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Permissive Parenting 101 by elizabeth Posted Tue 06 May 2014 7:43pm Allow this to happen Ingredients One Oreo Cookie (sugar + hydrogenated fat) Jif Creamy Peanut Butter (peanuts + sugar) Fluff (cancer in a jar) Chocolate Chips (high quality semi-sweet) Separate Oreo cookie and place on paper towel Spread dollop of peanut butter on cream half Spread dollo ... Read on »
A new site giving parents permission, and ideas, for self-care by Laura Patient Expert Posted Thu 10 Mar 2011 2:27pm The eating disorder clinics at Duke and UNC have a new baby: a site addressing self-care for parents of eating disorder patients . Parents have trouble letting themselves do things to help themselves when in the middle of the ongoing crisis. This website does something important by emphasizing that we need to have our oxygen mask on first to help ... Read on »
Should Parental Permission be Needed for Tanning Beds? Let me know your thoughts! by Nicki Z. Patient Expert Posted Mon 15 Jun 2009 10:05pm       Photo Credits: ~ It’s A Long, Long Way to Machu Picchu! (Apologies to Jack Judge and Harry Williams)  Originally uploaded by Mackeson According to a recent press release by, more than 20 states currently have legislation pending about restricting tanning bed usage. Of these states, two - Arkansas and Mississippi - ... Read on »
Topsham parents seek permission to record nonverbal son’s school day by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 06 Nov 2012 9:41pm A story out of Maine (USA) brings up an important discussion about what are the rights of a disabled student to have his/her day communicated completely to his/her parents. If an individual (student in this case, but one can easily generalize to adults in a non-school setting) are unable to effectively communicate what happens to them during t ... Read on »
Strict, Lax, or Flexible Parenting Styles? by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted Wed 03 Dec 2008 1:44pm 1 Comment Popular, popular, popular. For some reason, this is consistently the most popular post on this blog.  I guess there are a lot of parents out there with questions. Perhaps it’s that parents, lacking a clear sense of what is the “right” way to parent, turn to books. Unfortunately parenting books so often tell you that there is only one way to p ... Read on »
Parenting Posts: I’ve got quite ... by Dr. Kalea Chapman Doctor of Psychology Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 7:55am Parenting Posts: I’ve got quite a few of these lined up. Here’s one theorist’s view on different parenting styles. Strict, lax, and flexible. In psychology, we say authoritarian, permissive, and authoritative. These terms based on the research of Baumrind (1971). Sharon Jablon, Ph.D., who runs a test prep workshop for the national licens ... Read on »
Controlling Parents More Likely to Have Delinquent Children by Kathy J. Patient Expert Posted Fri 10 Feb 2012 1:43pm Image: Creative Commons dr_XeNo Authoritarian parents whose child-rearing style can be summed up as “it’s my way or the highway” are more likely to raise disrespectful, delinquent children who do not see them as legitimate authority figures than authoritative parents who listen to their children and gain their respect and trust, acc ... Read on »
Parenting 101 by SimonLevsMama Posted Fri 20 Dec 2013 12:31am Oh. Mah. Gah. Tonight is our LAST night here.  There are ways I will totally miss this place and then...well, it's exhaustingly heartbreaking to see countless skinny kids with sunken eyes shuffling around the hospital pushing IV poles.   It just is. There's a way that I feel almost guilty about having a healthy, loud, rambunctious kid runni ... Read on »
Parenting : The way you interact with your kid by My Lovely Grandma Posted Sun 11 Oct 2009 10:02pm Research shows that there are four predominant styles of parenting: permissive, authoritarian, authoritative and uninvolved. Identify your style, examine others and adopt one that you think will benefit your children. Permissive parenting: Parents of this type are tolerant and generous towards their children, sometimes to a fault. They gi ... Read on »
Sunday Parenting Round Up (Plus Bonus Ramblings!) by Rational Jenn Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 31 May 2009 10:51pm Hi everyone! I hope you are having a nice weekend. We are experiencing our first really lovely weekend weather in a while. The summery weather is just gorgeous, and it's not truly hot yet (yay). Unfortunately, Morgan has been sick since Friday evening, when she developed a fever and fell asleep at the free concert we attended! She woke up and ... Read on »