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Single Parenting – Tips on Family Organization & Communication


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Reward Suggestions For Kids – A Guide for Parents

Guidelines for using rewards in parenting. Provides lists of suggested reward possibilities for various ages including preschoolers, school age children, and teenagers.

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Multiple Intelligences

Each child has a unique set of learning styles and intellectual skills. Parents and teachers can learn how to help children maximize their learning potential by recognizing and building on strengths.

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What to do when your child wants to quit an after school activity?

It’s not uncommon for children to become “bored” with a once prized activity like music lessons or a sport. It’s a tough decision for parents when they feel the activity is good for their child or they or others think the child has talent. Here are some tips for parents when confronted with this dilemma.

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After School Programs – Help Grow Healthy & Successful Kids/Teens

Children grow up in a society that demands expertise in everything. You really cannot sit back and decide that learning from textbooks is enough for the overall development of your child. It’s the age of specialization and your child cannot afford to miss out on this window of opportunity. So, scour your locality for the […]

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Play and Developmental Stages

The nature of play changes at each developmental stage.

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Kids out of Control? Inconsistency may be the Problem.

Jodie, a single mom of two boys, felt like her days were an endless uphill battle. After getting the boys off to school, she’d work until five p.m. and then pick them up from her parents. The boys started in on each other even before they got to the car; reporting how each other misbehaved at grandma’s, […]

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ADHD and Pesticide Exposure

A recent study published in the June online edition of Pediatrics showed that children with higher levels of organophosphate pesticide metabolites in their urine were at higher risk of developing ADHD symptoms.  For every 10 fold increase in organophosphate pesticide metabolites in the urine there is a 55-72% increase in the odds of developing ADHD. Organophosphate […]

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Current Criteria for Diagnosing Eating Disorders May Exclude Sickest Patients

A new study from the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital has found that many patients who do not meet full criteria for Anorexia Nervosa or Bulemia Nervosa are still extremely imparied, and the diagnosis they now receive, “Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified,” may delay their ability to get treatment. The study’s […]

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