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

June Ranks #1 for Kids' Drowning Deaths

With the summer swimming months upon us, it's important to remember that accidental drowning remains the top killer of kids younger than...

Why Processed Foods Make Your Child (and You) Fat

Your child is heavier than he should be and you suspect part of it has to do with the many processed foods...

Time to Junk the Modern Playground

Would you let your child disappear into a playground consisting of junk - tools, boards, bricks, barrels, tubs, etc.? Let her start and tend...

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,...