Category: Parents (page 1 of 31)

Free COVID-19 Webinars for Youth – @ajsantella

A new, free webinar series for children and teens aims to increase their understanding about the growing COVID-19 pandemic, with information covering the virus’ origins, signs and symptoms, minimizing risk, and the importance of physical distancing,... Read More

Free Streaming Apps for Kids

Many of us will be spending more time at home over the coming weeks. If a little screen time is part of your plan for keeping kids entertained, check out these ten apps for kid friendly content. HappyKids.TV With the HappyKids app, you can sort... Read More

Parents’ Ultimate Guide to TikTok

With so many social networks to keep track of, it’s not surprising if your kid’s obsession with the TikTok app leaves you scratching your head. So what is it exactly? TikTok is a free social media app that lets you watch, create,... Read More

More Students Pursue Certificates and Associate Degrees

More students are pursuing certificates and associate degrees than bachelor degrees in the United States, and they tend to be more diverse in race and ethnicity, economic status and age. That’s the overall conclusion of a recent research project... Read More

Why Some Play the “Class Clown”

The teacher just told you that your child’s been acting up in school and playing the class clown. You’re not totally surprised. You’ve noticed similar behavior at home, especially when other people are around. So, what’s this behavior about,... Read More

Appropriate Attire And What To Do About It

My youngest daughter just started Middle School.  She’s the youngest of three so I’ve done this bit before, but it gets a little harder each time.  This go around, it was clothing that was the issue.  My youngest,... Read More

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

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