Archive for 'Kid Culture'
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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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. - [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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