Ways to Inspire the Teen Brain

The teen brain is in a vulnerable state. It is primed to fall into addiction, delve deeply into depression and seek out risky situations. However, the teen years are also a prime time for developing long-term, necessary strategic thinking skills, the foundation for...

Tips for Channeling Calm So You Don’t Yell at Your Kids

Studies show that yelling at kids can be just as harmful as physical discipline. Harsh verbal discipline increases a child’s risk for depression and aggressive behavior, and the damage isn’t just done to our kids. It hurts us, too. It damages our relationships and our...

How to Deal with Sibling Rivalry

Children learn sociability every time they manage to put their own emotions into words instead of using their fists, and every time they notice the effect their words have on another person. Brothers and sisters often learn sociability the hard way, through sibling...

10 Reasons to Involve Your Kids in Sports

Long-Term Health Benefits It’s all over the news and everywhere you look: there is an obesity epidemic amongst America’s children. Rates of overweight children with risk factors for “adult” diseases like Type 2 Diabetes and high blood pressure are skyrocketing....