Expert Tips: Good Mental Health for Your Kids

Good Mental Health for Your Kids

Helping kids temper their emotions by showing them a way through and then out of their heavy feelings, is a crucial part of healthy development. Here are some expert tips from award-winning author, Jill Sylvester. Read More

Better Understand Your Children With These 5 Activities

Better Understand Your Children With These 5 Activities

I find people fascinating. We learn and grow. Our passions intensify or wane. I especially enjoy understanding what inspires and motivates children. As a teacher, I suppose that that’s a pretty handy interest. Here are five random activities that can help you better understand your children. Read More

Top Tips To Feed Your Family Healthy Meals On A Low Budget

Feeding your family healthy meals doesn’t have to be expensive. Yes, you can spend a fortune on organic ingredients and foods from upmarket health stores but it is also very possible to buy inexpensive ingredients from your supermarket or local shops to make healthy, hearty meals that will taste fantastic and feed ravenous families. Read More

Save Yourself from Stress

Stress can have a significant cognitive impact on the individual. Mild stress tends to improve cognitive performance, focusing your attention to the task on hand, and can provide the knee-jerk response of getting away from dangerous situations to keep us safe. Read More

Talking to Children About Death & Loss

When you have to initiate the difficult discussion with children about death it’s best to ask open-ended questions to solicit their thoughts and feelings. Instead of worrying about what to say, try to create opportunities for the bereaved child to talk to you about death. Read More

Teaching Our Kids The Importance Of Consciousness

Consciousness is an important aspect of life. Teachers teach their students about conscious behavior, ministers preach about conscious behavior, counselors guide clients on how to be more conscientious and society itself praises those of us who are upstanding, conscious citizens. Read More

5 Booby Traps To Avoid

To be sure your breastfeeding journey goes as planned, prepare for it. Know the ‘booby traps’ that can sabotage your milk supply and avoid them. You can boost your milk production once it drops, but let’s dodge that challenge if possible and keep your supply strong. Read More

Sunscreen Terminology for Families: What does it all mean?

It seems like every couple years there are new standards for which sunscreen is the best. What level SPF do we need? What key ingredients should it (or shouldn’t it) contain? To jumpstart your summer sunscreen education, here are a few key terms to keep in mind. Read More