Parenting and Family

  • Description:
    The characteristics of successful single-parent families are outlined and ideas are offered on on how to strengthen any family.
    Review Date: 6/15/2017
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    Information on bullying, specifically the dynamics of bully-victim situations, prevalence of bullying, gender differences in bullying, consequences of bullying, and what can be done. Aimed at parents and teachers.
    Review Date: 2/27/2017
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    An overview of the challenges and benefits for grandparent caregivers. Includes resources and supports available to grandparent caregivers.
    Review Date: 7/31/2017
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    Research and statistics on child poverty in the United States is provided by age, family type, region and race/ethnicity. Contains several visuals and graphs. Geared towards an academic audience.
    Review Date: 4/7/2017
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    Includes strategies as to how families can cope with the change and the stress when a military parent is injured.
    Review Date: 8/2/2017
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    Article provides a summary of research that is focused on discipline and provides tips for parents.
    Review Date: 5/17/2017
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    Effective discipline strategies that can be used at different ages are discussed.
    Review Date: 6/1/2017
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    Positive discipline strategies including consequences, withholding privileges and time-out are described.
    Review Date: 6/1/2017
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    Parenting tips are offered to talk to kids about financial difficulties or problems.
    Review Date: 7/12/2017
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    Advice for parents to help keep their teenagers safe while using the internet. Includes statistics, an internet safety checklist, and additional resources to learn more about what your teen may be doing online.
    Review Date: 4/20/2017
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    Advice for single parents on how to successfully raise their child and how to manage ex-spouses.
    Review Date: 3/9/2017
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    The importance of fostering a strong sibling relationship for emotional and behavioral adjustment of teenagers are discussed. Parenting strategies to foster a supportive sibling relationship are recommended.
    Review Date: 6/26/2017
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    Includes brief information on challenges faced by children and caregivers in grandparent-headed families. Parenting tips and resources are included.
    Review Date: 7/31/2017
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    Parenting strategies to promote independence in young children are discussed. These include setting limits, creating routines, assigning responsibilities, teaching rules about safety and having open communication.
    Review Date: 7/11/2017
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    Communication strengths and challenges in stepfamilies are discussed.
    Review Date: 3/31/2017

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