Citations with the tag: CHILD rearing
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- A mother's featherless fledgling.
Robson, Nancy Taylor // Christian Science Monitor; 4/13/98, Vol. 90 Issue 95, p8
Recounts the author's thoughts as her fifteen year old son informed her that he was signing up for driver's education as an extra-curricular event at school. The challenge of letting children grow up; The acknowledgment that capability can only increase with knowledge and experience; How the...
- It takes a neighborhood.
Klose, Robert // Christian Science Monitor; 6/4/98, Vol. 90 Issue 132, p8
Relates the author's experiences in dealing with a neighborhood child who was the product of a home in constant upheaval. The child's desperate need for attention; The notion of a neighborhood helping to raise children; The reputation that the child had and how the author was able to help his...
- Southern success stories.
Klose, Robert // Children Today; Mar/Apr89, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p4
Reports on the publication of `Success in the South,' the report of the 1988 annual meeting of the Southern Governors' Association. The Association strives to combat the educational, economic, and human resource problems of the South. North Carolina's MOTHEREAD program, which encourages...
- Parent involvement: What is it that works?
Leik, R.K.; Chalkley, M.A. // Children Today; May/Jun90, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p34
Reports on the Head Start Family Impact Project. Evaluation of parental involvement; Increased competence and acceptance; Reduced chance of family dysfunction; Racial and cultural differences; Policy considerations.
- What's hot in baby care.
Leik, R.K.; Chalkley, M.A. // Discount Store News; 11/4/96, Vol. 35 Issue 21, p61
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- Lesson plans.
Williams, D.C. // Essence (Essence); Aug89, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p100
Presents strategies parents can use to help their children do well in school.
- Raising kids strong.
Wesley, V.W.; Davis, T.B. // Essence (Essence); Dec89, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p73
Gives guidelines for raising African-American children strong enough to resist the lure of a negative crowd, such as helping them love themselves, appreciating a cultural context, quality parenting, choosing the right peers, giving them positive sexual values, teaching nonsexist values, and...
- The wonder years.
Cain, J.D. // Essence (Essence); May90, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p184
Presents guidelines on parenting a child from birth to six years old. Stimulation and exploration; Communications; Unreasonable expectations; Drawbacks; Need for love.
- The middle passage.
Oliver, S.S. // Essence (Essence); May90, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p186
Presents guidelines on parenting a child from ages six to twelve. Peer group development; Adult role model search; Passage from elementary school to upper grades.
- Learning to let go.
Wesley, V.W. // Essence (Essence); May90, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p188
Presents guidelines for parenting adolescents and young adults. Coping with bad influences; Saying no to drugs; Helping a teen understand his sexuality.
- Tidy tots.
Manuel, D. // Essence (Essence); Nov91, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p107
Gives tips for mothers on how to motivate children to help clean the house. Setting an example; Turning cleanup time into educational time; Getting the entire family involved; More.
- Getting children to pitch in.
Ginsberg, S. // Good Housekeeping; Sep88, Vol. 207 Issue 3, p69
Discusses how parents can get children to help out around the house and why it is so important. Pitching in at the pre-school age; Pitching in at the school age; Some universal principles to encourage cooperation.
- The way we are.
Wyse, L. // Good Housekeeping; Dec89, Vol. 209 Issue 6, p270
Opinion. Discusses the author's discovery of the universal friendliness that occurs when an adult takes a child or children for a walk.
- How kids have changed!
Wyse, L. // Good Housekeeping; Feb90, Vol. 210 Issue 2, p130
Reports on changes in how childhood is perceived and lived from the turn of the century to the 1990s. Education; Child labor laws; Health; Living conditions; Mothers' jobs; Families.
- Mother & child.
Littell, M.A. // Good Housekeeping; Dec91, Vol. 213 Issue 6, p76
Reports on news and information about children and child rearing. Children helping children in State Hill, New York; Directions on how to make luminaries; Great gift books for kids.
- Life care.
Littell, M.A. // Good Housekeeping; Mar92, Vol. 214 Issue 3, p104
Provides parents with a list of vaccines, screenings and exams every child should have from infancy through adolescence.
- The right way to help kids with homework.
Mark, Erika Reider; Brown, Christiane N. // Good Housekeeping; Mar93, Vol. 216 Issue 3, p226
Offers some tips for parents who want to help their children with homework from the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD). These tips benefit all children but are particularly useful for children with learning difficulties or disabilities.
- Your child 6 to 12.
Pruett, Kyle // Good Housekeeping; Jul93, Vol. 217 Issue 1, p74
Answers `Good Housekeeping' readers' questions about children. Children's resistance to family vacation plans; Parents too busy for school involvement; Importance of discipline for divorced fathers; An alternative to reading aloud; Combatting sibling rivalry.
- Mother & child.
Littell, Mary Ann // Good Housekeeping; Jul93, Vol. 217 Issue 1, p82
Discusses news from the infants and children center. Children's restaurant menus while traveling; Guidelines for hearing tests; Arranging play dates for your children; Brownie Girl Scout's new look.
Pruett, Kyle // Good Housekeeping; Sep93, Vol. 217 Issue 3, p46
Presents advice regarding child rearing. Encouraging a child's interest in children of other races; Handling a child's habit of school avoidance; Encouraging a nine-year-old boy's nurturing instinct for his newborn brother.
- Experts say chores for children are an important part of family life.
Pruett, Kyle // Jet; 11/17/97, Vol. 92 Issue 26, p20
Discusses the importance of chores for children, according to experts. Comments from William Damon, director of the Center for the Study of Human Development at Brown University and author of `Greater Expectations'; Tips to make the job of getting children involved in chores easier.
- Leah Palmer Preiss.
Pruett, Kyle // Ladybug; Nov99, Vol. 10 Issue 3, following p34
Narrates the author's childhood experiences.
- Cultivating joy.
Yates, Susan; Yates, John // Marriage Partnership; Winter93, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p75
Reminds parents on how to encourage the sense of wonder in children at the world and toward God.
Curran, Dolores // Marriage Partnership; Winter93, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p78
Gives advice to a couple on how to help their children keep learning without exerting too much pressure. Danger of pressuring children; Issue of preference of television, music and sports to academic achievement; Parent's responsibility.
- Having trouble getting the kids to eat?
Curran, Dolores // Medical Update; May94, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p4
Presents tips to help parents get their children to eat. Includes allowing kids to experiment with different tastes and textures; Inviting children to help prepare the food; Providing low-fat snacks for kids.
- Is your baby buzzing?
Grunwald, Lisa // New Yorker; 10/20/97, Vol. 73 Issue 32, p80
Proposes a strategy for child rearing. Invention of a `child-wandering device' ChildLink; Features of the device; Safe & Sound President Richard Shandelman's commitment to the art of `positive parenting.'
- Mixed-age magic.
Miles, Karen // Parenting; Oct96, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p56
Focuses on the method of mixing younger children to the older ones in daycare centers as a way of meeting the child's developmental needs. Learning of younger children by example from older kids; Providing social and intellectual equals; Less competitive attitude resulting from learning to...
- Closely spaced kids.
Spencer, Paula // Parenting; Apr98, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p122
Presents information on the difficulties of raising two or more siblings less than three years apart in age. Individual experience of raising three children under three years; Comments from fathers and mothers; Details on the difficulties.
- Downtime for baby.
Sweat, Rebecca // Parenting; Apr98, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p166
States that it is important to a child's development that you allow him or her to spend time by themselves in a crib or bassinet, wherein allowing yourself the parent some solitude. Comments from clinical psychologist Ester Schaler Buchholz, Ph.D., author of `The Call of Solitude: Alone Time in...
- As the twig is bent.
Holohan, Dan // Plumbing & Mechanical; Nov95, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p22
Focuses on raising children. Development and guidance; Social aspects; Vacations; Air problems.
- Spare the rod, spare the child.
Jordan, N. // Psychology Today; Jun89, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p16
Discusses recent studies by sociologists Sandra Holmes and Lee Robins which show that harsh and unfair discipline in childhood may be at the root of mental illness in adulthood.
- Indulged? Or just plain spoiled?
Henderson, K. // Psychology Today; Jun89, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p28
Pediatrician Bruce J. McIntosh discusses the difference between indulging and spoiling a child.
- The path to popularity.
Henderson, K. // Psychology Today; Jul/Aug93, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p17
Discusses the finding that parents who are friendly and supportive, rather than aloof or bossy, when their kids need help are more likely to be the proud parents of popular kids. Difference between authoritative and authoritarian; University of Nijmegen psychologists Maja Dekovic and Jan...
- Bringing up baby.
Gilinsky, R.M. // Publishers Weekly; 6/9/89, Vol. 235 Issue 23, p20
Describes how working parents are relying heavily on books for advice on parenting and child care. Subjects that are most popular; Well-known authors; Sociological changes.
- Books can help boys and girls learn mutual respect.
Roberts, Patricia // Reading Today; Jun/Jul92, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p17
Discusses how educators can help their young students develop respect for others. Some children's literature fosters `cross-sex' sensitivity; Primary grades; Upper elementary; Insensitivity to gender issues needs to be countered as early as possible.
- Whatever I did, I didn't do it!
Miller, Howard M. // Reading Today; Jun/Jul92, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p26
Presents an alternative to strict enforcement and exhausted resignation to teach students to behave responsibly. Shifting fault lines; A new approach; Losing control.
- Learning to be parents.
Miller, Howard M. // Single Parent; Jan/Feb84, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p22
Learning to be parents: two different approaches. Parent effectiveness training, or talking it out. And tough-love, a no-nonsense approach to parenting. INSET: toughlove's ten beliefs..
- Positively no!
Woodliff, D.A. // Single Parent; Jan/Feb88, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p37
Gives advice on how to say no to children and mean it without feeling doubtful or guilty. How to set limits and instill responsibility in children.
- To dive for.
Brandt, Kathy // Women's Sports & Fitness; Apr93, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p74
Comments on the author's need to protect her teenage daughter while desiring to see her push her limits on the high school swim team. The inability to tell her to quit after an accident on the board; The need to encourage girls to discover their potential; Taking the same risks as their brothers.
- Manufacturer not responsible.
Marty, M.E. // Christian Century; 12/16/87, Vol. 104 Issue 37, p1159
Describes a `Rod of Correction,' manufactured by a firm in Wheaton, a suburb of Chicago, to be used as `a neutral object to discipline our children, according to the Scriptures.' A brown-stained, foot ruler with a hole in one end for hanging and impressed with the words THE ROD OF CORRECTION;...
- What do you do when your child tells a lie?
Spock, B. // Redbook; Mar89, Vol. 172 Issue 5, p36
Doctor Benjamin Spock discusses how to handle children's occasional attempts to deceive parents and others. How to keep lying from becoming a serious problem.
- `Why did I hit my daughter?'
Lennard, D. // Redbook; Jun89, Vol. 173 Issue 2, p50
A father reflects on the first time that he struck his daughter in anger.
- Good ways to handle a child's anger.
Spock, B. // Redbook; Dec89, Vol. 174 Issue 2, p28
Advises parents on how to handle their children's anger. Reasons for childhood anger; Reasoning with children; Responses to rudeness from children.
- Does your second child feel second-rate?
Spock, B. // Redbook; May90, Vol. 175 Issue 1, p38
Describes some of the personality traits generally found in second-born children and why they develop. How to help second children feel successful and encourage their valuable characteristics.
- It's a new life--for you, too!
Lawson, D. // Redbook; Oct90, Vol. 175 Issue 6, p28
Gives advice on leaving infants at a day care center or with a sitter, for participating in infant gym and swim classes, and for helping babies sleep through the night. INSET: What are friends for--and where can I find them? (new mom's....
- Cooling off a hotheaded kid.
Eberlein, T. // Redbook; Nov91, Vol. 178 Issue 1, p147
Gives advice on how to help children keep their tempers in check, and how to keep from letting a child's tantrum control an adult's behavior. Gives examples of how to identify outburst patterns and channel intensity.
- Brat attack.
Carlson, M. // Redbook; Mar92, Vol. 178 Issue 5, p38
Opinion. Argues that baby-boomer parents are spoiling their children out of fear that today's children won't do as well in life as their parents unless they have every possible advantage. Also blames a lack of family time and a too-rich environment for spoiling children. Gives examples.
- Is your child a follower?
Carlson, M. // Redbook; Oct92, Vol. 179 Issue 6, p183
Gives advice on what to do if a child is following the actions of a more dominant or mischievous child. Tells when and how to intervene.
- The wimpy parent's guide to discipline.
Cassidy, Anne // Redbook; Jan93, Vol. 180 Issue 3, p115
Gives advice from psychologist James Windell on how to effectively discipline children. Tells how to follow through on disciplinary threats. INSET: Untitled (family definitions)..
- Why kids needn't clean their plates.
Gilbert, Susan // Redbook; Jan93, Vol. 180 Issue 3, p116
Discusses why urging children to clean their plates at meal time may actually do more harm than good. Children generally eat what they need and naturally regulate themselves from day to day.