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    Christmas Gift Ideas for Kids Who Have Everything

    People, stop with the overly excessive holiday gifting, and No! My 6-year-old doesn’t need a cell phone. As we head into the Christmas season for some of us parents with extended family the dread begins. That dread is not the in-laws or the party…
    - 7 mins ago, 11 Dec 18, 5:01am -
  • 5 Winter Date Night Ideas

    5 Winter Date Night Ideas

    Now that the cooler temperatures have set in, are you stuck in a date night rut? Summer is long gone, so going on picnics, having drinks on the patio of your favorite restaurant, spending the day at the beach, and enjoying a campfire under the stars…
    - 2 days ago, 8 Dec 18, 5:44pm -

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Tips and Tricks (from Parenting.com)

  • Farm For Sale? It Could Make a Worthy Investment
    Despite the last recession hitting us in 2008, there are still a huge number of people who are feeling the effects of it. This combined with chances in agriculture law and less people eating meat has resulted in a number of agriculture land up for gr…
    - 11 days ago, 29 Nov 18, 8:42pm -
  • How a Social Media Marketing Agency Can Change The Fortunes of Your Business
    If you are a business owner who is not very tech-savvy it makes a great deal of sense for you to outsource the computer and internet aspects of your business. The opportunity that the digital world presents you with cannot be left on the table and if…
    - 11 days ago, 29 Nov 18, 7:46pm -
  • 226j Letter And Worse, Why You Have To Stay In Line With The IRS
    In 1769 when Benjamin Franklin confirmed the newly delivered constitution he wrote a letter about it in which he stated that ‘nothing in this world can be said to be certain, except death and taxes,’ and he was absolutely right. If you are in bus…
    - 11 days ago, 29 Nov 18, 7:45pm -
  • Santa Clarita Limo Service – Ideas To Make Your Bachelor Party The Best
    If you have been charged with organizing your friend’s bachelor party then you will no doubt want this event to go off with a real bang! The key to getting this right is planning in advance, simply organizing a last minute night out simply won’t…
    - 11 days ago, 29 Nov 18, 7:30pm -
  • How Combination Saunas Can Help Your Clients Feel Better
    If you are running a leisure center or a hotel, or perhaps even a beauty spa, have you considered the benefits of installing a combination sauna? Combination saunas are the newest technology in the world of saunas and they offer a huge array fo featu…
    - 11 days ago, 29 Nov 18, 6:25pm -
  • 5 Tips for a Successful Home Insurance Claim
    Ideally, no one would want to have to claim on a home insurance policy because it implies that something disastrous has taken place. Whether it is a significant break in, flood or a fire incident, we always turn to our home insurance policies to redr…
    - 18 days ago, 22 Nov 18, 6:17pm -
  • Five Tips for Writing Better
    Several experts point out that social science students receive too little instruction in the job description. It is normal for students not to realize that they have challenges with the academic writing genres. The students think they have problems f…
    - 21 days ago, 19 Nov 18, 7:22pm -
  • Landlord Tips For Beginners
    If you’re in the process of looking to rent out your first rental property, it’s well worth continuing reading in order to discover a few handy tips for landlords, that will make letting out your first property a simple process. Landlord tips for…
    - 27 days ago, 14 Nov 18, 3:34pm -
  • My Driving Experiences and Tips on Staying Safe
    In order to learn a few simple tips which will keep you and your family safe on the road, continue reading to discover some personal tips which I’ve learned over the years! My driving experiences and tips on staying safe: 1. Make sure that your car…
    - 27 days ago, 14 Nov 18, 3:31pm -
  • How To Get Through Airport Security Stress-Free
    When you’re passing through an international airport, there are a few tips which you can use to ensure that you get through airport security without any hassles. How to get through airport security stress free: 1. Pack any liquids over 50ml in your…
    - 27 days ago, 14 Nov 18, 3:23pm -

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WebMD (Parenting)

  • Family, School Support May Help Stop Bullies
    The stronger a student's reported positive family relationships, the more likely a student was to deem aggressive behaviors and retaliation unacceptable, and the more likely they were to intervene in either case, researchers found in a recent study.
    - 3 days ago, 7 Dec 18, 10:15pm -
  • More Teens Try Pot Before Booze, Cigarettes
    The "gateway pattern" of substance use is changing, Columbia University researchers say. Since 2006, less than 50 percent of teens have tried cigarettes or alcohol before trying marijuana for the first time.
    - 12 days ago, 28 Nov 18, 6:15pm -
  • What Are This Year's Most Dangerous Toys?
    The U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) Education Fund’s annual "Trouble in Toyland" report highlights a number of dangers, including data-collecting toys that may violate children's privacy.
    - 20 days ago, 20 Nov 18, 8:15pm -
  • More than 3 Million in U.S. Are Raising Grandkids
    Grandparents raising grandchildren -- despite having greater physical and mental health issues, and more behaviorally challenging children -- appear to be managing just as well as biological/adoptive parent caregivers, researchers say.
    - 36 days ago, 5 Nov 18, 2:15pm -
  • Pediatricians Renew Call to Abandon Spanking
    Striking, yelling at or shaming children can elevate stress hormones and lead to changes in the brain's structure, new research confirms. Harsh verbal abuse is also linked to mental health problems in preteens and teens, according to the American Aca…
    - 36 days ago, 5 Nov 18, 2:15pm -
  • Instant-Soup Burns Send 10, 000 Kids to ERs Yearly
    Extra-hot instant soups and noodles cause scald burns in nearly 10,000 kids ages 4-12 each year, researchers estimate.
    - 39 days ago, 2 Nov 18, 2:15pm -
  • In Teens, Halting Pot Use Clears Thinking Issues
    Teens and young adults who stopped using pot for a month showed improvement in their ability to learn evidence that marijuana is not likely to be linked to permanent damage to the brain or to thinking, researchers say.
    - 41 days ago, 30 Oct 18, 8:15pm -
  • Study: Pedestrian Kids' Deaths Rise on Halloween
    On Halloween, there is a 43 percent increased risk of a pedestrian death -- about four extra children are killed trick-or-treating, researchers have found.
    - 41 days ago, 30 Oct 18, 6:15pm -
  • Some Docs Sell 'Exemptions' for Vaccinations
    Some California doctors are charging parents for exemptions from required childhood vaccines, a study in the journal Pediatrics says.
    - 43 days ago, 29 Oct 18, 2:15pm -
  • Countries That Ban Spanking See Less Teen Violence
    In countries that ban corporal punishment (spanking and slapping), the rates of physical fighting among teens are as much as 69 percent lower than in countries without such a ban, a study has found.
    - 56 days ago, 16 Oct 18, 12:15am -

Radical Parenting

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Parenting Blog

  • Different Ways To Start Building a Family or Close Connections
    When most people think of starting a family, it’s usually a pretty narrow perspective that they’re thinking through. However, especially with the way modern culture is going, there are more ways than ever to create a family unit, or even just to…
    - 8 days ago, 3 Dec 18, 8:10am -
  • Holiday Road Safety Tips For The Family
    The official holiday travel season is now in full swing, and your family probably has plans to join the thousands of other travelers on the roads in the next couple of months.  Before you start packing your bags, there are a few things to go over. A…
    - 8 days ago, 3 Dec 18, 8:05am -
  • Medical Procedures Your Family May Have To Go Through
    Ideally, every member of your family will be perfectly healthy at all times, and no one will ever have to go to the hospital for any kind of medical procedure. Even reading that statement makes you think how unrealistic that possibility is. It is ver…
    - 28 days ago, 13 Nov 18, 2:23am -
  • 4 Additions To Your Home That Create Comfort and Well-Being
    Most people want to make their home as comfortable as possible. You don’t necessarily have control over the environment where you work. You don’t necessarily have control over a situation that other people own. But your own house? That’s for yo…
    - 41 days ago, 31 Oct 18, 6:36am -
  • 4 Tips For Keeping Your Children Healthy
    As a parent, it can be hard to accept when one of your little ones is hurt or gets ill.  It’s never easy to watch your children feeling pain. Although there’s no way to keep them entirely out of harm’s way unless you keep them wrapped in a bub…
    - 57 days ago, 15 Oct 18, 4:06am -
  • What To Do If You’ve Been Injured On The Job
    As a parent, one of the scariest things that you can imagine is losing your source of income.   Without a reliable source of incoming money, you won’t be able to provide for yourself or your children.  If you lose your source of income due to ge…
    - 57 days ago, 15 Oct 18, 3:58am -
  • 4 Biggest Mistakes Couples Make When Going Through a Divorce
    When two people come together in hopes of building a life together forever, the last thing on their minds is breaking up one day.  Unfortunately, it’s all too common for even the happiest of relationships to end in a bitter dispute. When emotions…
    - 78 days ago, 24 Sep 18, 10:18am -
  • 3 Tips For Keeping Your Home Safe For Your Family
    Your home should be a place where you and your loved ones can rest, relax, and feel safe together. However, you might live in an area where you feel less than safe sometimes. Or, you may have had a string of break-ins or burglaries in your area that…
    - 90 days ago, 12 Sep 18, 2:44am -
  • 3 Tips For Speaking To Your Kids About Your Divorce
    Choosing to get a divorce from your spouse is hard enough without having to break the news to your children as well. But because so much of this new situation is going to involve your kids, it’s crucial that you handle the discussion of this topic…
    - 31 Aug 18, 8:50am -
  • 3 Tips for Preparing To Deliver Your First Baby In The Hospital
    Having a baby on the way can be an exciting and stressful time. While you’re likely over the moon about the prospect of not being pregnant anymore and finally being able to hold your little one in your arms, what it actually takes to get the baby h…
    - 20 Aug 18, 12:44am -

CrossWalk (Parenting)

  • 10 Ways to Make Your Family's Dinnertime More Meaningful
    Dinner is an opportunity to be engaging, warm, fun, and exciting. Everyone can add their time, talents, and creativity.
    - 5 days ago, 6 Dec 18, 3:54pm -
  • Should I Be Proud of My Child?
    There is a giant difference between being “proud” of someone else and having “pride” in yourself… and it’s a spiritual difference worth studying.
    - 5 days ago, 6 Dec 18, 3:40pm -
  • 10 Legacies Fathers Can—and Should—Pass Down to Their Sons
    We will all leave a legacy, good or bad. Unfortunately, by the time the legacy is written, we no longer have the power to make any edits to the storyline. Now is the time to take inventory of the legacy we are writing for our children. What will they…
    - 5 days ago, 5 Dec 18, 7:41pm -
  • Single Moms Encouraging Other Single Moms
    Similar life seasons bring a unique compassion to single mothers serving other single moms.
    - 6 days ago, 5 Dec 18, 6:00am -
  • 9 Ways to Impact Your Grandchildren with the Truth of Christmas
    Although my husband and I intentionally worked to have a positive spiritual influence on our children, I know we also missed many opportunities to impact them with the truth. Often, the demands of daily life derailed good intentions. Sometimes, we al…
    - 8 days ago, 3 Dec 18, 3:51pm -
  • Should Parents Be Friends with Their Kids?
    If I were going to make a dress, wouldn’t I be foolish to begin without a pattern? Or if I were going to serve a sponge cake with a chocolate ganache for Thanksgiving, I would need a recipe, wouldn’t I? And most certainly if I were going to repai…
    - 13 days ago, 27 Nov 18, 8:12pm -
  • 12 Things to Pray for the Teens You Know
    The deepest cry of your heart should be that God would save the unregenerate teens you know. Pray for authentic, total heart transformation.
    - 27 Apr 17, 2:50pm -
  • A Prayer for Those Spending Christmas without Their Kids
    I am humbled in gratefulness and moved by the Spirit to pray for parents whose innocent Christmas joy is absent this year.
    - 20 Dec 16, 2:50pm -
  • 4 Things My 45-Year-Old Mom Self Wants My 22-Year-Old Mom Self to Know
    If we were all afforded the luxury of turning back and giving ourselves advice, this is exactly what I'd say to myself:
    - 17 Feb 16, 9:20pm -
  • Seeing Christmas through Mary's Eyes
    This Christmas offers a greater impact than usual, and it has nothing to do with the warm glow of holiday cheer or the toasty feeling I get when drinking hot chocolate and melted marshmallows. Instead, it has everything to do with the fact that I’m…
    - 14 Dec 07, 6:23am -

Psychology Today (Parenting)

  • Farm For Sale? It Could Make a Worthy Investment
    Despite the last recession hitting us in 2008, there are still a huge number of people who are feeling the effects of it. This combined with chances in agriculture law and less people eating meat has resulted in a number of agriculture land up for gr…
    - 11 days ago, 29 Nov 18, 8:42pm -
  • How a Social Media Marketing Agency Can Change The Fortunes of Your Business
    If you are a business owner who is not very tech-savvy it makes a great deal of sense for you to outsource the computer and internet aspects of your business. The opportunity that the digital world presents you with cannot be left on the table and if…
    - 11 days ago, 29 Nov 18, 7:46pm -
  • 226j Letter And Worse, Why You Have To Stay In Line With The IRS
    In 1769 when Benjamin Franklin confirmed the newly delivered constitution he wrote a letter about it in which he stated that ‘nothing in this world can be said to be certain, except death and taxes,’ and he was absolutely right. If you are in bus…
    - 11 days ago, 29 Nov 18, 7:45pm -
  • Santa Clarita Limo Service – Ideas To Make Your Bachelor Party The Best
    If you have been charged with organizing your friend’s bachelor party then you will no doubt want this event to go off with a real bang! The key to getting this right is planning in advance, simply organizing a last minute night out simply won’t…
    - 11 days ago, 29 Nov 18, 7:30pm -
  • How Combination Saunas Can Help Your Clients Feel Better
    If you are running a leisure center or a hotel, or perhaps even a beauty spa, have you considered the benefits of installing a combination sauna? Combination saunas are the newest technology in the world of saunas and they offer a huge array fo featu…
    - 11 days ago, 29 Nov 18, 6:25pm -
  • 5 Tips for a Successful Home Insurance Claim
    Ideally, no one would want to have to claim on a home insurance policy because it implies that something disastrous has taken place. Whether it is a significant break in, flood or a fire incident, we always turn to our home insurance policies to redr…
    - 18 days ago, 22 Nov 18, 6:17pm -
  • Five Tips for Writing Better
    Several experts point out that social science students receive too little instruction in the job description. It is normal for students not to realize that they have challenges with the academic writing genres. The students think they have problems f…
    - 21 days ago, 19 Nov 18, 7:22pm -
  • Landlord Tips For Beginners
    If you’re in the process of looking to rent out your first rental property, it’s well worth continuing reading in order to discover a few handy tips for landlords, that will make letting out your first property a simple process. Landlord tips for…
    - 27 days ago, 14 Nov 18, 3:34pm -
  • My Driving Experiences and Tips on Staying Safe
    In order to learn a few simple tips which will keep you and your family safe on the road, continue reading to discover some personal tips which I’ve learned over the years! My driving experiences and tips on staying safe: 1. Make sure that your car…
    - 27 days ago, 14 Nov 18, 3:31pm -
  • How To Get Through Airport Security Stress-Free
    When you’re passing through an international airport, there are a few tips which you can use to ensure that you get through airport security without any hassles. How to get through airport security stress free: 1. Pack any liquids over 50ml in your…
    - 27 days ago, 14 Nov 18, 3:23pm -

Parent Hacks

  • Edit Your Life Ep. 144: Favorite Ways to Give
    Shopping for gifts can be a joyful holiday activity in itself, especially when you sidestep the big-box stores and get creative with your gift budget by using it to also support charities, artists, and small businesses.Parent Hacks (TM) (c) Asha Dorn…
    - 4 days ago, 6 Dec 18, 9:04pm -
  • Edit Your Life Ep. 143: Editing Your Holiday Gift List [Rebroadcast]
    Christine and I rebroadcast 8 tips for editing your holiday gift list without tamping down your generosity.Parent Hacks (TM) (c) Asha Dornfest, 2005-2015. All rights reserved.
    - 11 days ago, 30 Nov 18, 5:01am -
  • Edit Your Life Ep. 142: Easier Holiday Food
    Christine and I share simple ways to dial down the intensity around holiday food.Parent Hacks (TM) (c) Asha Dornfest, 2005-2015. All rights reserved.
    - 25 days ago, 16 Nov 18, 1:25am -
  • 6 ways your kids can pitch in this Thanksgiving
    When you give kids real jobs, they become more invested in the joy of Thanksgiving. (Plus, you'll lighten your load.)Parent Hacks (TM) (c) Asha Dornfest, 2005-2015. All rights reserved.
    - 27 days ago, 13 Nov 18, 9:09pm -
  • Edit Your Life Ep. 141: Fall Check-In
    Christine and I share what’s going on at home and work, how we're approaching self-care, and what we're especially looking forward to this Fall.Parent Hacks (TM) (c) Asha Dornfest, 2005-2015. All rights reserved.
    - 28 days ago, 12 Nov 18, 10:56pm -
  • Edit Your Life Ep. 140: Raising Good Citizens
    Christine interviews Rana DiOrio, co-author of the forthcoming book WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE AMERICAN?Parent Hacks (TM) (c) Asha Dornfest, 2005-2015. All rights reserved.
    - 39 days ago, 1 Nov 18, 7:59pm -
  • What feeds us
    How to share stories and invite conversation online in a way that doesn't hollow out life offline.Parent Hacks (TM) (c) Asha Dornfest, 2005-2015. All rights reserved.
    - 39 days ago, 1 Nov 18, 5:53pm -
  • Can blogs rebuild America?
    Our blogs and the gathering spaces they created changed our world. I think we're in a moment when we can do that again.Parent Hacks (TM) (c) Asha Dornfest, 2005-2015. All rights reserved.
    - 43 days ago, 28 Oct 18, 5:20pm -
  • Edit Your Life Ep. 139: Nurturing Your Friendships
    Christine and I reflect upon friendship, how it has changed as our kids have gotten older, and share 8 crowdsourced ways to treasure and celebrate your friends.Parent Hacks (TM) (c) Asha Dornfest, 2005-2015. All rights reserved.
    - 46 days ago, 25 Oct 18, 7:01pm -
  • Edit Your Life Ep. 138: Everyday Stress Management
    Christine and I share 8 practical, totally doable everyday stress management tactics that are working for us.Parent Hacks (TM) (c) Asha Dornfest, 2005-2015. All rights reserved.
    - 53 days ago, 18 Oct 18, 10:01pm -

Parenting on Purpose

  • Raising a Grateful Child | Part 4
    Choose to continue the momentum that you have built training your children in gratitude through the holiday season. Christmas can be a difficult time for our children to have a grateful heart.
    - 18 days ago, 23 Nov 18, 7:00am -
  • Thanksgiving Special
    The Story of Squanto Listen to today's podcast to hear the story of the first Thanksgiving.
    - 19 days ago, 22 Nov 18, 7:00am -
  • Raising a Grateful Child – Part 3
    We talked yesterday about cultivating a grateful heart by focusing on serving those around us. A great Thanksgiving table discussion, even with extended family, is beginning to plan your family Christmas service project. What a great way to show yo…
    - 20 days ago, 21 Nov 18, 7:00am -
  • Raising a Grateful Child – Part 2
    We said yesterday that gratitude is either caught or taught. The first way that we can train our kids to have a grateful heart is by example.
    - 21 days ago, 20 Nov 18, 7:00am -
  • Raising a Grateful Child – Part 1
    Gratitude is not something that is an innate human trait. Because we are all born selfish, it is something that is both caught and taught.
    - 22 days ago, 19 Nov 18, 7:00am -
  • Performance Focused Parenting | Part 5
    What do I do if my child is older and I am just processing this now? It is never too late to begin this process. You may have a little bit of extra work ahead of you as you set different family priorities and patterns. It is well worth the effort.
    - 25 days ago, 16 Nov 18, 7:30am -
  • Performance Focused Parenting | Part 4
    The most important thing on your list of goals for parenting is raising a God-honoring adult. This will be the filter through which your children live out their adult lives.
    - 26 days ago, 15 Nov 18, 7:30am -
  • Performance Focused Parenting | Part 3
    It would be such a tragedy to drop our child off on a college campus or watch them go out the door as adults and have regrets about our parenting. One way to make sure we are able to do our best to train our children is to have goals or a parenting…
    - 27 days ago, 14 Nov 18, 7:00am -
  • Performance Focused Parenting | Part 2
    If we are attempting to ensure that we are training our children to be human beings not "human doings" then we need to first step back and examine ourselves.
    - 28 days ago, 13 Nov 18, 7:00am -
  • Performance Focused Parenting | Part 1
    Have we put so much emphasis on the "success" of our kids that life has simply become racing from one activity to another? Society would have us believe that our children need to be academically, socially and athletically successful to be ready for…
    - 29 days ago, 12 Nov 18, 7:00am -