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GoLocalProv | Lifestyle | Dear Annie: Husband Lacks Experience Parenting Autistic Daughter

Dear Annie: My daughter is 8 years old and was recently diagnosed with autism. She was just diagnosed at age 7, but I have suspected she is autistic since about age 3 when she used to be severely speech-delayed. Over the years, I had suggested she was autistic to my husband several…

Parenting Tips: 5 Common Mistakes That Could Lead To Trauma For Your Child

Parenting Tips: Parents may sometimes express the expectation that their children should be grateful or indebted to them for everything they’ve done. While gratitude is important, children should not feel obligated to repay their parents for providing them with basic necessities or love and support.

Billie Piper reveals the difficulties of co-parenting with Laurence Fox

Billie Piper has opened up about the challenges of co-parenting her two children with ex-husband Laurence Fox, acknowledging the complexities that arise amidst his controversial public persona. The British actress, known for her roles in “Doctor Who” and “Penny Dreadful,” has remained largely private about her divorce from Fox in 2016 after a nine-year relationship, […]

Kids are overscheduled. They’re also lonely. We’ve got to stop pressuring them before it’s too late.

“You’re jeopardizing their mental health by focusing on the standards that you think are going to get them into Harvard,” says MGH’s Dr. Gene Beresin, author of an upcoming guide for concerned parents.

4 Questions to Consider When Deciding How to Educate Your Children

We have to pivot in order to accommodate the needs of each of our kids as well as honor our own limitations as parents. Here are some questions that can help guide you as you assess the best way to educate your children.

Are you a ‘living room family?’ Viral IG post sparks debate with new parenting term

A mom went viral for sharing her thoughts about a new parenting term she came across on the parenting side of the internet—Living Room Family. This is the idea that everyone in your family feels safest and comfortable being all together in one communal space and you spend the majority of your time there. The internet had some thoughts. Category : Viral & Trending

The Parenting Influencers Who Won’t Stop Posting Their Children

If you scroll through The Bucket List Family’s videos on social media, here is a smattering of what you’ll find: their then 10-year-old daughter saying goodbye to her great-grandmother’s casket, the family diving with sperm whales in Mauritius, the whole clan embarking on a safari in Madagascar, the youngest son screaming in pain while his […]

The Parenting Influencers Who No Longer Share Their Children

When Annalee Grace, 32, was pregnant with her second child, she started routinely making videos about motherhood to upload to Instagram and TikTok—she wanted to share honestly about all the joy and loneliness she experienced while raising her two daughters, from postpartum anxiety and intrusive thoughts to dinnertime toddler meltdowns. Like many young millennial moms […]

These Kids Made Their Influencer Parents Wealthy. Will They See a Dime of That Money?

As the child of a popular mom blogger in the 2010s, Vanessa* worked throughout her childhood and adolescence. She filmed videos, edited social media posts, and participated in brand deals with companies like Disney—plus, she wrote and starred in content for the blog that became her mother’s—and subsequently, her family’s—livelihood. When she turned 18, it […]

Parenting App Market revenue is poised to soar to USD 3.02 billion by 2030, exhibiting a robust CAGR of 11.02% during the forecast period (2024-2030)

Parenting App Market Report Scope and Research Methodology The Parenting App Market Report offers a comprehensive examination of the global landscape focusing on key segments including Type Application and Region Through meticulous analysis the report provides valuable insights derived from …

Equity Launches Island-Wide Positive Parenting Campaign to Combat Crime and Strengthen Family Support Systems – The St Kitts Nevis Observer

To reduce crime and violence and strengthen the nation’s family support system, the Ministry of Equity, Social Justice and Empowerment has rolled out a comprehensive Parenting Coaching Campaign as a third sub-component of the wider Crime and Violence Interruption Programme (CVIP).Running from November 01, 2023, to March 31, 2024, the six-month program seeks to mitigate […]

Lawmakers vote to spend $466,200 on pregnancy and parenting resources website; Dems ask why

The Florida Department of Health would receive $466,200 for the development of a website to share public and private resources for pregnant people and parents. The bill is now headed to Gov. Ron DeSantis’ desk, but Democrats questioned the need for it and its price tag. Senators voted along party lines in favor of HB […]

Jamie Dornan Is a Proud Girl Dad: Everything He’s Said About Parenting

Karwai Tang/WireImage Jamie Dornan found his purpose when he became a father. “It’s the thing I live for,” Dornan exclusively told Us Weekly in October 2018. “It’s the best aspect of our lives.” The actor and his wife, Amelia Warner, got married in April 2013 and welcomed their first daughter, Dulcie, that same year. Daughters Elva and Alberta were born in 2016 and 2019, respectively. “Part of me feels like [I need] to put a cork in it after this,” Dornan joked during a 2018 episode of Jimmy Kim

What Responsibility Do Parents Have For Their Children’s Mental Health?

The recent verdict in the Ethan Crumbly case, where his mother, Jennifer, became the “first parent to be held criminally responsible for a mass shooting committed by their child,” sets a legal precedent that should have been set long ago. The neglect of both Crumbly parents regarding their child’s suffering and refusal to take responsibility for providing their son with weapons resulted in the injury and deaths of other children. The days of denying the mental health crises in children have passed.

Yep, it’s OK to get angry at your kids—but it’s how you move past the anger that matters

Yep, it’s OK to get angry at your kids—but it’s how you move past the anger in parenting that matters. It all starts with getting back to your nervous system, explains an author and yoga teacher. Category : Parenting, Self Care

Former parenting Youtuber Ruby Franke faces up to 30 years in prison

Former family Youtuber Ruby Franke was sentenced to a maximum of 30 years in prison for aggravated child abuse on Feb. 20. Franke pleaded guilty to four counts related to separate incidents of abuse, each carrying a consecutive sentence of 1-15 years. However, Utah law limits consecutive sentences to a maximum of 30 years.

How to Help Your Child Deal with Rejection

Rejection affects all of us. Our kids will be overlooked, left out, or even shunned. When this happens, we have the priceless opportunity of pointing them to Jesus and helping them grow stronger and more empathetic through the pain. Let’s take every opportunity to affirm our children. Let’s instruct them in true success, the beauty of faith, and the value of integrity.

Lynda Drake’s Parenting Guide “The Power of Imperfect Parents” Will Be Displayed at the 2024 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Lynda Drake’s parenting book, “The Power of Imperfect Parents: Practical tools to parent your child with disabilities,” will be presented by ReadersMagnet at the 2024 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. The literary festival will occur on April 20-21, 2024, at the University of Southern California Campus, Los Angeles, USA., , , , The LA Times Festival of Books is an annual public festival celebrating community, literature, culture, and arts. Deemed as the largest literary festival in t…

Washington County woman completes parenting class after child found in hot car

A Washington County woman recently completed a parenting class required as part of her probation after a firefighter had to break a window last summer to get her young child out of a hot car. Jehona Vitija, now 38, who lives in the Chewsville area, pleaded guilty on Nov. 29 in Washington County District Court […]

Parenting vlogger forced children to live in ‘concentration camp-like’ conditions

Published 22nd Feb 2024, 04:55 GMT An American parenting YouTuber has been given a maximum sentence for child abuse after starving her children and making them live in a “concentration camp-like setting”. Mother-of-six Ruby Franke, from Utah, had more than two million followers on her channel, where she gave advice on strict parenting. She is […]