Category: PARENTING

Preparing Kids for Summer Break

The kids around the country are counting the days. They know before too long, the final bell of the school year will be ringing and they’ll be able to enjoy a couple of months...

"Because" Just Doesn't Work

Children are inquisitive by nature. When they are younger, it’s usually because they want to better understand something. When they are older, it’s because they want to better understand why you think something is...

Does Your Child Have Too Many Activities?

Studies have proven time and time again that when children are involved in extra-curricular activities, their odds of getting in trouble or becoming a criminal go down as well. Northeastern’s College of Criminal Justice...

Sex Ed for Teens in America – At School and At Home

It may come as a surprise to many parents that sex education in public schools essentially began in 1892, when the National Education Association requested that “moral education” was needed in schools. It wasn’t...

Go Green With Your Kids

Parents are much more than just parents, they are teachers as well. Studies indicate that, despite contrary notions, most children still consider their parent’s advice to be the best and will listen (up to...

Separation Anxiety and Your Kindergartner

“Separation anxiety” is an emotional response that is so common when people are removed from the familiar that it has a medical category for it.  Along with post traumatic stress syndrome and similar emotional...

Control your Anger, Don't let it Control You

Anger can be a paralyzing and debilitating condition.  But it can be a terrifying and degrading experience for your child if you’re taking your anger out on them.  Physical and verbal abuse of a...