Archives for July2016

7 Ways to Prevent Bullying in Early Childhood

This type of harassment can happen at any age, but creating early awareness from the start makes a difference. Because only more recently it has entered into public conversation, there …

Healthy Habits: Facts and Suggestions to Combat the Obesity Epidemic

 Americans are less healthy than they used to be, and to solve this problem, we need to start at home. The last 30 years have seen child and adult obesity …

Get your bunch moving! Staying active is the single most important thing you can do for your heart. Kids learn by doing and observing the adults around them. When they …

Call of the Wild: 9 Valuable Tips for Camping with Kids

Make your child’s first summer camping trip a revelatory one. For city dwellers, this is the time of year when some campfire and starlight is an irresistible prospect. Who doesn’t …

Straight Talk About Napping: Getting Your Little One Down for a Nap

When it actually happens, naptime is great, but it’s not worth going to war over. Sleep begets sleep, and if your infant or toddler is not napping, chances are good …

An Exploration of Language Solving the Problem of Hurtful Words with Children

As part of our ongoing series on bullying, we explore the importance of language and how to teach our kids to respect it. Consider this fact: language is power. As …

A Room of One’s Own: Fun Decorating Ideas for Your Child’s Bedroom

The wealth of creativity out there makes it easy to do some brilliant design for kid’s rooms. Before school arrives is the perfect time to do some rearranging and sprucing …