Category: Parents (page 1 of 31)

Preventing Summer Kidnappings

Summer is supposed to be a carefree time, especially for children who are out of school and can spend the majority of their time outside enjoying the beautiful weather and doing fun activities. But according to the National Incidence Studies of... Read More

Co-Parenting Tips Every Divorcing Couple Needs to Know

It’s well known that nearly half of all marriages in the country end in divorce. The rate is even higher for subsequent marriages. What many people are not as focused on are the children involved and how to best go about co-parenting in a way that... Read More

8 Ways to be a Great Advocate for Your Family Member With Special Needs

By Annette Hines For most families, the journey of taking care of a family member with special needs is “a marathon, not a sprint”.  The emphasis must be on taking care of yourself and your family in order to take on the long-term... Read More

There’s a Measles Outbreak, and it’s Hurting Our Children. Be Proactive.

By Joy Stephenson-Laws, JD, Founder Excerpt from complete story, found here pHLabs Since measles is a virus, it cannot be treated with antibiotics. There is actually no specific treatment for measles, but symptoms usually improve within... Read More

How To Not Get Hit By A Car

This infographic highlights seven ways children are getting hit, paired with seven tips to prevent them from happening. ... Read More

Mindfulness Won’t Save Us. Fixing the System Will.

Christina Torres Although I question the value of social media in my life, I do use it to find feel-good stories that provide a moment of self-care in dark times. So when I saw a video on my feed about a school using meditation instead of... Read More

Remembering Mitchel: One Dad’s Mission To Prevent Distracted Driving

In this personal video testimony, Steven Kiefer shares the tragic story about his teenage son, Mitchel, who was killed when his car was hit by a distracted driver.  ... Read More

3 Tips for Supporting Mental Health and Well-being in Our Children

Children from all walks of life experience stressful situations. Thousands of children walked from South America to the United States with their families and endured hardships and danger along the way. Children in many parts of the world have been... Read More

Forgotten Baby Syndrome: 3 Things Every Parent Must Know

Most parents assume they would never accidently forget their child in a car. Unfortunately, even the most loving parents have experienced near misses or even painful tragedies due to Forgotten Baby Syndrome (FBS) – a medical term that explains... Read More

3 Things For Parents And Young Athletes To Know About Concussions

Help change the culture of youth sports! ... Read More

Keeping Kids Safe in the Critical Hours Before & After School

Most children spend their morning and afternoon hours walking to and from school or waiting for a bus unsupervised. It is important that parents provide their child with safety skills and information that can help them make smart decisions as well as... Read More

The Momo Challenge is a Hoax

The Momo Challenge is the latest viral challenge that targets children in the name of self-harm. Following in the horrifying footsteps of previous online attacks on young and impressionable viewers, like Slenderman and the Tide Pod Challenge, the... Read More

Ten Questions to Ask to Make Your Child’s IEP Meeting a Success

Episcopal Center for Children Offers Advice to Help Parents of Children Coping with Special Needs Individualized Education Plan (IEP) meetings are very important for children coping with special needs. These meetings outline goals for the child’s... Read More

Fostering This Trait in Your Child May Be a Key to Their Future

This April, the University of Michigan came out with a study concluding that curiosity is the “single most important trait” predicting success in school. The benefits of curiosity are. . . well, curious.  A 2014 study proves something that might... Read More

3 Activities to Teach Kids Kindness

Every parent wants their kid to grow up to be a kind person. One great place to start is by modeling kindness yourself – and luckily, teachers and parents can also help encourage kindness in children by doing activities that help teach the quality.... Read More

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