Internet Challenges: Can Parents Stop Kids? Dr Yusra of Birmingham Pediatrics explains the appeal of recent internet challenges like the Kiki challenge for tweens and teens. She also gives parents practical advice for managing it!
Keep the mojo going and keep the first days and weeks of school happy and going strong! NP Jessica gives more tips for back to school!
Dreading Tuesday? Back to School is a Breeze with these tips from Dr Kirsten Miller-Unger!
Feel like your kids don't have time for chores? Frustrated when you ask for help and get groans? Find out why chores are even more important now in Dr Molly's blog Chores aren’t ‘HELPING OUT’: Why chores matter in today’s world
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
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
Period. Period? Period!!! What Every Girl Needs to Know. NP Lori gives you a starting point to talk with your daughter about periods. From tampons to pads to timing, NP Lori writes a blog for your daughter to read and you to share.
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?
NP Lori and Dr Molly talk about how parents were duped by Larry Nassar and how you can learn from their horrible mistake in the latest installment of Real Parents Real Advice.
When the cold weather drives you inside, what can you do with your kids besides Legos and screen time? NP Jessica offers a month's worth of ideas to bring your family closer and have fun too!