Category Archives: Kids

Info and advice for parents of school-aged children.

Best Apps For Child Education and Development

For the best apps for child education and development you have so many options.  It seems like the options are endless, no matter what operating system your cell phone uses.  Of course what you pick as an app will depend on what your child finds interesting and what you are trying to focus on for thei ...

Pros and Cons: Organized Sports for Kids

With the childhood obesity epidemic in the forefront of parents’ minds, enrolling a child in an organized sport seems like a great way to fit in regular, physical exercise. There are many benefits to playing a sport, but there can also be some damaging drawbacks, as well. Care needs to be taken to ful ...

What To Do When Your Child is Being Picked On

One thing that every parent hates is when his or her child is being picked on. Our mother hen comes out and we want to rescue our child. We don’t’ want to see them hurt or upset. But, what is the right thing to do when this happens? How should we handle it when our child is being picked on? Evaluate t ...

Discipline Mistakes We Make As Parents

All parents will make mistakes at times when they are dealing with their kids.  In fact many parents make some discipline mistakes along the way.  But the real sign is when you learn from those mistakes and don’t make them time and time again.  To help you out here are some of the common ones that man ...

Developmental And Educational Toys And Games

So many parents want to help out their young children by providing them developmental and educational toys and games.  This is great because even from an early age, it will help with all kinds of skills.  From auditory skills, to visual, and even fine and gross motor skills.  With the right toys your ...

On Curbing Bad Habits

Bad habits can be embarrassing to parents at times.  But they can also make your child seem like they are just bad in general.  You can cure bad habits of kids though through the process of teaching them to stop.  If it’s a habit of a young child, you may be able to avoid it all together! There are ma ...

Parent-Approved TV Shows: Adventure Time

Adventure time is definitely a far out experience for both young and old viewers, but the thing that makes this program approved by parents, is the extreme watch-ability for both parent and child. The premise of the show is that a young boy named Finn and his shape-shifting dog, Jake set out on variou ...

Parenting Tips for the ADHD Child

A child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder can oftentimes be labeled “difficult” or “hard to deal with”. Labels like this are not good for a child or a parent. So, it is important to know why an ADHD child acts the way that they do, and how to handle their behavior appropriately.  Here is s ...

Pros & Cons: Public Vs. Private Schools

When it comes to school choice, we are fortunate in this country to have options. Two options available for parents are public and private school. Both have their advantages, and both have disadvantages. Parents need to weigh both when deciding which school choice to go with. Public Pros: Must accept ...

Pros and Cons: Year Round Schools

Yearlong schools have been debated across the country for a while now. Some states and districts have already switched to the new schedule. If your school has been debating yearlong classes and you’re not sure where you stand on the issue, you may want to look at the pros and cons. Pros: Frequent Brea ...