Help Your Kids Have a Healthy Body Image

Happy kids

Poor body image causes low self-confidence, broken relationships due to insecurity, dangerous eating disorders and grave medical concerns. Therefore, it is important for children to have a healthy concept of their bodies. Below are some guidelines on how to help your kids value their physical appearance: Be Informed Parents with the right knowledge can improve their child’s body image. The first thing a parent […]

How to Encourage Children to Save Money

Mother and daughter putting coins into piggy bank

Teaching children to save money is by no means a simple task, especially if you’re trying to do it when they’re a little bit older and they’ve always had the freedom to spend. Traditional money boxes are still great when it comes to the physical side of saving cash, but they don’t necessarily do anything to encourage kids to put money aside in the […]

How to Travel With Children in a Car

Playful kids posing in the back of a car with their parents in b

Whether you want to go home to visit your grandparents or you’re planning a lengthy business trip that your kids can accompany you on, traveling with children in a car is no easy task. Whether your road trip is five hours or five days, it is incredibly important to come up with new and interesting ways to keep your children entertained and happy during […]

Maximizing Help from Your Child’s Guidance Counselor

Mother and teen girl shake hands with a counselor.

One of the most neglected personalities in the school is the Guidance Counselor. If she is not ignored, her role in the academe is often misconstrued. She is often only thought of as the last resort for unruly and delinquent children. However, the Guidance Counselor can provide services not only for students who display irresponsible behavior but also for those who conduct themselves well […]

A More Understanding World for People with ADHD

Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD has been studied only in the 20th century. Prior to this, a hyperactive, inattentive and impulsive child with reading problems, would be labelled as “feeble-minded”. The following are the differences in perspectives toward children with ADHD during the 19th Century and 21st Century. Cause and nature of ADHD During the 19th century, a child possessing the characteristics of a […]

Parenting, the French Way

Parenting, the French Way

In an excerpt of her article “Why French Kids Don’t Have ADHD”, Dr. Marilyn Wedge, a family therapist, is quoted as saying “How come the epidemic of ADHD — which has become firmly established in the United States — has almost completely passed over children in France?” French children have an almost nonexistent record of ADHD, while nearly 9% of American children are diagnosed […]