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How to Help Children and Teens Develop Healthy Self-Esteem

Self-esteem is a major key to success in life. Learn basics for helping kids & teens improve their self-esteem. Useful books & tapes for use by parents & kids to develop self-esteem are available.

How to Build Your Child’s Confidence and Self-Esteem

Self-esteem plays a significant role in the development of healthy children. Children with high self-esteem generally become more successful in life. Unfortunately, the outcomes for …

Self Esteem and Your Child’s Motivation

  Have you ever thought about your child’s future and said something like, “I don’t mind if they’re never rich and famous so long as …

Hobbies are Healthy

Hobbies benefit children in many ways. It gives a child an opportunity to express themselves, and it allows them to discover themselves and build self-esteem. …

Why Play Is Essential for Healthy Development

We’ve all heard the term, “Oh, that’s child’s play.” It implies something is easy, frivolous and unimportant in the overall scheme of things. But to …

Helping your Teen Develop Self Pride and a Good Body Image

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Weight Management For Healthy Kids & Teens

With as many as 50% of all children being overweight in this country, parents are beginning to realize that something must be done. There is no shortage of information about nutrition and exercise, but the task of helping an overweight child without setting them up for a lifetime of dieting is a daunting challenge. Parents who understand the five truths of getting a child’s weight on track can begin to address the issue in a healthy and effective way.

After School Programs – Help Grow Healthy & Successful Kids/Teens

Children grow up in a society that demands expertise in everything. You really cannot sit back and decide that learning from textbooks is enough for the overall development of your child. It’s the age of specialization and your child cannot afford to miss out on this window of opportunity. So, scour your locality for the most advantageous programs and enroll them for the ones you think are the best.

15 Valuable Life Skills to Teach Your Teen as They Prepare for Adulthood

As a parent, your job is to take care of your children until the day arrives when they can strike out on their own. While …

Recent Research Says 95% of US Kids and Teens Are Overdoing Screen-Time: A Family Approach May Be The Solution

A new study states that only 5% of teens in the USA are following recommended guidelines for screen time, sleep and physical activity. The study …

How to Talk to Your Teen About Vaping

Recently, the US surgeon general issued an advisory on teen use of e-cigarettes, with experts also stating that it’s reaching epidemic proportions. Alcohol and cigarette …

Tips for Encouraging Open Communication in the Home

Open communication results in each family member feeling loved and respected. It also makes it easier to handle conflicts when they arise. The basics of …

Social & Emotional Development in Children and Adolescents

Social/Emotional development starts with the bond between the child and its caregivers.  The primary bond is usually with the mother and with increasing participation of …

Child Development & Parenting Books Recommended by Child Development Institute

There are several thousand books written for parents.  Because good parenting advice is so important yet parent’s time to get the information they need can …

Preschooler Development & Parenting Tips (3 – 6)

Preschoolers are emerging from toddlerhood to a new world of exploration and formal learning.  Most have started or will start preschool or prekindergarten and complete …

Why You Should Get Involved in Your Child’s Activities, Hobbies, and School

It’s probably no secret that children who have involved parents are more happy, healthy, and well-adjusted and excel at their educational and extracurricular pursuits. It …