Monsters Under the Bed: Helping Kids Overcome and Cope With Fear

Children have fears that can cause anxiety and nervousness that disrupts their lives. Parents should not take these fears lightly simply because they know there are no monsters under the bed or ghosts in the closet. A child's imagination is powerful and small fears in the day time can become terrifyingly big in the dark of night. Fears that seem silly to adults are real to children. Luckily, there are 5 simple steps to help children overcome and cope with their … [Read more...]

Tips to Keep Your Kids Safe on Halloween

As the month of October comes to an end each year, the sweet scent of fall is mixed with the excitement of the infamous night known as Halloween. It’s a time when kids of all ages put on their best costumes and cast off into the night to roam the neighborhood. They knock on doors, tell quick-witted jokes and get rewarded with enough candy to fill their treat bags up to the brim. When the hunt for candy is over, it’s back to the house to bask in the glory of … [Read more...]

Is Anime Safe For Children?

Anime has been gaining in popularity in the U.S. over the last few years. This is because the number of kids, teens and adults who have started watching as anime has become more available and number of anime movies and TV shows have increased. Not all U.S. households are thrilled with this development. Many parents claim that anime is inappropriate for kids and question the morality of adults who view it. These parents feel that anime involves adult material, overt … [Read more...]

Parenting Though Children’s Self-Discovery

The childhood years are the best times to learn. A human being's comprehension is at its peak during childhood. Parents should take advantage of these learning years to ingrain important life values in their children. Let me present some thoughts and tips for parents about helping a child learn in his or her formative years. If you’re a parent, teach your kids positive habits. Sometimes that is not easy, but your kids will thank you later. Make your kids … [Read more...]

The Benefits of Yoga for Children

Young children have a natural flexibility and enjoyment for life that is perfectly suited to yoga. The gentle and non-competitive nature of yoga makes this form of exercise relevant for all age groups and fitness levels. In particular, yoga teaches young children certain values and skills that can be carried through life. The day to day life of a child might not appear stressful from an adult point of view. Nevertheless, children do experience their fair share of … [Read more...]