Says Who?  John Bowlby’s attachment theory suggests that secure attachment between a parent and child makes parenting easier and supports parent/child intimacy, which enhances the child’s sense of worth How does this relate to single-parent families? Lack of interaction between the children of single-parent families and their parents can result in attachment issues that can… (0 comment)

SC cat cafe has soaring adoption rates
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Go grab a coffee or glass of wine, and maybe leave with a kitten in hand. That’s the goal of Pounce Cat Cafe in downtown Charleston. To date, Pounce has helped more than 370 cats find homes, and they’ve only been open for seven months. First-time visitor Barbara Bailey says, “I… (0 comment)

No one expected it. While climbing into his hot tub, my healthy 87- year-old father-in-law slipped, fell, and broke a rib. He began internal bleeding that the doctors couldn’t stop. In two weeks, Gene was gone. Fortunately, we had taken time a few months earlier to record Gene’s life story, and discovered some amazing facts.… (0 comment)

National karate players on love, parenting and combat
Fate brought them together at a very early age. Mehmet and Tuba Yakan, who are both national and licensed athletes of Kocaeli Metropolitan Municipality Kağıtspor Club, met at the age of 17 during a Turkish National Karate Team camp. They instantly fell in love with each other and had chance to wear the national team’s… (0 comment)

Iowa student spends summer training horse for adoption
Photo: Matthew Putney, AP ADVANCE FOR THE WEEKEND OF JULY 29-31 AND THEREAFTER – In a July 19, 2017 photo, horse trainer Morganne Reinboldt saddles Radin, a 15-year-old Pinto rescue horse at a hobby farm in Cedar Falls, Iowa. The nonprofit has challenged nine trainers to groom neglected horses for adoption. (Matthew Putney/The Courier via… (0 comment)

Breastfeeding – The Latest Competition in the Parenting Game
It’s amazing that women not only bring life into this world but can also feed our children directly from our bodies. Happy World Breastfeeding Week where we celebrate mothers around the planet! Although breastfeeding is normal, it’s not always easy. What may come naturally to one woman may be extremely difficult for another. Every mother’s… (0 comment)

Many parents with kids’ just starting school have no idea as to what happens at parent teacher conferences. Parent teacher conferences occur during at the beginning of the school, just after teachers and students have had a familiarization period to get to bond and know each other. Most parents have very busy schedules which require… (0 comment)