This Week's Top Parenting News Round-Up - August 5, 2016

August 5, 2016

August 5, 2016: In case you missed it, here’s the top parenting news from the past week brought to you by

The Best Parenting Advice You’ll Ever Get — Dr. Sen, author of ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE: THE MINDFUL ART OF PARENTING offers some advice on how to connect with your child. —

In Finding A Work-Life Balance, It’s OK Not To Be a Superhero — In a article, mothers talk about the difficulty of finding the balance between work and their family lives. In the article, others spoke on the importance of having a life outside of work.

Barack Obama on Feminism: Men Must Fight Sexism — Barack Obama has penned an essay encouraging men to help fight against sexism. In the article, The work has been praised widely on social media for its honesty about women’s rights it stressed that feminism is simply about equality for all and there is still more work to be done to help women.

Clinton’s Lead Over Trump Grows In New National reports that Hillary Clinton has widened her lead, with a 9 point national lead.

How Safe Is Pregnancy In Your 30, 40s, 50s and 60s? — More women are having children in their 30s and some in their 40s. Women aged over 30 are more than twice as likely to suffer from life-threatening high blood pressure. Is it safe for women to give birth later in life? — New Zealand Herald

Six Women Who Helped Shape The Modern World — Believe it or not, some of the most important scientific and technical contributions have come from brilliant women. takes a look at some of these beautiful minds.

Advice for Parents Looking for a Nanny for a Child with Special Needs — Child care expert Martha Scully shares 10 helpful tips for parents looking for a nanny to care for their child with special needs.—

How To Determine What to Pay Your Babysitter? — How much should you pay a babysitter? What factors play a role in determining that amount? This article provides some up to date advice on how to figure out how much to pay your sitter.

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