After watching a video about putting “magic” on food so a dad could get his daughter to eat, I started thinking about the millions of tricks parents come up with to get their children to eat. According to the National Institutes of Health ... READ MORE
Sibling rivalry is unavoidable, and often is just a call for attention. According to a study done by Nationwide Children’s Hospital, sibling rivalries are most prevalent among siblings of the same sex and those that are close in age. Although ... READ MORE
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As we enter the new year, it is important to note that the COVID-19 pandemic is still very real. Although unfortunate, we have been living through the pandemic for almost a year now. As medical advances ... READ MORE
Living and learning in uncertain times challenges families. This has been a particularly stressful time for parents, teens, and 'tweens (pre-teens) as they deal with isolation and loss of traditional summer activities. The ordinary, everyday ... READ MORE
BELLE GLADE, Fla. - A short while ago I was speaking to a good friend while commuting home from work. We began sharing stories of being a young-professional in the field of education, including the joys and struggles of serving others. While ... READ MORE
How does that old saying go? The family that eats together…….
Growing demands on free time and an increasing list of extracurricular activities combine to challenge modern families when it comes to family mealtime. While ... READ MORE
BELLE GLADE, Fla. - During this unique time in history, it is important to stick to the facts when speaking to one another, and especially the young minds of today.
“The world’s greatest leaders and progressive thinkers have always ... READ MORE
Every summer, we hear tragic news reports about children left alone in cars and dying from overheating, also known as hyperthermia. These terrible incidents are unfortunately more common in the state of Florida. In most cases, the death of a ... READ MORE
Most parents have experienced the incredible tantrums of toddlers. My oldest child had perfected her tantrums to award-winner status until I finally figured out I had to change the way I reacted to her. After that, the other two seemed ... READ MORE
Children's lives are touched by trauma on a regular basis, no matter how much parents or teachers try to keep the "bad things" away. Instead of shielding children from the danger of violence or tragedies around us, adults should talk to kids ... READ MORE