To raise children ready for the challenges of the 21st century, we must let go of what was right for us and trust that what is right for our children may be quite different. Our job is to trust, and therefore raise, our children’s capabilities, competence and resiliency so they grow strong and flexible in […]
With a new school year coming soon, it’s time to think about helping our children be as successful as they can be. That includes resisting the temptation either to push children beyond their means so they fear never meeting up to expectations or to neglect staying involved so they feel unimportant. In other words, it […]
Many parents pack sack lunches for their children to avoid unhealthy cafeteria food. But many traditional sack lunches are just as unhealthy as cafeteria food. Nutritionist for the hit TV show "The Biggest Loser", Cheryl Forberg, shares how to pack a healthy sack lunch for your child.
Pediatrician Jennifer Helmcamp discusses the difference between an energetic, slightly hyperactive child and a child with a true disorder such as ADHD.
Girls are as likely as boys to be bullies in dating situations and boys are as likely as girls to be victims.
America has an epidemic of overweight adults and children: 65% are overweight and 35% are obese. What is causing this health epidemic? Kate Raidt has a frank discussion with nutritionist Cheryl Forberg about America's health crisis - and the real reason so many people are overweight.