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2014-01-21 23:28:57

Overly protective, “helicopter” parents often have the best intentions, but their behavior can lead to unhealthy dependencies in both parents and children. San Diego family psychologist Dr. Joanne Wendt is offering tips to help parents overcome their controlling tendencies to ensure that kids can become independent and self-sufficient adults. San Diego, California (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Dr. Joanne J. Wendt is a licensed clinical psychologize specializing in marriage and family...

2014-01-14 12:24:31

Channing Tatum's Everly Captures Moms' Hearts; Kim & Kanye's North Heads South SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BabyCenter(®), the #1 pregnancy and parenting digital resource, today announced its list of the most and least favorite celebrity baby names of 2013. Based on responses from more than 5,600 moms, BabyCenter found that moms adored Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan's name choice, Everly. Also topping the list is Autumn James, daughter of Jennifer Love Hewitt and...

2014-01-14 08:30:04

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bringing a new baby home can bring new joy - and unforeseen problems - into a relationship. Dr. Francine Lederer, a clinical psychologist in Los Angeles and founder of L.A. Talk Therapy is starting groups for moms and couples who are dealing with transitions in their lives as individuals, couples and new parents as they bring home a newborn baby. "Making the transition from couple to family is huge. Couples often report the biggest dip...

2014-01-14 08:29:44

WhatToExpect.com, the Leader in Pregnancy and Parenting, Sheds Light on Women's Experience of Early-Stage Pregnancy and the Misnomer of Morning Sickness NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One group of people isn't sharing every aspect of their lives on Facebook, at least not right away: Eight out of 10 pregnant women plan to keep their pregnancy a secret during the first trimester. And when they do choose to start spreading the news, Facebook friends are the last to know. (Photo:...

2014-01-10 23:20:24

During her twenty-seven years of practice, Dr. Joanne Wendt, a psychologist specializing in family and couples therapy, has encountered many parents who struggle to maintain appropriate boundaries with their teenage children. Dr. Wendt developed these tips to help parents raise self-sufficient, respectful teens and is sharing her suggestions. San Diego, California (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 As teenagers, many children begin to drift away from their parents, a part of their normal...

2014-01-06 10:25:33

On 50th anniversary of War on Poverty, expert says new approach needed As the United States marks the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty this month, a new report suggests one recent weapon in the battle has been a disappointing failure. The federal government has made marriage promotion among single mothers a key part of its continuing effort to fight poverty. But that approach has missed the mark because marriage doesn’t provide the same benefits to poor, single mothers as it...

2013-12-30 23:24:20

In January, the world’s top divorce professionals are providing complimentary gifts to help educate and support parents regarding their children’s best interests before, during and after divorce. West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 The ninth annual International Child-Centered Divorce Month is being commemorated once again in January. The entire month is devoted to alerting parents about the effects of divorce on children – especially the impact of parental decisions on...

2013-12-30 23:21:17

Dr. Joanne Wendt, a psychologist practicing in San Diego, is providing tips to help parents raise successful, independent children. It's never too late to correct destructive habits that might be damaging to both kids and parents. San Diego, California (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Many parents enter the new year aware that their children are behaving badly but unsure what's causing this bad behavior and how to correct it. Dr. Joanne J Wendt is a licensed clinical psychologist,...

2013-12-18 23:30:18

Boys Town, the national child and healthcare organization, tells parents to teach their children the true meaning of the holiday through words and their own deeds. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Boys Town today announced strategies to help kids understand the true meaning of the holidays. The national child and healthcare organization, started over 90 years ago, is a leader in parenting advice. Prior to the holidays, parents can have conversations with their children about the...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.