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Television and Children

Parental guidelines for responsible television by kids and teens from Child Development Institute.

Video Game Safety Guidelines for Parents

Video game selection guidelines for parents from Child Development Institute. Also, how to help children and teens use video games appropriately.

Should Babies and Toddlers Watch Television?

So much television programming is aimed at young children. Much of it appears to be educational: teaching the ABCs and life skills. When is it appropriate to introduce a baby to television, and what do parents need to know about this topic?

Coping with Teen Bullying


20 Ways to Talk So Your Kids Will Listen

The WAY we talk to our kids has a huge impact on their learning and ability to listen to us. We are constantly modeling to our kids how to act and behave and the way we talk to them fits right into this category. The way we speak to them and those around us is showing them how we want them to speak back to us.

Single Parenting – Helping Kids Adapt & Grow

Challenges and rewards: letting go of the old and embracing the new, also involved moving beyond the past, breaking ties and moving on. As mentioned earlier, this causes a lot of stress and anxiety (especially for the kids). It is journeying into the unknown, uncertain and un-chartered waters and territory.

Handling Hitting, Kicking, Biting and Hair Pulling – A Parents Guide

Children resort to aggressive behaviors because of a lack of wisdom and self-control. It is not a sign that a child is hateful or mean. Kids are human beings and human beings will get angry, we can’t prevent that. What we can do is teach our children how to handle their frustration and anger in appropriate ways. If your child uses these physical acts to express her feelings, use some of the following tips to change her behavior.

Forming a Stronger Parent Unit


Toy Safety Information & Shopping Tips


Computer Learning Games

Kids love video games, but most such games have little or no educational value and many even glorify violence. So it’s no surprise that parents often put severe limits on the types of games their kids can play and how often and long they can play them.

Reactive Attachment Disorder

Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) is an uncommon but serious mental disorder. RAD usually presents by the age of five, and can be devastating to the families who are caring for the RAD child. Dr Gail Fernandez, Child Psychiatrist provides an overview plus useful information on how to get help for children and families.

Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Information on anxiety disorders in children and adolescents including phobias, panic and post traumatic stress.

Kids & Media

Child media safety news and parenting tips to help parents encourage safe and responsible use of media including the internet, television and video games.  Research …

Legal & Policies

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Yoga and Martial Arts

In my practice I am often asked about exercise for kids and teens.  What age is exercise appropriate and what type of exercise is ideal …

Movie Ratings: What You Should Know About It

Your 12-year-old child wants to see the newest movie that’s all the rage. You’re not sure it’s appropriate for your child to watch. Movie ratings …