Child Safety

anti-bullying, child safety, martial arts

How Martial Arts Can Help Children Battle Bullying

Bullying is becoming a major problem in the United States. This type of intimidation against others needs to stop, but there are no clear solutions. This is one reason people are trying to figure out how to protect their kids. Surprisingly, one solution to this issue is none other than…Read More

martial arts, child fitness, fitness

6 Reasons Why Martial Arts Are Good for Your Kids

Martial arts are a fitness regime that combines mental and physical concentration to get results. Today’s kids are spending less and less time outdoors and plenty of time indoors with their attention fixated on PlayStation consoles, television, mobile gadgets and video games. Martial arts can provide an opportunity for your…Read More

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How Martial Arts Can Help Your Child in School

How Martial Arts Can Help Your Child in School The problems that children have in school can be academic, social, or some other challenge. Involvement in the martial arts can help with any of these kinds of problems. The following are the specific problems that your child may face in…Read More

child safety, child health

Your child’s separation anxiety: Is it normal?

It’s not unusual for a young child to feel worried or anxious when being dropped off at daycare or someone else’s home. In most cases, separation anxiety is a normal stage of childhood development. However, in some children, the anxious feelings persist or even intensify over time, causing chronic worries…Read More

bullying, child safety

Stop Bullying in 10 Steps

The following 10 steps can play a role in reducing or even eliminating bulling altogether for your child. 1. Never Ignore Bullying Never brush off behavior as kids playing or as something harmless. Any type of bullying should be addressed in the appropriate fashion. 2. Look For Signs of Bullying…Read More

anti-bullying, child health

Back-to-School Safety and Health Tips

Parents today need to keep a closer eye on their children than ever before. It seems like the news reports on missing children and sexual predators nearly every day, and many parents find themselves frequently worrying about what their kids are doing throughout the day. Though parents cannot keep an…Read More

bullying, misbehavior

Does Criminalizing Bullying Reduce Reporting?

More and more communities are enacting harsh criminal penalties for bullying offenses. Youth advocates are concerned that criminalizing these acts will further reduce reporting of bullying incidences. Lack of reporting prevents healthier and more proactive approaches to this problem. Even without criminal penalties, only one in three incidents are actually…Read More

nutrition, child safety

Type 1 Diabetes in Kids

Diabetes mellitus type 1, known as juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes, is an autoimmune disorder that most often manifests in childhood. As the name suggests, those with type-1 diabetes must be on insulin therapy indefinitely, and the disease requires careful monitoring of both diet and insulin intake. Managing type-1 diabetes…Read More

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Swimming safety tips to keep this summer both fun and safe

For parents and children alike, the summer is a time for going to the beach, getting out in the sun, and swimming in lakes, rivers and the ocean. Many people also enjoy swimming in both above-ground and below-ground pools on their own property. Before going out for an afternoon of…Read More

misbehavior, adhd and focus

An Overview of ADHD symptoms

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder presents itself as a lack of ability to focus, hyperactivity and the inability to control behavior. It can be a combination of these symptoms, or only one of them. When these behaviors are noticeable and disruptive, the individual is often diagnosed with ADHD.   The People…Read More

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