Archive for 'Development'
What to say when your child questions the big guy in red. Is there a Santa? During this time of the year, you can count on a few things. Children will begin to be inundated with [...]
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 [...]
Next time you’re out grocery shopping, you may want to make a point of stocking up with healthy, high calorie foods for your teen on the go. It turns out, teens need a lot of food [...]
Why time in the great outdoors brings families closer together. Camping with Kids There’s something about camping as a family that is truly special. Time just seems to slow down when we’re in Mother Nature, and [...]
The preteen years are the calm before the storm of the more tumultuous teen years. But that doesn’t mean that parents can sit back and relax. The preteen years mark a time in a child’s life [...]
Throughout much of North America, there is a growing trend to shorten or even do away with recess entirely, in order to find more time to teach academics. In some classrooms, some teachers use recess as [...]
A new study has found that 38% of US boys in middle and high school use protein supplements, and 6% admit to trying steroids in the hopes of building muscle mass. While the dangers of steroids [...]
If you’re the parent of a teenager, you’ve probably caught yourself lamenting over the fact that you never seem to see your child anymore…not because she’s out with friends, but because she’s spending time alone. Teens [...]
Recent studies suggest that by exercising now, children will enjoy health benefits that last well into their senior years. According to the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM), children who regularly exercise in childhood are [...]
A look at when your child’s brain is fully developed. Brain and Development Science is learning more and more about human brain development. One thing that’s become clear is that brains continue to develop until at [...]
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