One of the first things you think about when you are a single parent by choice (divorce, unmarried) or natural circumstances (death of a spouse), is who will care for my child or children?

There are a number of options and each has its pros and cons. Do your homework and based on your work routine, budget and the temperament of your child, choose a child care option that works with single parenting, not against it. READ More on The Challenges Of Single Parenting And Daycare

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Tengku Abdullah: Hold courses on parenting – Malaysia Star

27 Oct 2006 at 8:26pm

Tengku Abdullah: Hold courses on parenting
Malaysia Star, Malaysia – 7 hours ago
By SIMON KHOO. KUANTAN: The authorities have been urged to expedite the implementation of parental courses in the country. Tengku ….

Sad drop in parenting today – Western Australia Post Newspapers

27 Oct 2006 at 7:32am

Sad drop in parenting today
Western Australia Post Newspapers, Australia – 20 hours ago
There are two concerns here – firstly, that of a growing number of parents who are becoming overwhelmed with the role of parenting and who, instead of seeking ….

Tengku Abdullah: Hold courses on parenting (The Star Online)

27 Oct 2006 at 8:33pm

KUANTAN: The authorities have been urged to expedite the implementation of parental courses in the country.

Parenting classes offered (The Payson Roundup)

27 Oct 2006 at 8:11pm

Eight free classes for parents will be offered at the Parent Resource Center, 514 W. Wade Lane. They include "Social Skills and Your Child," "7 Keys to Reading Comprehension," "On the Road to Reading," "Literacy Can Be Fun," and "Discipline for the Young Child."

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by Stacey Schifferdecker

Discipline techniques may come and go, but one constant in all discipline techniques is that parents must set boundaries for their children. Boundaries let children know what behavior is acceptable and what behavior is not. For young children, boundaries keep them safe—don’t cross the street alone, don’t talk to strangers, etc. For older children, boundaries make them pleasant people to live with, work with, and play with. Without boundaries, children will have problems getting along with others their entire life. READ More on Discipline And Setting Boundaries

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Improve parenting to reduce child obesity, conference told – CBC Manitoba

25 Oct 2006 at 3:01pm

Improve parenting to reduce child obesity, conference told
CBC Manitoba, Canada – 23 hours ago
…. "We've realized that what many of the parents are struggling with are basic parenting skills," said Dr. Gabriela Tymowski of the University of New Brunswick ….

Community Conversations: Parenting classes offered in SP – Annapolis Capital

25 Oct 2006 at 3:18pm

Community Conversations: Parenting classes offered in SP
Annapolis Capital, MD – 22 hours ago
By PAT HAUN, For The Capital. Parenting is the hardest job in the world. …. The Parenting Center at Anne Arundel Community College can help. ….

Program to teach families health tips, parenting skills (The Flint Journal)

26 Oct 2006 at 11:03am

It's a throwback to less complicated times: parents and kids eating dinner together and watching a movie or playing a game. Connexion and Asbury Church in Flint are working on an afterschool program, beginning 6-9 p.m. Friday, to steer families to spend time together.

Shared Parenting On News & Views (KXMA-TV Dickinson)

24 Oct 2006 at 4:02pm

The Shared Parenting Initiative (measure #3 on your ballots, North Dakotans) was debated on Joel Heitkamp?s News & Views radio program today.

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By Alan and Shonna Hammond 
In the weeks leading up to Halloween, when it comes to choosing a Halloween costume, safety] is not normally a consideration for children. When it comes to their trick-or-treat costume, children are transformed into discerning fashion critics. When they normally could care less about clothing, suddenly their costume must be perfect and make a bold statement about who they are. READ More on Halloween Costume Safety

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by Patricia Guth
For many children throughout the world, one of the joys of childhood involves singing in a community children’s choir. Most children love to sing, including both boys and girls (boys don’t inherit the “singing is sissy” gene until about 7th grade!), and singing in an ensemble is a great way to enhance your child’s musical education.READ More on Make a Joyful Noise: Singing in a Community Children's Choir

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