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Teaching Your Kids to Give

December 21st, 2014 in entertainment, family, parenting, relationships, shopping by Betty

Establishing the mentality of lifelong giving. directrelief / Flickr While raising kids has never been easy, it can be one of the most rewarding things that some people do — especially when children grow up to be productive, contributing members to society, and that includes knowing how to give back and enrich the communities in which they live. When should children start participating in the giving process

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Teaching Your Kids to Give

December 21st, 2014 in entertainment, family, parenting, relationships, shopping by Betty

Establishing the mentality of lifelong giving. directrelief / Flickr While raising kids has never been easy, it can be one of the most rewarding things that some people do — especially when children grow up to be productive, contributing members to society, and that includes knowing how to give back and enrich the communities in which they live. When should children start participating in the giving process?

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How to Answer the Tough Questions About Santa

December 19th, 2014 in entertainment, parenting by admin

People email me parenting questions all the time— I’m not sure why, I am clearly no expert. One recent question was from a woman named Debra, who was wondering how to field various Santa-related questions from her preschooler. As a Jew, I have even less answers than I would about your typical parent …

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"Open letter to my daughter’s stepmom", a glimpse of the other side

December 16th, 2014 in entertainment, family, parenting by Betty

I re-post a lot of things I read as inspiration and also to remind myself that there are others in similar family situations. I hope that it also gives some of my readers insight to other resources that are out there for support and motivation to continue on the difficult route of Step Parenting and …

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The Art of Lazy Parenting, a guide to raising capable adults int he 21rst century

December 10th, 2014 in entertainment, parenting by Betty

Lazy Parenting, A Guide for Raising Capable Adults in the 21rst Century By Krishinda Powers Duff (Mother, Midwife and lazy parent) An Introduction It’s unusual that one would proudly describe themself as a lazy parent but this is the point of this entire book. There is nothing usual or uniform about …

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Happy Half-assed Halloween

October 30th, 2014 in entertainment, parenting by admin

If you follow me on Twitter (@ParentingGeekly) you may have seen some of my “half-assed cosplay” posts last week. See, I have this idea that homemade costumes are the best costumes

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The Song Remains the Same

October 5th, 2014 in entertainment, parenting by admin

I recently* had a day that tested and frustrated me more than I should have let it. Parenting is not for the faint of heart, is all I’m saying

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That’s what SHE said: race and parenting, regretting motherhood, adoption and loss, being a gay Christian, and more . . .

September 21st, 2014 in entertainment, parenting by admin

The Racial Parenting Divide: What Adrian Peterson Reveals About Black Vs. White Child-Rearing | Salon.Com White children in general are raised to be Columbus, to “discover” the world anew and then to manipulate and order the universe to their own liking

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Modern life is rubbish (and other outdated musical references)

August 17th, 2014 in entertainment, parenting by admin

Modern culture dictates that we should try everything from the countdown telling us what we have to do before we’re 30 to having a ‘bucket list’ to achieve before we die. For goodness sake there are even dictats telling us what we have to do with our kids before they’re 4 or 7 or 12. As if parenting ..

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Virginia State Senator Refers to Pregnant Woman as “Bearer of the Child”

July 17th, 2014 in entertainment, parenting by admin

UPDATE: Instead of the phrase “bearer of the child,” the original post used the term “host.” Submitted by: Unknown (via Sen. Steve Martin’s Facebook Page) Tagged: FAIL, facebook, politics, parenting, virginia

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