Posts for tag: parenting
Are You Over-Helping Your College-Bound Teen?
In light of the recent college admissions scandal, this article is a must-read for parents of children who will be applying to college in the near future—and food for thought for parents of kids of all ages and stages. It helps parents see that when they over-help by removing obstacles or challenges on life's path, they are only hurting their child in the long-run. The article also provides tips on how to truly guide children through difficulties and disappointments. Read the full article in English or Spanish.
Two-Thirds Of Parents Surveyed Have Read Texts While Driving, And More Than Half Have Also Written Texts, Researchers Say
Reuters (5/13) reports, “More than half of U.S. parents believe it’s unsafe to text while driving, but most of them do it anyway,” researchers concluded after surveying “435 parents in 45 U.S. states.” The study revealed that “52 percent of millennial parents (22 to 37 years old) and 58 percent of older parents said they thought it was ‘never’ safe to text and drive,” but nearly “two-thirds of parents have read texts while driving, and more than half of them have also written texts.” What’s more, “roughly three in four parents said they didn’t recall their child’s pediatrician speaking to them about distracted driving or the dangers of texting while driving.” The findings were published online in a research letter in JAMA Pediatrics. HealthDay (5/13) also covers the study.
This Guide is available on Amazon.com.
2nd edition © 1995) provides logical and useful suggestions for those parents who have been searching for solutions to their child's problems. Using the same format as the most successful intervention manuals Hawthorne has developed for educators, parents now have hundreds of suggestions available to them to help their child who has an Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
Solutions to Today’s Most Common Behavior Problems in the Home
by Stephen B. McCarney, Ed.D. &
Angela M. Bauer, M.Ed.
This is one of the most valuable resources available for today’s parents.
The Parent’s Guide is a collection of specific strategies for the 102 most common behavior problems encountered in and around the home. This is one of the most comprehensive guides available for parents to improve parenting skills by providing positive interventions to remediate the behavior problems of children and youth. The Parent’s Guideis the perfect resource for parents of special needs children, foster parents, adoptive parents, or any parent/guardian who wishes to improve his or her skills in coping with the demands of raising children today. As parents and guardians use the Parent’s Guide, their skills will improve as they apply the specific intervention strategies to behavior problems encountered in the home environment.
The user-friendly format of the Parent’s Guide (240 pages, © 1990) will prove much more useful and convenient than other resources on the subject because the guide was developed to respond to the need to know what to do - NOW. The Parent’s Guide reduces the need for costly and time-consuming training programs by placing an authoritative resource in the hands and homes of parents where it is most needed.
Characteristics of The Parent’s Guide
The Parent’s Guide
- contains strategies for dealing with the 102 most common behavior problems around the home,
- has a comprehensive listing of strategies that allows parents/guardians to select the specific strategies which are most likely to be successful,
- is individualized, and
- is used by parents or guardians in the home environment.
Also available on Amazon.com.