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Self-respect gets no respect

November 11, 2013 Parents worry about self-esteem with their children. A low self-esteem is correlated with poor academic and personal developmen. more »»

Giving back during the holidays

November 11, 2013 The holidays are time for celebration and a time for giving. more »»

Family is a child’s life center

November 11, 2013 While on a recent trip to Greece, my husband and I made a two-night layover in Rafina (the second busiest seaport town in the Athens area. more »»

Tips for parents on discussing bullying

November 11, 2013 As we know all too well these days, bullying can happen any time, any where and to anyone, from the youngest children in day care (or even at home) and beyond. more »»

Practicing mindfulness of being grateful

November 11, 2013 As Thanksgiving approaches, it is a great time to discuss how to combine the practice of mindfulness with being grateful, and how to weave this practice into your family life. more »»

ADD/HD app

September 30, 2013 Internationally renowned child and adult ADD/HD expert, author and speaker Dr. more »»

Five tips for haunting house

September 30, 2013 Americans spent close to $8 billion on Halloween last year, according to the National Retail Federation. more »»

6 study habits to avoid, adopt

September 3, 2013 No matter what age or academic level, employing effective studying strategies can make all the difference between acing a class, barely passing or worse, failing miserably. more »»

3 back-to-school homework tips

September 3, 2013 The ritual of back to school time is here once again. Some parents can’t wait to get their kids out the door, while others don’t want those lazy summer days to end. more »»

Going back to school without separation anxiety

September 3, 2013 Backpacks, new clothes and packing lunches are buzz words this time of year. But for parents it can bring worry and concern about their little one. more »»

Ready, set, CAMP

May 22, 2013 Camps come in all shapes and sizes – there are day camps, residential camps, weekend camps and specialty camps, just to name a few. more »»

Gap between ears is most important

May 3, 2013 If you tweet on Twitter, you will see many #Thighgap. There is always something new, and it appears thigh gap is the new way girls are comparing themselves with one another to feel thin and pretty. more »»

Dealing with reaction to violence

May 3, 2013 With the recent happenings in Boston and Texas, I am reminded of our “little ones.” If you are a parent, your child monitors their reaction by watching yours. more »»

Watch your kids screen time

May 3, 2013 Childhood obesity has become an epidemic in the U.S. Two out of three children are overweight or obese. more »»

Local youth theater arts program announces auditions for ‘The Pirates of Penzance’

April 8, 2013 Mid-Ohio Valley high school and early college-aged young adults are invited to audition in April for the local Theatre de Jeunesse theater arts program’s production of “The Pirates of Penzance” by... more »»

Conventions some great, family-friendly fun

April 8, 2013 Gaming conventions are a great way to try new games, meet game designers and fellow enthusiasts, and to have some family-fun time on a relatively small budget. more »»

Simple strategies for inclusion

April 8, 2013 Today, there is much talk about ensuring that programs and activities are both diverse and inclusive. more »»

Good readers make good writers

April 8, 2013 It is never too early to teach a love of writing to your children. It has long been shown that the better the reader, the better the writer. more »»

Laundry tips for saving money, energy

April 8, 2013 Whether you’re using a new machine or an old one, a few practices will save money and energy each time you do your laundry: ? Do your laundry correctly the first time, so you don’t have to re-wash it. more »»

Ways to encourage self-help skills

March 4, 2013 Children have a drive to be independent and do things on their own. This is a healthy part of normal child development. As children grow, they learn to do more and more task. more »»

 
 

 

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