Tag: parents

Parenting Taboos – Great TED talk!

Babble.com publishers Rufus Griscom and Alisa Volkman, in a lively tag-team, expose 4 facts that parents never, ever admit — and why they should. Funny and honest, for parents and nonparents alike.

Bullying Stops With Parents

Bullying Stops With Parents Having been a victim of some serious bullying growing up — I am ultra sensitive to it and work very hard to instill in both my kids how important it is to reach out to kids that are new or different.  more »

Aol. a great working mom company

My first job out of college was at Aol. — and as many of you know, I met my husband there, had my 2 wonderful kids while working there (not actually working — but you know what I mean) — it really does have wonderful more »

Childhood Obesity in AZ

Here & Now: Childhood Obesity in AZ Here and Now talked to Janet Foote and Beth Jacobs, both from the College of Public health at the University of Arizona, about the increase of childhood obesity and what can be to to improve the health of more »

First Day of School Photos

Hard to believe how fast time goes by. HB heads into 3rd grade and my baby – Nate is now in 1st grade! When I stop and think about it — I just don’t know how they got to be this old already. I swear more »

Too Fat For 15 Documentary

Too Fat For 15? – iVillage. Have you seen this documentary Too Fat for 15? Some friends at lunch today were telling me they watched the first episode and how disturbing it was to see these kids struggle. It follows kids at a weight loss more »

Notable News about Kids

Top 10 Brain Foods for Children. Want your child to do better in school? Take a close look at diet. Certain “brain foods” may help boost a child”s brain growth — plus improve brain function, memory, and concentration. In fact, the brain is a very more »

Can Food Make Kids Smarter? A Free Event for those in Loudoun

A Free Event for those in Loudoun County or for those that want to drive there!  (thanks to my friend Patty for sending me this info) Food for Thought: Can Food Make Kids Smarter? Tuesday, May 4, 6:30-8:00 Curiosity Zone By popular demand, Beverly Seng more »