The Better Kids Blog

Back-to-School Safety and Health Tips

Parents today need to keep a closer eye on their children than ever before. It seems like the n..

Tips for developing social skills for your child

As kids grow and start interacting with friends and family, they begin developing social skills..

Understanding the different types of bullies

Just like the many different types of bullying, there are different types of bullies. Each h..

10 Facts about Childhood Obesity

The number of American children suffering from obesity has tripled over the past 50 years. Chil..

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 ..