Latest Parenting Stories

Late Nights May Cause Disruptions In Teenage Education, Emotions
2013-11-11 14:19:40

[ Watch the Video: Teens Who Sleep Earlier Perform Better At School ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a study of 2,700 middle and high school adolescents, researchers from the University of California, Berkeley found that those who stay up later are more likely to struggle academically and emotionally. In an analysis of the longitudinal data from the large study group, of which 30 percent reported bedtimes later than 11:30 pm on school days and 1:30 am in the...

2013-11-07 13:36:08

In the first randomized trial of the effects of cell phone use, University of Kansas and Notre Dame researchers found that when parenting coaches texted and called mothers who had participated in a home-based parenting program, they were much more likely than the other mothers in the study to learn and use positive parenting strategies — both immediately following and six months after the program ended. They were less depressed and stressed than the control group who didn’t receive parent...

2013-11-06 23:29:56

Non-native speaker and author Laura Ramirez urges native people to reclaim traditional parenting values to raise children who are strong and can rise above the dire statistics for native children. Her 2-day workshop: A Return to Child Stewardship: Parenting with Native American Values teaches parents and child caretakers how to do this. Reno, NV (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 President Obama has proclaimed November 2013 Native American Heritage Month; and speaker/author, Laura Ramirez is...

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...

Study Finds Some Parents Are Happiest When Kids Come First
2013-11-01 13:03:44

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Are so-called “helicopter parents” or “tiger moms” benefiting from caring for their developing child? Or are they self-centered “Mommy Dearests” – pushing their child to make up for their own unhappiness? Despite whatever affect this parenting style might have on children, a new study published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science, has found parents who consider themselves child-centric do derive...

2013-10-30 23:33:55

Research Indicates High Conflict, Nasty Divorces Can Be Prevented and Contained with Parental Skills-Training. New Ways For Families Partners with OnlineParentingPrograms.com to Provide These Skills Online. Carson City, Nevada (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Ugly divorces and co-parenting battles are a huge drain on everyone involved, particularly the kids. These dreadful long-term battles drain the court’s resources, frustrate attorneys, judges, mediators and mental health professionals, and...

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