Two Toddlers Sitting TogetherBabies turn into toddlers very quickly. Many parents are completely surprised by how much spunk and orneriness a twenty-five pound toddler can pack. It is a widespread fact that the toddler years of children can easily be some of the most trying times for parents. This is when your childs personality starts to develope. However, the good news is that with a few tips and tricks under your belt, the toddler years can indeed be survived – and even be enjoyed most of the time by parent and child alike. The key to managing this sometimes challenging phase is to allow your child room to grow and explore while establishing boundaries and rules for him. The balance can be delicate and tricky, but is essential in developing a good relationship with your little one.READ More on Parenting and the Toddler Years – Tips for Surviving and Enjoying Them

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Are you a super mom?Are you suffering from Super Mom Syndrome? For those of you who are too young to remember, The Donna Reed Show epitomized what it was to be a super mom. Yes, she did it all, and was the perfect role model for women of that era. What most people do not know is that Donna Reed was executive producer of the show, and was heavily involved in the show’s immense popularity. This was at a time when women were subjugated to one particular role. Subsequently, the emancipation of women brought them within equal status of the dominant male. With a nine to five job; children to care for; and either a single parent or not; moms are expected to do it all. But, are they? It certainly can be said they chose this particular path. Thus, the super mom syndrome was born; but at what price? READ More on Parenting Overload – Super Mom Syndrome

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Drinking Water for Toddlers Is Essential

Girl drinking waterChildren often see all sorts of concoctions on television that make water appear very unexciting and unappealing. How can water compete with a soda or kool-aid? Providing water for a toddler early on is important for your child health, and encouraging him to drink it as part of his routine, makes the task less daunting. If you wait to introduce water to a toddler once he’s tasted yummy beverages like Kool Aid and cola, he will probably wrinkle his nose and ask for something else after one sip. From an early age we always provided our son with his own water bottle and encouraged him through example. So far that has worked well. Here is some information on why water is so important and some additional tips to help get your young one to drink more water.READ More on Why Is Drinking Water So Important For Toddlers And Young Children?

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Nicole Kidman Gives Tom Cruise's Katie Holmes Parenting Tips – Post Chronicle
15 Feb 2007 at 12:10pm

E Canada Now Nicole Kidman Gives Tom Cruise's Katie Holmes Parenting Tips
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Nicole Kidman gives Katie Holmes parenting advice. Katie became stepmother to Nicole's adopted children, Isabella and Conor, when she married Nicole's ….
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Holistic pregnancy, parenting featured at Indigo Festival (Hunterdon County D…
15 Feb 2007 at 3:09pm
"The Indigo Festival: A Celebration of Holistic Pregnancy and Parenting" is coming to the Courtyard Marriott in Lebanon this month.
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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
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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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