Parenting and Family

  • Description:
    A detailed overview of usual sleep patterns and difficulties in infants, children and teenagers. Most common sleep problems including sleep deprivation, night waking, sleep apnea, teeth grinding and night terrors are described. Parenting tips are available to teach children good sleep habits. Additionally, there are links to numerous resources to help kids get a better night's sleep.
    Review Date: 6/23/2017
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    Several tips are provided to help parents create a safe sleeping environment for their baby.
    Review Date: 4/7/2017
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    Provides research and expert advice on the potential risks of social media usage, as well as tips for pediatricians to talk to families about these concerns.
    Review Date: 4/8/2017
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    Information for parents to help support sibling relationships when one child has a health condition. Emphasizes the importance of open communication and includes some typical reactions that may be experienced by children and adolescents.
    Review Date: 5/17/2017
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    The effects of family travels on usual eating and sleeping routines are explained. Ways to prevent travel related problems among children including motion sickness, diarrhea, and infections are recommended.
    Review Date: 7/5/2017
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    Several myths about stepfamilies that can be stumbling blocks on the stepfamily journey are discussed.
    Review Date: 3/31/2017
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    Some strategies are presented to facilitate teaching kids spirituality.
    Review Date: 4/9/2017
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    Tips and strategies for teaching children with disabilities online safety are provided.
    Review Date: 6/13/2017
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    A parent guide to teach children about money by using through several methods ranging from modeling to using allowance as a teaching tool. Additionally, information is available on common mistakes children make using money.
    Review Date: 7/12/2017
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    Information on adoption and parental rights for LGBT parents.
    Review Date: 4/21/2017
  • Description:
    Includes activities and tips for parents to use when teaching children about money in order to develop and encourage important financial skills. Provides ways to talk to children and teens from age 3+.
    Review Date: 4/19/2017
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    Ideas for age-appropriate family vacations, divided into baby/toddlers, grade schoolers, and teenagers. Website is an online magazine.
    Review Date: 4/21/2017
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    Possible effects of birth order are discussed. Information regarding how parents can help their children deal with the challenges of their birth order position are presented.
    Review Date: 3/31/2017
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    Tips for parents to connect with their children on a more playful and fun level, including game ideas.
    Review Date: 4/20/2017
  • Description:
    Five mother types and their corresponding strengths and legacies are discussed.
    Review Date: 6/1/2017

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