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Consistent parenting linked to lower child BMI | 2 Minute Medicine

Consistent parenting linked to lower child BMI | 2 Minute Medicine | The Active Papa | Scoop.it
Image: PD 1. Among both mothers and fathers included in a prospective investigation, parenting consistency correlated negatively with child BMI. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Childhood obesity affects 1 ...
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Just think where being consistently active with our kids would put them on the obesity scale. The article gives us some food for thought on how knowing where we want to go with our kids is so important to their health. It's important for ours as well.

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The Dolphin Way offers parenting tips from marine mammals - Straight.com

The Dolphin Way offers parenting tips from marine mammals - Straight.com | The Active Papa | Scoop.it
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The Dolphin Way offers parenting tips from marine mammals
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Yale law professor Amy Chua set off a firestorm with the release of her 2011 book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother.
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Excellent comparison between the jellyfish parent and the dolphin parent. Being authoritarian without being overtly authoritative. Great skill to learn! 

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Attention Deficit Disorder: Ritalin Or Recess?

Attention Deficit Disorder: Ritalin Or Recess? | The Active Papa | Scoop.it
Rambunctiousness in children is normal. And it should be treated with recess, not Ritalin! (RT @docambler: The new ABC's.
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This is a well written article about a topic I preach about all the time. Pay close attention to the ABC program described within. Advocate for such a program in your kids schools!

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Dad's Reaction To Getting A Ticket To The Game

Was blessed to be able to give my dad a ticket to the championship game. Roll Tide!
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Striving to be thought of in this way by my son later in life would be a dream come true for me! Hats off to this papa. Well done, sir.

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