am full-time father of two little boys. I teach in Temple University's Intellectual Heritage Department.


Related Topix: Temple University, Family, Psychology, Science, Kids

Responding to youth mental health issues of the net

"We need to shed the shame associated with mental illness. Because it is not reasonable for someone with a broken brain to fix itself."


Related Topix: Family, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Deseret News

5 parenting lessons learned from movies

In this film publicity image released by Warner Bros., Quint Aaron and Sandra Bullock are shown in a scene from, "The Blind Side."


Related Topix: The Blind Side, Celebrities, Sandra Bullock

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Parenting Nightmares

The tough economy is taking a toll on even the youngest generation. Experts say the family unit is suffering right now, and that could have a lasting affect for generations to come.


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


.com | Parenting Leaders

A new law is being drafted in South Africa to stop parents smacking their children.


Related Topix: Family, World News, South Africa, Africa

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Oakland Tribune editorial: Sen. Lieu to the rescue of overdrugged foster kids

Exposing serious societal problems is always better than turning your head. Always.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Redondo Beach, CA, Opinion

The Daily Democrat

Diaper changing tables bill goes to Gov. Brown

SACRAMENTO >> The State Senate voted 31-1 Friday to approve Senate Bill 1358 by Sen. Lois Wolk, D-Davis, which requires baby diaper changing tables be installed in men's and women's restrooms in restaurants, department stores and other frequently visited public areas in California.


Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Sacramento, CA, Family

Psychology Today

Parenting With Authority vs Authoritarian Parenting

Authoritarian parenting , as in "my way or the highway," and its opposite, permissive parenting with lack of limit setting, may be linked with difficulty with emotional regulation in children.


Related Topix: Family, Pediatrics, Medicine

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Mom Arrested for (Maybe) Hanging Up on Cop While Her 'Missing' 10-Year-Old Plays at Church

Here is a story that combines some of our favorite topics, including strip clubs, jerk cops, and America's growing willingness to make less-than-perfect parenting a crime.


Related Topix: Family, Kids

This is Local London

A parenting charity held a cheeky monkeys tea party which was enjoyed by more than 50 families.

Harrow NCT hosted the event last week at Trinity Church in Hindes Road, Harrow to raise money for the local branch of the National Children's Trust.


Related Topix: Family

The Independent

Liberal Democrats pledge longer paternity leave in general election manifesto

Lib Dems propose that fathers be given an extra four weeks of paternity leave to 'establish the important role for dads' in a child's life Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.


Related Topix: Family

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The fatherhood truths your dad won't tell you

COMEDIAN Steve Bedwell dishes the dirt on fatherhood, and the truth is it's no laughing matter.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

Kidderminster Shuttle

The Liberal Democrats have announced manifesto plans to give fathers more paternity leave

Fathers are currently allowed two weeks but the party wants to go further and increase the protected entitlement to six weeks, extending total parental leave to 58 weeks.


Related Topix: Family

Graham Leader

Smart parent tricks for cutting chaos, streamlining school days

School is gearing up and a plethora of activities are starting. From soccer season and dance classes to music lessons and more fall is a time full of excitement yet major adjustment for families.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Life, Food, Pizza, Sleep, Health