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2014-02-19 23:30:51

Dr. Westman has surveyed the literature and shows that the underlying reasons one-third of the children in the United States are not doing well have more to do with parents than schools. A recent Danish study revealed that even in smaller, stable society with effective schools the age of parents plays a key role in whether or not children develop psychiatric disorders. Madiison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 The theme of Dr. Jack Westman's book Parent Power: The Key to...

2014-02-11 23:28:47

In his book Parent Power: The Key to America's Prosperity, Dr. Westman supports Secretary of Education Duncan's advocacy for parent participation in the education of their children and calls attention to the fact that one-third of children and youth in the United States are failing in some aspect of their lives. The United States is at the top of the list of developed nations in child abuse and neglect and the bottom in educational achievement. (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Parent...

2014-01-30 23:02:53

As 2014 gets into full swing, Psychologist Dr. Janet Taylor provides advice for those confronting major life changes this year. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 While some Americans resolve to get organized or exercise more, a new survey shows that nearly half of adults (46 percent) are looking to make a “major life change” in the New Year.     The survey was commissioned by Identigene, the commercial laboratory that created the only DNA paternity test...

2014-01-29 23:04:57

The 24/7 Dad® To Go Series Will Provide Dads With Practical Advice On a Variety of Important Topics Related to Parenting and Relationships Germantown, MD (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI) has launched a brand new series of eBooks to help dads build their parenting, fathering, and relationship skills. “The 24/7 Dad® To Go eBook Series” is the first of its kind – short, simple, affordable, and practical eBooks tackling specific issues of interest...

2014-01-16 12:27:58

College All-Star Game to Spotlight Importance of Father and Other Adult Involvement in Children's Lives WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse (NRFC), funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families, Office of Family Assistance, will team up with Fathers Incorporated, Mentoring USA, and Healthy Relationships California at the National Football League (NFL) Players Association...

2013-11-21 15:47:01

Asian, Hispanic, black parents more concerned than whites about online safety issues Nearly all parents agree -- when their children go online, stranger danger is their biggest safety concern, followed closely by exposure to pornography, violent content and bullying, according to a collaborative study between researchers at Northwestern University and Microsoft Research. But, a parent’s level of concern for these and other online safety issues varies depending on their racial and...

2013-11-05 23:32:02

Many new parents are electing to return to work as soon as possible - and often leaving their parents in charge of the baby. The In Dad's Care Apps by John Duke Design have been developed to help. (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 It's not just the parents caring for new babies, the babies’ grandparents are increasingly being asked to pitch in and help. Most of today's grandparents bought their kids up in a simpler age - no car safety seats, no fancy strollers, no video monitors or...

2013-10-21 23:26:44

Government is forced to become involved in struggling families and their adult offspring at the cost of almost one-quarter of state and one-half of county expenditures funded significantly by federal income taxes. The framework for action to reduce these costs is in Dr. Jack Westman's new book: Parent Power: The Key to America's Prosperity. Madison, WI (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 A new book, Parent Power: The Key to America's Prosperity, by Dr. Jack Westman reveals the power...


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  • To talk saucily.
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