Archive for 'Tween'
A look at how sleep can keep our children’s immune system strong. Sleep & Immune System More and more research is pointing to the fact that that sleep is a vital component in keeping disease at [...]
Setting high expectations for our daughter’s education. Girls and Education There was a time when girls rarely went onto university or college. Today, more than 50% of university degrees are awarded to women. Still, many girls [...]
Do you have a novelty seeking, high risk teen? Then it’s important for you to encourage safe ways for your teen to test her limits. Is your teen an adventure seeker? High-risk teens are those who [...]
A recent study out of the University of Alberta has shown that computers and televisions in children’s bedroom negatively affects their sleep and weight. This research is the first to find a correlation between sleep, diet [...]
When your teen’s moodiness is cause for concern. Mood Swings Mood swings and teens really do go hand-in-hand. Along with the hormonal fluctuations, teens are trying to figure out who they are and how they fit [...]
What to do when you lose your cool and blow up at your kids. Losing Your Cool As parents, we’ve all been there. A discussion with our kids turns into an argument, we blow up, the [...]
Why it’s important to take our children’s grief seriously. Loss of a Pet Does your child have a small pet? Then be prepared for the inevitable. When children loose a small pet like a hamster or [...]
How to know if you’re over scheduling your child’s after school agenda. Over-Scheduling Kids Not only are children starting back into school at this time of year, they’re also enrolling in after school lessons and sports [...]
Pretzels, bacon, fries and many other processed foods should be avoided when it comes to feeding our children says The World Health Organization (WHO). For the first time, it has released new daily sodium consumption limits [...]
Down on the farm, life may be sweet. But country living poses many hazards to the unsuspecting family. If you live in the country or simply enjoy the occasional visit to a farm or ranch, it’s [...]
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