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
Adults are breaking kids

Adults Are Breaking Kids

Overzealous, yet well-intentioned adults are breaking kids. That's the consensus of a growing number of pediatric specialists pointing to dramatic increases in sports-related injuries that were once rare or even unheard of in young...
The big benefits of summer camp

The Big Benefits of Summer Camp

Mention the words 'summer camp' and most people think of campfire ghost stories, tug-of-war competitions, horseback riding, water sports, and hikes through the woods. But how many parents recognize the big benefits of summer...
Sleepy Child

Sleep Deprivation in Kids and How to Avoid It

Kids are not getting enough sleep. That's the consensus of multiple research teams, who point out that this sleep deprivation is hurting kids academically, mentally, emotionally and physically. Because so many parents have their own...
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...

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