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Expect and Inspect: How to Protect Your Teen in Three Easy Steps
This article shares three easy ways to protect teens from reckless driving tnedencies, internet predators, and substance abuse.
By: Mason Duchatschek

The Bush Doctrine of Parenting
When it comes to parenting and the dangers facing teens, some parents have begun implementing their own version of the "Bush Doctrine" using home drug testing and other creative ways to protect their teens.
By: Mason Duchatschek

Is Home Drug Testing a Parental Necessity or Overreaction?
Are parents using home drug test kits going too far or are they simply being responsible?
By: Mason Duchatschek

DNA Paternity Testing - 5 key questions you should ask your DNA testing provider.
DNA paternity testing in its purest form is the application of DNA technology to provide information about the parentage of an individual (usually a child). The mother of the child is rarely disputed, and most of the time DNA testing is requested to inform the likely father of a child.
By: Peter Vine

Playing the Judge: The Who, What and Why behind the best known toy awards
Overview of the most well-known toy awards, who does the judging and how the toys are judged.
By: Heather Rhoades

Selecting Furniture for a Play Room
The furniture you choose to put in your play room depends mostly on your family's definition of "play room."
By: Bob Benson

Should You Buy Toddler Size Furniture
Your baby has grown into a full-fledged toddler and is ready for a "big girl" or "big boy" bed. Have you seen the latest toddler furniture?
By: Bob Benson

Successful Parenting After Separation
Separation is a challenging time for many parents because it is an adjustment to a new way of life
By: Jonathan Brown

Can You Stay Home?
Decide if being a stay at home parent is for you. A look at the financial and other impacts of this decision.
By: Stephanie Foster

Inappropriate Behavior as a "Teachable Moment"
The "silver lining" of behavior mistakes is the opportunity to help your child learn better skills. Here are 10 strategies for making the most of your child's "teachable moments."
By: Norma Schmidt

What You Need To Know About Gun Safes
Sportsmen often keep one to several firearms at their homes, and most are exposed to danger from a double threat - theft and fire. Gun safes provide an answer. Gun safes greatly improve the chance of valued firearms surviving a fire or burglary in your home.
By: Mark Endrell

Getting Help for Troubled Teens: When and Where to Go
When your teenager starts to get out of hand you have to ask yourself some hard questions. The first step is to honestly evaluate how you think you're doing when communicating with your teen. Do you feel you are sharing valuable information and time? Or do you feel there is a communication gap and he's hiding something?
By: Heather Peters

Educating Your Children: The Home Schooling Option
Educating Your Children: The Home Schooling Option
By: Colin P

What Can You Do About Unwelcome Gang Influence?
There are many reasons why youngsters--and that includes boys and an increasing number of girls--join gangs. When you see your child falling under this unwelcome gang influence, here are some essential steps.
By: Burrel Lee Wilks III

Winterfest Educational Toys
I took my family to Winterfest this past weekend. Science North, a science museum had an interactive workshop, we had to go. It was a good thing no one told the kids these were educational toys, it may have quieted the shouting, laughter and astonishment.
By: Ted Moryto

Preventing the Misconduct of Your Children or Employees
In your relationship with your child or employees, remember that their behavior and intentions towards you will change only when you change your approach. Although you do not cause them to misbehave, you can reinforce and encourage their misbehavior by reacting in ways they expect.
By: Etienne A. Gibbs

Baby Crib Advice and Tips
Congratulations! You have just learned that you are having a baby. Whether this is your first or not you need to look at cribs. Do you have one already? Is it an antique? A second hand crib whether antique or not needs to be carefully looked at.
By: Martin Smith

Backpack Safety - What Are The Basic Rules
Most kids carry backpacks to school everyday, and pediatricians, physical therapists and parents are reporting increasing numbers of schoolchildren complaining of back, neck and shoulder pain, along with tingling or numbness in their arms and hands.
By: Martin Smith

Picking Furniture for a Nursery
Furnishing a nursery can be a wonderful time for an expectant mother. Not only is it fun to prepare for the birth of a baby, but it gives the expectant mother an outlet for those nesting instincts that will soon kick in.
By: Bob Benson

Seventeen Reasons To Homeschool Your Kids
If you are thinking of homeschooling your kids, read over this list of reasons other parents used to get started homeschooling their kids. Then answer one question which can decide whether you should Homeschool your kids or not.
By: Rudy Silva

The Four Parenting Styles
An article about parenting styles
By: Hanif Khaki

Being What We Want to See
Kids pay far more attention to what we do than to what we say. Find out how "being what we want to see" in our kids can help them find the right path in life. Plus, read the true story of "The Famous Peaches."
By: Norma Schmidt

How to Succeed as a Stay-at-Home Mom
Stay-at-home moms are no longer just the co-stars from Leave It To Beaver, the Brady Bunch, and other television shows from a bygone era. Taking care of the kids has become the cool thing to do again for women in their 20s and 30s. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are at least 5.4 million stay-at-home parents in the United States alone. These are a dynamic bunch of women, and men, who see opportunities in their domestic role, especially the opportunities presented by the Internet.
By: Donald Lee

Am I Hurting My Child By Staying Home?
What can a stay at home parent do to keep the children busy? Many stay at home parents worry about depriving their children socially, but a little planning takes care of this problem.
By: Stephanie Foster

So You Have A Picky Eater
If you have a picky eater, mealtime may not be a pleasant time. This article summarizes ten tips I provided to Jamie's mother that helped Jamie become a better eater.
By: Destry Maycock, MSW

How to use a Token Economy to Shape Your Child's Behavior
If you are looking for a way to develop and maintain positive behaviors in your children, a token economy is a system that can help you do just that. Learn the basics of this behavioral modification system.
By: Destry Maycock, MSW

Ten Tips to Tame Your Child's Temper Tantrums
A child's temper tantrums can be one of the most frustrating problems a parent has to deal with. Is what your are doing now helping or making things worse? Review the tips I provided to
By: Destry Maycock, MSW

Changing Your Child's Behavior With Positive Reinforcement
It's natural for parents to focus on their child's problem behaviors. However, if you want to make great strides in your parenting effectiveness, learn to call attention to the positive things your child does.
By: Destry Maycock, MSW

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