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Welcome to the January 28, 2012 edition of parenting link roundup. Sue Waters presents 10 Frightening Facts About Teen Drivers posted at Hope cannot change the world posted at Weekly Psyche.

Paul Taylor presents 10 Signs the Sitter Should Fire the Family posted at Babysitting Jobs, saying, “Good babysitters are tough to find and many times a family is forced to fire the sitter who isn’t doing a good job. However, the tables could be turned and the situation may arise where the sitter is forced to fire the family.”

Debbie Denard presents 10 Reasons Our Kids are Not Nearly as Tough as We Used to Be posted at Nanny, saying, “I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard an adult say, we didn’t do that when we were a kid and we lived to tell about it. It does seem that we have become a society of over protective parents.”

Tina Marconi presents How to Know When to Stop Wiping Your Child’s Butt | Babysitters posted at Babysitters, saying, “We’ve heard it our whole lives. Moms everywhere will tell us, mothers never stop being mothers. Long after their children have all grown up, their mission remains. For these steadfastly eternal maternal guardians, we endeavor to share the secret to knowing when their job is done. One job in particular, actually. Here we shall explain how to know when it’s time to stop wiping your child’s butt.”

Lisa Belkin presents The 10 Best Countries for Maternity Care posted at Medical Billing and Coding Certification, saying, “In a perfect world, maternity care would be at a similarly excellent level for all moms and babies around the world, but the fact is that some countries just seem to do better than others.”

Kathy Simmons presents 10 Reasons Why Kids Love to Play Candyland posted at Nanny Services, saying, “Candyland is probably the simplest board game that exists. It is made for very young children, and as long as it has been around, young children have been enjoying the fun it provides”

Donna Cullen presents 10 Ways to Find Out If Your Love Wants Kids posted at Top Dating Sites, saying, “Even the happiest couples can run into a serious roadblock when one person wants children and the other doesn’t, but broaching the subject can be sticky. Opening the discussion too soon can make your partner feel like they’re being rushed into very serious commitments, but avoiding the topic for too long can lead to disappointment.”

Barbara Williams presents 10 Signs a Parent is Upset with You posted at Find A Babysitter, saying, “Working as a nanny can be a rewarding and fulfilling job for people who love children. However, getting along with the parents can sometimes be a challenge.”

Madison Miller presents Top 10 Myths that Dupe College Freshman posted at Online Degree.net, saying, “When gearing up for freshman year of college, students and their parents are bombarded with all kinds of “myths” and “tips” about school. Here are some of the most common myths that fool freshman. With this helpful advice, you and/or your child will have piece of mind knowing they won’t be fooled by this bad advice!”

Sara Dawkins presents 7 Home Remedies for a Kid with a Belly Ache posted at NannyPro.com, saying, “Kids have belly aches for all kinds of reasons and not all of them have to do with illness. Sometimes stress or anxiety is to blame. Finding out the basic cause of the discomfort can help in deciding which remedy you want to use.”

Nancy Parker presents 10 Ways to Tell a Child You are Sorry posted at eNannySource, saying, “Communication and trust are the hallmarks of a strong relationship; and, with all due respect to Erich Segal, that means knowing when to say you’re sorry. Sometimes knowing how to say it is even more difficult, especially when it comes to our children.”

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