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05/13/2011
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Feeling like your son isn't as organized as you'd like him to be? Here's a great blog entry by Michael Thompson, Ph.D (co-author Raising Cain).

Thank you for the email question about your disorganized nine-year-old. It made me smile to hear that the boy was so very much like his father. I suspect that you are not the first woman who has managed both a disorganized son

Have you seen this story?  Thoughts about the 'Botox mom'?
05/13/2011
Mom Gives Botox to 8-Year-Old Daughter

Have you seen this story? Thoughts about the 'Botox mom'?

A San Francisco mom defends her use of Botox on her 8-year-old daughter to help in beauty pageant success. When it comes to cosmetic treatments, how young is too young?

04/26/2011

Summer camps. Yes, or no?

04/25/2011

Happy Easter! Favorite traditions in your home??

02/21/2011

At what age should kids be spending their own money on gifts for other people?

02/19/2011

Help?! SICK OF BULLYING! We're hearing from so many of you about this... still. So, share with others here - how should the parents of a child being bullied talk to/confront the 'Bullies' parents. - AND, if you're the parent of the bully - how are you supposed to handle it?

Another sport you may want to consider for your son or daughter - or even you! Karate or Tae-Kwon-Do. Watch to learn mor...
02/17/2011
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Another sport you may want to consider for your son or daughter - or even you! Karate or Tae-Kwon-Do. Watch to learn more about it.

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Children should begin potty training usually between 18 months and 3 years of age.Signsthey're ready include; staying dr...
01/15/2011
Potty Training; Sister helping brother | Episodes | ParentingToday.tv

Children should begin potty training usually between 18 months and 3 years of age.
Signs
they're ready include; staying dry for 2 hours at a time, having
regular bowel movements, being uncomfortable and wanting to change dirty
diapers, wanting to use the potty chair, or wanting to wear big boy or
...girl underwear. If your child begins to tell you about having a dirty
diaper you should praise him/her and encourage

Is it time to start potty training your son or daughter? Start here! Great tips on getting started, from a pediatric..

Here's your healthy kid alert - there's a new study showing there may be a link between childhood obesity, and heart dis...
01/07/2011
Childhood obesity | Episodes | ParentingToday.tv

Here's your healthy kid alert - there's a new study showing there may be a link between childhood obesity, and heart disease.
It's a UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA study, and the kids who were most obese had signs of an inflammatory marker... which can predict future heart disease.

The numbers are off the charts. The first lady is even tackling the issue. Watch for information on childhood obesity..

Is it 'time' to teach your child how to tell time? If so watch this short video by teacher Holly Shannon with some tips ...
12/31/2010
Time; Teaching kids how to tell time | Episodes | ParentingToday.tv

Is it 'time' to teach your child how to tell time? If so watch this short video by teacher Holly Shannon with some tips to help your child succeed!

Is it 'time' to teach your child how to tell time? If so watch this short video by teacher Holly Shannon with some ti..

Before you pack for your next family road trip, think safety first. Are you prepared?Robin shows us what to pack before ...
12/03/2010
Road trip safety | Episodes | ParentingToday.tv

Before you pack for your next family road trip, think safety first. Are you prepared?
Robin shows us what to pack before you hit the road.

Before you pack for your next family road trip, think safety first. Are you prepared?Robin shows us what to pack bef..

Dr John has some very good opinions about why your child may be better able to focus on those video games versus getting...
10/21/2010
ADHD-ADD; Video Game vs Homework | Episodes | ParentingToday.tv

Dr John has some very good opinions about why your child may be better able to focus on those video games versus getting his homework done.

Dr John has some very good opinions about why your child may be better able to focus on those video games versus getti..

Much has changed since doctors first started writing prescriptions for this diagnosis.  Are you up to date with the late...
09/13/2010
ADHD and ADD; Good vs bad, medications | Episodes | ParentingToday.tv

Much has changed since doctors first started writing prescriptions for
this diagnosis. Are you up to date with the latest ADHD and ADD
Medications?

Much has changed since doctors first started writing prescriptions for this diagnosis. Are you up to date with the la..

Teacher Holly talks about the realistic amount of communication you can expect to have with your child’s teacher.
09/10/2010
Communicating with Teachers | Episodes | ParentingToday.tv

Teacher Holly talks about the realistic amount of communication you can expect to have with your child’s teacher.

Teacher Holly talks about the realistic amount of communication you can expect to have with your child’s teacher.

What?  College?  But I'm only 14! If you have a child entering high school this year, or is already a sophomore-senior.....
09/03/2010
College? I'm only 14! | Blog Entries | ParentingToday.tv

What? College? But I'm only 14!
If you have a child entering high school this year, or is already a sophomore-senior... You are going to LOVE our new blogger, Marie Morris!
Marie will break down for us, each month - each year - what you (yes, you need to be involved!) and your teen needs to be doing to get into college!

http://www.parentingtoday.tv/blogs/College-Im-only-14!/878.html

From Marie: "My hope is through this monthly
update parents can see a logical timeline to start preparing for the college
application process."

What? College? But I am only 14!Marie Morris, Beyond18 As the new school yearbegins, your child gets that ..

Backpacks mean back-to-school.  Sure, some kids are sticking with last year's model-- or getting a hand-me down-- but, f...
09/02/2010
Did you buy the right backpack? | Episodes | ParentingToday.tv

Backpacks mean back-to-school. Sure, some kids are sticking with last year's model-- or getting a hand-me down-- but, for thousands of kids-- a new backpack is part of their back to school supplies.Most choose their backpacks for the style-- color-- catchy sayings or ...sparkles. But-- that's far from what's important-- because your child's health should also play a part in that decision.Doctors say there is a right way and wrong way to wear a back pack. First of all, a backpack should have two straps. A so-called messenger bag like this one which is sometimes preferable for high school and college students because you can slide a laptop into it easily-- is the WORST choice. It puts too much strain on the neck, and can cause neck pain. For more click on the link below...
http://www.parentingtoday.tv/episodes/Did-you-buy-the-right-backpack/873.html

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09/01/2010

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08/13/2010

Enjoy the HOT weekend! What's still on your 'Family time TO-DO list' this summer?

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