If frozen corn is the extent of your family’s vegetable intake at dinner, you might want to consider incorporating some of these fresh vegetables instead—and they’re all in season right now! Not only are they full of incredible nutrients and health benefits, they are typically less expensive this time of year.
Do you have an introverted child? Do you worry that your shy kid is missing out on all the fun and spends too much time alone? Are you afraid that your child won’t get what she wants out of life because she is too timid to speak up? Introversion in children is not necessarily a condition that needs a cure. It’s part of your child’s personality, learning style, and mode of “recharging.” This article explains what introversion is, and how to nurture and celebrate our introverted children
Some parents do their kids' projects and homework for them because they want to help, but it's actually hindering their kids' learning. How much help is too much?
In this video clip from the TEDxAFC Conference in San Diego, California, Parenting Expert Susie Walton tells us how to center ourselves when our children (or anyone in life) challenges our patience: Press you Pause Button! This is a great parenting tip for frustrated parents!
The slogan on Fusion Academy’s brochure goes, “You’ve never been schooled like this before.” After a tour of their Solana Beach campus, I’m inclined to agree. Find out what makes this alternative school so refreshingly different.
Halloween is just around the corner, and many kids are looking forward to a spooky, fun night of trick-or-treating! We’ve gathered some safety tips to help parents avoid common Halloween hazards for a safe and sweet holiday for all to enjoy.
If you’re like me, you’re already dreading the day after Halloween-- that seemingly bottomless sack of candy is a huge temptation for my son, my husband, and for me! But what do you do with that excess Halloween candy? Let your kids eat it ad nauseum? Help them eat it till it’s all gone? Throw it out when they’re not looking?
Co-parenting is the situation when after divorce or separation, two parents share responsibility for the child(ren)'s upbringing. As you can well imagine, this can be complicated and difficult. It’s hard enough for married couples to agree on how to raise a child. How much more when both parties live apart and possibly do not get along? Pamela Layug Laney outlines how she made co-parenting work for her and her ex-husband.
When it comes to respect, you get what you give! Susie Walton speaks about how she was able to achieve mutual respect with each of her four children-- and she shares how other parents can do the same!
Often we get bogged down by our everyday parenting challenges (bedtime, homework, chores, curfew, etc.) that we forget that the bigger picture is actually of our kids as ADULTS! How is what we do as parents today really helping to shape our children's tomorrows? Jeff Everage talks about what he wants for his kids, and how he plans on delivering.