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2013-08-06 23:25:38

A recent study by Queendom.com and PsychTests.com indicates that child-rearing requires a combination of both love and firmness; focusing on just one creates an unhealthy balance. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Most parents will agree that setting boundaries and rules is important, but there is a delicate line parents must walk between being firm and being strict. Queendom’s study of 1,234 parents who took their Parenting Style Test reveals that healthy parent-child...

2013-08-06 09:08:57

The onset of the Great Recession and, more generally, deteriorating economic conditions lead mothers to engage in harsh parenting, such as hitting or shouting at children, a team of researchers has found. But the effect is only found in mothers who carry a gene variation that makes them more likely to react to their environment. The study, conducted by scholars at New York University, Columbia University, Princeton University, and Pennsylvania State University's College of Medicine,...

2013-08-04 23:02:16

23DNA is a Natus extension site that provides affordable paternity DNA testing services. (PRWEB) August 04, 2013 23DNA.com is launching a new website for the New Jersey area. With DNA kits now available for online purchase, it is easier than ever to take a paternity test and have indisputable proof of the child’s father. “There are many reasons why people may need a paternity DNA test, but the reason we hear about the most is for custody,” a company spokesperson said. People who...

2013-07-31 23:33:05

Milaa’s upcoming programs for children in Toronto will focus on movement to foster brain development that will pave the way for early childhood learning. (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Today’s children are given less and less opportunity to move about, which directly affects brain development and the ability to enjoy formal learning and other tasks that require more manual dexterity. To ensure that parents today understand the implications of the ‘couch potato’ effect, Milaa will introduce...

2013-07-31 23:21:58

Life coach certification school Holistic Learning Center gives a new glimpse of one of the most important and crucial components of the clinically proven healing modality, the HuMethod. (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Professional Life Coaching Certification School Holistic Learning Center is offering a glimpse of the Self Parenting component of their clinically proven healing modality, the HuMethod. Clients, students, healers, practitioners and anyone interested in developing their self-image can...

2013-07-30 23:25:28

OnlineParentingPrograms.com has seen a 16% bump in county mandated requirement for conflict management programs over the past six months. These mandatory parent education programs may been required due to high conflict separation or divorce where parental conflict is present. Carson City, Nevada (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Online co-parenting programs have been steadily making their way across the country. With over 30,000 parents signed up to take one of theOnlineParentingPrograms.com online...

2013-07-30 13:03:21

Children with disabilities who live in developing countries are more likely to experience harsh punishment than children without disabilities in those countries. That's the conclusion of a new study that looked at data from nationally representative samples of about 46,000 parents and other caregivers of 2- to 9-year-olds in 17 low- and middle-income countries; most prior research on children with disabilities has been done in developed countries. The study, in the journal Child...

2013-07-25 10:13:10

Little is known about how sibling relationships impact child and family functioning, but Penn State researchers are beginning to shed light on intervention strategies that can cultivate healthy and supportive sibling relationships. Parents frequently rank their children's sibling rivalry and conflict as the number one problem they face in family life. "In some other cultures, the roles of older and younger, male and female siblings are better defined, and in those more-structured family...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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