Parenting and the Synagogue
Rosh Hashana is the Jewish New Year and it comes rife with all the feelings the secular New Year comes with- feelings of renewal and of fresh starts and of “this year will be different”. As I sat (briefly) in synagogue, the tunes of my childhood resurfaced from the cobwebbed recesses of memory. I knew… (0 comment)

Human contact with bird eggs or a baby bird will not cause the parents to abandon all hope of the family. The parents will come back. Most birds can’t even tell that you have been there at all. But this is what grownups tell children, likely to safeguard the birds from little fingers. Birds don’t… (0 comment)

Parenting Made Simple… But Not Easy
click to enlarge Raising a healthy child can appear to be a daunting task. Parents worry about many issues such as: Is my child going to the right school? How much exercise versus TV time is right? Does my child have enough friends? How important are after-school activities, and how many is too many?… (0 comment)

Being a parent requires several skills that you need to understand and practice. Among these, the most important parenting skill perhaps would be patience. It may also be the most difficult to practice. However, in order to be the best parent that you can be to your child, you would need to control yourself and… (0 comment)

Share Tweet Share Email Print I am a male, white and blue Pit Bull Terrier. My age is unknown. I have been at the shelter since July 12, 2017. Enlarge Dogs remain available at the Lucas County Canine Care & Control Office, 410 South Erie St., Toledo. For information, call… (0 comment)

By Fiona TappThe Washington Post Although children can recover from their parents’ divorce, it remains a potentially traumatic event. Parents know this, and so, of course, they will seek to minimize the effects of the breakdown of their marriage on their children.   One of the latest strategies parents are using to manage… (0 comment)

Child rearing practices differ from one parent to another. Different child rearing practices lead to different child upbringing. It is one of the causes for individual differences. One is far different to another because of how he was brought up by his parents. We must learn the factors affecting these practices. To understand that each parents… (0 comment)