Dr. Ada Anbar

Ada Anbar holds a Ph.D. in Early Childhood Education from the University at Buffalo, and, after a 40-year teaching career, is now a full-time writer. She is passionate about children and their mothers and likes to reduce the amount of stress in their lives. She wants children to develop their best potential and mothers to have the peace of mind to achieve their best. She works toward these goals through her books which discuss the different issues in early childhood development and the difficulties that mothers have in balancing their needs with the needs of their children. The author of several parenting books, Dr. Anbar lives in Phoenix, Arizona close to her children and is the proud mother of two sons and grandmother of six grandchildren. Ada’s most recent book focuses on one of the aspects at the other end of human development, dementia. Based on her recent experience with her husband, her new book is “When Love Meets Dementia — Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD) and the Family”. Now available for purchase at Barnes & Noble, Amazon, and other fine bookstores.

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More Psychopathic Individuals are Headed Our Way

We can no longer ignore the recent changes in American society and their effect on the development and behavior of America’s children. High divorce rates, single-parent homes, the rising use of daycare, teenage parenting, and drug use to name a few, are creating a perfect storm of youngsters who are unable to form close attachment …

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Should Every Woman Become a Mother?

My short answer to this question is “no”. Not every woman should become a mother. One first needs to be ready for this all-encompassing, exhilarating, and life-giving experience. This answer, however, is not written in stone. It is fluid, subjective and prone to change. A woman who is not ready for motherhood at one point …

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Is Marriage Necessary?

With about a third of US children born every year to unwed mothers, is marriage necessary? Many young adults are asking themselves, “Why marry now? What’s so important about the marriage ceremony and certificate?” Especially when the social stigma of cohabitation and single parenthood are virtually gone. Arguments Against Marriage Middle-class men are apparently fearful …

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Daycare’s Illusion

Daycare's Ilusion

Preschoolers thrive on continuous individual relationships in a warm, stimulating environment. Spending long days in a daycare center is not the optimal environment for their development. A few hours – two to three times a week – beginning around age three, in a good center or preschool, will offer social and intellectual enrichment for children. …

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A Mother’s Job Description

A mother's job description

What is a mother’s actual job description? Why should a young, healthy, and energetic woman, often highly educated and professionally experienced, stay home for a few years with a new baby? Are the first two to three years of a child’s life worth a mother putting her own career and personal interests on hold? In …

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