Archive for 'Kid Culture'

Kids and Sleepovers

Kids and Sleepovers

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 [...]

Summer Camps

Summer Camps

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 [...]

Raising Kids in the 21st Century

Raising Kids in the 21st Century

This book is an easy-to-read guide on raising emotionally healthy children that is based on sound psychological research. Raising Kids in the 21st Century format makes it a good choice for students, parents, or practitioners. - [...]

Overnight Camps and Homesickness

Overnight Camps and Homesickness

Feeling homesick is common with children at overnight camp. Fortunately for most, those homesick blues quickly pass. Going away to overnight or residential camp can be one of the more rewarding experiences of childhood. Living in [...]

Unstructured Play – Important to Child Development

Unstructured Play – Important to Child Development

While signing children up for after-school lessons and sports teams is valuable, new studies reveal that allowing time for unstructured play is also valuable. Studies reveal that over the past 50 years, free, unstructured play in [...]

Overweight Children Have More Social Problems

Overweight Children Have More Social Problems

Young children who are considered overweight when they are four and five years old are at a higher risk of having social problems and suffering from bullying and teasing as they get older, according to a [...]

The Internet’s Effects on Children

The Internet’s Effects on Children

Just why are kids are so attracted to life online? Effects of Life Online Surveys show that today teens spend an average of 31 hours a week online, from social network sites, to online computer games, [...]

Keeping Children Safe From Online Predators

Keeping Children Safe From Online Predators

Keeping your child safe from online predators. Online Predators Life online has opened up a whole new avenue for pedophiles and predators to reach our children. Unfortunately the fact is, we need to keep our guard [...]

Age Appropriate Computer Limits

Age Appropriate Computer Limits

How to set limits when it comes to computer use and kids. Computer Age Limits Spending time on-line is as much a part of life today as was watching TV twenty years ago. And just as [...]

Video Game Addiction in Teens and Pre-Teens

Video Game Addiction in Teens and Pre-Teens

Studies show that the excitement of video games makes playing them addictive. Parents of preteens and teens hardly find the realities of video game addiction surprising. Ask any preteen or teen how they love to spend [...]