The Bachelor on ABC with a 3 year old…

Everyone loves a good love story. Romance sells and intrigues even the most cynical souls. We love to talk about love. The ABC hit TV show; “The Bachelor” is no exception to the rule that guarantees ‘happily ever after’ can…

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It’s Not Funny…Bill Cosby Advocates for Parenting on NBC “Meet the Press”

In Bill Cosby’s new book, “Come on People: On the path from Victims to Victors” he says loud and clear, “I want to go back to parenting. You young men, when you get married and you have children, you’ve got…

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FAT TALK in 2009…Why our Girls Feel Fat?

Two recent e-mails about girls and feeling fat caught my attention. A couple of mom’s of 7-8 year olds say their kids think they are fat. Then a mom of a 9 1/2 year old says she wants her daughter…

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Parenting New Years Resolutions…How To Make Them and Keep Them!

Resolutions usually come from guilt. So my suggestion for what to do with guilt is as follows; get a 5X7 blank card and write the word guilty on it in big black marker. Put the card in one of your…

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FAT TALK in 2009… Why our Girls Feel Fat?

Two recent e-mails about girls and feeling fat caught my attention. A couple of mom’s of 7-8 year olds say their kids think they are fat. Then a mom of a 9 1/2 year old says she wants her daughter…

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Parenting New Years Resolutions… How To Make Them and Keep Them!

Resolutions usually come from guilt. So my suggestion for what to do with guilt is as follows; get a 5X7 blank card and write the word guilty on it in big black marker. Put the card in one of your…

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Premature Babies ‘Need Cuddles’

Story from BBC NEWS 2008/05/24 Even very premature babies benefit from skin to skin contact with their parents, research suggests. A Canadian study found that cuddling babies born as early as 28 weeks reduced the stress of painful medical procedures…

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Expert urges parents not to rush their little ones off binkies, blankies

By Cathy Zimmerman, www.TDN.com Trying to get rid of your baby’s pacifier? Don’t do it. That was the message from Dr. Ann Corwin, a specialist in parenting and children’s health who spoke at a conference March 13 in Vancouver. “How many…

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What All Kids Need…Oprah Tells Us

Oprah’s show this week about the “Little Girl Found Living Like an Animal” reminded us all what devastating effects neglect has on children. Even if kids are not severely neglected they suffer if their parents don’t have a relationship with…

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The Bachelor…Setting A Terrible Example

Last night’s ABC “The Bachelor” show was just as entertaining as promised, with every twist in the book thrown at the audience. But at what cost to a child? Jason, the single dad of Ty, a three year old, came…

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