California lags in vaccinating children, CDC says

The Los Angeles Times – Soumya Karlamangla “It began in December at “the happiest place on earth”: a measles outbreak that spread across the West, infecting more than 150 people. The eruption at Disneyland occurred 14 years after health...

Childhood Nutrition: 4 Strategies for Helping Your Kids Eat Better

The Huffington Post – John Berardi, Ph.D. “Want to improve what your children are eating? If the answer is yes, I commend you, because childhood nutrition is extraordinarily important. Right from the start, nutrition shapes brain development, metabolism,...

Why do kids need to learn ‘soft skills’?

Philly.com – W. Douglas Tynan, Ph.D., ABPP “In today’s global economic climate, employment and productivity are as dependent on academic and technical skills as they are soft skills. What are soft skills? Soft skills are sometimes referred to as “people...

Pressuring Kids about Food Can be Detrimental, Study Says

Education News – Grace Smith “A new study shows that when parents use either restriction or pressure-to-eat measures, children and adolescents have a higher risk for becoming overweight and/or having eating disorders, according to lead author Jerica M....

14 Practical Ways to Instill Gratitude in Our Children

The Huffington Post – Anna Partridge “…in a world of abundant opportunity and access to “stuff,” how do we instill a sense of gratitude in our children? The definition of gratitude is the quality of being thankful and a readiness to show...