Breaking The Silence Of Penn State
Nov16

Breaking The Silence Of Penn State

Breaking the silence The news that “just” broke that Penn State University Coaches, Administration and just about everyone involved with the football team knew that Sandusky was abusing children and looked away abused these children a second time. I am disgusted, saddened and outraged that this abuse continued to go on for so long. When Joe Paterno told Sandusky he “was not to bring children to Penn State” shows he knew and just did...

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Can Your Kid Be TOO Nice?
Apr21

Can Your Kid Be TOO Nice?

Can Your Kid Be TOO Nice? credit: chefranden Beautiful child but not my real daughter My 9 year old daughter is starting third grade in a new school. I hear through the grapevine that the children in the class have been together since first grade and although they are nice they are a bit competitive. So over the summer I gently coach my daughter about making new friends. I suggest that although she is a newby herself that she should...

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On Making Parenting Concessions Without Feeling Guilty

On Making Parenting Concessions Without Feeling Guilty Years before getting pregnant, most women have an image of themselves as mothers. Many set their resolve about how they will care for their babies, including things they’ll allow, and things they’ll forbid. For example, some women are set on breastfeeding their infants, regardless of the circumstances. Others swear they’ll refuse to allow their babies to use...

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Parenting a Child with a Learning Disability

Parenting A Child With a Learning Disability Every child has individual needs when it comes to going to school. Some children have difficulty with school work and need a little more help than other children. Parenting a child with a learning disability means looking into options that would best suit the child, being patient when the child does not understand something they learned at school, and being able to find ways to reduce the...

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Choosing Child Appropriate Videos and Video Games

Child Appropriate Videos and Video Games Children love a good movie or video game. Parenting and step parenting requires deciding what is appropriate for your children to watch. There are a plethora of movies and video games available to youth. One thing about parenting is keeping the child’s age and developmental level when choosing a movie or video game. Movies are rated a certain way due to the content so with younger children a...

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Parenting Help for the Mom Who Wants to Maintain Friendships
Jan22

Parenting Help for the Mom Who Wants to Maintain Friendships

Parenting Help for the Mom Who Wants to Maintain Friendships photo credit: AJU_photography If you have just given birth for the first time, you realize that everything about your life could change drastically. When you were still single or at least married but without kids, you own your time. Your husband may demand some of those time but you can adjust things without any problems. You could still have time for friendships. Now,...

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