Articles (LP) http://www.lowcountryparent.com/apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=LP01 Articles (LP) en-us <![CDATA[Sweet dreams: After reality TV contest, young chef keeps on cooking]]>

From "Top Chef" to "Cupcake Wars," cooking competitions are heating up reality TV these days.

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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:16:00 EST
<![CDATA[Dealing with bullying: How to help when your child is picked on]]>

As a parent, there's no shortage of things to worry about. Are your children eating enough? Are they getting too much screen time? Are they happy? The list could go on forever. But one common concern shared by parents of school-aged children share is bullying.

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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:52:00 EST
<![CDATA[Mom of the Month: October 2016]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:07:00 EST <![CDATA[Family politics: Through discussions, debates, parents can model good civic behavior]]>

Mount Pleasant mom Emily Skinner isn't worried if family dinners turn into opinionated political conversations. In fact, she's encourages civic engagement in her children, Lilly, 11, and Bennett, 15.

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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:41:00 EST
<![CDATA[Tips for dealing with bullies]]> Talk with your child: Make sure your kids understand the difference between teasing and bullying.]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:50:00 EST <![CDATA[Tips for raising a civically minded child]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:35:00 EST <![CDATA[What's for (school) lunch? Districts aim to dish up healthy, kid-pleasing menus]]>
Memories of leathery loaves and gelatinous greens taint many adults’ taste for school lunch. But over the past five years, the "slop sloppy joes" once parodied by comedian Adam Sandler have marinated in modern methods of cafeteria service, and students are gobbling up the results.]]>
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:29:00 EST
<![CDATA[Mom of the Month: September 2016]]> Wed, 31 Aug 2016 12:26:00 EST <![CDATA[Finding balance: French mom shares her experience of raising a cross-cultural child]]>
Americans have long had a fascination with the French way of life, from their chic fashion to their love of fine food. In recent years, best-sellers like "Bringing up Bébé," the story of an American woman raising a child in France, have piqued interest in Gallic maternity and parenting styles as well. For a local...]]>
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 12:33:00 EST
<![CDATA[He or she? Creative gender reveal announcements]]>

In the 1970s, growing use of ultrasound technology in U.S. hospitals forever changed the pregnancy experience. For the first time in history -- unless you place stock in the homespun garlic test -- American parents could receive a scientific prediction about the sex of their unborn child. Blood tests can now predict a...]]>
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 11:14:00 EST
<![CDATA[Cracking the code: Despite learning challenges, parents aim to set kids up for success]]>

Tom Wilson knew his son Trey was bright and intelligent. But when Trey's Montessori preschool teacher began working with the class on the ABCs, she noticed Trey was demonstrating signs of a learning disorder. Ultimately, the Wilsons had their son tested by a psychologist who diagnosed him with dyslexia and ADHD, or...]]>
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:03:00 EST
<![CDATA[Bringing up baby around the world]]> Here are some parenting traditions from other corners of the globe:

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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 12:33:00 EST
<![CDATA[Resources for children with dyslexia and other learning challenges]]> - Decoding Dyslexia: decodingdyslexiasc.com or facebook.com/DecodingDyslexiaSC or call Mindy Steele at 843-737-1211

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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 12:48:00 EST
<![CDATA[Southern Women's Show makes first stop in Charleston]]>

Finding time for a day out isn't easy for busy moms.

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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 12:02:00 EST
<![CDATA[Great expectations: Tips for a happy, healthy pregnancy]]>

When Erin Marqua found out she was pregnant, her health had already been a top priority. She regularly did intense interval training workouts and ate healthy foods. But knowing her habits would now affect her unborn child motivated her to do even more.

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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 10:57:00 EST