Turning Negative into Positive

Bullying is a part of any school environment.  The best we can do as parents is teach our children how to handle themselves when inevitable bullying situations arise.  I remember the first time my oldest son, then in kindergarten, made his first remarks to me about a boy in his class that had said some

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Social Media: Know What Tools Your Kids Are Using

  Twitter Instigram Snapchat Tumblr Google+ Vine Wanelo Kik Messenger Ooovoo Pheed Ask.fm These are all social media tools that are gaining popularity among kids, tweens, and teens. If you’re feeling a little out of the social media loop, you’re not alone. As our kids grow more and more technology proficient, we tend to be

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The Weight of Bullying

The number of American children who overweight or obese continues to rise. And we worry about our kids because we know that with added weight comes physical health issues like asthma, heart disease, and diabetes. Heavier children are also at risk for mental health concerns like depression, anxiety, and poor self-esteem. As if that wasn’t enough, overweight

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October is National Anti-Bullying Month

It’s likely that your child has been involved with bullying in one way or another; either as a victim, a witness, or a even perpetrator. It’s also likely that if your child has indeed been involved with bullying, you don’t know anything about it. Bullying is a sensitive topic and kids might be reluctant to discuss

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