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2014-04-16 04:21:54

This killer infographic indicates divorce rates reach their all time high during 1 month in particular. We've discovered the facts & the results may surprise you. ATLANTA, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- After careful examination of data from Atlanta Divorce Lawyers, Kitchens New Cleghorn LLC - It was clear that a correlation between the month of January and a staggering rise in divorce filings was right on the money. This infographic on the most deadly month for divorce also...

2014-04-15 23:13:36

Dr. John Duffy, author of the upcoming second edition of The Available Parent, gives his expert advice on being text-savvy with children. (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Dr. John Duffy, clinical psychologist, and author of the bestselling The Available Parent, proposes a counter-intuitive strategy to texting and parenting. Hear more of his parenting advice on Steve Harvey, where he appears as his national parenting expert. In a recent article on the Huffington Post, Dr. Duffy shares a daily...

2014-04-15 23:13:07

Too Small to Fail is an initiative to promote continual verbal interaction between parents and children from birth on. The national emphasis on pre-school for 4-year-olds starts too late for children at risk. Dr. Jack Westman demonstrates the importance of parents to the prosperity of America in his book "Parent Power". Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Too Small to Fail is a joint effort of the nonprofit Next Generation and the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton...

2014-04-08 12:25:35

First All-in-One Parenting App Developed By A Pediatric Expert Offers Extensive Parenting Resources, Essential Developmental Tools and Interactive Features NEW YORK, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Jennifer Trachtenberg ("Dr. Jen") announced today the launch of her unique and interactive mobile application, Baby Bundle, onto the App Store. Integrated throughout the app, Dr. Jen provides expert advice to new parents during the first 24 months of parenthood. In conjunction with the launch,...

2014-04-04 23:38:50

True Course will offer support for personal development and parenting tips via its “Members Only” site set to launch on May 1, 2014. 24/7 online access to timely, relevant, rich content as well as online coaching moments are offered to assist parents with their self-improvement, parenting efforts, and family leadership. Waco, TX (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 True Course will offer personal development information as well as online coaching moments to support parents via its “Members...

2014-04-01 14:12:31

Parents may not always see it, but efforts to limit their children’s screen time can make a difference. A new study, published in JAMA Pediatrics, found children get more sleep, do better in school, behave better and see other health benefits when parents limit content and the amount of time their children spend on the computer or in front of the TV. Douglas Gentile, lead author and an associate professor of psychology at Iowa State, says the effect is not immediate and that makes it...

2014-03-28 09:14:45

In a study of 14,000 U.S. children, 40 percent lack strong emotional bonds — what psychologists call "secure attachment" — with their parents that are crucial to success later in life, according to a new report. The researchers found that these children are more likely to face educational and behavioral problems. In a report published by Sutton Trust, a London-based institute that has published more than 140 research papers on education and social mobility, researchers from Princeton...

2014-03-27 23:31:54

The Center for the Self in Schools, an outreach program of The Brzycki Group, an education and psychology think tank, has developed a mental health model that promises to transform children's lives. The iSelf model creates the neural pathways in parenting, teaching and learning, and counseling methods that help children change their brains – literally who they are and their capacities to be happy, healthy, aware, and to flourish. State College, PA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 What is...

2014-03-26 23:01:33

Health and fitness retreat stress nutrition, exercise, sleep and good mental health. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 A recent 7,000-person study conducted by BabyCenter.com found that 61% of new mothers expect to return to their pre-pregnancy weight before their child’s first birthday. For many parents, finding the time and energy to maintain a healthy lifestyle after the birth of a baby can be a daunting challenge. San Diego health and fitness retreat VeraVia has released a list...

2014-03-26 23:01:24

Effective Press announces that the new children’s illustrated book, The Green Box League of Nutritious Justice (ISBN 978-0988316317, Effective Press, 2014) by Dr. Keith Kantor; Peter Crouth, E.C.; Dana Yarn, R.D.; and Karen Kantor, R.N.; with illustrations by Sarah Adam, has been nominated for the prestigious and coveted National Parenting Publications Award (NAPPA) as best children’s book. Norcross, GA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Effective Press announces that the new children’s...