SUMMER AND SIBLINGS
07/01/2021 ● By Rachel Martin
During the long days of summer, when school is out, children often spend more time with brothers and sisters (siblings) than usual. Sometimes this can mean opportunities for building close sibling relationships, and other times it can mean lots of shouting, fighting, and parental stress and frustration.Read More »
Messing with Mud
01/01/2021 ● By Beth Stein
The ingredients in the recipe are simple: water for wetness, soil for substance, crumpled leaves for texture, bark chips for chunks, grass for green-ness, and rocks just for fun. The how-to part of the recipe is also pretty straightforward – dig, dump, stir, mush, squoosh, pour, pound.Read More »
Coping with Distance Learning Burnout
01/01/2021 ● By Pilar Bradshaw, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic looks and feels very different to students, teachers and parents. Long hours in front of a screen, challenges with technology and difficulty mastering new material can be overwhelming to some children.Read More »
Drum Roll Please....
12/01/2020 ● By Kelli Matthews
The 2020 Oregon Family Magazine Holiday Gift Guide is here! This year, for our 9th annual gift guide, we found creative and imaginative gifts for kids.Read More »
Inspiring Generosity in Children
12/01/2020 ● By Pilar Bradshaw, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Generosity is a trait most parents would like to see instilled in their children. Teaching kids to serve and give to others builds character and empathy. It also releases chemicals in the brain that stimulate reward pathways and creates a feeling of joy.Read More »
5 Kid Behaviors Adults Could Learn to Do Better
07/01/2020 ● By Cheryl Maguire
There's a lot we can learn from our kids (too)...Read More »
Understanding Power Struggles with Your Child
06/03/2020 ● By Parenting Now!
We all have them - it's inevitable... So, here's some why and how to help.Read More »
Communicating with Your Child During Times of Stress
05/03/2020 ● By by Parenting Now!
This is a challenging time in our lives - our kids need us now, more than ever.Read More »
Food as Medicine
04/01/2020 ● By Karen Ortiz, M.D., F.A.A.P. Eugene Pediatrics
6 Tips to Encourage Healthy EatingRead More »