Search Results for: Expert Parenting Advice

To wean or not to wean? That is the question

The following is an excerpt from the book Spilled Milk: Breastfeeding Adventures and Advice from Less-Than-Perfect Moms
by Andy Steiner
Published by Rodale; September 2005; $12.95US/$17.95CAN; 1-59486-040-8
Copyright © 2005 Andy Steiner
To wean or not to wean? That is the question

This could either feel like a beacon of light on the horizon or a sad reality of life: At some point, every mother stops breastfeeding. Some start thinking about stopping not long after they’ve begun. Others find that nursing becomes such an important and rewarding part of their lives that they feel like they could go on forever. Usually a mother (or, regrettably, another outside adult force) leads the charge to stop nursing, but sometimes it’s the kid who makes the final decision to quit.

“Who is This Kid?”

Partnership for a Drug-Free America Launches Digital Effort to Help Parents Grasp Teen Behavior and Connect with their Kids

New Study Shows Parents Need the Most Help Talking
About Drugs and Alcohol as Kids Enter Teen Years

NEW YORK, NY,– For every parent of a teenager who has ever wondered “who is this kid?” a new web destination, launched today by the Partnership for a Drug-Free America, aims to make answering the question a little bit easier.  Designed to help parents navigate the confusing, often frustrating teen years, “A Parent’s Guide to the Teen Brain” translates recent scientific findings that shed light on how brain development shapes teens’ behavior and personalities into easy-to-understand tips and tools for parents.