Archive for June, 2011

Moms Help Families Stay Connected With Kids Off the Couch

Thursday, June 30, 2011 16:04 Comments Off

Staying connected to today’s busy kids who are balancing school, sports and social schedules is a challenge most parents face. Two moms, Sarah Bowman and Diane Shakin, have launched a new internet site called Kids Off The Couch (, that gives parents excellent ideas for creating family time beyond soccer games and birthday parties. These [...]

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How Can We Help our Diabetic Teens?

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 19:44 Comments Off

Type 1 diabetes is a serious illness which normally appears during childhood. If in childhood when the child is little and unaware of his/her condition, as a teenager things tend to change and become tough in numerous cases. It is critical to say that parents with diabetic children need to teach them since they are [...]

This was posted under category: Parenting Help

Parenting Discipline Tips: Encouragement Or Intimidation To Get Your Child Motivated

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 14:36 Comments Off

Copyright (c) 2010 Ewen Chia When it comes to parenting styles, we frequently come across two kinds of parents – the encourager and the intimidator. An encouraging parent focuses on making use of positive reinforcements to get their children to work towards a specific target. An intimidating parent, on the other hand, uses punishments as [...]

This was posted under category: Parenting Skills