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Split parenting: Making it work

Split parenting: Making it work | Parenting ain't easy! | Scoop.it
Unresolved issues between adults can greatly affect the state of mind of the children in a “split parented” family. Children of all ages, including babies, are extremely perceptive and able to reco...

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Keeping the drama and unresolved couple issues from further damaging your children is hard but not impossible work.

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You should never let your kids use your earbuds—here's why

You should never let your kids use your earbuds—here's why | Parenting ain't easy! | Scoop.it
Experts warn that you can permanently damage your hearing by listening at loud volumes, our tests show even cheap earbuds can go far beyond what's recommended.

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Change the First Five Years and You Change Everything

Request a DVD of this video by sending an email to pubs [at] theounce.org. If we invest in programs that promote learning beginning at birth, the statistic
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It it is important to realise that we can work together as a community to support young families and lone parents too
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Five Anxiety-Lowering Strategies for Children

Five Anxiety-Lowering Strategies for Children | Parenting ain't easy! | Scoop.it
These tools that will help kids worry less can also bring a big relief to parents.
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BRIEF LOOK AT CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES OF EDIFY SCHOOLS !!

BRIEF LOOK AT CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES OF EDIFY SCHOOLS !! | Parenting ain't easy! | Scoop.it
Sports Exercise is as essential to the body as is knowledge to the mind.
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Infant Constipation Remedies, What Parents Have to Do? - Baby Heed

Infant Constipation Remedies, What Parents Have to Do? - Baby Heed | Parenting ain't easy! | Scoop.it
Baby constipation is very often met by your baby’s digestive system is not really complete. There are some quick actions for infant constipation remedies.
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7 Tips on Nurturing Kids as Entrepreneurs

7 Tips on Nurturing Kids as Entrepreneurs | Parenting ain't easy! | Scoop.it
The 21st century belongs to the entrepreneur. Thanks to the internet, it’s never been easier to access information on starting a business or to sell you
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How To Be A Truly Great Nanny - Eden Private Staff

How To Be A Truly Great Nanny - Eden Private Staff | Parenting ain't easy! | Scoop.it
Find out how to be a one of a kind #nanny in our latest #blog! https://t.co/g7CgleWxDp #childcare https://t.co/gNPpxJvDDv
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A Radical Way of Unleashing a Generation of Geniuses

A Radical Way of Unleashing a Generation of Geniuses | Parenting ain't easy! | Scoop.it
Students in Matamoros, Mexico weren't getting much out of school -- until a radical new teaching method unlocked their potential. And then everything changed.
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Children who spend time with their fathers have a higher IQ

Children who spend time with their fathers have a higher IQ | Parenting ain't easy! | Scoop.it

Children who spend large amounts of time with their fathers have higher IQs, according to a new study.

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The Ultimate Parenting Survival Guide - Project Motherhood

The Ultimate Parenting Survival Guide - Project Motherhood | Parenting ain't easy! | Scoop.it
RT ProjMotherhood: Looking for a perfect #parenting plan? It doesn't exist! Here's my #survival guide for tips, pr… http://t.co/ySQJ8X626K
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The obsessive search for a "perfect parenting plan" is pushing many parents to their limits.

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Brain Scans Show The Real Impact Love Has On A Child’s Brain | TruthTheory

Brain Scans Show The Real Impact Love Has On A Child’s Brain | TruthTheory | Parenting ain't easy! | Scoop.it
You comfort them over a skinned knee in the playground, and coax them to sleep with a soothing lullaby. But being a nurturing mother is not just about emotional care – it pays dividends by determining the size of your child’s brain, scientists say.

Shocking: According to neurologists the sizeable difference between these two brains has one primary cause – the way were treated by their mothers

Both of these images are brain scans of a two three-year-old children, but the brain on the left is considerably larger, has fewer spots and less dark areas, compared to the one on the right.

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hHow important nurturing parents are to a child’s development.

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Life is about relationships, and the first, most important aspect of teaching is  relationships. As has been said, "They don't care what you know until they know that you care."

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When "Parenting in Public" goes wrong - ChicagoNow (blog)

When "Parenting in Public" goes wrong - ChicagoNow (blog) | Parenting ain't easy! | Scoop.it
I recently read a post on Stable Mable about “Parenting in Public,” also known as disciplining your child in public. As a fellow parent to an extremely intelligent and often irrational three year old, I understand her position all too well.
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4 More Ways to Raise Egalitarian Children - The Federalist (blog)

4 More Ways to Raise Egalitarian Children - The Federalist (blog) | Parenting ain't easy! | Scoop.it
Don’t stop at ending bedtime stories. Deprive your children even further, for everyone’s benefit.
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How Adding Math to a Child’s Home Routine Can Advance Achievement

How Adding Math to a Child’s Home Routine Can Advance Achievement | Parenting ain't easy! | Scoop.it
A new study published in the journal Science shows that regular use of a specific math-based iPad app significantly improved math performance in elementary

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Our children are our greatest blessing. Here's how we can protect them: Angela M. Liddle

Our children are our greatest blessing. Here's how we can protect them: Angela M. Liddle | Parenting ain't easy! | Scoop.it
Child abuse is a public health epidemic. An expert explains how to fight it.
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Parenting Styles and Tips | Organic Facts

Parenting Styles and Tips | Organic Facts | Parenting ain't easy! | Scoop.it
Choosing a parenting style can be a challenging decision, and your style will likely evolve over time as you become used to your new role in life.
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Steiner - meandorla.co.uk

Steiner - meandorla.co.uk | Parenting ain't easy! | Scoop.it
A dried thistle flower. She hands it to me, sniffling, drying her eyes from some head-bang or dog lick, and tells me in a small voice, ‘it is a hedgehog’. And it is!
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Free Range (review) - DC Theatre Scene

Free Range (review) - DC Theatre Scene | Parenting ain't easy! | Scoop.it
If your tastes lean toward the silly, far-fetched and ironic, look no further than Free Range – a title that may be more a commentary about the style of theatre you will see here than the parenting style that has gotten press in the last few years.
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The Mix Offers Ideal Creative Spaces for Dallas Start-ups and Working Parents - Launch DFW

The Mix Offers Ideal Creative Spaces for Dallas Start-ups and Working Parents - Launch DFW | Parenting ain't easy! | Scoop.it
Inspired by The Grove‘s unique co-working community, The Mix Coworking and Creative Space is providing a new neighborhood space for people …
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Maggie Dent: As a child I really liked feeling the weight of many blankets during winter. My dad joked that he needed a bookmark to find me in the morning. Maybe a weighted blanket was what I neede...

Maggie Dent: As a child I really liked feeling the weight of many blankets during winter. My dad joked that he needed a bookmark to find me in the morning. Maybe a weighted blanket was what I neede... | Parenting ain't easy! | Scoop.it
Stress, anxiety, and insomnia affect millions of people worldwide, and to alleviate the symptoms, there are a variety of routes one can take, including the ever-popular pharmaceutical pills.
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Screen Addiction Is Taking a Toll on Children

Screen Addiction Is Taking a Toll on Children | Parenting ain't easy! | Scoop.it

American youths are plugged in and tuned out of the real world for many more hours of the day than experts consider healthy for normal development.

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Parenting Advice - 10 Things I Wish I'd Known Before Having a Baby

http://www.extraspace.com/?cid=scl::youtube Be sure to make it to tip #1. It's hands down the best tip of all. Did we miss anything? Give us your parenting tips ...
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Parents on Smartphones Get More Irritated With Their Kids

Parents on Smartphones Get More Irritated With Their Kids | Parenting ain't easy! | Scoop.it
A new study from Boston Medical Center reveals that parents who get absorbed by email, games or other apps have more negative interactions with their children, making them feel like they're competing for attention with their parents' gadgets...
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There's No Such Thing As 'Free-Range' Parenting — It's Just Parenting - Live Science

There's No Such Thing As 'Free-Range' Parenting — It's Just Parenting - Live Science | Parenting ain't easy! | Scoop.it
Helicopter parents, "free-range" parents — what really is the best way to raise a kid?
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Parents talking to kids about tough issues - WIAT 42

Parents talking to kids about tough issues - WIAT 42 | Parenting ain't easy! | Scoop.it
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT)-- So many issues have taken center stage over the past few weeks and with that comes kids that have a lot of questions. "My youngest daughter, she asked me, daddy why do they treat me different and I really I was baffled.
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