The Better Kids Blog

Type 1 and 2 Diabetes Overview

Diabetes is a disease where the body doesn’t produce or effectively use insulin – a hormone..

Childhood Obesity Overview

Childhood obesity is a significant and growing problem throughout the world. In many countries ..

Boost Your Child’s Confidence

Although we sometimes talk about confidence as something that a person "has," confidence actual..

Online Bullying: Don’t Get Started and Knowing When to End It

The national media is hammering us almost daily with the ugly reality of the dangers facing our..

How Safe is Safe?

Safety is a topic high on every parent’s priority list. We all worry about the safety of our ..

The Basics of Self Defense

So, you’ve decided that your child is ready to learn something about self defense. Where shou..

What Your Child Should Know About Safety

We all worry about the safety of our children in an uncertain world where danger lurks around e..

Role Playing, For Safety’s Sake

During martial arts classes, we take the opportunity to discuss with children a variety of issu..

Be Ready to Respond

As parents, we operate on two levels. Most of the time, we’re consumed with the issues that c..

Trust is a Wonderful Thing, But…

Although it may be true, as the headline says, that the case of the “cyber sex case stumps pa..

Parenting in the Computer Age

The Internet has become a significant part of everyday life for teenagers and stands to become ..

Knowing Who to Let In and When to Evacuate the House

No matter what your situation is there are going to be times when your teen and even preteen ch..