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Parenting a Child with ADHD
Tips on parenting your child with ADHD.
What Are Your Kids Watching?
Is it important to know what your kids are watching? Of course it is.
How do you find a summer camp for your child with medical problems or special needs?
Adventures in Parenting
Have you heard the latest advice about parenting?
Sanity Tips for Eating Out With the Kids
Even a hamburger-and-fries addict can learn to dine well - and enjoy the occasion.
Your Child's Development
A monthly column by Dr. Barb Durso on your childs development. This months topic is selective mutism. Learn how to recognize the red flags for serious behavior problems.
When Little Kids Curse
Cleaning up bad language requires action and creativity.
Catch Your Child in the Act ...
of being good. Encourage good behavior by catching your child being good. Also offer lots of praise and attention, be specific in praising your child and offer occasional rewards.
Pediatric Parenting Myths
There are many myths that are spread to new parents by family members, friends and sometimes even their pediatrician. Many of these myths are just 'old wives tales,' and while they are generally not harmful, they can be confusing to a new parent who is trying to learn to do the right thing for their children.
A monthly column on different aspects of parenting, from a Pediatrician and mother. This months topic is preparing kids for the arrival of a new sibling.
TV Parental Guidelines
In conjunction with a V-Chip, TV ratings can help you screen out inappropriate television shows from your children.
Traveling with Children
It doesn't matter where you are headed... Everyone who has done it before knows the good, the bad and the ugly. However, traveling with children can be a pleasant experience...
Wetting the bed at night is still a common problem for many six to eight year old children.
Toddlers and many young children can be very picky eaters and hesitant to try new foods.
This series of articles will focus on important parenting topics and will stress the importance of how you parent your children. The first topic is on Finding What Works.
Unfortunately, back to school often means back to school problems. It is a good time to make sure that your child doesn't have ADHD, a learning disability, or other problem affecting his perfomance at school.
Learn more about reverse psychology and whether or not it is an appropriate discipline technique.
Review how you can encourage your kids to do chores and not expect to get paid for every little thing they do.
Fear of Failure
An article on avoiding failure by Jim Taylor, PhD, the author of eight books including his latest, Your Children are Under Attack: How Popular Culture is Destroying Your Kids' Values and How You Can Protect Them.
Read about how to handle whining, bedtime problems, and how to effectively communicate with your kids with these articles by Chick Moorman, our new parenting and education expert.
Most children are ready to begin potty training between 18 months and 3 years of age.
Learning how to effectively discipline your child is an important skill that all parents should learn.
Kids and Sleep
Tips to help your children develop a regular sleep routine and bedtime so that they get used to falling asleep on their own and the whole family can sleep through the night.
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Avoiding Health Scams
Learn to avoid health scams and products that make fradulent claims in the treatment of everything from ADHD to obesity.
Back to School Survey
A back to school survey to see what other school age children are doing, such as how much homework they get, what kind of grades they make, if they work, when they do homework, etc.
The Good Son: A review of this book to help with 'Shaping the Moral Development of Our Boys and Young Men.'
Books with parenting advice on discipline, nutrition and safety, childrens medical information, plus childrens books, advice magazines, and more from our affiliates for your child.
Paying for College
After buying a house, paying for a child's college education is the biggest expense most parents face. Check out this information-packed checklist to figure out how much it'll cost, where to save depending on your child's age, and more.
Driving in the 'Burbs
A mothers experience and observations in driving with her little boys, including staying focused on driving while they scream and throw things.
Tips on dealing with and preventing sibling rivalry in your kids.