THE NEW FORTY Pity the Childless Couple...
Years ago I caught in Ann Lander's column a piece called Pity the Childless Couple. The original piece was penned by Rosalyn South in 1957 for a magazine called The American Mercury (thank you Barbara... Posted on 6/16/13 at 11:09 PM
MODERN-DAY JANE Back-to-Summer
Today was our last day of homeschool. FINALLY. I am not the only mom thinking that (Jen Hatmaker speaks for those who send their kids off to school) and I'm not even the only HOMESCHOOL mom thinking, ... Posted on 5/30/13 at 7:23 PM
PARENT INFORMATION CENTER How to Use Positive Parenting
Positive parenting starts by creating a good relationship with your children so that he/she responds to gentile guidance rather than punishments and threats. The most effective discipline strategy i... Posted on 5/6/13 at 11:51 AM
REAL OILFIELD WIVES I Miss Daddy!
When Hubby started in the oilfield last year, our daughter wasn't really phased by his absence. I'm not sure if she just didn't notice it or if she was just used to Daddy being gone whenever the Arm... Posted on 4/19/13 at 12:29 PM
COLLABORATIVE COUNSELING WITH NAOMI DORIOTT 10 Tips For Parenting Through Divorce
Parenting does not come with a handbook and divorce can make parenting even more difficult. Here are my favorite 10 tips to help parents co-parent and support children while separating or divorcing:
... Posted on 4/17/13 at 2:00 AM
Dr. Aaron Jost, a Sanford Health pediatrician, says he talks with moms every day about whether it’s better to stay home with their children when they’re young to avoid picking up a plethora of illnesses at day care or to expose them to sickness early on to hopefully build up their immune systems before they reach school age.
Beverly Rolland’s birth on June 12, 1939, cost $30.55. Rolland recently found the old bill and was shocked at the price of her delivery. With today’s inflation, $30.55 is equivalent to $510.26 today. But the cost of birth in the modern world is far more expensive than $510.26.
Motivating children to read, learn and try new things is probably one of the most important parental responsibilities, and one that has long-lasting effects, educators say. And exactly how adults go about encouraging children to learn their talents can make a world of difference.
“The quickest way to town is to meander.” This quote by artist and writer Edward Gorey has new relevance now that I am a parent. Parenting toddlers requires a unique tool box that’s as full of distraction and invention as it is of patience and creativity.
Sarah Herland can tell right away if her daughter, eight-month-old Lilly, likes her baby food. Herland recently got into making her own baby food, inspired by a friend. She started with carrots, sweet potatoes and peas.
Autumn is the time of year most associated with bumper crops of new babies, and that may be because human sperm are generally at their healthiest in winter and early spring, according to a new study from Israel.
I don’t typically respond to letters, but this time I feel compelled to respond to the letter written by Ellen Brehmer (“Anti-abortion activists’ concerns stop at birth,” Page A4, Feb. 21). I do not know what planet she’s residing on, but it doesn’t appear from her comments to be Earth.
The Adoption Option, a partnership between The Village Family Service Center and Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota, is holding a free, informational meeting about adoption at 6:30 p.m. April 18 at Sharon Lutheran Church, 1720 S. 20th St., Grand Forks.
Young children’s barrage of questions can seem endless. But both parents and child development specialists say asking questions is part of how children learn, and it’s up to parents to look beyond the surface question to get to the deeper meaning behind it.
When her only child left for college, Val Walker, of Hoople, N.D., said he was ready to leave home. And she was ready to let him go. Her reaction is in sharp contrast to that of her sister-in-law whose son, the oldest of four, also left for college last summer.
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