Archive for April, 2010


Parenting Skills

Skills that are obvious and known to men are: performing skills (like singing, dancing and acting), skills in painting, skills in sports, skills in Math, skills in cooking and in baking etc. Like those skills mentioned above, raising up children is a mixture of the delicate balance between responsibility and skills.

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How to Parent When Two Parents Do Not Get Along

Having to parent your child when you do not agree or have a good relationship with the other parent can be very emotionally draining and challenging. In addition, if your child is aware of the poor dynamic, it can be very harmful to them. This article gives some tips for parents of teenagers who are facing this difficult situation.

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Healing Our Families in an Industrialized Society Through Attachment Parenting and Natural Education

The distress cries and acting-out behaviors of youth, like the cries of an infant and the behavioral cues of animals, are nature-based alarm signals. Their alarm signals warn us that something in the child’s body, immediate circumstance, life or environment is distressing to them physically or emotionally and is threatening harm to their optimal development. When we fully understand that concerning behaviors are the natural alarm signals of children, we will be less likely to, in good conscience, punish, medicate or force children into compliance with distressing, unnatural circumstances. We will begin to realize more and more as we look around our society, that from the hyperactive toddler to the rageful 17 year old, punishment, force, bribes, manipulation and medication do not make distressed children happy, cooperative or compassionate; nor do those reactions fill the voids and satiate the needs children are trying to alert us to with their alarm signals.

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Understanding Parenting

Parenting is a great experience of joy, laughter and fun as it helps one to passionately re-live and experience wonderful moments of childhood. But it is demanding as well and even more so with lack of certain skills.

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Parenting Styles – Which One Do You Use?

Every parent has a parenting style, and these parenting styles can have a direct effect on a child’s health and well-being. Are you doing everything you can for your children by using the right parenting style?

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