The Better Kids Blog

Does Criminalizing Bullying Reduce Reporting?

More and more communities are enacting harsh criminal penalties for bullying offenses. Youth..

Type 1 Diabetes in Kids

Diabetes mellitus type 1, known as juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes, is an autoi..

Bullying In Youth Sports

  Bullying is a problem that has invaded every arena of society today. When polled,..

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..

Is Bullying a Public Health Issue?

The issue of bullying in schools has garnered national attention, but less attention has been p..

An Overview of ADHD symptoms

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder presents itself as a lack of ability to focus, hyperac..

The 5 main types of bullying

Bullying is one of the more serious problems facing children and teenagers today. It seems like..

Sunburn treatment and prevention for kids

Sunburn spares no one. Every person, from infants to the elderly, is at risk of sustaining sun ..

6 reasons kids don’t stop bullying situations

Youth bullying is a major issue facing our children and the lack of action by other kids to ste..

Debunking the popularity myth

Awareness of bullying has dramatically increased in America over the last few years. There are ..

Do your kids know about stranger danger?

Children can be very trusting of others, an issue that can lead to serious problems if a strang..

Weapons in schools compromise everyones safety

It seems as if every day on the news there are new reports of weapons in schools. When this hap..