Cyberbullying is a serious safety concern for parents today.
According to the National Council of Juvenile Court Judges, each year nearly 3.2 million students are victims of online bullying, a serious Internet safety concern. To address these issues, Boys & Girls Clubs of America has partnered with Sprint to promote online safety resources for teens and parents.
Sprint's 4NetSafety program aims to open the lines of… Continue
Added by Woman to Woman Magazine on January 24, 2010 at 7:00pm —
One of the best educations a child can receive is a classical education. It is the training that the ancient Greeks received, as well as the Italian nobles of the Renaisaance and America's Founding Fathers. A classical education focuses on the three things which were considered to be the reason for and thus the focus of education up until the 1800s: truth, virtue, and beauty. This is in contrast to today's modern education system which focuses on knowledge as a conduit to a profitable… Continue
Added by J. Lenora Bresler on January 22, 2010 at 9:08am —
Parenting is a great word – one that evokes both immense joy and fear. You cannot feel the joy without having foreboding thoughts about whether you would be able to handle the huge responsibility that God has entrusted you with. Can I be a good parent? This is one of the questions on the top of every parent’s head; no matter how self-assured they look.
What Parenting Method Is the Best?
There are four major types of parenting,… Continue
Added by Woman to Woman Magazine on January 17, 2010 at 6:30am —
In 40 hours it will be a brand new year, most of us will wake up feeling as though it is just another holiday- a day off from school, a day off from work. Most of us will be planning to do things around the house and spending time with friends and family. This Friday will be the mark of a new decade and as our minds turn towards the future and what the year may hold for us- we need to be aware of the year past- reconciling the weeks and months behind us.
A friend of mine a few days… Continue
Added by Lori Cumberledge on December 30, 2009 at 10:02am —
(ARA) - As the slowed economy has fueled a very competitive job market, more and more adults are making the decision to go back to school to build upon their skills and obtain the knowledge required to strengthen their career prospects.
Many of these students heading back into the classroom are working to earn their bachelors, or obtain a second degree while they juggle class and study time with their work, life and family… Continue
Added by Woman to Woman Magazine on December 27, 2009 at 1:00pm —
(ARA) - It's no surprise that mothers want the best for their children, but are they setting the bar too high when it comes to their own expectations of themselves as parents? One in three mothers admit to setting expectations for themselves as parents that are "unrealistic," according to the Moms Straight Talk on Parenting survey conducted by the Pepperidge Farm Goldfish brand.
The poll of more than 1,000 mothers with children ages 6… Continue
Added by Woman to Woman Magazine on December 19, 2009 at 6:30pm —
"Deck the halls" we sing and deck them we do, but have you ever wondered how all that decking started? Evergreen branches have been used as decorations in homes near the winter solstice since Roman times. December 21 was the day to commemorate the death of the sun god and his resurrection every year. Romans gave evergreen boughs to each other as gifts, the green branches symbolizing new life. Early Christians wisely used that pagan holiday as a teaching object lesson about Christ, the true son… Continue
Added by J. Lenora Bresler on December 17, 2009 at 9:27pm —
Darren’s mom said, “This dream made them feel relaxed, de-stressed, Happy, Happy, Happy!! Darren was a totally different kid - HAPPY." Darren says he feels special now, too! Darren is 7 years old with Ectrodoctyly Dysplasia with Clefting Syndrome (EEC). They spent one day at SeaWorld and two days at Walt Disney World. Mom said, “Darren’s favorite part of the dream was the Magic Kingdom , the Big Thunder Mountain Railroad ride and the Train”. His parents Catherine & David Potter and sister… Continue
Added by Sunshine FoundationDream Village on December 4, 2009 at 1:51pm —
My mother, wanting to put on a nice spread at Thanksgiving would always look for something sophisticated to place on the table. We used the fine china, the crystal butter dishes, and gravy boats. There were wine glasses and cloth napkins- my mother spared no detail.
In an effort to create a wonderfully proper Thanksgiving table she looked for new and interesting dishes to prepare. One such dish was creamed onions, small pearl onions swimming in a white cream sauce, served in a… Continue
Added by Lori Cumberledge on November 17, 2009 at 10:57am —
At some point or another you and your children will be faced with death.
It’s important that you teach your children that death is merely an aspect of life, and help them become comfortable with the topic.
One of the best things you can do to prepare your children for the prospect of a death is to talk about it with them ahead of time.
Your approach to the subject may vary a little depending on your spiritual beliefs.… Continue
Added by Woman to Woman Magazine on November 12, 2009 at 11:12am —
Wow! What a weekend.
My husband and I are the proud parents of two beautiful teenaged girls. The youngest will be 16 this week and our oldest, 18 in February and headed to Florida State University in the Fall. I've been well aware of the fact that my "nest" will be losing one chick soon, but it became very real when we put our signatures on the dotted line of the lease agreement for her apartment yesterday. What an exciting yet sobering moment. Exciting is the fact that this intelligent,… Continue
Added by Liz Craven, WtoW Editor on November 9, 2009 at 10:07am —
CHARITY FAIR & ENTERTAINMENT MARATHON
Sunshine Foundation Dream Village
A major Charity Fair & Benefit to be held on Saturday, 14 November 2009, is being organised to benefit the Sunshine Foundation Dream Village, located in Davenport. The joint organizers, The Shamrock Pub & Grille and U R Hair, hope to raise many thousands of dollars for this truly worthwhile cause and plan to make this an annual event.
The Charity Fair will take… Continue
Added by Sunshine FoundationDream Village on November 4, 2009 at 2:20pm —
Why Not Save Money
With all the talk lately of recession and rising fuel and food prices, families are struggling to find ways to save money and make ends meet. It's possible to drastically reduce your grocery costs and not sacrifice good taste or good nutrition.
*Plan your meals
The first step in saving money on your grocery bill is taking time to plan your weekly meals. Plan each evening meal's… Continue
Added by Woman to Woman Magazine on November 3, 2009 at 4:00pm —
Your Children Need It
Has the bedtime ritual become a lost parental art? Recent research shows that kids are getting less sleep than they need, and it not only affects their school work, but may make them more vulnerable to drugs and alcohol in their teens.
In a three week study conducted by Brown Medical School and Bradley Hospital, teachers were asked to rate the performance of the 74 children, aged 6-12. One week… Continue
Added by Woman to Woman Magazine on November 3, 2009 at 4:00pm —
Luke was extremely happy the entire time he was here at the Dream Village. He also loved Fantasy Land at the Magic Kingdom!
Luke who is 5 years old, with Cerebral Palsy, came to see Mickey at Walt Disney World for 2 days and also enjoyed Universal Studios for one day. He flew in with his parents James and Kim Schlink and sister Alexis. They are from Carmel, IN. The family stayed in the Nursery Rhyme cottage at the Dream Village. Mom said… Continue
Added by Sunshine FoundationDream Village on November 2, 2009 at 12:03pm —
Centuries before, women are expected to just stay at home, manage the household and take care of the children. Some will probably do some charity works just to have something that will occupy their free time. There is however no question on what should come first. Relationships and family will always be first priority.
Times have changed. Today, women, and men at that, choose between career and relationships. Surprisingly or… Continue
Added by Woman to Woman Magazine on October 30, 2009 at 4:30pm —
Whether you are an expectant mom or are shopping for someone who is, maternity clothing is a popular selection to ensure comfort throughout the pregnancy. With cotton being the softest and most breathable fabric, this type of clothing is often quite desirable. In addition, fabric with elastic in the waist and a soft texture will make the mom-to-be comfortable. In addition, the following tips will help you to shop… Continue
Added by Woman to Woman Magazine on October 28, 2009 at 5:00pm —
Help Your Child Be A Better Reader
It's one of the hardest things to do in this day and age of hyper-active kids and super busy, multi-tasking parents... but spending good quality time with your children doesn't have to be a painful torture tactic.
One of the most enjoyable things you can do with your kids is to read to them. This is a great way to connect with them and to share different parts of your life story in… Continue
Added by Woman to Woman Magazine on October 27, 2009 at 9:30pm —
The Value of Community Service
A major paradigm shift is occurring about what is truly important in our society. In President Obama’s inaugural address, he urged us to inhabit a spirit of service, to develop a willingness to find meaning in something greater than ourselves, and to recognize our responsibility to the world. What greater way to instill that spirit of service in your children than to volunteer with them. Teaching… Continue
Added by Woman to Woman Magazine on October 27, 2009 at 12:00am —
9 Useful Tips
Every child whines sometimes, but for most parents, a whiney voice is really hard to listen to. Here are some creative tips for reducing whining at your house.
There are 4 Common Reasons Why Kids Whine:
1) There’s an Underlying/Unmet Need.
Your child may be hungry, tired or hurt.
2) There’s an Underlying Emotion.
Your child may be feeling bored, sad,… Continue
Added by Woman to Woman Magazine on October 25, 2009 at 10:00pm —