Motivating Kids in a World Where “Everyone Gets a Trophy”

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  What is to be gained from awarding participation trophies? Children get the message that they don’t need to excel, they just need to show up. Many parents believe that participation awards build confidence, but in reality, the opposite is … Read More

Bullying at School

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How to Know Whether Your Child is Being Bullied   Despite the fact that 49 states have anti-bullying policies in place, children skip school every day to avoid bullying, and there are plenty of horror stories about kids who commit … Read More

10 Ways to Encourage Healthy Childhood Eating Habits

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  Most of us know what we should do: eat more fruits and vegetables, get exercise and eat less sugar and salt. Knowing and doing are often two different things! Here are 10 Dos and Don’ts that can set you … Read More

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