First-of-its-kind study finds that parents ignored best practices recommended by spanking advocates A new study based on real-time audio recordings of parents practicing corporal punishment discovered that spanking was far more common than parents admit, that children were hit for trivial misdeeds and that children then misbehaved within 10 minutes of being punished. Advocates of […]
Sanitary-minded pool-goers who preach “no peeing in the pool,” despite ordinary and Olympic swimmers admitting to the practice, now have scientific evidence to back up their concern. Researchers are reporting that when mixed, urine and chlorine can form substances that can cause potential health problems. Their study appears in ACS’ journal Environmental Science & Technology. […]
Am I adequately preparing my kids for adult life? I am stressing out about having it all. I read the latest parenting books, watch Nanny 911, Super Nanny and Clean House. Sometimes it seems that doing the laundry, cleaning the house, keeping my job and making sure my family is fed is an impossible dream. Please don’t expect me to clean the fish tank too.