16
Jun

Make the Most of National Wireless Safety Week

Talking to our kids about safe social practices isn't always easy. Many of us may be unaware of the issues they face, so educating ourselves is the first step toward educating our kids.

15
Jun

Making Mud Pies is Good for Your Health

Mycobacterium vaccae, a bacteria found in soil and air, may actually promote learning and decrease psychological depression.

15
Jun

Do Your Kids Gag When Swallowing Pills? There’s a Trick for That!

Most of us approach pill swallowing the same way we approach swallowing liquid and food–with our heads positioned straightforward. Research suggests turning to the side, tilting upward or tucking downward may make swallowing pills easier.

14
Jun

Strict TV Rules Encourage Kids to Be More Physically Active

I'm not an expert, but I can tell you right now, once I set the limitations on how much television got watched around the house, it definitely encouraged both of us to get more active. We took daily walks, spent time in the park and we read a lot of books.

14
Jun

Is Having Children Still Essential for Married Couples?

More couples are having fewer children, despite reality television shows portraying families with upwards of eight children. Many couples tend to be more relationship focused, working hard at maintaining the adult factors of their marriage, rather than worrying about adding children to the mix.

14
Jun

The BP Oil Spill’s Impact on Kids

Taking the time to educate yourself about what is going on gives you the upper hand when your kids start asking questions, allowing you to formulate answers that are easy for them to understand.

11
Jun

Facebook and PTA Team Up to Teach Internet Safety

With the right educational tools in the hands of parents and educators, we can steer our kids in the right direction when it comes to online communication.

16
May

Homeschool Curriculum Options

In today’s world there is nothing unusual about homeschooling your children. As a matter of fact there are hundreds of…

16
May

Day Care Centers

As more families become two salary households, the need for daycare centers has increased dramatically in the past ten years….

16
May

Baby Walkers

Babies love to be on the move. But is it OK to satisfy your little one’s craving for motion by…