Tips for Keeping Your Kids Fit During the Off Season

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 5 people between the ages of 6 to 19 has obesity, which is excess body fat. A contributing factor to this problem is taking in more calories than are being burned. While it’s... Read More

It may be time to delete your Facebook account

If you’ve finally given up on the world’s most popular social media network and want to get rid of Facebook, it’s not too complicated to remove yourself from the service. But before you delete all of those pictures, posts, and Likes, you should... Read More

Another storm is coming – be prepared

Here we go again. Toby is headed toward the Northeast coast and is likely to hit hard with heavy, wet snow and strong winds. In the event of a power outage, here are some quick tips to get you back up and running once your power is restored. To fix... Read More

Steps to opt out of Facebook’s platform data sharing

You shouldn’t have to do this. You shouldn’t have to wade through complicated privacy settings in order to ensure that the companies with which you’ve entrusted your personal information are making reasonable, legal efforts to protect it.... Read More

Laser Tag Accuracy Tips

Laser tag can be enjoyed by players of all skill levels. Yet, if you’re looking to get an edge over your competition, it helps to have good accuracy. While games are all about having fun, everyone likes to win now and then, too! 1. Get the Best... Read More

How Couples Can Discuss Money Without Getting Divorce

Numerous studies point to money as one of the leading causes of divorce. From different spending habits and financial goals to one spouse earning considerably more income than the other, money can be a polarizing issue in a marriage, straining it to... Read More

#ToysAintUS – @LateNightParent

Join Ted Hicks / Rich Valdez as they moderate the #LNPShow that discusses today’s current events, social topics & raising kids in this current time. Dr Michele Reed is away this weekend.   We review and speak with the CEO of the Jinni... Read More

Fast Facts about ADHD

Looking for fast facts on ADHD (also known as ADD)? Use this one-page ADHD fact sheet to get essential information about this common condition. You can read the fact sheet below. Or you can print it out and give it to teachers, family members and... Read More

“I’m Tired of Having ADHD”: A Son’s Surprise Confession

When my son was diagnosed with ADHD at age 6, I was almost relieved. It confirmed what my husband and I had suspected all along, and pushed us to finally address his issues. My son had the opposite reaction when I told him. He burst into tears and... Read More

44% of Parents Feel Guilty They Haven’t Saved More For Child’s Education

If you paid your own way through college, you might want to give your kids the head-start you never had. In fact, 43% of parents currently saving for their child’s college education didn’t receive the same assistance from their parents,... Read More

#MarchMadness @LateNightParent

Danny Thompson from Around The Association Radio joins Ted Hicks to talk March Madness and the additional college basketball news. Questions covered: What makes a good college basketball fan? What do you think is the best city for college basketball... Read More

You Might Have A Toxic Time Bomb In Your Mouth

Researchers warn about toxic exposures in the environment and how those may lead to major health issues. Sometimes that toxicity may start in the mouth – and set the stage for serious diseases. Recent studies associate poor oral health... Read More

#MostLikelyTo – @latenightparent

Join Dr Michele Reed and Ted Hicks as they moderate the #LNPShow that discusses the latest trends and game changers in parenting, technology, education, sports & product reviews. Rich Valdez is on vacation this week.    Featured... Read More

#DaylightSavingTime Tips For Teens

Here are a few more tips (including this to make sure teens get enough sleep): Gradually start going to bed about 15 minutes earlier in the nights leading up to the time change Stop using electronics about 30 minutes prior to going to... Read More

Things to know – before opening a 529 college savings plan

Americans have been slow to embrace 529 college savings plans, which were introduced in the mid-1990s. A 529 plan offers tax advantages and the promise of growing your savings through investment returns. But the plans also have downsides, which... Read More

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