So, oops. I missed the deadline for the June Parenting link roundup. Without further ado, here it is, and hopefully I’ll be on time with the July edition.
Laura Anderson presents Expert Insights with Laura Fobler Coach and Author of The Parenting Struggle posted at eNannySource, saying, “When it comes to building and maintaining a solid relationship with your children, Laura Fobler, coach and author has some fresh ideas.” <
Shelby Martin presents How to Set Realistic Expectations for your Teenager posted at GoNannies.com Blog, saying, “Choosing expectations for your teen that are both challenging but not overbearing is like waking a tight rope. Here are a few suggestions to help ease the tension you feel.”
Michael presents Free Summer Movies for Kids – 2013 Edition posted at FinancialRamblings.com, saying, “Looking for some cheap summer fun? Check out this list of free summer movies for you and your kids.”
Hailey Jones presents The Pros and Cons of Kids Wearing School Required Uniforms posted at Nanny Websites, saying, “As more schools consider the idea of requiring a uniform, the debate surrounding the issue becomes even more heated. Before storming the next meeting of the Parent Teacher Association with your opinions regarding school uniforms, it’s wise to consider both sides of the issue in order to make a rational, fair and balanced argument.”
Neil McNerney presents Dealing With The Athletic Industrial Complex posted at HomeWork – A Parent’s Guide to Helping Out Without Freaking Out!.
Carter White presents 30 Blogs with Tips for Choosing the Right Summer Camp for Your Teen posted at Babysitting, saying, “Choosing the right summer camp for your teens is an important task. Your teens are reaching those formative years where they are putting childish things aside and taking the first steps towards becoming young adults. As a parent, this leaves you in a bit of a predicament.”
Janet Golovine presents What Should You Do if You Witness a Parent Verbally Abusing Her Child? posted at Become A Nanny, saying, “Verbal abuse, while just as damaging as physical abuse, leaves no physical marks and is rarely followed up by a social services system that’s flooded with other issues.”
Elise Hennigan presents The Best Pets for Kids | List of Low Maintenance Pets posted at Ranker, saying, “Pets are a great way to teach children about responsibility and let them experience the joy of animal companionship. But where kids often ask for small puppies or kittens, these animals often require a lot of attention and may not be the best choice for small children. Here is a list of the most kid-friendly pets, generally those that are inexpensive and require little maintenance but still teach children important lessons about responsibility. The list is ranked in order of preference by animal-lovers, parents and others users of our site.”
Jana presents How To Set You And Your Children Up For Success posted at Blog, saying, “By being mindful of our actions and what we are teaching our children, we can improve and begin to set them and ourselves up for success. Whether it is potty training, moving from bottle to cup or guiding them in the area of cleanliness, this article examines what we can further do to set ourselves and our children up for success.”
Laura Grace Weldon presents Getting Science On Everything posted at Laura Grace Weldon, saying, “Raising successful kids doesn’t have to mean a lot of work. Empowering curiosity is a respite for parents! I sit back with coffee and watch as my kids forge ahead exploring their interests. Here’s how.”
John Schmoll presents How Much Things Cost According to a 6 Year Old posted at Frugal Rules, saying, “Wouldn’t it be the life if we could all buy houses that cost only $155 and had a car by age 12? Humor aside, children have little grasp of what things cost and how to save money which is further reason why we should be burdened to teach them so they can be financially literate as they get older.”
Jana presents 7 Ways To Work It Out Peacefully With Your Partner : Wisdom Ink Magazine posted at Wisdom Ink, saying, “This article is about how to work it out peacefully with your partner when an upset or stressful situation erupts. In the end, the most important thing is to keep your peace despite what your partner is feeling; when you keep your inner peace despite the environment, you give permission to your partner to do the same and the result is a peaceful and loving relationship.”
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