WHOLENESS

β€œIt is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” – Frederick Douglass

Why Mother Nature is the Therapy Your Child Most Needs

At a time when millions of kids are prescribed mind-interrupting pharmaceuticals, over-scheduled with activities, and bubble-wrapped to protect them from life's hard edges, it...

Why Middle School PE Sucks and How to Fix It

In case you missed it, The Atlantic recently ran a piece on that unique form of middle school torture better known as PE (or...

Helicopter Parents: Bad for Kids' Health

Anxious, obese, depressed, incapable, narcissistic, fragile. Just some of the terms being used to describe many of today's young people. Concerned by such reports,...

Study Shows Genetics Don't Doom Kids to Obesity

A new study shows that kids with so-called fat genes need not suffer that fate so long as they adopt a variety of lifestyle...

Helping Kids Understand and Overcome Loneliness

Rare is the parent who isn't at least a little nervous about their kids fitting in. We worry about them feeling isolated, disconnected, lonely....

New Developments on Kids and Concussions

Research into the effects of concussions on children's brains is urging longer waiting periods for healing, while also allowing kids to return to normal...