We parents hear of random acts of violence towards kids and might want to keep ours close and never let go. But, is that what’s best for our children? Pattie Fitzgerald, founder of Safely Ever After, shares ten tips for safety.
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Who says summer fun needs to stop just because the sun goes down? Grab the bug spray and get ready to stay up late with ten safe activities for enjoying summer nights with your kids!
Halloween lurks, and the excitement is tangible. Why do kids love getting dressed-up? Does this kind of make-believe serve our children on deeper levels beyond just the fun factor? Dorothy Singer, research scientist and author shrieks a blood-curdling, “Yes!”
Halloween is here, stirring up that tricky mix of playfulness and fear in the little ones. Why do kids often revel in the scary? How can we help them cope with real fear both in and out of spooky season? Michael Crowley, child psychologist and researcher at the Yale Child Study Center, shares some insight into the inner workings of fright in early childhood.
Does your child have a tough time making a mistake or taking perceived risks for fear of failure? Parenting expert, Meg Akabas, shares her insight on how to guide our children inclined to accept nothing less than perfect.