3 Ways to Keep Kids Safe (and Kind) Online

As part of its Internet & American Life Project, in 2011 the Pew Research Center conducted a survey on teens’ experiences of online cruelty. The survey revealed some interesting information about how teens and parents are communicating about online experiences....

E-Cigarettes and the FDA

On Thursday, May 5, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized a rule that will extend its authority to all tobacco products – including e-cigarettes. What does this mean? First of all, there will now be FEDERAL laws prohibiting retailers from selling...

Supporting Kids Through Grief

When kids lose someone important in their lives, it is often a challenging time for parents. What should we do? What should (or shouldn’t) we say? How can I help my child that is hurting? Here are some tips for helping your child through a significant loss: 1) Tell...

Helping Kids Cope with Stress

This article originally appeared on http://kidshealth.org/en/parents/stress-coping.html To adults, childhood can seem like a carefree time. But kids still experience stress. Things like school and their social life can sometimes create pressures that can feel...