We’ve rounded up newsworthy parenting stories, trends, and tips for busy, tuned in parents. How to cope with a fatherless Father’s Day, healthy meal hacks, a study about picky eating being an eating disorder, and more!
When Picky Eating Is Actually an Eating Disorder | Science Daily
Parents of extreme “picky eaters” will find this report fascinating
“ARFID [Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder] is not just about picky eating . . . If left untreated, children and teens may be left with serious, long-term complications.” -Dr. Debra Katzman
Fatherless Father’s Day: Talking to Your Kid About His Absent Dad | Parenting
The anticipation of Father’s Day, and the day itself — heck all year round — can be confusing and hurtful for many families of absent dads. This article has helpful tips for single moms and how to effectively communicate with children regarding their absent father.
Get More Sleep or Die | CNN
New study by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine reports adults need at least seven hours
of sleep per night or risk adverse health hazards, such as heart attacks, diabetes, stroke, obesity, and more. (They had me at “Get More Sleep or Die.”)
Tip: Experts suggest you set an alternative alarm — one for going to sleep. It’s just as important as the one for waking up.
Sweet, Super Easy Baby Photo Project | Savvy Sweet Life
If you’re expecting, or have a young baby, or know someone who is/does, you’ll love this savvy parenting tip by mom blogger Sharisse! It’s too simple and too cute not to do!
Infertility: From His Perspective | Little Blog On The Homestead
This is all at once a unique, heartwarming, and raw commentary on what it’s like for a family man to go through infertility. And it’s beautifully written. If you’re experiencing infertility or know someone who is, this will embrace you.
5 Hacks for Healthy Meals at Home | Life Of Meg
Delicious, informative, nutritious, easy, must-read! Did I mention delicious?
Finally, from all of us at Tuned In Parents, we want to wish everyone who fits this description — in the traditional sense and to everyone enriching a child’s life in the role of a father in any sense of the word — Happy Father’s Day!
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