The Better Kids Blog

When Does Rough Play Become Bullying?

During the early years of childhood, it is often inevitable that parents will have to deal with..

Proper Nutrition Improves Childhood Obesity Statistics

According to the CDC, childhood obesity rates have tripled over the last thirty years. In 2010,..

How to stop bullying

Although bullying has long been a part of playground dynamics, media coverage has shone a natio..

Managing and controlling your child’s ADHD symptoms

If you have a child with ADHD or ADHD symptoms, then you know how overwhelming this can be. Wha..

When teachers bully students

We often think of bullying as a peer-against-peer offense, but many times it can happen between..

2013 Dangerous Toy Lists

It's that time again every child waits for the whole year.  Gift giving season. They fill o..

Practice word blocks to help manage verbal bullying

    Just like blocking a punch or kick in a physical altercation can prevent in..

Managing ADHD in your child

So you've just found out that your child has Attention Defect Hyperactivity Disorder and you ar..

When dealing with bullies, confidence is king

The easiest way to deal with a bully is to never have one in the first place. Although this may..

Child fitness strategies need to be enacted at home to work

In recent years the epidemic of childhood obesity has gained notoriety in the media for being a..

More proof that cyberbullying is serious

As I was looking through the news of the day, I ran across an article that illustrates just how..

How to Plan for the Unexpected—Part 2

Annie Babbitt, guest contributor In the first part of this essay, we discussed how to create..