Parents take lots of precautions to keep their children from getting in trouble. They teach them what they think is right and try to keep them from succumbing to negative peer pressure. But kids will be kids no matter what you do and sometimes they make mistakes. The important part is what you do after. If your teen is being influenced by other teens, there are some steps you can take to help them get back on track. READ More on Teens And Peer Pressure

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New on She Said: Ask your parenting questions – The News Journal

7 Jan 2007 at 7:20pm

New on She Said: Ask your parenting questions
The News Journal, DE – 1 hour ago
Post your parenting questions at www.delawareonline.com/shesaid on the Parenting Help forum and we'll find experts to answer them. ….

New on She Said: Ask your parenting questions (The News Journal)

7 Jan 2007 at 7:19pm

Parenting is the toughest job there is, and while it brings plenty of joys, it also raises lots of questions. She Said is here to help. Post your parenting questions at www.delawareonline.com/shesaid on the Parenting Help forum and we'll find experts to answer them. Just register for the forums and you can get started. Right now on the forum you'll find an answer to one of the age-old questions: …

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The acorn doesn't fall far from the tree. Like mother like daughter, like father like son. A chip off the old block. While those are clichéd, trite phrases, there is much truth to them. Comedians joke that if you want to see what your wife will look like in forty years, look at her mother.

Children learn what they live and as parents we are their role models. Our kids tend to emulate what we do, how we live, good habits as well as bad. That is why as a mother or father we need to realize this. My New Years resolution is to be more cognizant of the life I live and the examples I set for my two boys. READ More on Make A Family New Years Resolution

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Is your child picking up some of your bad habits or quirks? Do you have personal quirks such as cracking your knuckles, or picking your teeth at the dinner table? If so, you may likely find your kids mimicking your behavior. Parental quirks are sometimes imprinted on kids. They want to be like you; and tend to follow your lead; sometimes to their detriment. So, are you passing on your quirks to your kids? READ More on Are You Passing Your Bad Habits Or Quirks To Your Kids?

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What is attachment parenting, and is it right for you? There are a lot of different philosophies out there about how to raise your children. One of more popular parenting philosophies that’s been publicized in the past few years is attachment parenting. Many people don’t understand exactly what it is. Attachment parenting is when the parents try to form a close, special bond with their children. This strong relationship with their parents is said to help a child develop strong, healthy, secure relationships in the future. READ More on Attachment Parenting – Is It Right For You?

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Parenting Young Children – Champlain Islander

4 Jan 2007 at 7:53pm

Parenting Young Children
Champlain Islander, VT – 13 hours ago
Start the new year out right and get a new perspective on parenting by signing up for " Parenting Young Children". The seven week program will be held at the ….

Columnist Offers Parenting Wish List (The Morning News)

5 Jan 2007 at 2:40am

As we enter a new year, with new hope, I have a short wish list for our government:

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 by Stacey Schifferdecker 

Do you ever wonder why kids long so for breaks from school, when after only a day or so you start to hear those dreaded whiny words: “I’m bo-o-o-o-red!” Notwithstanding a neighborhood full of friends; a room full of toys, books, games, and puzzles; a backyard full of swing sets, basketball hoops, and trampolines—our kids get bored. And you know what? Let them. Let them get bored, and let them figure out how to deal with the boredom. READ More on Battling Boredom

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