Archive for 'Kid Culture'
What parents need to consider to keep their adolescents safe. Keeping Adolescents Safe Have you had the “big talk” with your preteen or even teen? Most parents dread the idea of sitting down and discussing the [...]
Cyber bullying has become more prevalent through the use of e-mail, instant messages, chat rooms, and other digital messaging systems. It brings with it unique challenges. Cyber Bullying provides the most current and essential information on [...]
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 [...]
Does your preteen’s messy room drive you crazy? Believe it not, that mess is a necessary part of your child’s development. If you have a child between 9 and 12, you may have noticed a few [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Sending children off to their first overnight camp can give both parents and children a case of the jitters. But with a little preparation, residential camp can be the thrill of a child’s lifetime. Going away [...]
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