It really doesn’t matter what your age – when we see and feel the warmth of the sun, we feel renewed and ready to go outside to play! Some of us like to walk around our block, while others run and jump, ride a bike, or join a team. In my own family, team sports… Continue reading Team sports have benefits beyond the field
Getting a pet can be a big decision for a family. Pets can enrich children’s lives, but they can also create havoc in the household. I decided to look into the benefits of pet ownership for children and their families. What can pets teach kids??? Owning a pet can teach your kids responsibility. They can… Continue reading “Can We Get a Dog??” The Benefits of Pet Ownership
Spring has finally come to the frigid Midwest and if you are anything like me you are digging through your cedar closet to find your shorts and sunscreen to head outside! The first week or two of spring are glorious. We all want to be outdoors, raking the flower beds, cutting the grass for the… Continue reading New Season, New Healthy Routines for You and Your Family
Guest blogger Kimber Bishop-Yanke gives tools for helping kids deal with friendship struggles. Whether your child is facing a bully or a friend who's being unfriendly, Kimber has you covered!
NP Lori discusses the pros and cons of 24/7 parental monitoring of tween/teen smartphones using parental control 'spyware'. Where has our trust gone? Can we allow teens to explore the world and make mistakes anymore?
Dr Miller explains how playing music, singing, and dance have more benefits than just broadening the artistic mind and body. Find out how your child would benefit from music involvement.