Parenting

Does Positive Discipline impact your child’s truth telling?

Who doesn’t want an honest kid?  Who doesn’t read those kiddie moral stories to your own brood with a secret hope her own darling turns out THAT AMAZING TRUTHFUL kid?  The Research by Psychology Science magazine recently published a study that can help their parents greatly on getting to that ideal: how moral stories that [...]

An educational visit to the farm

“Where do you want to go?” “Moo. Miau.”  My toddler’s answer rarely deviates.  “We have two cats at home!  Do you want to go the playground instead?”  “No.  Moo.  Miau.”  Well, at least we don’t have a “moo” at home.  Or, when I don’t look at the mirror, I’d like to think that way.  Though, [...]

A respiratory virus has affected kids in 10 US states

Doctors and parents are very concerned about a mysterious respiratory virus that has affected children in 10 US states.  Fall is usually a flu season and time for viruses outbreak, but this virus is very rare. The illness is a respiratory virus, that brings common cold symptoms that are much more severe than regular cold. [...]

10 healthy and easy back-to-school snacks for children

I always try to pack some healthy snacks in my kids’ lunch bags. I would like to share some healthy and easy-to-make after-school snacks or nutritious extras for your children’s school lunches. 1. Mini sweet peppers and hummus. 2. Apple wedges and cheese sticks 3. Celery sticks and carrots with hummus 4. Bananas and peanut [...]

Start the new school year off on the right foot!

With the summer rolling towards the end, we all get infected with the Back To School rush. Backpack?  Here.  Lunch Box?  Pretty.  Gazillion of pencils and notebooks?  All ready to be lost and demolished. Tee-shirts, sneakers and pants?  In neat piles in a closet.  Labels?  Stick them on. Socks?!.  Oh, good, all here.   What else? [...]

Employers have to find solutions to support nursing women at work

As per the latest statistics, mothers are the fastest-growing segment of the work force in the U.S. It means that companies and employers have to find solutions to help working women balance their work and children. One of the major issues on this agenda is to support the nursing moms. More than 75% of mother [...]