Do you worry that if you co-sleep with your toddler that they may become too attached and will affect your marital relationship? Many parents who co-sleep with their infants has such worries and also worry about keeping them in a family bed too long. Many families continue to co-sleep with their older children, who grow up to become healthy and well adjusted. Just as with infants, co-sleeping makes a child feel safe and loved. The real question should not be whether or not co-sleeping is a good idea, but rather whether or not it is a good idea for your family. Here are some of the pros for co-sleeping and ideas for setting some guidelines. Ultimately, it will be up to you as a parent to make this decision and what guidelines to set. READ More on Should You Worry About Co-Sleeping With Your Toddler?

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Reversal Of Misfortune: Parenting The Parents – Cape Cod Today

13 Feb 2007 at 7:45am

Reversal Of Misfortune: Parenting The Parents
Cape Cod Today, MA – 46 minutes ago
Parenting the aging parents is making Baby Boomers bald these days, and is standing hairs on the back of the necks of ?thirtysomethings. ….

Spears' parenting questioned by rabbi (WENN via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News)

13 Feb 2007 at 3:35am

Pop star Britney Spears' parenting skills have been called into question by a celebrity rabbi who worries her constant partying is having a devastating effect on her two young sons.

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As parents we do our best to help keep our kids from getting into trouble. We try to teach them what we think is right and try to keep them from succumbing to negative peer pressure. But kids will be kids no matter what we try to do and sometimes they make mistakes. The important part is what to do afterwards. If your teen is being influenced by other teens, there are some steps you can take to help them get back on track. Remember, every teen and situation is different and these are only guidelines. READ More on Teens And Peer Pressure – How You Can Help

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Parenting through grief and loss can be one of our greatest challenges, especially when it can be so hard for us. All of us parents wish they could shelter their child from grief. No one wants their child, with limited experience and understanding, to have to suffer through the loss of a beloved dog or the death of a treasured parent or grandparent. Especially with young children who may not understand what is going on, support and communication is very important. As parents we need to be their for our kids and let them know they are not suffering alone.  READ More on Parenting Your Children Through Grief and Loss

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Parenting has to be one of the toughest jobs in the world. It is a process lasts longer than most modern careers. It requires a larger investment – in time and money – than just about any other activity. The complexity of choices is greater and the outcome more uncertain. Greater patience is needed and the roller coaster of emotions steeper than any other undertaking. Even tough it is so tough, it is also the greatest job in the world!READ More on The Toughest Job In The Universe – Parenting!

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Community parenting classes scheduled – Newport News Times

9 Feb 2007 at 6:59pm

Community parenting classes scheduled
Newport News Times, OR – 6 hours ago
The Healthy Family Project of Lincoln County has announced upcoming community parenting classes at various locations. "Positive Parenting " begins Tuesday, ….

Parenting Partnership free for new moms and dads (Stoney Creek News)

9 Feb 2007 at 4:01pm

First-time parents in Hamilton expecting their baby in May or July 2007 can register for The Parenting Partnership by calling Invest in Kids at 1-877-583-5437.

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What is Sibling Rivalry? Simply, it is conflict  among brothers and sisters and can take all the forms that occur among adults, such as  loud arguments, sports competition, physical fights, property destruction, etc. Some of these will obviously require parental intervention, while others may be safely left to the kids to work out for themselves. Lets look at some of the causes and some ideas what a parent can do, or not do. READ More on Parenting And Sibling Rivalry

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