November 30, 2007 | Leave a Comment
Childhood obesity is a major problem in this country. While junk food and fast food are certainly part of the epidemic, you can’t overlook the fact that kids just aren’t as active these days.
Television, DVDs, computers and video games can lure children into the house and render them immobile for hours at a time. While […]
November 27, 2007 | Leave a Comment
An ongoing battle of seemingly epic proportions, this choice haunts new moms and can turn into a vicious morality debate with finger-pointing and endless attempts at justification on both sides.
In fact, according to a recent survey, there is a widespread belief that the parents of today don’t measure up to the parents of 20 to […]
After 20 years in development, a new game provides entertainment for the whole family
Looking for a family activity for a rainy day that is not only fun but stimulating? Consider Kaleidoscope Classic. Part puzzle, part strategy, this game can be played individually or with up to three people.
Playing as an individual, this game is a puzzle. […]
For a while, it seemed that unisex baby names were all the rage – Ryan, Drew, Casey, Jamie.
But according to BabyNamesGarden.com, unisex naming has actually fallen by about 23% in the United States. This is because names that start off as unisex generally become more popular as either just a boy’s name or a girl’s […]
Our children are certainly blessed when it comes to access to technology and computers.
The Internet opens up a whole new world of information and ideas. It allows us to communicate in ways we never thought possible – like chatting with someone halfway across the world.
Access to open lines of communication aren’t the “norm” for all kids, […]
November 9, 2007 | Leave a Comment
Even though you may talk to your kids about the dangers of the Internet, that doesn’t mean they’ll listen to everything you say. And just like with everything else, kids are in the habit of disobeying their parents – especially if they feel the rules “just aren’t fair.”
For added protection for your child and a […]
Don’t Chat with Strangers & Other Ways For Keeping Your Child Safe Online
The knowledge kids have about computers is astounding.
In many cases, they can get around a PC, Mac and the Internet much better than their parents. While it’s great that our kids are so tech-savvy, cyberspace can be a dangerous place. Besides stumbling across information they […]
With fires in California dominating so much of our national news, we wanted to focus this entry on fire safety and your family’s plan.
Fire safety requires a whole lot more than just making sure the battery in your fire detector is working. As the second leading cause of accidental death in the home, it is […]