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Your child’s checkup: tips to prepare parents & kids

Your child’s checkup: tips to prepare parents & kids

Well child checkups are a routine part of your child’s life; in fact, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends a yearly visit for all children over the age of one. Though sometimes dreaded by the child (and therefore the parent), these visits are really opportunities to follow their growth and development and to review accurate information regarding their overall health.

Protecting against Dating Violence

Protecting against Dating Violence

Protect your daughter or son from dating violence. Dating violence is a serious problem in the United States, reports Sandy Wurtele, a psychology professor at the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs and the author of several guides to keeping kids safe.

Yoga benefits for kids stretch far beyond flexibility

Yoga benefits for kids stretch far beyond flexibility

Many people think of yoga as a way to relax, and envision practitioners twisting their bodies into various contorted positions. Although yoga does indeed produce a sense of calm, and the poses do in fact stretch the body and increase flexibility, there are other benefits that are often over-looked. These benefits are especially applicable for children.

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