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Parenting Advice from the Experts

Family Counselors and Therapist Parenting Advice

Ages and Stages

Child Development Ages and Stages


International Adoption


Baby Talk and Dads
Popular Baby Names and Baby Announcement
Babies & Toddlers

Bedtime- Sleep

Top 10 Baby Sleep Myths from Families OnLine Magazine Kids Bedtime Doesn't Have to Be Traumatic!
Thumb Sucking
Child Obesity and Depression:
Sleep Deprived Children Have Health Problems

Keeping Kids Active

Child Development

Child Development: Ages and Stages
The Many Faces of Love: Staying Tuned to Your Child's Needs as They Grow

Child Safety

What to tell Kids about Stranger Danger
Internet Safety: Do You Know Your Daughter's Name?
How to Hire a Babysitter

Child Support

How to Collect Child Support
How DNA Testing is Used to Establish Paternity

Discipline (Child)

Teaching Children How To Make Good Decisions
Time Out!
Win the Battles of Will-So Your Kids Win the War
Parenting: Words Can Be Weapons
Toddler Temper Tantrums Real

Education -Parent Teacher - School

A Note from the Teacher
A Parent's Guide to Gifted Children
Parents Guide to Buying Computers
Raising a Reader: The Do's and Don'ts How to Encourage Your Struggling Reader
Parenting Internet Resources
Changing Schools
Getting Your Children School Ready
School Safety a Note from the Teacher
Changing elementary to middle school, middle to high school, or even a new school in a new town all bring some level of stress.
More School

Health Child

Sleep Deprived Children Have Health Problems
Teach Kids To Be Active
Anorexia and Bulimia

Nutrition (Child)

Nutrition Tidbits
Children's Eating Habits
Child Obesity and Depression: Sleep Deprived Children Have Health Problems
Healthy Habits: Fun Food Activities
Fun Kids Recipes

Parenting Trends and Styles

The Counselor's Corner 5 Key Trends in the Future of Parenting
6 Tips for Asset Focused Parenting
10 Ways to Raise a Successful Leader
Christian Parenting
Community Resources, Organizations
Parenting Goals for 2006: Two Words of Advice
Parenting Perdictions for 2006
Single Parents
International Parenting Commitment Day: A Celebration of Family

Peer Pressure

The Counselor's Corner
Peer Pressure Article Archive

Problem Solving (Parenting)

Angry 7 Year Old
Bully Busting, How to Protect Children from Bullies
How to Deal with the Hidden Bully

Safety (Child - Kid)

Keep Kids Safe from Sex Offenders
Stranger Anxiety from Today's Family Man
Protecting Kids from Stranger Danger
More Child Safety

Self Esteem (Child)

Building Kids Self Esteem Parenting Dont's--Shame on You
Planting Seeds of Inner Value
Change Your Thoughts and You Change Your World: Teaching Kids the Art of Productive Thinking
Fortify Sensitive Kids
The Counselor's Corner


America's Nanny
Helping Your Child Fit into the New Social Scene
New Holiday Traditions
Thanksgiving Family Opportunities for Caring
Special Thanks this Thanksgiving
Raising Courageous, Compassionate Kids
Kids Summer Activities
Separation Anxiety

Special Needs Parenting

Parenting Advice Special Need Children
Attention Deficit Disorder
O.D. Oppositional Defiant Disorder
Special Needs Child
Five Issues Facing Families with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
Parenting ADHD Children and Sleep

Stress: Parents and Children

Stress and Your Child:Seven Steps to Teaching Stress Management
Moms are People too!
Parenting: Juggling Our Many Hats
Military Family Story
More Parenting Advice

Parenting Teens

Peer Pressure Teen Brain: A Work In Progress
Teen Teasing
Pre-teens and Teens Parenting
Is It Your Passion or Your Teen's?

Empty Nest - Parents and Grown Children

Empty Nesters


Grandma's Advice

Grandparenting Tips--Grandloving: Making Memories with Your Grandchildren

Christian Parenting

Healthy Body Image Healthy Self Esteem
Marriage and Divorce
Father's Day
Celebrating Christmas
Elections and Politics
Pre-Martial Sex
Honor Your Father
Report Cards
The Many Faces of Love: Staying Tuned to Your Child's Needs as They Grow
Celebrations and the Christian Parent--Thanksgiving from the Christian Parenting Corner

All I Ever Needed To Know About Talking To My Childís Teacher I Learned From Proverbs
More Christian Parenting Corner

Dad Sense

Asking Advice is a Sign of Strength
Equal Partnering Parenting
Life Insurance:It's a Matter of Life and Death
Does Money Mean The Same To You And Your Spouse?

Parenting By the Book

Parenting By the Book Christian Parenting Book Reviews

Parenting Humor

Parenting Humor

Parenting Books

Families Online Radio Interview with Sharon Scott, Family Counselor

Parenting Books That Work!
By Sharon Scott, Family Counselor
pre teen  peer pressureSharon also has a charming series of five books for elementary-age children each teaching an important living skill and "co-authored" with her savvy Cocker Spaniel Nicholas who makes the learning fun. Their book on managing elementary-age peer pressure is titled

Sharon is the author of eight award-winning books including four on the topic of peer pressure.

peer pressure help bookThe guide for parents/educators on how to peer-proof children and teens is Peer Pressure Reversal: An Adult Guide to Developing a Responsible Child, 2nd Ed.


pre teen book
Her best-selling book for teens, How to Say No and Keep Your Friends, 2nd Ed., empowers kids to stand outónot just fit in!


A follow-up book for teens, When to Say Yes! And Make More Friends, shows adolescents how to select and meet quality friends and, in general, feel good for doing and being good.

Working Mom's 411 is your one-stop resource guide for navigating through the often choppy waters of managing kids, career and home. With extensive experience as a credentialed nanny, household manager and as a working mom herself, Michelle is sure to make you laugh out loud as she shares her expert take on the common dilemmas that working mothers face.

At your fingertips, you will find expert advice, up to date information and tried-and-true tips on everything from choosing childcare to streamlining housework, homework and more. You'll discover super solutions to problems big and small from learning how to let go of that all-too-familiar working moms guilt to dealing with family and friends who have different ideas about home moms and careers should mix. Buy Now!

nanny to the rescue
Nanny to the Rescue

America's nanny offers a large dose of healthy parenting advice with secrets for raising happy, secure, and well-balanced babies and toddlers.

Babies don't come with instructions. And since today's parents are so overwhelmed with schedules and demands, they have little time to bone up on their parenting skills. Often removed from grandparents and relatives who in times past lived next door or just down the street, they have no one to guide them through the disorienting world of raising children. Enter Nanny to the Rescue! Michelle LaRowe, 2004 International Nanny Association "Nanny of the Year," gives her tried and true solutions to childcare. Her expertise with chapters titled "Who's the boss?" and "Discipline is not a four letter word" gives confidence to parents who need specific ideas for real day-to-day problems. A proud member of Christian Nannies, Michelle offers foundational truths sure to help encourge moms and dads.

nanny to the rescue
Nanny To the Rescue Again

Faced with multiple choices regarding school, friends, and activities coupled with the ever-widening influence of the outside world, parents of 6-12 year olds need help. America's nanny is back to offer a large dose of healthy parenting advice with secrets for raising happy, secure, and well-balanced children.

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