Monthly Archives: June 2012

Repetitive Stress Injuries: Kids and Electronics

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The emphasis on the dangers of excessive screen-time for kids has been steadily rising, as childhood obesity and related health problems have become more common. Type II diabetes, once referred to as “adult-onset diabetes,” is being diagnosed with alarming frequency … Continue reading

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10 Low Cost Ways to Turn Your Yard into a Fun Zone

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When the weather turns warm and the days start to get longer it’s time for the kids to ditch the video game controllers and get outside to play.  And while tree houses are fun and forts are great, you don’t … Continue reading

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8 Fun and Mess Free Craft Projects for Kids

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Are you tired of hearing, “I’m bored, I want to do something” from the kids? Crafts are the perfect solution to occupying hours of kids’ days, but unfortunately they usually come with a lot of clean-up, which can deter parents … Continue reading

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10 Games Kids Can Play with Chalk

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Not all kids play requires batteries and a flat screen. Long before electronics, chalk games were used to create family fun. Chalk games can teach numbers, letters, problem solving and can even help develop coordination and promote muscle development. If … Continue reading

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10 Forms of Discipline Banned From U.S. Schools

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Older generations often relay horror stories about the discipline they received, or at the very least witnessed, when they were in school and how vastly different and tame it is from the discipline kids receive today. Some teachers and principals … Continue reading

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10 Interesting Things You Can Do with Various Fruit Seeds

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Most people think of fruit seeds as nothing more than a nuisance and prefer to eat fruits without any seeds in them at all. When they do find seeds in their fruit, they are quickly spit out and discarded. What … Continue reading

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