Are you and your family starting the process of potty
training with your little one and you are quite sure where to
start? Elizabeth Pantley has the answers for you, straight from
her new book
The No-Cry Potty Training Solution:
Gentle Ways to Help Your Child Say Good-Bye to
As summertime approaches and parents pack the last lunches
and await the final report cards, they face a familiar worry:
What to do with the kids during the summer? Finding quality
childcare is time consuming and expensive, but leaving teens home
for the whole day can be worrisome for parents. How do you know
when it's time to let your teenagers and preteens stay by
themselves while you're at work?
On the day your twins turn one year old -- possibly even at
the stroke of midnight -- you will fall back on your bed and
breathe a huge sigh of relief. After all, no year could be as
challenging as the first, right? That's the good news. Here are
ten products and mind-sets that will guarantee your
Reading is the fundamental skill at the base of all
learning, and students with strong reading skills tend to do
better in school than those without the same skill set.
Find out how mentors can help teenage girls survive the risky years and how you can find a mentor for your teenage daughter or become a mentor yourself.
Realizing that they can maintain their pre-college relationships and still make new friends can help first-year female students overcome "friendsickness," a major stressor during their freshman year.
In part two of this article, read
how girls entering puberty often face a "crisis in confidence"
which makes them vulnerable to risky behavior, and these bad
choices can have devastating lifelong consequences.
Every day, it seems, someone says teenagers are so
different than they used to be. We hear about drug and alcohol
use, violence, disrespect, and a myriad of other ills that are
affecting our adolescents, including low self-esteem, anger,
depression, and family problems. But it seems that little is said
about how to create a positive transition from adolescence to
adulthood. Here are some ideas for parents.
Mention being the parent of a
young adolescent and other adults may roll their eyes and
express their sympathy.