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Whether a child is the victim of name calling or physical abuse, bullying is devastating to a child’s sense of self worth. Is your child the victim of bullying? Sometimes the signs are hard to spot, [...]
All children excel in certain areas. For the child who is gifted academically, their intellectual abilities can pose unique challenges for both parents and schools. What makes a child intellectually gifted? Certainly genetics play a role, [...]
In the quest for thinness, has your teen developed an eating disorder? Is your teen or adolescent excessively concerned about her shape and weight? Is she irritable, depressed, or withdrawing from friends? When combined with weight [...]
From carving pumpkins to jumping in leaf piles, a look at why the family that plays together stays together. Family Events Today, many families’ lives are jam packed with school, work and activities from household chores to [...]
Why Snowbanks are Unsafe for Kids to Play On. Snowbank Safety As the winter months pass, the piles of snow at the sides of roads and in parking lots and driveways gets higher and higher. To [...]
Keeping tobogganing fun and safe for your family. Tobogganing Tobogganing and sledding down a slippery slope is a great way to spend a winter day with our kids. But you’ll want to follow a few safety [...]
How to keep kids safe and sound when skating on a pond. Skating Safety There’s nothing quite as magical as skating on a lake or pond. It’s also a fun family activity, and a great way [...]
When it comes to higher grades for our children, many parents resort to tutors and longer homework hours, but a better approach might be to increase recess time. Studies show a direct link between more exercise [...]
How to prevent carbon monoxide poisonings during autumn and winter. Furnace and Co2 Safety Carbon monoxide is colorless, odorless, tasteless and toxic. A product of incomplete combustion, it can cause headache, nausea, dizziness and even be [...]
Why the family that laughs together stays together. Humor in the Family Being a parent is serious stuff, but that doesn’t man we need to be only serious with our kids. Laughing and joking and having [...]
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