Kicking Off Kindergarten

By Christa Melnyk Hines For many parents, kindergarten signals an important transition from the all-consuming baby and toddler years. Suddenly, your “baby” is expected to make more choices on her own, stay focused over a longer period of time, learn new...

Raising Generation Z

By Kerrie McLoughlin Parenting Generation Z kids can certainly be a challenge. Why? Well, it was easy for my own parents to set limits on my landline telephone time. For parents these days, however, it can be a pain to make sure you’re tracking the right things your...

A Place for Everyone

By Melanie Isaacs I was only five when my Uncle Brian passed away. He and my Uncle Billy, who died before I was born, had Duchenne muscular dystrophy. I do not remember the hardships they faced or the struggle my parents and grandparents had keeping them comfortable...

Traveling with Kids

By Denise Morrison Yearian Traveling with children can be a rewarding experience, but it can present challenges, too. To help make your summer vacation enjoyable and memorable for everyone in the family, consider these quick tips: Get your child’s input. After...

Screen Addiction

By Dan Williams PT, CSCS, BCN Parents are often concerned that their child is spending too much time on their iPad, iPhone or other electronic device and wonder if screen time affects their brain development and maturation. Parents also wonder if it is addicting...

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