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Parents Without Partners

What Is Parents Without Partners?

Mission Statement

Parents Without Partners provides single parents and their children with an opportunity for enhancing personal growth, self-confidence and sensitivity towards others by offering an environment for support, friendship and the exchange of parenting techniques.

History of the Organization

Ten ways to help prevent child abuse

Ten Ways to Help Prevent Child Abuse

* Be a nuturing parent.
Children need to know that they are special, loved and capable of following their dreams.

* Help a friend, neighbor or relative.
Being a parent isn't easy. Offer a helping hand to take care of the children, so the parent(s) can rest or spend time together.

* Help yourself.
When the big and little problems of your everyday life pile up to the point you feel overwhelmed and out of control - take time out. Don't take it out on your kid.

Stuttering

What is stuttering? Stuttering is a communication problem in which spoken words or sounds are involuntarily repeated, drawn out, not completed, or skipped. Stuttering is not unusual in young children between ages 2 and 7 years. Stuttering that begins during a child's intensive language-learning years and resolves on its own sometime before puberty is called normal disfluency. It is considered a normal phase of language development. Developmental stuttering is a speech problem that persists, gets worse over time, and causes embarrassment or discomfort. What causes stuttering?

Warning - shopping cart dangers

SAFETY NEWS FROM THE.......

U.S. CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20207

Remember...to report an unsafe consumer product or a product-related injury, consumers may call the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's toll-free hotline at 1-800-638-2772.  A teletypewriter for hearing impaired is available at 1-800-638-8270;  the Maryland TTY number is 1-800-492-8104.

FALLS FROM SHOPPING CARTS CAUSE HEAD INJURIES TO CHILDREN

Lamaze International

Founded upon six care practices that support normal birth, the Lamaze Institute for Normal Birth is an evidence-based resource for new and expectant parents and childbirth professionals. Use this site to find credible, relevant and useful information and discover how to come together with normal birth advocates in your community.