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    • RudeBusters!by The Original RudeBusters Ages: 2+Actions really do speak louder than words. Parental role modeling helps teach children to be caring and kind. In fact, some studies show that children can show signs of empathy and concern from a very early age. In other words, parents have the power to nurture, guide, show and instill -- to teach kindness, responsibility, and gentleness in a rude and violent world.Subjects: teaching respect, sportsmanship, politeness, table manners, Golden Rule, preschool, self-esteem, good manners, telephone etiquette

    • A Paradigm Shift in Parentingby Stanley Kurtz Ages: 18+When Eberstadt considers our current way of balancing work and family, she doesn't see a well-established and smoothly functioning social system. Instead she sees an "ongoing, massive, and historically unprecedented experiment in family-child separation." For all our wealth and technology, Americans don't seem to be any happier nowadays than we were in the past. Life is better for American adults, who are financially, legally, and morally freer than they've ever been. But life is not better for American children.Subjects: article, separation anxiety disorder, divorce, parent-child separation, Home Alone America, book review, Mary Eberstadt, absent parents, drugs, boarding school, teen sex, separationism, parenting styleLocation: Nationwide

    • How to let your children run freeby Tim Gill Ages: 18+Take a few seconds to remember your favourite place to play as a child. Where was that special place? What did it look like? How did it smell? Here are some predictions. It was out of doors. It was away from adults. And it was a "wild" place...Subjects: advice, hideaway, play, natural, learning, Helle Nebelong, danger, climbing

    • How to raise an honest childby Mary VanClay Ages: 3 - 4Between ages 3 and 4, your preschooler begins to separate truth from falsehood, but this doesn't mean he's the most dependable reporter. Preschoolers haven't yet developed a conscience that prevents them from telling lies.Subjects: honesty, preschool, truth, label, positive, fibbing, lying

    • Online Parenting Classesby Kathy Garber and Dorene Stalter Ages: 16+Challenges occur at different times throughout the life of your family, but none more difficult than when a family decides to separate.Subjects: programs, parenting, teens, court-ordered, co-parenting

    • The Challenge of Raising Boysby Sue Wentworth-Sheilds Ages: 18+It's true that testosterone makes boys more aggressive but it's also true that they are not prisoners of their biology. There are ways other than fists to channel the need for action.Subjects: advice, boys, dads, raising boys, support, goals

    • Anger Management - Teaching Childrenby Baptist Memorial Health Care  Ages: 18+Teaching children how to deal with their anger is hard because you don't know when your child will get angry again. Use the time between angry outbursts to discuss and practice how to deal with anger and have your child practice as much as possible.Subjects: health, child, teen, anger, behavior, reward, correction, training, discipline

    • How to stop your child's separation anxietyby Essortment Ages: 1 - 7Tips on how to help your child stop suffering from separation anxiety when you have to leave them with a babysitter or take them to school. To help your child feel comfortable while you are away, always make sure you have something for them to do. Have movies, games, crayons, paper, coloring books, and other items on hand to keep them busy while you are away. It is also important to leave your child with someone he or she knowsSubjects: article, advice, anxiety, children, social, babysitter, school, goodbye, separation anxiety, parenting tips, comfort, toysLocation: Nationwide

    • Restoring Relationships With Adult Childrenby Karen O'Connor Ages: 18+One Sunday I broke down in tears at a prayer meeting at church and asked what I could do to restore my adult son to me. He had made some chilling decisions and I was powerless to change him.Subjects: family, grown, distant, healing, divorce, talk, restore

    • The honest child: How to teach honestyby Mary VanClay Ages: 5+By the time your child reaches kindergarten, your child has a pretty good handle on the difference between truth and falsehood. Most of the time, his or her fabrications grow out of forgetfulness and wishful thinking.Subjects: honesty, lying, children, kindergarten, teaching

    • When Your Child Suffers from Low Self-Esteemby Elizabeth Pantley Ages: 18+Many people assume that there's little they can do to change this situation, when actually, parents can have a tremendous affect on how a child sees himself. Here are some practical ideas...Subjects: low self esteem, kids, nuture, love, approval

    • Grace-Based Disciplineby Arms of Love Family Fellowship Ages: 18+Grace-Based Discipline (GBD) is a parenting style which is Biblically supported and rooted in the New Testament teachings of Grace. In my book, "Biblical Parenting," I fully believe that the popular parenting teachings of today are not based on a proper understanding of how God would have us be in relationship with our children. God is about relationships-attaching and not detaching, connecting and not disconnecting.Subjects: article, grace-based discipline, salvation, teaching, Biblical, discipline, parenting tools, relationship building, parable, believers, Jesus, fruits of the SpiritLocation: Nationwide

    • UK Parents Loungeby UK Families Limited Ages: 18+A place to get away from the kids. UK Parents Lounge is a portal for parents with advice, information and news on pregnancy, parenting, babies and more, with a lively discussion forum.Subjects: pregnancy, families, babies, forum, discussion

    • Child development - three to four yearsby Victorian Government (AU) Ages: 18+Your three to four year old is moving out of babyhood into childhood. They are at the beginning of learning how to get on with others, and can control their feelings better (although they are still likely to have the odd tantrum).Subjects: social, emotional, development, physical, language

    • Gentle Christian Mothersby Jeri (flowermama) Ages: 18+GCM is a safe place to grow and learn along with other likeminded mothers who love the Lord. Sometimes we feel alone in our parenting choices, and sometimes we get weary and need support.Subjects: encourage, mom, ministry, information, blog

    • Parenting Lessons: Step One: Identifying Behaviors You Want to Improveby Sal Severe, Ph.D. Ages: 18+Children learn by copying, or modeling - they listen, observe and imitate. Therefore, you have a powerful influence on them, so think carefully about what you say and do in front of your kids. If you tell the telemarketer on the phone that your husband is not home when he is, you teach your children that lying is okay.Subjects: lesson, well-behaved, parenting, children, behavior, teasing, lying, positive, family, promises, observation, sharing, parenting helpLocation: Nationwide

    • Raising Responsible Childrenby Graydon G. Goss, M.D. Ages: 18+Wait a minute! Doing what you want to is not a disease! To the contrary, it is the most important thing there is when you are a kid! Kids don't care about the future, or what's good for them, or what's socially acceptable. If it feels good kids do it.Subjects: psychiatry, development, children, disease, responsibility

    • Six Strategies for Raising a Scientistby Active Learning Associates Ages: 18+Science brings to mind an eccentric, white-coated personage, scurrying about a bubbling, busy laboratory. Think Dr. Frankenstein, with a cheesy Bulgarian accent, or perhaps Bill Nye the Science Guy.Subjects: science, raising, strategies, Bill Nye, Albert Einstein

    • The sins of our feminist mothersby Virginia Haussegger Ages: 18+A few years ago, in my mid-30s, had I heard Malcolm Turnbull pontificate about the need to encourage Australians to marry younger and have more children, I would have thumped him, kneed him in the groin, and bawled him out.Subjects: feminist, pregnancy, biological clock, fertility

    • The Voucher Systemby Behavior Management Program Ages: 4 - 18Takes parents out of the bad guy role. Addresses virtually every behavior in any age group. Children with ADHD, ODD, Autism as well as average children respond exceptionally well. (Not a free resource.)Subjects: ADHD, ODD, Autism, voucher, behavior modification, parenting, power struggles, coaching, aggression, bribery, respect, time management, anger

    • Too bad, Mrs. Toogood, we're taking your kidsby Ilana Mercer Ages: 18+The power that allows the state with impunity to usurp the parents as the primary agent in the lives of children is the judicial doctrine of the state as parens patriae. Knowing that the state has the right to kidnap my child and replace me as a parent, without much ado, might also have me scampering for dear life, my daughter in tow.Subjects: article, family, children, removal from home, judicial doctrine, sexual abuse, state care, foster care, parental rights, experts, liberals, conservatives, government intrusion, media, therapeuticLocation: Nationwide

    • Talking About Sex and Pubertyby Amy Stephens Ages: 18+Ages 0-7 are an intense time of brain development; children are at many different levels of emotional, social and character maturity. Girls are often ahead of boys, and this must be considered when you talk to your child about love, sex and relationships.Subjects: article, love, sex, relationships, emotional, social, character, maturity, innocence, obscenity, public school, media, maturity, educationLocation: Nationwide

    • Has The Cause of Crib Death (SIDS) Been Found?by Jane Sheppard Ages: 18+Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), also known as crib death or cot death, is the number one cause of death for infants from one month to one year of age. 90% of all SIDS deaths are in babies under six months old. Ongoing SIDS research...Subjects: toxic gases, baby, crib, mattress, SIDS, infant, death

    • Healthy children and teens parenting by Advance Counseling Ages: 18+Are you having problems and difficulties being a parent? Do things just seem overwhelming at times? Has the fun gone out of parenting? Well if you answer yes to these questions then check this site out...Subjects: readings, resources, hypnotherapy, adult ADD

    • Parenting Skillsby Donald Franklin, Ph.D. Ages: 18+It has been said that parenting is the most difficult job you will ever have in your life. Unfortunately, you receive little or no formal training in parenting, yet you are constantly criticized for every mistake you make.Subjects: psychological, services, counseling, marital, couples, mental health

    • Raising Honest Kidsby Susan Alexander Yates Ages: 18+6 strategies for instilling integrity in your children. A nationwide teen character study released by the nonprofit Joseph & Edna Josephson Institute of Ethics found 7 in 10 students surveyed admitted to cheating on a test at least once in the past year, and nearly half said they'd done so more than once.Subjects: honesty, cheating, plagiarism, teens, raising kidsLocation: Nationwide

    • What is Attachment Parenting?by Jan Hunt, M.Sc. Ages: 18+Attachment parenting, to put it most simply, is believing what we know in our heart to be true. And if we do that, we find that we trust the child. We trust him in these ways...Subjects: article, loving, trusting, teach, infant, training, behavior, balance, unschool, parentingLocation: Nationwide

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