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2013-09-06 23:02:57

Texas Counseling offers families back-to-school guidelines. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 Texas Counseling offers the following guidance when easing a child back into school mode from their summer vacation. Different parenting styles present a challenge regularly. However, during the summer months, the challenge increases and the differences stand out more, due to the amplified time with the children. Relaxed rules by one parent and some structure by the other may confuse children...

Harsh Verbal Discipline Harmful To Children
2013-09-04 14:00:32

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While many parents would never think of physically disciplining their child due to evidence indicating that it has a negative effect on their psychological well-being, they may resort to verbal discipline such as shouting, cursing or using insulting language. However, these types of verbal discipline could be just as damaging, according to a new study from psychologists at the University of Pittsburgh's School of Education and the...

Throwing Out To Rule Book On Parenting
2013-09-04 05:06:47

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There is no simple recipe for raising children, as any parent will tell you. Parents receive hefty doses of advice – often unsolicited – from others, however the advice generally fails to consider one critical factor: the child. A new literature review of dozens of studies, performed by Hebrew University of Jerusalem, used more than 14,600 pairs of twins to reveal that children's genetics significantly affect how they are parented....

2013-09-03 23:21:10

The Otter Way to Grow Up Happy & Healthy, a series of children's books with a parenting component created by JMG Publishing to help teach children health and grooming habits, just launched amid back-to-school season. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 After years in the making, The Otter Way to Grow Up Happy & Healthy just launched to parents everywhere. The series combines six children’s books with the unique Teach2 System to help parents teach their small...

2013-08-29 23:31:10

Milaa wants to help parents and caregivers armed with knowledge to raise well-balanced children through simple and meaningful activities that can be performed around the house. The goal is to enrich the children’s development by better equipping parents and caregivers with practical tips and activities they can do with their children. (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Parenting is a big mystery to many parents today, and to some, child development is an even bigger mystery. There are books that...

2013-08-29 23:29:01

Non-invasive paternity testing using a mother’s blood sample is now available during early pregnancy. New York (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Pregnant women have a new, non-invasive choice in paternity testing that can give results in early pregnancy – as early as five weeks gestation. Utilizing a blood sample taken from the arm of a pregnant woman, NATUS can accurately determine paternity at no risk at all to the fetus. The blood sampled from the mother contains the DNA of both her and her...

2013-08-29 23:02:13

ParentMagic Inc is hosting a 90 minute seminar on tantrums in Naperville, IL. Dr. Thomas Phelan will be giving the seminar focused around how to effectively parent through tantrums. Naperville, IL (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 ParentMagic Inc, creator of 1-2-3 Magic Parenting, is hosting a seminar by Dr. Thomas Phelan on tantrums. The 90 minute seminar will review in detail how to effectively navigate the experience of a tantruming child. With 90 minutes devoted to the topic, the seminar goes...

2013-08-27 23:30:49

OnlineParentingPrograms.com took the reins on the desperate state of family unity and pledged to protect parenting and families in transition by recently posting a viral Parenting Pledge on their Facebook page. Carson City, NV (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 With over 12.9 million single parent families in the United States alone, OnlineParentingPrograms.com has pledged to protect children, effective parenting strategies, and families-in-transition by posting an online Parenting Pledge on...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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