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  • Pest Control Phoenix Valley Services Often Involve a Review of Moisture Levels in a Home
    You might be surprised at how moisture levels can pool up in your home in the Phoenix Valley area. These include moisture levels that might develop in your home due to things like: Excess rains Leaks in a plumbing system Possible water damage relatin…
    - 17 days ago, 2 Aug 18, 3:04pm -
  • 5 Ways To Increase Engagement Online
    It’s hard to separate any business idea from the need for an online presence these days. We’ve discussed turning app ideas into a reality before, and the truth is whether your business idea starts with an app or not, it will probably need one eve…
    - 33 days ago, 17 Jul 18, 5:36pm -
  • 8 Basic Steps On How To Turn Your App Idea Into A Reality
    It can be easy to come up with a good idea for an app, but the difficult part is having to follow through with the idea and finally turning it into a reality. Developing a successful app is not something that could be done as a small side project. It…
    - 41 days ago, 9 Jul 18, 2:19pm -
  • 5 Effective Ways In Dealing With Workplace Bullying
    When you think about bullying, you’re most likely going to associate it with school children, but that’s certainly not the limit. Even adults can be targets of bullying in the workplace and many employers now recognise this, putting in place anti…
    - 41 days ago, 9 Jul 18, 2:17pm -
  • Tips For Growing Businesses
    When new business owners are starting out, they set themselves numerous goals. They often expect rapid brand recognition and growth in their fledgling venture, which is certainly not guaranteed in the business world. There is no definite recipe for a…
    - 66 days ago, 14 Jun 18, 3:33pm -
  • Powering Through The Dip: How To Deal With Business Setbacks
    Entrepreneurship isn’t easy – if it was, cubicle farms everywhere would empty out within a week. At some point, your business will enter a stage Seth Godin calls ‘the dip’. It represents the resistance that will make you want to quit. How do…
    - 74 days ago, 6 Jun 18, 2:59pm -
  • What Should You Know About Buying Foreign Property?
    Some of the most popular places to buy international real estate include areas that are beachfront and perhaps less developed, with prices that are currently lower than some of the more well-known world hotspots. For example, maybe you want to send m…
    - 80 days ago, 31 May 18, 1:45pm -
  • Why Passion Is Crucial To The Success Of Your Business

    - 88 days ago, 23 May 18, 4:55pm -
  • How To Prepare For The Unexpected: Top 5 Tips To Ensure Business Continuity
    It takes a lot of time and effort to build a company from the ground up, but sometimes all it takes is one unfortunate event for everything to fall apart. As every business professional knows, in this day and age of a rise in cyberattacks and other i…
    - 23 Apr 18, 7:57pm -
  • Everything You Need To Know About George S. Ammar
    If you’re interested in learning about the Life of George Ammar who is one of the most highly regarded accounts in Ohio, simply continue reading to discover the background behind Ammar’s accountancy career as well as some of the hobbies which Amm…
    - 23 Apr 18, 3:12pm -

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WebMD (Parenting)

  • Study: Adults Raised By Lesbians Are All Right
    Young adults raised by lesbian moms are faring as well as -- or even better than -- other U.S. kids their age, according to the largest, longest-running study to track child development in these families.
    - 31 days ago, 18 Jul 18, 10:15pm -
  • More Social Media Time Raises Cyberbullying Risk
    12,000 teens in Germany, Poland and Romania who used social network sites for more than two hours a day were at increased risk for cyberbullying, a new study has found.
    - 40 days ago, 10 Jul 18, 2:15pm -
  • Your Tough Childhood Can Hurt Your Kids Later
    If you were abused or had other hard times as a child, your children are more likely to have ADHD or a mental health issue, new research has found.
    - 41 days ago, 9 Jul 18, 6:15pm -
  • Kids of Gay Parents Don't Struggle More Socially
    Children of same-sex parents had fewer reported difficulties than children of different-sex parents, but scores were in the normal range for both groups, according to a new report.
    - 44 days ago, 6 Jul 18, 6:15pm -
  • July Is Peak Time for Illness From Feces in Pools
    Many of these cases were traced to fecal matter released into pools by children or adults who weren't following proper hygiene precautions, said a team led by preventive medicine researcher Michele Hlavsa, of Emory University in Atlanta.
    - 51 days ago, 28 Jun 18, 8:15pm -
  • Smartphone-Obsessed Parents May Mean Cranky Kids
    Parents who take refuge in their smartphones when their kids throw a tantrum may, in the long run, make matters worse, a new study suggests.
    - 59 days ago, 20 Jun 18, 8:15pm -
  • How 'Helicopter' Parenting Impedes a Child's Development
    While the researchers only found an association, rather than a cause-and-effect link, they determined that 2-year-olds exposed to this kind of parenting ended up less able to regulate their own emotions and behavior by age 5. That upped the risk for…
    - 62 days ago, 18 Jun 18, 6:15pm -
  • What If You Lose Your Child at an Amusement Park?
    While most parents said they would report a ride operator who appeared impaired by alcohol or drugs, less than half said they would report a ride operator who used a cellphone while operating a ride.
    - 62 days ago, 18 Jun 18, 2:15pm -
  • Pediatricians Say No to Spanking
    The survey revealed that 74 percent of respondents did not approve of spanking, and 78 percent said spanking never or rarely leads to better behavior.
    - 62 days ago, 18 Jun 18, 2:15pm -
  • Parents OK with 'Justified' PG-13 Movie Violence
    In general, parents were more lenient about letting their own kids see that kind of violence, versus "unjustified," random violence.
    - 97 days ago, 14 May 18, 2:15pm -

Radical Parenting

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    - 10 Dec 14, 1:16am -
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    - 9 Dec 13, 7:40pm -

Parenting Blog

  • 3 Tips For Keeping Your Home Clean When You Have Small Children
    For many people, a clean home helps them feel safe and well taken care of. But if you have small kids at home, it can be a real challenge to try to find the balance between letting your kids be kids and keeping your home in order. Luckily, there are…
    - 9 days ago, 10 Aug 18, 4:53am -
  • Safety Features In and Out of Your Home
    You always want to make your home as safe as possible at all times for your family. On a practical level, that means you have to understand the safety features that are available to you, and know how to call someone to get them installed or put them…
    - 19 days ago, 31 Jul 18, 8:35am -
  • 5 Tips For Making It Through Potty Training
    There is no strict age for when you should begin potty training your toddler. However, most experts recommend starting at about age two. Although it’s something that can prove to be challenging, it doesn’t have to be a miserable experience. Teach…
    - 43 days ago, 7 Jul 18, 12:57pm -
  • 5 Tips for Staying Calm When Your Children Throw a Tantrum
    The toddler portion of your child’s life can be expected to be full of protests, arguments, and at least occasionally, full-on tantrums. When you experience your first toddler explosion, you may feel lost, with no idea how to handle this angry litt…
    - 54 days ago, 26 Jun 18, 1:10pm -
  • Things To Consider Before You Get a Dog
    Your family may think that they’re ready for a new, four-legged addition, but there are a few points of awareness you should possess to prepare your home fully for owning a dog. Many different dog breeds can be available for adoption, and every one…
    - 55 days ago, 25 Jun 18, 12:55pm -
  • 5 Reasons Your Child May Be Having Nightmares
    When your little one wakes up in the middle of the night crying over the visions they see in their sleep it can be heartbreaking. It’s normal that they pop up from time to time. But, if your kids are starting to develop symptoms of frequent nightma…
    - 73 days ago, 7 Jun 18, 12:56pm -
  • Keep These Contact Numbers For Professionals Handy at Your Home
    The home where you live needs to be safe and in at least relatively good repair. So when something major or catastrophic goes wrong, you probably have to call professionals as quickly as possible to get the situation handled. So it’s best to preemp…
    - 83 days ago, 28 May 18, 1:00pm -
  • Common Home Maintenance Issues To Know Before Buying A Home
    Buying a home is a huge responsibility, and it’s better to understand the full realm of your responsibilities before taking them on. A home is a large financial responsibility, and the spending doesn’t stop at closing. Before you purchase your ne…
    - 93 days ago, 18 May 18, 6:58am -
  • 3 Ways to Prepare Your Family To Deal With A Flood
    As a parent, you want to hope that you and your family will never have to deal with anything too scary or dangerous. But the facts of life are that most families have some type of disaster hit them at one point or another. The trick to getting throug…
    - 30 Apr 18, 7:50am -
  • 4 Things To Ask Yourself Before Getting a Family Dog
    Many families find themselves wanting to get a dog for the family. Whether they grew up with one themselves and want to continue the tradition, or their kids have asked and they don’t want to disappoint them, there are a lot of decisions to make wh…
    - 22 Apr 18, 12:57pm -

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Psychology Today (Parenting)

  • Pest Control Phoenix Valley Services Often Involve a Review of Moisture Levels in a Home
    You might be surprised at how moisture levels can pool up in your home in the Phoenix Valley area. These include moisture levels that might develop in your home due to things like: Excess rains Leaks in a plumbing system Possible water damage relatin…
    - 17 days ago, 2 Aug 18, 3:04pm -
  • 5 Ways To Increase Engagement Online
    It’s hard to separate any business idea from the need for an online presence these days. We’ve discussed turning app ideas into a reality before, and the truth is whether your business idea starts with an app or not, it will probably need one eve…
    - 33 days ago, 17 Jul 18, 5:36pm -
  • 8 Basic Steps On How To Turn Your App Idea Into A Reality
    It can be easy to come up with a good idea for an app, but the difficult part is having to follow through with the idea and finally turning it into a reality. Developing a successful app is not something that could be done as a small side project. It…
    - 41 days ago, 9 Jul 18, 2:19pm -
  • 5 Effective Ways In Dealing With Workplace Bullying
    When you think about bullying, you’re most likely going to associate it with school children, but that’s certainly not the limit. Even adults can be targets of bullying in the workplace and many employers now recognise this, putting in place anti…
    - 41 days ago, 9 Jul 18, 2:17pm -
  • Tips For Growing Businesses
    When new business owners are starting out, they set themselves numerous goals. They often expect rapid brand recognition and growth in their fledgling venture, which is certainly not guaranteed in the business world. There is no definite recipe for a…
    - 66 days ago, 14 Jun 18, 3:33pm -
  • Powering Through The Dip: How To Deal With Business Setbacks
    Entrepreneurship isn’t easy – if it was, cubicle farms everywhere would empty out within a week. At some point, your business will enter a stage Seth Godin calls ‘the dip’. It represents the resistance that will make you want to quit. How do…
    - 74 days ago, 6 Jun 18, 2:59pm -
  • What Should You Know About Buying Foreign Property?
    Some of the most popular places to buy international real estate include areas that are beachfront and perhaps less developed, with prices that are currently lower than some of the more well-known world hotspots. For example, maybe you want to send m…
    - 80 days ago, 31 May 18, 1:45pm -
  • Why Passion Is Crucial To The Success Of Your Business

    - 88 days ago, 23 May 18, 4:55pm -
  • How To Prepare For The Unexpected: Top 5 Tips To Ensure Business Continuity
    It takes a lot of time and effort to build a company from the ground up, but sometimes all it takes is one unfortunate event for everything to fall apart. As every business professional knows, in this day and age of a rise in cyberattacks and other i…
    - 23 Apr 18, 7:57pm -
  • Everything You Need To Know About George S. Ammar
    If you’re interested in learning about the Life of George Ammar who is one of the most highly regarded accounts in Ohio, simply continue reading to discover the background behind Ammar’s accountancy career as well as some of the hobbies which Amm…
    - 23 Apr 18, 3:12pm -

Parent Hacks

  • Edit Your Life Ep. 130: Stretched Too Thin
    Christine interviews Jessica Turner, author of STRETCHED TOO THIN, about the power of intentionality, the invisible-but-real burden of emotional labor (and what to do about it), the connection between risk and goal-setting, and the simple fact that e…
    - 10 days ago, 9 Aug 18, 7:47pm -
  • Edit Your Life Ep. 129: How To Teach Your Kids Life Skills
    Christine and I talk about the importance of frustration tolerance, how to nudge to reluctant kids to learn, the reality that kids sometimes learn more readily from other adults, and the welcome reminder that it’s never too late to start.Parent Hac…
    - 23 days ago, 26 Jul 18, 11:54pm -
  • Edit Your Life Ep. 128: Prioritizing Joy + Optimism [Interview with Katherine Center]
    Christine interviews novelist Katherine Center, author of the instant New York Times bestseller, HOW TO WALK AWAY.Parent Hacks (TM) (c) Asha Dornfest, 2005-2015. All rights reserved.
    - 37 days ago, 13 Jul 18, 6:41pm -
  • Edit Your Life Ep. 127: Everyday Relationship Tips
    Christine and I share 8 tactics that will help you make everyday communication tweaks to navigate the changing variables of your relationship.Parent Hacks (TM) (c) Asha Dornfest, 2005-2015. All rights reserved.
    - 52 days ago, 28 Jun 18, 6:35pm -
  • Edit Your Life Ep. 126: Managing Summer Screen Time
    Screen time poses a challenge for most families, but even more so during the summer when school structure falls away and many kids’ free time (good!) defaults to being filled with “zombie” electronics (bad!). Simplistic, catch-all rules ignore…
    - 66 days ago, 14 Jun 18, 2:53pm -
  • Edit Your Life Ep. 125: Serendipity Space [Rebroadcast]
    What is serendipity space? It’s the practice of mindfully leaving (and creating!) pockets of space in your schedule. In Episode 125 of Edit Your Life, Christine and Asha rebroadcast one of their earliest episodes, during which they talk about sere…
    - 86 days ago, 24 May 18, 9:31pm -
  • Edit Your Life Ep. 124: How To Create Your Village
    When you’re swamped by the demands of work and early parenting, it can feel like finding your community is just another chore on an endless to-do list. And yet it’s during those early years when you most need support! In Episode 124 of Edit Your…
    - 94 days ago, 17 May 18, 2:38pm -
  • Edit Your Life Ep. 123: Spring Check-In
    When they’re not writing or recording, Christine and Asha are doing a bunch of other things, including navigating home projects, kid schedules, relationships, and self-care. In Episode 123 of Edit Your Life, they take a break from lifestyle editing…
    - 11 May 18, 1:28am -
  • Edit Your Life Ep. 122: Helping Teens Thrive
    Let’s flip the script on parenting teens and focus on the beauty and satisfaction of this intense time. In Episode 122 of Edit Your Life, Christine interviews Dr. Ken Ginsburg, co-director of the newly formed Center for Parent and Teen Communicati…
    - 4 May 18, 1:29am -
  • Edit Your Life Ep. 121: Choosing the Right College [interview with Lisa Heffernan]
    Asha interviews Lisa Heffernan, co-founder of the Grown & Flown blog. They talk about the elusive notion of “college fit,” what really brings kids success (hint: it’s not the college’s pedigree), and how to how to support your kids through…
    - 27 Apr 18, 9:52am -

Parenting on Purpose

  • Five Ways to Make Parenting More Difficult Than It Already Is | Part 5
    Don’t Teach Them To Love and Respect God How are we living out our faith in front of our children? Are we a family who lives out what it means to have a relationship with Jesus or are we merely a family who follows a list of religious do’s and do…
    - 16 days ago, 3 Aug 18, 6:00am -
  • Five Ways to Make Parenting More Difficult Than It Already Is | Part 4
    Let The Culture Around You Dictate Your Parenting Plan There are several areas we can allow the culture to impact how we parent.  The first is keeping a crazy schedule.  It seems like there is a belief that if I keep my children busy they won’t g…
    - 17 days ago, 2 Aug 18, 6:00am -
  • Five Ways to Make Parenting More Difficult Than It Already Is | Part 3
    Get Your Own Issues In the Way of Your Parenting Because this is so easy to do, we probably need to constantly monitor to make sure that we aren’t allowing our issues to impact our parenting.  This battle may be greater then ever before.  One of…
    - 18 days ago, 1 Aug 18, 6:00am -
  • Five Ways to Make Parenting More Difficult Than It Already Is | Part 2
    Don’t Prepare Them To Become Adults The whole goal of parenting should be to raise Godly children who will become responsible adults. This will make them marriageable and employable.  To do this we should be giving them more and more responsibilit…
    - 19 days ago, 31 Jul 18, 6:00am -
  • Five Ways to Make Parenting More Difficult Than It Already Is | Part 1
    Don't Teach Them To Respect Authority Many have said that parenting isn't for the feint of heart.  Parenting is hard work! Unfortunately, there are things that we can do to make it much more difficult then it has to be.  The first thing that will m…
    - 20 days ago, 30 Jul 18, 6:00am -
  • Dealing with Bedtime | Part 5
    Get The Big Picture We may ask why are we doing this in the first place? Is having a bedtime really that important?  We have given several reasons through the course of this week answering those questions. Everything from making sure your “no mean…
    - 23 days ago, 27 Jul 18, 6:00am -
  • Dealing with Bedtime | Part 4
    Help Them Manage Their Fears We mentioned earlier this week that one of the reasons for the bedtime battle especially for young children is fear.  It is our job as parents to acknowledge, help them cope and eventually overcome these fears.  But wha…
    - 24 days ago, 26 Jul 18, 6:00am -
  • Dealing with Bedtime | Part 3
    Teens And Bedtime The goal for parenting is raising a Godly, responsible adult, who is both marriageable and employable.  Part of this is knowing how to be responsible with getting some sleep.  How many college students are not responsible with thi…
    - 25 days ago, 25 Jul 18, 6:00am -
  • Dealing with Bedtime | Part 2
    Get The Child Into A Routine For those who are in the midst of the bedtime battle, having a daily schedule with a wake up and bedtime is that is consistent will help. This means that a child’s body can get used to going to bed, whether that is napt…
    - 26 days ago, 24 Jul 18, 6:00am -
  • Dealing with Bedtime | Part 1
    Why Is It So Challenging? It almost seems that the area of bedtime can be a battle for every stage of parenting, from birth to curfew.  This week we will address those issues, as well as, steps we can take as parents to help the bedtime battle. The…
    - 27 days ago, 23 Jul 18, 6:00am -