Health & Happiness

“Parents are the ultimate role models for children. Every word, movement and action has an effect. No other person or outside force has a greater influence on a child than the parent.” – Bob Keeshan
Extracurricular activities for kids

5 Big Benefits of Extracurriculars for Kids

One of the principal reasons we launched Kidzu was because we know, both from firsthand experience and from the research we've collected, that extracurricular activities are good for kids. Indeed, Iceland managed to rescue...
Family gardening

Growing with Kids: The Magic of Gardening

Spring is just two months away, which is why now is the time to start planning for one of the easiest, most educational, and truly satisfying of parent-child activities: the family garden. Now, before your...
Power of positive coaching versus bullying

Sports Bullying Remains a Big Problem

Despite multiple nationwide campaigns to weed out bullying in schools, too often we turn a blind eye to bullying in sports, particularly the kind applied by coaches, parents, and teammates. Why? In a cellphone video...
Tech teens at risk

The Growing Link Between Teen Suicide and Smartphones

Since 2010 the number of teens (ages 13-18) who committed suicide increased a whopping 31%, and researchers are increasingly convinced that this increase is related to the use of smartphones. Specifically, a new study demonstrates...
Bullying

Bullied Children More Likely to Bring Weapons to School

When adults feel that they or their loved ones are threatened, they often resort to buying a gun or applying for a permit to carry one. Probably why we shouldn't be surprised that many...

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