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School Rules

Living with Children John Rosemond Copyright 2010 John K. Rosemond Jon Akers, Director of the Kentucky Center for School Safety, has written an on-line essay calling on school systems to prohibit students from having cell phones in their possession during school hours (go to www.kysafeschools.org. )He presents an iron-clad argument to the effect that student cell phones are not just unnecessary but also contribute to bullying, underachievement, sexual harassment, numerous disciplinary issues, including cheating, and even criminal activity. It goes without saying that they are one more distraction to a generation that is already suffering from distraction overload. Click here for the full article.
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Hungry 4 year Old

My almost 4-year-old daughter asks for food constantly. I can’t tell if this is a boredom thing or an attention thing but regardless I am unsure how to handle it. I’ve tried allowing her to eat such things as carrots when she starts complaining, but I want to curb the actual behavior without giving her food issues. At present, she is of normal weight and height, and I want her to stay that way. –Hungry in Ohio Click here for the full article.
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3 year old’s Rebellion

My almost-3-year-old has started saying things to me that border on disrespectful. Overall, he's a very obedient little boy who knows he's not in control of our home. Click here for the full article.
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Training Your Hyperactive Cat

There are natural dietary supplements that are not a drug that can help a cat with its fears and aggressions. Older cats are harder to train than kittens. Click here for the full article.
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Training Your Dog with a Training Collar

There are numerous training devices that can be used when training your dog. The most basic piece of equipment that every dog owner ought to own is a top quality training collar. Click here for the full article.
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6-year-old Daughters Tantrums

A concerned mother told me her 6-year-old daughter still threw tantrums nearly every day, during which she screamed as if she was being tortured, produced copious tears, and performed various contortions, often losing her balance and falling to the ground where she would writhe as if possessed by demons. In fact, the parents sometimes wondered if an exorcism might be appropriate. These tantrums occurred when she didn’t get her way. “Why does she throw these tantrums?” the mother asked. Click here for the full article.
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Socialization Training Your Pet Not to Bite Part II

While socialization is a key to providing the puppy with life lessons and preventing biting, it isn’t the only method. Click here for the full article.
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Crying 30 Month Old

Q: I'm a stay-at-home mom who attends a moms' group that meets every two weeks. Every time I leave my 30-month-old in the play group, which is supervised by two older women, he cries. Shouldn't this clingy phase be over by now? Click here for the full article.
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Pet Insurance for Your Cat

Cats are humorous creatures. One minute they want to be petted and stroked, then the next they are taking a swipe at your hand and acting like you are public enemy number one. Click here for the full article.
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Pet Health Care Coverage

Recent revelations in scientific research have provided pet owners with the means to now save their beloved family pets Click here for the full article.