From Around the Web 3.4.14

Image courtesy of Keerati / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Image courtesy of Keerati / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Parenting news and articles from around the web.

* The lawsuit that has parents scratching their heads. Adult sues parents for their continued financial support. [YahooShine]

* The baby is coming right here, right now! Woman gives birth on a NYC street. [ABCNews]

Continue reading

Advertisements

From Around the Web 2.26.14

Image courtesy of photostock / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Image courtesy of photostock / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Parenting news and articles from around the web.

* New guidelines for brushing baby’s teeth with fluoride toothpaste. [New York Times]

* Are you sure that you want to eat shoe polish mixed with soap? Crazy pregnancy cravings. [Express]

Continue reading

From Around the Web 2.17.14

Image courtesy of stockimages / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Image courtesy of stockimages / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Parenting news and articles from around the web.

* One child learns a hard lesson that sometimes we just shouldn’t imitate scenes from beloved movies.  [The Daily Caller]

* This teen is awesome! Fourteen year old brings joy to his sick mother and the entire hospital. [Today]

Continue reading

From Around the Web 2.10.14

Image courtesy of Pong / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Image courtesy of Pong / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Parenting news and articles from around the web.

* Prepare your kids for the scary world out there. Talking to your children about inappropriate touching and protecting themselves from sexual abuse. [Babble]

* It’s about time.  Finally, guidelines have been developed for preventing strokes in women.  Birth control and pregnancy are factors influencing a woman’s chances of having a stroke. [American Heart Association]

* Just another reason to keep the lines of communication open with your teens. Adults may have better romantic relationships if they had good relationships with their parents during their teen years. [Psych Central]

* New autism findings.  Research shows that autism-related behavior and attention problems may be present as early as six months of age. [USNews]

* West Virginia moves forward to protect pregnant workers so they no longer have to choose between their jobs and the health of their pregnancies. [National Women’s Law Center]

* It’s tough out there for older Millennials. They are living with their parents, underemployed, and potentially going to have less wealth than the previous generation. [Bloomberg]

* You go girl! Spotlight on Jolene Ivey, a Maryland delegate who manages a hectic career and five kids. [Washinton Post]

* Properly installed child safety seats save lives, but still aren’t being used as they should be. [The New York Times]

From Around the Web 2.3.14

Image courtesy of Pong / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Image courtesy of Pong / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Parenting news and articles from around the web.

* Read a book before bed! Study finds that kids should avoid technology at least an hour before bed for better health.  [Reuters]

* Toddlers, cell phones, and overcoming instant gratification.  [The Dallas Morning News]

* Autism News: The federal government will pay for voluntary-use GPS tracking devices for children with autism who are at risk for fleeing their caregivers. [The New York Times]

* Why do so many women have a problem working with other women? A recent survey shows that although most people don’t care about coworker gender, those who do care, prefer to work with men.  Also, Millennial women believe that being a working parent makes it more difficult to advance.  [The Atlantic]

* What can we do about gun violence in our schools?  The rate of school shootings has remained unchanged over the last fifteen to twenty years. However, despite the recent increase in security, there has been no reduction in school shootings.  [The Associated Press]

* I thought that getting pregnant was supposed to be simple.  Many women still have misconceptions about fertility. [TIME]

From Around the Web 1.25.14

ID-10063657

Image courtesy of Ambro / FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Parenting news and articles from around the web.

* Working mothers everywhere breathe a sigh of relief.  The kids of moms who work outside of the home are no more likely to experience social or emotional problems than the kids of stay at home moms. Provide your kids with a loving environment and they should be alright. [CBS News]

* A little flexibility, please.  It’s no surprise that flexible work schedules would help lessen the gender pay gap. [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]

* The flu can be serious during pregnancy with major repercussions for both mom and fetus, so get your flu shot if you are pregnant or planning on becoming pregnant. [CNN]

* Put that thing out until you’re older! Pot may no longer seem like a big deal, but a new study shows that it may have a negative affect on your teen’s brain development. [TIME]

* Ingenious.  How these parents actually got to sleep in. [ABC News]

* People in the U.S. are having less babies.  Birth rates in the U.S. hit historic lows in a drastic shift from the all-time high in 2007. [NBC News]

* A big change in diagnosing autism.  New diagnostic criteria for autism could lead to fewer diagnoses, and less access to therapy and care. [TIME]