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Familynomics: Laissez-Faire, Marxist and Keynesian Parenting by Vanessa Van Petten Patient Expert Posted Mon 06 Jul 2009 5:43pm I have to put those Econ classes in college to good use, right? For my next book, Parenting Is Flat: How Globalization Has Changed Familynomics, I talk about how globalization has affected family structure and parenting styles around the world.  I also realized that many parenting styles could in fact be compared to various economic principles.  ... Read on »
Parenting with Love & Logic: Review by flakymn Posted Sun 28 Oct 2012 6:02am I just finished the book Parenting with Love & Logic  by Foster Cline & Jim Fay.  I ... loved ... it. Here is what I loved. They presented what JB and I have attempted to do with our children from the moment they were born. But we didn't know exactly why we were doing it or how  to do it ... exactly. It solidified the approach to paren ... Read on »
Holy Crap I Finished a Book by Liz Posted Wed 05 May 2010 9:45pm ...and now I'm giving one away!!! I am so excited about this one....for so many reasons.... If you know me IRL you know that I am a HUGE Project Runway fan.  It is the ONE show that I MUST watch.  So when Laura Bennett contacted me {through my bloggy buddy over at Peanut Butter in My Hair } asking me to review her new book I jumped at t ... Read on »
On Staying Out Of The Way by Rational Jenn Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 11 Mar 2009 3:57pm I had intended to write about a different parenting topic this week, but I've got a situation on my mind, and it's pushing posts of a more generalized nature out of my head. So I must give in and mull this issue out some here on the ol' blog. One of my general parenting principles can be pretty well summed up by the statement: "Stay out of th ... Read on »
Serious Talk by Susan S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Feb 2009 5:29pm The older I get, the more I have adopted the policy of live and let live. This modus vivendi does not apply to government or institutions, of course. No, those must act a certain way that is only to the good of all or most. But for loved ones in my life, I see myself increasingly lenient in letting them be who they are. Is this laissez-fair ... Read on »
Parents' Social Anxiety May Raise Kids' Risk for Anxiety Disorder by Medline Plus Posted Wed 07 Nov 2012 5:00pm Parental behaviors linked to risk include a lack of affection and too much criticism, study shows Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Anxiety , Child Mental Health , Parenting Read on »
WSJ: Why French Parents Are Superior by EyeDrD Posted Tue 14 Feb 2012 7:30am When my daughter was 18 months old, my husband and I decided to take her on a little summer holiday. We picked a coastal town that’s a few hours by train from Paris, where we were living (I’m American, he’s British), and booked a hotel room with a crib. Bean, as we ... Read on »
7/10/09: Articles This Week by Vanessa Van Petten Patient Expert Posted Fri 10 Jul 2009 10:15pm Hi Readers! 3 Announcements you might like, we are loving summer and giving away some freebies! 1. Contest: Get A Free Parent Blog Makeover Our new widget displays the most recent articles from our talented teen writers. If you add it, you’re giving teens a voice AND a chance to win a Parent Blog Makeover! 2.Get a free copy of Dirt ... Read on »
Attachment Parenting Discussion: My Two Cents by Leticia V. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 6:31pm Two prominent Catholics whom I admire, Danielle Bean , and Gregory Popcak ,(who attended my blogging talk at the Society of Catholic Social Scientists Conference) have been having an intense discussion online about Attachment Parenting, which I will refer to as AP. They mean Dr William Sears' approach, which is also from La Leche Lea ... Read on »
Report on Toy Fair – What Parents Need to Know by MC Milker Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 6:42pm Each year around this time, sales and marketing folks from toy manufacturers around the country and around the world gather for Toy Fair, the industry’s US trade show. For many years I attended this event, held helpfully in cold and windy, New York City right around Valentine’s Day. Yesterday, the first day of the Fair ... Read on »