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A significant percentage of gun owning parents store their guns loaded or unlocked, substantially underestimating the risk of injury to their children.
A significant per cent young parents say that the prospect of the post party mess puts them off holding a birthday party.
Parents let their kids fill up on candy before dinner and then they are not hungry and miss out on a nutritious meal.
If parents can help children understand that a better approach to frustration will end in better outcomes, parents will find the child has less anger and solves the daily problems and differences better.
Parenting and Child Anger
My 5-year-old frequently gets angry and her temper seems to be getting worse. Her anger has escalated to the point that she now occasionally hits her sister or playmates.
Parents continue to be the adult figure children look toward for protection, comfort, explanation and safety. If parents are apprehensive or agitated, this will influence a child's interpretation of what has happened.
Research shows that parents play a key role in mediating and moderating the bad things that happen to families and children. As adversity rises, the less likely good parenting becomes, and the more important it is.
Parents of children scheduled to undergo outpatient otolaryngology procedures turned to the Internet to learn more about their child's medical condition and used the information in making medical decisions.
Now parents and children can meet the challenges of bedwetting together with a new book from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Parents should either take the television out of their child's room, or not put it there in the first place.
While 98 percent of parents agree it is important to act as safety role models for their children, the percentage of parents who report actually practicing safe behaviors is often lower.
The best Father's Day gifts are Tips to Fathers and Fathers To for a Healthy Childhood, from U.S. Surgeon General.
Parents have a tremendous amount of influence on their children and are encouraged to talk with their teens about abstinence so that they can stay safe and healthy.
Learning obedience is an important part of child development. This is the tool that allows you as parents to train your child. Through obedience your child will learn self-control and develop other positive character traits that he will need as an adult.
Parents should ensure that homework is not being shelved in favour of extracurricular activities. Parents should decide how many activities their child should be involved in every week.
Parents are their children's first teachers. It's never too early to start teaching your children, and moms and dads should read to them from birth.
Tips for creating an optimal learning environment at home that even busy parents can follow.
How involved should parents be in their children's homework? It's important for parents to consider that it's not necessarily the amount of time, but the quality of time they spend helping their children with assignments.
The Checkpoints Program, developed by NICHD scientists, teaches parents to limit their teenagers' exposure to certain driving conditions for the first 12 months after teens receive their licenses. The study shows that parents who set reasonable limits on driving can reduce their newly licensed teens' exposure to risky driving conditions.
Sports parents have a big impact on their young superstars. A healthy and successful sports experience will depend on sports parents' ability to instill confidence and self esteem in athletes.
The following are Valentine's Day tips for parents from the American Academy of Pediatrics.