5 Secrets for Making Back-to-School Stress-Free

read more

College Dorm Essentials

read more

How to Care for a Caregiver When It’s Overwhelming

read more

Revenge Porn Isn’t Just a Celebrity Thing

read more

School Years

The Dangers of Wearing Flip Flops Back to School

I remember when I was a kid going back to school meant new fall clothes – longs sleeves, pants. I’m not sure if it’s global warming or just a waning memory of what I really experienced but when my kids go back to school it’s almost certain there will be at least two or three […]

When It Comes To Spring Sports Make Sure Your Kids Are Protected

April marks the start of many spring sports for kids from Little League to spring soccer.  While team sports are a great activity, it’s important that our children are sufficiently protected while they’re on the field.  According to the Centers for Disease Control, sports-related injuries are the leading cause of emergency room visits for 12 […]

More Warnings on the Dangers of Childhood Obesity

A study was just released by The American Heart Association which finds that the arteries of obese children and teens may have as much plaque build-up as those of a 40-year old.  This is startling and just another warning sign of the growing epidemic of childhood obesity in this country.  Approximately one-third of kids in […]

Do you know your town’s school bus regulations?

Five years ago when my son was in kindergarten I got a terrible scare.  Every day he had the same schedule – Monday and Wednesday he took the bus home and the other three days he took the school bus to the YMCA.  This was a standing note I had with his teacher.  More than […]

Latest MySpace Cyberbullying Victim

This week an 8th grade girl in Florida is missing her graduation.  She's too embarrassed to go because she's afraid she'll be teased about the sexual comments that have been posted on her My Space page.  The problem is, she isn't the one who has been posting these messages.  This little girl is the most […]

Warning of School Threat Spread By Text – Help or Hystera?

There was an article on the cover of USA Today this morning about the power of text messaging in spreading rumors about potential school violence.  Apparently in the past several months many schools have seen wide spread absenteeism after students had used text messages to spread warnings about potential campus shooters, bomb threats and the […]

Can MySpace Really Protect Our Kids?

It was just announced today that a group of state attorneys general have teamed up with social networking site MySpace to form a joint task  force.  The goal is to better protect children from online predators and educate parents about the risks of social networking sites.   As part of this initiative, MySpace will now make […]

New Learning Software That’s Safe and Fun

Internet safety is one of the largest issues that we as parents face today. With all the information available it is often difficult to decipher what is “safe” for our children to interact with online, or even on the computer in general. Even when a game claims to be safe and educational, we find ourselves […]

Page 3 of 41234
  • Advertisement