Talking With Your Child

Talking With Your Child

For example, Parent: So what do you feel like talking about today: the best thing that happened at school? If those chats occur regularly, chances are issues will emerge when the child is ready.) Then what do you want to talk about: friends, you, your college applications?

The United States Imposed Laws on Bullies, But is That Enough?

The United States Imposed Laws on Bullies, But is That Enough?

These laws intend to ensure children feel safe in their educational environment – free from harassment and discrimination. These laws intend to ensure children feel safe in their educational environment – free from harassment and discrimination.

How to Help Your Child With Accountability

How to Help Your Child With Accountability

Yet a self-aware parent may try replacing justifications for a parental error with a sincere and simple, “I’m sorry.” A parent’s ability to own their mistakes helps the child internalize the capacity to be accountable.

The Psychology of the Booty Call

The Psychology of the Booty Call

For short-term mates, both men and women rated physical attractiveness as a necessity, but they saw kindness and social level as luxuries. When it came to booty calls, both men and women rated the attractiveness of the partner as a necessity, suggesting that they viewed these as more like short-term than long-term relationships.

Pregnant Jessa Duggar Grieves Lauren Swanson's Miscarriage

Pregnant Jessa Duggar Grieves Lauren Swanson's Miscarriage

If you’ve lost a child, know this— YOU ARE A MAMA, and you will never cease to think about and cherish the life you carried… **swipe left to read more** A post shared by Jessa Seewald (@jessaseewald) on Feb 21, 2019 at 11:42am PST Duggar added: “My heart aches for them.

Mum's dangerous car seat warning after rental car mistake

Mum's dangerous car seat warning after rental car mistake

Mum-of-two and blogger, Adele Barbaro (AKA 'The Real Mumma') shared a short video to Facebook about how she always ensures she books car seats for her kids when hiring rental cars. "What the hell is that?" The video shows a rear-facing child restraint in the back seat of a hire car.

'My husband got a vasectomy without telling me'

'My husband got a vasectomy without telling me'

"We had four babies in five years" Brisbane mum Jodie Miller found herself in this predicament, but her husband secretly made the decision for her when he snuck off to the vasectomy clinic without telling her.

Is it Possible to Have a "Better Divorce"?

Is it Possible to Have a "Better Divorce"?

In a collaborative divorce, parents work together with professionals to resolve their legal, financial and emotional issues in a way that is respectful and honors the right of children and families to heal and grow in a stable and restructured family.

We found the 'mummy' necklace Meghan Markle was spotted wearing

We found the 'mummy' necklace Meghan Markle was spotted wearing

The piece is an 18-karat gold Jennifer Meyer necklace that says word "mummy" and was gifted to the duchess, the brand confirmed to TODAY. A sliver of the duchess' gold necklace can be seen as she leaves her New York hotel.

Are We the Path of Least Resistance Parenting Generation?

Are We the Path of Least Resistance Parenting Generation?

Learn about your own approach to parenting and think about how this is working towards or against the building of your child’s sense of resilience and emotional strength

Bill seeks to put Arkansas fathers and mothers on equal footing in custody disputes

Bill seeks to put Arkansas fathers and mothers on equal footing in custody disputes

(Photo: KATV) Legislation filed in Little Rock aims to do away with what parental equality advocates call "gender discrimination" when it comes to custody battles surrounding children born outside of marriage. Gazaway filed HB1486 last week, which aims to amend the law concerning the custody of children born out of wedlock.

The Dynamics of Conflict Between Parent and Child

The Dynamics of Conflict Between Parent and Child

Excerpt from Chapter 1: The 3 Foundations of LSCI Source: LSCI Institute Foundation 3: THE CONFLICT CYCLE To get a rich understanding of the Conflict Cycle, we will begin by considering how adults and children typically perceive, think, feel, and behave in response to stressful events and problem situations.

Pregnant Amy Schumer Hilariously Joins Mardi Gras Dance Practice

Pregnant Amy Schumer Hilariously Joins Mardi Gras Dance Practice

“Sometimes in New Orleans you have to join practice,” Schumer captioned a clip of herself trying to blend in as a group of women danced on the sidewalk on Monday, February 18.

Technology Doesn’t Have to Be a Problem for Kids

Technology Doesn’t Have to Be a Problem for Kids

The researchers concluded, “ Like other forms of maternal withdrawal and unresponsiveness, mobile-device use can have a negative impact on infant social-emotional functioning and parent-child interactions .” Distracted parents—those who keep their devices close and are frequently checking them or responding to phone calls and messages—tend to be less predictable, less reliable, and less attentive.

A new smart car seat is here and could save lives

A new smart car seat is here and could save lives

Now as a parent, I glimpse in the back of the car to make sure I've not left a child in the back seat before I walk away. US baby product company, evenflo, has released an all-in-one convertible car seat that you can use from birth to 10 years of age.

Parental Alienation: It Happens in Intact Families Too

Parental Alienation: It Happens in Intact Families Too

Source: (c) photography33/fotosearch The following email, sent to me by a reader, convinced me that the time has come for me to write about alienation within families that appear to be "intact." There's no need for a divorce to precipitate emotional abuse in the form of turning the child(ren) against the other parent.

8 things every mum will learn about birthday parties

8 things every mum will learn about birthday parties

Yes, parents will disappear and that will largely be a welcome thing because it means you don’t have to feed them or make small talk and you can focus on the people that really need your attention – the kids.

The truth about babies who aren’t ‘cuddly’

The truth about babies who aren’t ‘cuddly’

Babies develop affection at different rates, but when is it a cause for concern? Dr Hay says a standoffish child aged under one year could just be a busy baby with an active and alert personality.

How Do I Teach My Child to Give Back? 5 Things to Do

How Do I Teach My Child to Give Back? 5 Things to Do

How does viewing giving efforts as a drop in the bucket affect the way we teach our kids? When we begin to teach our kids about giving back, let’s try to give them an accurate world view.

WWE’s Mike ‘The Miz’ Mizanian, Wife Maryse Are Expecting Baby No. 2

WWE’s Mike ‘The Miz’ Mizanian, Wife Maryse Are Expecting Baby No. 2

Miz told Us Weekly in April last year that he and Maryse were already thinking about having another child just a month after welcoming their “dream baby.” “Monroe has been the ultimate … the best baby that I’ve ever seen in my entire life,” he told Us .

The Challenges Facing a Firstborn Child

The loving care and abundant attention parents give their firstborn, help the child to grow up feeling self-confident, and he can become very successful in life. Your firstborn child needs you to provide him with support and reassurance that he is equally loved.

Porsha Williams Dresses up Her Baby Bump for Valentine’s Day Date

Porsha Williams Dresses up Her Baby Bump for Valentine’s Day Date

Pregnant Porsha Williams went all out for her Valentine’s Day date with her fiancé, Dennis McKinley , dressing up her baby bump in a plunging black outfit.

Stressed Parents—Voila, Stressed Kids

Stressed Parents—Voila, Stressed Kids

While autonomy promotion occurs in times of either cultural necessity or economic stability, parental control emerges in periods of economic or global instability. The goal of a good parent is to be attuned to a child and provide them with options to meet their needs and interests.

When Kids Don't Want to Clean Up

When Kids Don't Want to Clean Up

You should not expect that your child will be as interested in organizing possessions as you are, but if you agree on a priority item, and a place to put it, you can have a successful beginning.

A "Crime" but Not an Arrestable Act

A "Crime" but Not an Arrestable Act

When Roland and Amy, his wife, decided to end their marriage, Mr. Thomas had no idea that nearly four years would pass until he could spend time with Mindy, his daughter.

Does Bullying Start at Home?

Does Bullying Start at Home?

"Sibling bullying is the most frequent form of family violence, and it is often seen as a normal part of growing up by parents and health professionals, but there is increasing evidence that it can have long-term consequences, like increased loneliness, delinquency and mental health problems," said lead study author Dieter Wolke, from the University of Warwick in England.

What To Do When Your Adult Child Lies To You

What To Do When Your Adult Child Lies To You

Adult children who have patterns of lying are often likely deceptive because of they want to hide their struggles. Gaining a solid understanding of why your adult child lies is crucial to learning how to effectively respond.

SVU's Philip Winchester, Wife Welcome Second Child

SVU's Philip Winchester, Wife Welcome Second Child

Philip Winchester and his wife, Megan , have welcomed their second child, and the Law & Order: SVU star showed off his newborn on social media on Friday, February 15. Philip spoke to One Chicago Center in February 2018 about bringing his character to SVU .

When Your Child Experiences Anxiety

When Your Child Experiences Anxiety

Be sure to find a mental health provider who has significant experience with anxious youth, who has training in evidence-based therapies in anxiety for children and adolescents, and who you and your child feel comfortable talking with during your first session.

Call for Australians to take an old-fashioned approach to parenting

Call for Australians to take an old-fashioned approach to parenting

Nearly half of children don’t spend any time walking to school, but research shows parking an extra 10 minutes away from the gates can add an extra 1.5 hours to a child’s weekly physical activity levels.

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