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Ways To Work Out With Your Kids

Ways To Work Out With Your Kids

Exercise is beneficial in so many ways. It increases endorphins, leading to reduced stress and increased happiness, encourages healthy eating, builds muscle, increases confidence, improves coordination, and an extra perk for children is that it helps burn excess energy, which is optimal when bedtime comes around. The Department of Health and Human Services suggests that […]

How to Make Clean Up Time Fun for Young Children

How to Make Clean Up Time Fun for Young Children

Even when children are very young, chores and clean up time are massively beneficial for child development. New responsibilities teach kids to use recall, common sense, and basic motor skills. They also teach kids to work alongside their family members, which is critical considering how much of life consists of getting along and going along. It’s also […]

All About Sleep For Kids

All About Sleep For Kids

Sleep — or lack of it — is probably the most-discussed aspect of baby care. As new parents quickly discover, the quality and quantity of their baby’s sleep affects the well-being of everyone in the household. And sleep struggles rarely end when child moves from a crib to a bed. Instead of cries, it’s pleas or […]

Reasons Citrus Is Crucial For Your Child’s Health

Reasons Citrus Is Crucial For Your Child’s Health

Getting your kids to eat nutritious foods isn’t always easy. But oranges, mandarins, tangerines, and other sweet citrus fruits are usually an easy sell. These juicy treats can satisfy their sweet tooth without all the added sugar of candy, soda, and cookies. But more importantly than what citrus fruits don’t have is all the nutrients […]

Teaching Kids the Value of Money in a Cashless World

Teaching Kids the Value of Money in a Cashless World

As a concept, money isn’t going anywhere. As a physical object, pressed cotton and ink, it is increasingly rare. Stacks of dead presidents have been buried beneath a pile of PayPal and Venmo knockoffs, each with a specific function and a confounding interface. The place parents are most likely to find coinage is now their […]

How to Get Your Kid to Eat Fish

How to Get Your Kid to Eat Fish

Fish has long been a staple of the human diet and it’s well documented that fish-reliant societies (think: the Japanese and the Greeks) have lower rates of heart disease. Because fish are a great source of Omega-3 fatty acids, they are great for building brains as well. But getting kids to eat salmon can be […]

Signs Your Kid Is Sleep Deprived

Signs Your Kid Is Sleep Deprived

When your normally sweet, well-mannered child starts acting out, mouthing off, or otherwise whining about stuff that usually goes unnoticed, you probably have that little warning light flashing in your head that says tonight should be an early bedtime (definitely for him, maybe for both of you). Here are four other signs of sleep deprivation […]

How To Teach a Child to Argue Effectively

How To Teach a Child to Argue Effectively

In an era chock full of entertaining-yet-ineffective arguers shouting on cable news and reality television shows, teaching a child how to argue has never been more important. There are a lot of bad role models on our screen. And though some parents would prefer not to argue — or at minimum win arguments — with […]

How to Teach Kids to Value What They Have

How to Teach Kids to Value What They Have

Three-year-olds generally don’t show any particular interest in the care and maintenance of their possessions. Between gifts and items handed down from relatives, kids can easily be awash in a surplus of riches they don’t particularly appreciate, at least until they are lost or ruined. Teaching them to appreciate and value what they have can […]

How To Tackle Bullying: Boost Kids’ Self-Confidence

How To Tackle Bullying: Boost Kids’ Self-Confidence

Help! My Child Is Being Bullied At School Navigating a world of people can be more challenging than climbing the most treacherous of mountains. We are governed by emotions and, unless kept in check, negative emotions can lead to negative behaviours that are detrimental to others as well as to ourselves. Bullying is a national […]

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