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2013-01-15 23:00:35

Who or what is to blame for the US rampage of mass shootings? Guns? Mental illness? The culprit, says Bonnie Harris at Connective Parenting, is our American culture of punishment. Parents, teachers, and children are all its victims. Peterborough, NH (PRWEB) January 15, 2013 Perhaps the only silver lining to the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary is an emerging and hopefully transformative conversation about gun control and mental health. But, what about parenting? It falls under the heading...

2012-05-08 20:45:31

Wondering why your toddler is acting up? University of Alberta researcher Christina Rinaldi says it may be time to take a look at your parental style–and your partner's. Rinaldi's study, which appears in Early Childhood Research Quarterly, looked at how parents' child-rearing styles were related to their young children's behavior. She says that although much of the research to date on parenting has looked only at the mother's role, the research she conducted with co-author Nina Howe...

2012-03-15 12:10:03

A study by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and The University of Minnesota indicates that a parent's weight change is a key contributor to the success of a child's weight loss in family-based treatment of childhood obesity. The results were published today in the advanced online edition of the journal Obesity. "We looked at things such as parenting skills and styles, or changing the home food environment, and how they impacted a child's weight,"...

Tiger Moms Should Tame Parenting Approach
2012-01-11 04:31:22

The Eastern view of parenting, as defined by best-selling author and self-described “tiger mother” Amy Chua, is that children should be pushed to excel at all costs. Parents needn´t worry about their happiness, she argues, only their success. But now a Michigan State University scholar is refuting that theory. In her research, Desiree Baolian Qin — who, like Chua, is a Chinese mother — found that high-achieving Chinese students were more depressed and...

2011-08-01 13:35:10

When it comes to rearing children, just about any parent will say that what works with one kid might not work with another. Parents use all sorts of strategies to keep kids from being cranky, grumpy, fearful or moody, while encouraging them to be independent and well-adjusted. But which parenting styles work best with which kids? A study by University of Washington psychologists provides advice about tailoring parenting to children's personalities. At the end of the three-year study, the...

2011-03-18 08:02:13

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Young adults who had their social interactions monitored by parents of the opposite gender with specific parenting styles may be less likely to experience alcohol-related problems, according to a new study. "While there's a plethora of research showing that low parental monitoring contributes to risky behavior, very few researchers have examined the effects of parental monitoring separated out by mothers and fathers," Julie A. Patock-Peckham, Ph.D., assistant professor...

2011-03-15 15:12:13

Young adults whose parents monitor their social interactions may be less likely to display impulsive behavior traits and to have alcohol-related problems, a new study suggests. The level of monitoring is linked to parenting style, and the link is stronger with the parent of the opposite gender. This study is one of the first to explore the link between parenting style and parental monitoring, as well as to explore the monitoring style of each parent individually, says Julie A. Patock-Peckham,...

2010-07-02 16:12:18

According to new study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association Investigators from the University of Minnesota have found a direct association between parenting style and the frequency of meals eaten together as a family and that an authoritative parenting style was associated with more frequent family meals. Their data further indicated that family meals have a positive influence on adolescents to eat a healthy diet. The results of the study are published in the July...

2009-09-29 07:38:35

It may be a sign of future leadership abilities Children whose parents use a firm parenting style that still allows them to test the rules and learn from it are more likely to assume leadership roles as adults according to a new study published in a recent edition of The Leadership Quarterly. Researchers used data from a long-term Minnesota study of twins. They found that children raised with an "authoritative" parenting style "“ where parents set clear limits and expectations while...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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