Around our neighborhood, it takes a village to get our children to and from school. Because some parents have to be at work before the school day begins, some kids stay with other families until the school bus picks them up. After school, some children...
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 30, 2009
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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 23, 2009
HolaWe’re an interracial family but since our kids are so little, we have never had an in-depth conversation about race. And to be honest, I really wouldn’t know where to start. But the topic has come up. While drawing and coloring one day, my son,...
SUNDAY, SEPT. 20, 2009
It’s sometimes hard to compete with screen time – whether it’s a TV show, an interactive website or video games.According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, kids under the age of 6 watch an average of about two hours of screen media a day. Kids and...
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 16, 2009
If a child is spanked at 12 months, he or she is more likely to show aggression as a toddler, according to a recent study conducted at the Center for Child and Family Policy at Duke University. Researchers found that the children who were spanked...
SUNDAY, SEPT. 13, 2009
During a trip to Alaska this summer, I became paranoid of bears. Part of it had to do with an incident last summer involving a 15-year-old cyclist who was mauled by a bear during a bike race. It also didn’t help to wake up one...
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 9, 2009
If your kids enjoy wildlife and being outdoors, you might consider taking part in “Picnic with the Beavers,” a free, educational event at Liberty Lake County Park on Sunday, Sept. 20. Hosted by the Lands Council, the 2 ½ hour-long gathering includes an easy hike...
MONDAY, SEPT. 7, 2009
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