Archive for 'Development'
How a little shared TV time can you closer to your kids. Discussing TV and Movies Sometimes it’s easy to think of TV shows or movies as something that is separate from family time. But if [...]
Helping your child sail through those challenging tween years. Middle School Years Sudden growth spurts, mood swings, and all the other changes that take place during puberty can be tough on our kids. And tweens may [...]
A look at finding after school childcare solutions for the older kid. Latchkey Kids As working parents, after school childcare can be difficult to find, and expensive. An option for some families is having their child [...]
Socializing is one of the most complex skills a child will learn. As parents, we can do a lot to help them develop these skills positively. Even as toddlers, friends play a special role in children’s [...]
Using TV to teach our kids to be critical thinkers. Media Literacy Let’s face it, electronic media isn’t going away. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. From radio to TV, to movies, smartphones, tablets and more, [...]
Keeping teens safe when they drive to school. Driving to School Did your teen work and save for a car this summer? Or maybe she uses the family car to get to school some days. Believe [...]
Why you’ll want to turn off the TV and computer if you have young children. Young Kids and Television Both the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Canadian Pediatric Society recommends that children under two years [...]
Tips for helping your child feel secure when flying alone. Kids Traveling Alone Whether it’s visiting relatives or a friend in another city, it’s not uncommon for children to fly alone. Airlines have rules in place [...]
Why the best family holiday could be right at home, Staycations. Staycations Sometimes it’s easy to forget about all of the great activities available right in our own backyard. There’s local museums, pools, and parks to [...]
How to raise children who solve their own problems. Raising Problem Solvers When your child has a problem, are you tempted to jump in there and make it right? It’s a common reaction. But if we [...]
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