Archive | November, 2014

College Send-Offs Get Easier

29 Nov

There’s nothing like a college drop-off to shake parents loose from our foundations, no matter how prepared we think we are! That’s how I felt two years ago when my firstborn’s leaving for college happened to coincide with the approaching of Hurricane Irene. At that time I wrote about parents sending kids off: “We hate Continue Reading

A Healthy Challenge

26 Nov

Challenge your family to be healthy this month. Here’s how: Try a New Food Every month, let your kid try out a new healthy food from the grocery store. You want your children to grow up with good eating habits, so introducing them to different foods (and limiting the processed items) can help them now Continue Reading

Inspire Children to Trace Their Family Ancestries

21 Nov

Most children have limited information about their family ancestries, and it’s meaningful for children to make connections with the past. Family ancestries equip children with valuable information about their family history, but getting children interested and involved in their family tress can be a hard task. Here are some tips on how to motivate your Continue Reading

Is Pregnancy Weight Gain Tied to Childhood Obesity?

18 Nov

A study by David S. Ludwig, MD, Ph.D., director of the New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center at Boston Children’s Hospital, Janet Currie, Ph.D., director of the Center for Health and Well Being, Princeton University and Heather Rouse, Ph.D., of Arkansas Center for Health Improvement (ACHI), of 41,133 mothers and their children in Arkansas has Continue Reading

Helping our Teens Navigate Their Social World

15 Nov

  As a parent and a therapist who sees adolescents for therapy, I have come to embrace the belief that we need to take back our role of being the primary influence of our adolescents. In an age of electronics, social pressures, and an increase in competition to be the best, we need to help Continue Reading

Teaching Kids How to Give, Save and Spend

12 Nov

Steven B.Smith, CEO of Finicity, believes the sooner we start teaching our children about the basic principles of giving, saving and spending, the better. Here are his tips: Ages 4-7 Teach them to save. Based on Stanford University research, children who learn delayed gratification (patience) at an early age have a much better chance for Continue Reading

Surprising Lessons from Your Child at Play

8 Nov

Did you know your toddler is a scientist? As a science educator and a mother of an eight-year-old, I am continually surprised by how children — particularly my own daughter Sophie — explore and think about the world. I see learning everyday where I work at the Museum of Science, Boston. In our Discovery Center, Continue Reading

Saying No to Mealtime Martyrdom

4 Nov

One lunchtime, as my daughter Ali consumed sloppy forkfuls of left over spaghetti, she begged me to read her a library book. Apparently her friend Ashley’s mom made a habit of reading to her kids during meals. I shook my head. “If I read to you, then when do I eat?” “Ashley’s mom never eats,” Continue Reading

[Watch] Full Movie The Glass Castle (2017) Online Streaming

1 Nov

The Glass Castle (2017) Full Movie Online Watch Free , English Subtitles Full HD, Free Movies Streaming , Free Latest Films. The Glass Castle (2017) HD [1080p] Director : Destin Cretton Release : August 10, 2017 Production Company : Lionsgate, Netter Productions Language : en Runtime : 127 min. Genre : Drama. Plot ‘The Glass Continue Reading