Back-to-School Gear, Gadgets and Gizmos
09/01/2021 ● By Kelli Matthews
Heading back to school may look different this year, but having the right gear and gadgets can make it feel like a fresh start for a new school year.Read More »
Learning Style: Mirror into a Child’s Natural Soul
08/02/2021 ● By Kim Green-Spangler
The manner in which information is learned, material is comprehended, and concepts are processed called a “learning style.” How often have adults wondered what makes a child tick?Read More »
Should I Vaccinate My Kids Against COVID-19?
08/02/2021 ● By Pilar Bradshaw, M.D., F.A.A.P.
With so much misinformation circulating, we understand why parents may be struggling with whether to vaccinate their kids.Read More »
Family Volunteer Vacations
08/02/2021 ● By Tanni Haas, Ph.D.
Experts say that family volunteer vacations are beneficial not only to the communities that are served but also to the families themselves.Read More »
Benefits of Learning a Second Language
08/02/2021 ● By Jan Pierce
Studies show that there are optimal times for the brain to “hear” and be able to correctly duplicate the sounds of a second language. The earlier the exposure begins, the better to achieve native-like grammar and pronunciation.Read More »
What Makes Us Laugh?
07/01/2021 ● By Kimberly Blaker
The History of Laughter and Science Behind Its Medicinal EffectsRead More »
Body Language: Talking to Boys About Body Image
06/03/2021 ● By Malia Jacobson
Parents of sons may not realize the impact of comments and conversations about size, weight, and fitnessRead More »
Making the Move
04/02/2021 ● By Sarah Lyons
Whether across the country or just across town, moving is a big adjustment for everyone in the family. Children can feel overwhelmed and uprooted because they are rarely in control of a decision to change homes, neighborhoods, or schools.Read More »
Love Is in The Air !
02/04/2021 ● By Tanni Haas, Ph.D.
Parents are not generally comfortable with the idea of their teen dating; but it’s a fact of life, and better for everyone involved when it’s acknowledged and accepted, rather than denied.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 »