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Atypical kids need atypical parenting

Atypical kids need atypical parenting

If your child has any type of significant challenge—from severe asthma to autism, from learning disabilities to ADHD to a neurological disorder—you do not have the luxury of being a chill parent. As you have already figured out, kids who are atypical need atypical parenting.

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Pittsburgh Parent wins Gold for Editorial Excellence in Journalism

Pittsburgh Parent wins Gold for Editorial Excellence in Journalism

Pittsburgh Parent magazine has received a Gold medal and national recognition for Overall Editorial Excellence in the 2015 Parenting Media Association (PMA) annual Editorial and Design Competition. A total of over 600 entries were submitted for competition this year with Pittsburgh Parent winning three Gold and two Bronze medals.

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10 ways to guarantee you’ll pay your child’s bills forever…

10 ways to guarantee you’ll pay your child’s bills forever…

Does an “empty nest” equal an empty bank account? It doesn’t have to. But a nationwide trend shows over two-thirds of parents over the age of 50 financially supported a child older than 21 in the last five years. The practice is so common psychologists named this period of extended child dependency “emerging adulthood.”

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Discover the true potential of your children – turn them into “Kid-preneurs

Discover the true potential of your children – turn them into “Kid-preneurs

Discover the true potential of your children – turn them into “Kid-preneurs

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Tips for Playdates with kids of all abilities

Tips for Playdates with kids of all abilities

Playdates are beneficial for ALL children to practice critical social skills on which future relationships will be built. The benefits of playdates include: increasing confidence; improving social decision making; and practicing skills in an adult supervised yet natural setting. Playing together allows kids to be a part of the action vs. being quiet observers.

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Are you legally liable for your kids’ friends?

Are you legally liable for your kids’ friends?

Your children’s best friends are almost like your own children, aren’t they? Sometimes it seems like they practically live at your house - you feed them dinner, give them hugs and Band Aids, and help them with their homework. But what would happen if one of your kids’ buddies were to be injured in your home? Are you legally liable?

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Why you need to limit kids’ screen time

Why you need to limit kids’ screen time

Children today are digital natives. They were born into a world free of card catalogues and hard copies of encyclopedia editions. We gain information through an immediate Google search, and text messages are more common than phone calls. Because of this, it’s important to stop and ask ourselves as parents if it comes at a cost.

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When cancer happens…

When cancer happens…

When cancer happens, it happens to the whole family. Parenting while healthy has its own stressors, but raising a child becomes more complex when a parent faces a cancer diagnosis. As of 2010, there were 1.58 million adult cancer survivors in the United States living with a child under the age of 18 (Weaver et al., 2010).

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Got questions about youth and high school sports? Here are answers!

Got questions about youth and high school sports? Here are answers!

Parents, coaches, administrators and student-athletes benefit from new website, www.PCADevZone.org, with sports coaching tips and hundreds of videos, podcasts and printable resources from pro and college athletes and coaches

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Tips to keep your potty training resolutions

Tips to keep your potty training resolutions

With every new year comes New Year’s resolutions! From losing weight to quitting smoking lots of folks like to kick off the season with a personal goals, but what about those of us with toddlers? Specifically, potty-training ready toddlers.

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