Quantcast

Latest Parenting Stories

2014-09-24 23:09:42

KidsHealth.org Offers Healthy Tips on How to Properly Discipline Kids Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 “Disciplining” children is in the news a lot lately. It’s an important issue for those who care about children and parents. Many parents think the word discipline is all about punishment ― and especially about physical punishment. But discipline really is about helping a child understand what to do ― and learn how to self-regulate. “The word discipline actually means...

2014-09-22 12:35:06

LIVERPOOL, England, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An exciting new development has occurred on the high street: the launch of a next-day DNA relationship test at a price that beats unregulated online retailers. The official DNA Tester for The Jeremy Kyle Show, AlphaBiolabs, has joined forces with the discount-retailer Home Bargains to provide an industry-first DNA Relationship Home Testing Kit. These kits are used to determine a range of biological relationships...

2014-09-16 20:24:53

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Is spanking ever a justified form of discipline? Amid the controversies surrounding NFL running back Adrian Peterson, it's important to take a step back and see how physical discipline is shaping the lives of our children. The research is conclusive that spanking is not an appropriate form of discipline and contributes to more negative behaviors in kids. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnVar/20130920/LA83405LOGO Kids In The House...

2014-09-10 08:39:47

Study Shows Moms Are Taking More Selfies While Pregnant SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BabyCenter®, the #1 pregnancy and parenting digital resource, announced the launch of BUMPIE((TM)), a new photo-journaling tool. BUMPIE helps pregnant women capture consistent selfies of their growing bellies. The custom camera overlay creates perfect belly alignment week after week. The tool is available in the latest update of the company's popular My Pregnancy Today app for Apple and...

2014-09-09 23:01:10

Boys Town releases advice for parents on how to decide the right time for a child to have a cell phone and how to manage the technology. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Boys Town Tips to Help Parents Manage Children and Cell Phones Boys Town releases advice for parents on how to decide the right time for a child to have a cell phone and how to manage the technology. The national child care organization, started over 90 years ago, offers these tips to help parents make the right...

2014-09-08 12:24:33

Using Mobile for Entertaining the Kids More Than Doubles Year over Year, While Leveraging Smartphone Screens for Finding Parenting Info Increases Nearly Tenfold in the Past Year SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There is a sharp rise in moms' reliance on mobile devices to help them through the day, according to the results of the BabyCenter® U.S. Mobile Mom 2014 Report: Mobile Powers Mom's Life, the latest installment in BabyCenter's 21st Century Mom® Insights Series....

2014-09-05 23:06:45

The first Chicago Surrogacy Seminar & Gay Parenting Expo on September 13 will feature community resources and more than a dozen service providers from the USA and Mexico, as well as information about a new financial assistance program for prospective gay parents. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 The international organization Men Having Babies is partnering with the Chicago based Center on Halsted and Howard Brown Health Center to bring the first comprehensive Midwestern seminar...

2014-09-04 12:26:05

Creator Kelly McMahon, and husband Julian McMahon of Nip/Tuck, work together to teach Kids to Dream Big with Practiced Positive Imagination Approach LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bedtime for Sarah Sullivan, a new children's book app created by Kelly McMahon and inspired by her husband, actor Julian McMahon (Nip/Tuck, Fantastic Four) and his close relationship with daughter Madison ("Maddy"), is now available on iOS for Apple, Google Play for Android and Kindle for a...

2014-08-29 23:06:17

Empty Nest Syndrome burdens households across the western nations as college students leave to begin their new collegial career - next topic on Dr. Carol Francis Talk Radio Show. Los Angeles (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Empty Nest Syndrome on Dr. Carol Francis Talk Radio Today at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dr-carol-francis/2014/08/29/psychologist-dr-carol-francis-addressing-empty-nest-syndrome.     Mothers and fathers, who dedicated the last 18 plus years of money,...

parent stress
2014-08-19 02:30:59

Sara Agnew, Office of Strategic Communication, University of Iowa UI research looks at conflict between identities as parents and workers Some working parents are carrying more psychological baggage than others—and the reason has nothing to do with demands on their time and energy. The cause is their occupation. According to University of Iowa researchers, parents who hold jobs viewed by society as aggressive, weak, or impersonal are likely to be more stressed out than parents...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'