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By John W. Frece and John W. Frece,Staff Writer | March 6, 1993
The centerpiece of the governor's legislative agenda this year, a multifaceted effort to assure that fathers make their child-support payments, got a boost yesterday from a state Senate committee.The Judicial Proceedings Committee unanimously sent to the full Senate a comprehensive child-support enforcement bill that includes among its provisions a measure to require unmarried fathers to acknowledge their paternity in writing within hours of the birth of their children.The House Judiciary Committee killed a similar proposal last month, but aides to Gov. William Donald Schaefer say they hope that committee will reconsider the issue if the Senate sends over its bill.
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By Barbara F. Meltz | July 12, 1993
Here are some tips to make the first days of kindergarten easier for your child:* If your child doesn't want to visit the playground, don't insist, but offer the opportunity at a later date. When you do go, go when there aren't a lot of other kids there.* If an older child is going to talk about school to your child, act as an interpreter. Comments like, "If you don't behave, you get sent to the principal," could be scary.* Some books to read with your kindergartner-to-be: "Will I Have a Friend?"
NEWS
April 26, 1995
Think of a child you care about, then consider the effect on similar children if the House of Representatives succeeds in changing laws regulating foster care and other ways of protecting children from abuse and neglect.Would you want the fate of a child you care about to rest with an agency that could not express in writing why foster care is better than the home from which the child was removed?Would you commit a young life to a system so backward in its record-keeping that it cannot create a computer file of the child's case?
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November 23, 2011
An article in the Nov. 25, 1911 edition of The Argus reported on the happy outcome for a small child in an uncomfortable situation. Flora , the 3-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Logan Pingree , while playing Sunday morning on the floor in the kitchen of her parents' home, on Winters avenue, found a small shoe button, which she placed in her ear, and, although Dr. Marshall B. West worked over the child for several hours...
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By Jerdine Nolen | January 2, 2000
Editor's note: Jerdine Nolen writes today about ways to encourage successful child-parent communications. Her column appears biweekly. The relationship between our children and ourselves is vital to our children's success in school, in social relationships and in the wide world. Setting up this talking and listening exchange can be one of the most important things we do to mold and shape their becoming well-informed, educated people. We have numerous opportunities to key in on getting them to respond positively to learning within the classroom.
FEATURES
May 24, 1998
After reading "A Time of Wonder," go back and read some of PTC the lines that contain unusual vocabulary. See if your child can tell what the word means from its use in the story. Some examples are bay, bayberry, cove and cormorants.Use the same technique in several parts of the story, as long as your child is enjoying the activity and having fun with guessing the meanings. There may be some words you will want to look up together in the dictionary.It is important for beginning readers to know that they can figure out new words by listening to how they are used.
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By Anne Haddad and Anne Haddad,Staff Writer | January 7, 1993
Contending that her position is too important to be given second-class status, the county's child and youth coordinator is resigning when her contract expires March 5.Leslie Hinebaugh, whose title originally was child care coordinator for the county, began work March 1990 on an annual, contractual basis."
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By Dr. Modena Wilson and Dr. Alain Joffe and Dr. Modena Wilson and Dr. Alain Joffe,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | February 18, 1997
I have a 7-year-old grandson with ADHD. He is very hyperactive and on medicine for it. Your column about how families can disagree over punishing a child with ADHD made me cry. I don't want to make my grandson miserable, but I do have to admit we have had many arguments about him. Can you say more about how to discipline a child with ADHD?The basic principles of discipline for children with ADHD -- attention deficit hyperactivity disorder -- are the same as for other children. They need lots of love; adults they can depend upon who are consistent in their expectations and rules; praise for the things they do right even if those are small; and short, reasonable punishment -- like timeout -- for important mistakes.
NEWS
January 14, 2001
Editor's Note: Jerdine Nolen continues her series on Multiple Intelligences with a discussion of Interpersonal Intelligence. Humans need to connect and bond with one another. Being part of a team or a group and working alongside others can yield wonderful experiences for many of us. A child who adapts well to such circumstances may fall under a type of learning Howard Gardner (renowned for his theory of Multiple Intelligences) calls "Interpersonal Intelligence" -- the ability to perceive and make distinctions in the moods, intentions, motivations and feelings of other people.
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By David Kyle Johnson | December 13, 2009
Editor's note: The following op-ed article is for grown-ups only. Children are warned that if they read it, they will not receive any gifts from Santa Claus this year!   P arents should stop teaching their kids to believe in Santa Claus. Reading stories about Santa is fine, and encouraging generosity and imagination is great. But tricking children into believing that an omniscient fat man, with a red suit and rosy cheeks, will slide down the chimney bestowing presents on Dec. 24 is just flat-out immoral.
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