Category: Parenting

active children playing outside with a ball

Do Active Children Become Active Adults?

According to Familyeducation.com, twenty million kids register each year for youth hockey, football, baseball, soccer, and other competitive sports. The National Alliance for Sports reports that 70 percent of these kids quit playing these league …
checklist for parents

Homework Checklist for Parents

One of your jobs as a parent is to encourage your child to learn and will provide strategies and methods to improve his academic performance and organizational skills, so that he can successfully complete homework …
children eating healthy

A Few Healthy Tips from the Trenches

As a mom who is concerned with healthy lifestyles, I am always intrigued to hear other families’ tips. So I thought you might like to hear a few of mine: –When you shop, let your …
little girl with her family eating in a restaurant

Restaurants and Kids?

As a young parent, I never voluntarily took my children out to a restaurant. If I had a choice between home or a restaurant, it was a no-brainer: we ate at home. Why go through …