children

Bullying: How a Parent Can Help

Bullying is an enormous problem in our schools.  The impact of being bullied carries on far into adulthood.  It is not something that you can just ignore and hope will go away.  Many people think that kids need to get a thicker skin or toughen up; perhaps, these people have never been through the experience of being bullied.  Kids have been known to get physically sick, refu » Read more

Back to School Brain Boosters

By Kymythy R. Schultze, C.N., www.kymythy.com

When your child’s verbal loop switches from “I’m bored, there’s nothing to do” to “I don’t wanna go to school!” you know the time has come to do your parental duty and properly prepare them for another academic year. You’ll buy them notebooks, backpacks, pencils and books. » Read more

Birthday Party Ideas for Girls

Thinking of birthday party ideas for girls? Sometimes just two words will do: dress up! You can decide on a single theme like Princesses or Superheroes or gather up a big pile of glamorous goodies for the girls to choose from – let their imaginations run free, and the birthday party will pretty much take care of itself! These birthday party ideas for girls can incorporate some dress up and also “come as you are”, and a good time will be had by all. » Read more