Is your kid a good sport? I noticed over the holidays - while spending time with grandparents, uncles, aunts and cousins - that we did a lot of playing. And when Nicholas lost in a video game, or even missed catching a football in a game of catch, I would hear him start blaming his uncles for throwing the ball too hard, or changing the rules of the game so he would end up … [Read more...] about Teach Your Kids How to be Good Sports!
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Be it soccer or swimming, tennis or baseball, year 'round training or participation on too many teams can lead to burnout and overuse injuries which are on the rise, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. An estimated 45 million youth between the ages of six and 18 ... Be it soccer or swimming, tennis or baseball, year 'round training or … [Read more...] about Sports Team Burnout: When It’s Time to Cut Back on the Lessons and Leagues
Most single parents want the best for their children despite the circumstances. Although there are an increasing number of single parent homes in the U.S., the effects can often be long-term for kids who are in the care of a single mother or father. When you want to learn about how children are affected by living in a single parent home, there are a few important facts to … [Read more...] about The Negative Effects of Single Parent Homes on Children
The following is a list of things you can do to make your children's lives easier after a divorce. Read these tips as reminders of what you and your co-parent should be doing to ease the stress of divorce on your children. Remember that the reason why you should do these things is that if you don't your children will join the ranks of those who become emotionally hurt by the … [Read more...] about 101 Ways to Make a Difficult Divorce Easier on Your Children
It’s almost Valentine’s Day – but who wants to give or receive yet another bouquet of flowers or the typical box of chocolates! Instead, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite gift ideas, regardless of your budget (big or small), for her, him, and kids! GIFTS FOR HER Mother Trucker #LOVE Hat Fun, hip and full of personality, she’ll love this specialty designed baseball … [Read more...] about Valentine’s Day Gift Guide – Gift Ideas For Her, For Him & For Kids