Aug 31, 2010
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Spanking Vs. No Spanking

Spanking Vs. No Spanking
The massive spanking debate continually rages in the U.S. and lately appointed school administrator of a mid-school in Massachusetts, Pastor Silas Coellner only fuelled it further with an on line speech advocating spanking. Even as Coellner does not back the use of spanking in schools, his lecture regarding the significance of spanking an infant in his/her crawling age has caught the notice of many. The United States is among the small number of high income countries that lawfully permit the use of spanking on kids in homes and schools – which is something deemed as an unlawful attack when done to adults. Many nations  [...]

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Aug 17, 2010
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New-fangled Nurturing Tips for Raising a Single Child – Part II

New-fangled Nurturing Tips for Raising a Single Child – Part II
The key objective of the ‘Weekend Night Club’ is to create a form of opportunity which would hopefully help in offsetting the type of ‘center of the universe’ perception – ‘all adore me’ and ‘dote on me’ – something commonly noted in single children. Moreover the weekend meet-ups assist the little tots in learning ways of handling conflicts, tiny quarrels and their differences. They have no ways of escaping it as dealing with it the subsequent week would be necessary. By and large the children appear delightfully ignorant to any objective apart from having fun and they look forward to sleepovers and just  [...]

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Aug 12, 2010
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New-fangled Nurturing Tips for Raising a Single Child – Part I

New-fangled Nurturing Tips for Raising a Single Child – Part I
Every weekend night, 9-year-old Maggie has a get-together with four other kids for some dining, movie and usual kiddie chaos. The intention is not simply restricted for fun-only. At the ‘Weekend Night Club’ developed by parents, single kids like Maggie are required to learn to wait for their turn to ride a desirable scooty, discuss who would get super-prowess in pretend games and coming to terms with squabbling being an innate part of existence. Developing such a form of close association is among the several approaches which parents of single kids are adopting in their endeavour at raising content, social children.  [...]

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Jul 16, 2010
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Celebrity Parenting at its Pits

Celebrity Parenting at its Pits
Here’s a look at the stars who have given celeb parenting a dirty name. Britney Spears Nasty Behavior It began when the paparazzi captured Britney taking her baby son Sean for a drive propped on her lap. Matters only seemed to go downhill since then. Substance abuse, rave parties and appalling hair dos all led to her losing custody over her children. To top it all, even PETA is working towards taking charge of her pet animals. Lame Excuses Britney backs her point by saying that she ignored using the car-seat since she was running away from the frightening rendezvous with the shutterbugs. She then entered drug rehab  [...]

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Jul 15, 2010
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Proactive Momma Guide to Preventing Whooping Cough

Proactive Momma Guide to Preventing Whooping Cough
Whooping cough or pertussis is a highly communicable infection. In case a kin member has pertussis then there is a ninety percent likelihood that other household members could end up contracting it too. Whooping cough is a niggling concern during adolescence and teen years as well – symptoms of cold ensued by coughing which would take a number of weeks or months on end to subside. Skipped job and schooling are a widespread outcome of this condition. However for non-vaccinated infants, pertussis could be grave or also life-menacing. Children below one year old who contract pertussis generally have acute ailment necessitating  [...]

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Jun 30, 2010
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Effective Parenting Plan for Kids with ADHD

Effective Parenting Plan for Kids with ADHD
Inculcating behaviour management techniques is deemed to be a vital cog of a successful parenting plan as well as ADHD therapy for kids. Majority of the specialists concur that merging drug therapies alongside extensive behaviour management is a highly effectual means of managing ADHD among kids. There are 3 fundamental groups or levels of behavioural training for ADHD kids, namely: Parents are to be trained in effectual kid behaviour management techniques. Classrooms behavioural alteration methods and academic intercessions. Specially created didactic placement. Parenting Plan – Behaviour Management Approaches  [...]

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Jun 28, 2010
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ADHD Parenting Tips 101

ADHD Parenting Tips 101
Kids with ADHD require coherent rules which they are capable of understanding and following. It is important to reward children with ADHD when they adhere to such rules. Time and again, parents disparage kids with ADHD for their behaviours – however seeking out and praising good behaviours are some of the parenting tips that would turn out to be more useful. Parents ought to: Offer clear-cut, uniform anticipations, directions and boundaries Kids with ADHD require knowing precisely what is expected of them. Setting up effectual discipline measures Parents should become skilled at disciplining techniques which reward  [...]

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Jun 24, 2010
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Handy Herbal Remedies for Young Kids and Infants – Part II

Handy Herbal Remedies for Young Kids and Infants – Part II
Sweet Herbal Remedies Sweet herbal cures (viscid herbs included) are mild ideal soothers having a sour-sugary flavour and help in strengthening weakened tissues. These include: Licorice It has virus-combating attributes and used for treating restlessness and dry coughs. Several herbal practitioners also use it for overcoming sweet tooth and recommend it for low blood sugar. Due to its sugary taste it is an ideal flavour-enhancing medium in herbal mixes. Fennel It helps in relieving abdominal gassiness, enhances digestion, an appetite improver and aids in liver detox. Its expectorator traits make it a great decongestant  [...]

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Jun 18, 2010
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Handy Herbal Remedies for Young Kids and Infants – Part I

Handy Herbal Remedies for Young Kids and Infants – Part I
Innate remedies could be safety used on young kids and infants till the time good judgement is made and one learns about which herb forms are apt and the amount pertinent to a small child. It is crucial that smaller-sized dosages and milder herbal remedies be given to below 2 year old children since their juvenile livers are incapable of properly digesting the constituents present in them. Aromatic Herbal Remedies Sharp and aromatic herb types comprise of chamomile, catnip, garlic, spearmint, fennel, peppermint. Pungent herb forms help in improving assimilation, blood supply, facilitate perspiration (lowering fever) and tackling  [...]

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May 28, 2010
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Teen Parenting – What Not to Do – Part II

Teen Parenting – What Not to Do – Part II
Here are the most common teen parenting mistakes made and ways of avoiding them. Teen Parenting Folly No: 4- Ignoring big matters In case there are any rising doubts regarding use of drugs or alcohol by the child then they should be promptly addressed prior to it snowballing to a more grave matter later on. Parents need to be constantly involved during the crucial and easily-influenced age group of thirteen to eighteen years of their kid. A number of parents would often overlook teenage drinking since they engaged in drinking when they were in that age, but the risks are higher in recent times. In present times, an increasing  [...]

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