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Fun Summer Ideas for Kids: Reading

As kids look forward to the last day of school, teachers remind their students to read at least 25 books over the summer. While this ...

Suggestions for Making Picnics More Fun

Summertime is for picnics in the park or on the beach. Forgetting to pack essential items can ruin your day. Here are some tips for ...

Five Healthy Lunch Box Tips for Teens

High school cafeterias are notorious for offering foods that are less than healthy. If your teen is getting sick of hamburgers and pizza for lunch ...

Teenagers and Personal Security Online

In some ways, the internet is safer than “real life” socializing – after all, your teen is not outside on the street after dark; he ...

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. ...

Choosing good Friends

Friendship is an important part of your child’s healthy development.  Companionship helps children mature emotionally and morally and also teaches them social skills such as ...

Healthy Eating Starts at Family Meals

All parents want their children to grow up to be fit, healthy, and strong. One way to ensure their well-being is to encourage your teenager ...

4 Tips for Your Child’s Academic Success

Academic success is important in a child’s life as it will help to shape their future. There are many things you can do to help ...

13 Safety Tips for Teen Drivers

As soon as a child enters their pre-teen stage – or maybe even before – they begin counting the days until they’re old enough to ...

School Issues: How to Keep Your Teen Motivated

Sixteen years seems like a long time to spend in school. Teens often lose their motivation to keep trying and excelling. As a parent, you ...

How to Deal with Learning Challenges of All Kinds

We usually think of learning problems or disabilities as referring to school or academic problems. However, many children who do well in school have learning ...

5 Manners to Teach Your Kids

Everyone wants a well-mannered child. But with all the responsibilities that parents are already juggling on a daily basis, teaching your child right from wrong ...

Heroin Abuse and Students

Last month I ventured into the non-clinical realm and discussed sports psychology and the, if you will, lighter side of the profession.  This month I ...

Taking Your Teenager on Vacation

As we raise our children, we face differenct obstacles as they go through different developmental, shall we say, “challenges.” At no time are these challenges ...

Teens: How to Conquer Boredom

Do your teens whine about being bored? As a parent, that can certainly get on your nerves – you probably don’t remember the last time ...

Risky Teen Driving Habits Predicts Future Crashes

Teen drivers are typically involved in more accidents than more experienced drivers.  A recent study seems to point out the causes of these teen driver ...