Family Exercise: Staying Fit Together Can Be Fun

Hartford Courant – MARI-JANE WILLIAMS “We all know the benefits of exercise. It can improve our physical and mental health and help expand our social circles. It’s as close to a panacea as we’re likely to get. It’s also the best way to...

Healthy homes grow healthier kids

The Olympian – Dr. Rachel Wood ” Actions that protect and support healthy babies and young children can benefit those children their whole lives. Sadly, the flip side is also true: Unhealthy conditions for babies and young children also can adversely...

Why Parents Shouldn’t Ignore Their Kids’ Behavioral Issues

Live Science – Agata Blaszczak-Boxe “Parents who are concerned about their kids’ behavioral problems may not bring them up with their child’s doctor, but they should consider doing so, researchers say. In a survey of nearly 1,300 parents of...

Summer Learning Made Fun

Gnomes National News Service – Vickie Rocco “Summer is a time to have fun and enjoy the outdoors. While this change of pace should give families the opportunity to rest and relax, parents often worry that their young children will forget what they’ve...

Pushy parents stress out children, Eton head says

BBC – Abigail Simmons “There has been a rise in the number of parents “living their lives through their ambitions for their children”, the head teacher of Eton has said. Tony Little, who is leaving the school, said most parents had been...

The Best Investment Gift for a Grandchild

Time – Sarah Max “Whether you have $100 to give or $10,000, the best investment gift for a young grandchild is to open or contribute to a tax-advantaged 529 college savings plan. “For grandparents who want to help their kids pay for college, these make the...