It's important to keep your children safe from potential harm, and one of the most harmful things out there is addiction to drugs. Using Dr. Fleming's book 'Preventing Addiction', you can use drug prevention strategies that will help keep your children safe in your parenting methods.

Parenting Tip: The 7 Step Guide to Child Development Using Teaching Material with Child Stories

By Paul Arinaga -- Child stories are an excellent way to promote child development. You can use teaching material along with children's stories to teach moral lessons, factual knowledge or emotional intelligence. The beauty of using child stories in this way is that children learn without feeling like they're "learning"; they learn by osmosis. Using stories to teach also gets children to really think about things. They can actively get involved in the story rather than just passively listening... more

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The Most Common Parenting Mistake Of All

By Andrea Flint -- Becoming a parent, especially for the first time, is an exciting but scary experience. You'll be entering a whole new world where different rules apply, and no matter how prepared you think you are, there's usually little you've experienced before which you can draw on when making the choices and snap decisions that will become a major part of your life once the little one arrives. It's for this reason that there's an abundance of... more

Successful Single Parenting: 10 Simple Tips

By Terri Mann -- Parenting is the most rewarding job in the world. It's also the hardest job in the world. It's made easier when you have a partner in your life that can assist you with the daily challenges. When you are a single parent, the task of raising children can be both daunting and frustrating. However, there are steps you can take, to help make your single parent family strong and united. Try the 10 simple tips... more

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Christian Parenting - an Alternative Parenting Style?

By Deanna Mascle -- There are many different aspects of parenting that qualify as alternative parenting, including Christian parenting, gay parenting and surrogate parenting. All of these are somewhat normative in that they involve loving sets of parents that take care of their children, but many of the details can create a stir in the hearts and minds of detractors. Whether or not the debate surrounding Christian parenting, gay parenting and surrogate parenting is necessary is irrelevant because it... more

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Parent's Involvement in Children's Education

By Alex Martin -- The importance of parental involvement as an accelerating and motivating factor in their children's education is a worldwide-accepted fact. This research project provides an in depth explanation along with specific reasons, the importance of parents' involvement in their children's education. It also discusses the parenting techniques, their types and their consequences if neglected. It also describes the ways to measure the outcome of the positive parental involvement. Furthermore, it mentions the teachers involvement and the... more