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Oct 3, 2014

All the parenting news you missed in September (while you were busy parenting!)

Parenting advice is all the rage on the Internet these days. Some of it’s useful; much of it is fluff. Since most moms and dads in the trenches of raising a family don’t have time to scour the web for words of wisdom, we’ve rounded up the best of this month’s parenting news and blogs. Here’s the latest batch.

### Parenting Science

– New brain research shows that “time-outs” may be akin to physical abuse.
– Most millennial parents want the same things for their kids, but why trying to make them turn out the way you want may be a “fool’s errand”.
– A recent study shows that helicopter parenting is effective but can harm kids psychologically.

### Parenting News

– Colorado’s cannabis moms are parenting while high, and they’re not ashamed.
– One parenting expert says there’s no such thing as a “bad” parent.
– Mommy blogger Jenn Mosher opens up about raising HIV positive kids.
– Why you may be to blame if your daughter ends up poor.

### Celebs

– Kate Hudson opens up about mommy guilt and the secret to her joy.
– Kim Kardashian vows to never spank her daughter, North.
– Jada Pinkett Smith reveals why she never punishes her kids.
– Actress Naomi Watts shares her biggest parenting regret.

### Twitter Fun

– Every week the Huffington Post rounds up its favorite parenting tweets and prints them here. Should make you smile.

### Kids and Tech

– Amazon launches 6 devices including the Kindle for kids.
No parental controls for iPhone’s latest update?
– You won’t believe what device was banned in Steve Jobs’ house.
– Are you a parent? You may want to think twice before financing your next car thanks to this new virtual repo technology.

### Online Safety

– Tweens and teens are stealing baby pictures to create fake online families.
– A new survey shows most parents don’t know how to teach their kids digital safety.
Everything you ever needed to know about Minecraft, but were scared to ask.
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