Category: Parents (page 1 of 28)

“Mom It’s Just A Scratch” And Other Sports Problems With Kids

So, your kids have reached the age when they are starting to get interested in sports. Congratulations, this can be a fantastic time for you as a parent. You can cheer them on at their games, show pride as they compete in tournaments or maybe even find... Read More

Need a last minute #Halloween costume? @RideGOTRAX has 4 easy #DIY #hoverboard ideas.

GOTRAX™, the new Denver-based brand of hoverboards and electric ride-ables on a mission to boost imaginations and the possibility for personal transportation, has released a list of last-minute DIY Halloween costumes that are sure to be out of this... Read More

A Pushy Parent’s Guide To Physical Activity For Kids

Child obesity is a growing epidemic because kids aren’t as active as previous generations. Technology has a role to play, as do globalization and a change in values. However, one of the main reasons for inactivity is a pushy parent. Moms and dads who... Read More

Does The Right Environment Have An Impact On Our Children?

We have a lot of choices to make as parents for the benefit of our children’s futures, and when it comes to being a skilled and savvy parent, there’s no handbook on how to do it right, but this always brings up the age-old nature versus... Read More

Encouraging Art In A Child Develops A Creative Thinker In Adulthood

From the living room to the board room and many points in between, today’s world is often complicated, requiring layers of thought in order to unravel the solution. Or like a light bulb, the right idea for business success might just suddenly flicker... Read More

6 Things We Need To Stop Saying To Bereaved Parents

Joan Markwell knows the gut-wrenching, hollow feeling left behind when a child is taken too early. It’s a feeling that mothers have experienced recently and throughout the last few years after tragic attacks in Orlando, Manchester, London, San... Read More

Child Predators: Beyond the “Creepy” Stereotypes

By Joelle Casteix Child sexual abuse acts like a nuclear bomb in a community: While not everyone is immediately injured, the effects and pain for everyone involved can last for decades. No one teaches people how to react when someone they know is... Read More

8 Tips for Teaching Writing in the Digital Age – @LWathh

By Lisa Wathen Learning in today’s digital environment has many advantages that would seem to maximize student success and prepare them for writing in college. Students have more access to content that can be differentiated. Teachers can provide... Read More

Comprehensive Sex Ed Not Working in U.S. Schools

The Institute for Research & Evaluation has released the results of a new analysis, entitled “Re-Examining the Evidence: School-Based Comprehensive Sex Education in the United States,” which examines the outcome research on sex... Read More

7 Challenges Parents of Teenage Girls Face With Regards to Sex

Dr. Sherrie Campbell Very few things in adolescence are certain but there is one thing upon which most teenage girls agree, and that is they must be sexy. They feel that they must wear the short-shorts with their rear-end’s hanging out to fit in and... Read More

5 Ways to Parent the Forgiveness-Cure

As parents we must teach our children the realities of life.  Life hurts us, people hurt us, we hurt other people and we hurt ourselves. That is what relationships and life are about. The sooner we let our children in on this secret the healthier... Read More

How To Teach Your Children To Handle #EMERGENCIES Without Scaring The Bleep Out Of Them

Discussing possible emergency scenarios with one’s children is never a pleasant topic. Parents do not want to frighten them or create new anxieties. Dr. Sanam Hafeez is a New York City based Neuro-psychologist and School Psychologist who has an... Read More

I Love My Friend but I Hate Her Kids: Five Ways to Cope

By Dr. Sherrie Campbell Isn’t’ that the worst thing to have a friend you adore but you cannot stand her kids? No doubt this puts a strain and wedge in the relationship.  You have to decide when and how to spend time with her.  It isn’t always... Read More

7 Steps to Becoming a Well-Behaved Parent

Are you a Well-Behaved Parent? We are all so concerned about our children’s behavior, and yet so often, we are acting like jerks to our kids. We lose our patience with them, yell at them, tell them what to do without saying please or thank you,... Read More

Prepping Our Parents Before School Begins

Sure, you need pencils and books, but we need to prepare our children for heading back to school emotionally.  Here are some ways to connect with your child on back-to-school issues–from anticipated fears to finding new ways to have... Read More

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