Archive for 'Kid Culture'
How movies, television and video games can bring families closer. Family TV Time In this day and age, both parents and kids are busy with commitments. Which is why family, movie and even video game nights [...]
Why kids’ growing imaginations need all types of toys to play with. Media Based Toys What toys did your children wish for this holiday season?l. Often at the top of children’s wish lists are those media [...]
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 [...]
It’s the deadliest combination going: bullies who get what they want from their target, bullied kids who are afraid to tell, bystanders who either watch, participate, or look away, and adults who see the incidents as [...]
From one of Canada’s most inspiring and gifted sports heroes, an urgently needed guide to getting our kids active and healthy. Like many of us, Silken Laumann’s fondest childhood memories are of play: staying outside until [...]
The benefits of letting kids take the lead with fun, family activities. Family Quality Time When it comes to spending one-on-one quality time with our children, or planning fun family activities, parents often take the lead. [...]
How to help your child learn the skills to be a better friend. Empathy and Friendships Are you concerned that your child is having trouble making or keeping friends? Considering how important friendship is to children, [...]
Just why do kids make such close friendships at camps? Summer Camps Did your children go away to camp this summer? Then likely you were pleased and amazed by the close friendship they formed over such [...]
Why kids get so much out of the residential camp experience. Summer Camps Wonder why children come away from residential camps a little more confident than they went into them? Well, according Michael Thompson, author of [...]
Why sleeping over at a friend’s is a childhood rite of passage. Kids and Sleepovers Sleepovers are a rite of passage for most kids. And no wonder – sitting up giggling into the wee hours of [...]
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