FitnessGram Helps Schools Assess Kids’ Health

It sounds like a new app for your phone, but FitnessGram helps schools assess kids’ health. Long before everyone wanted an app for fitness related tracking, FitnessGram was a tool to help pysicical education professionals assess the health and fitness of school...

4 Quick Tips for Managing Parental Stress

Busy parents must know how to manage parental stress. While raising children there are going to be many times where the pressures of being a parent feel overwhelming. The demands are many – and no matter which season (back-to-school, holidays, summer fun) there’s...

Family Time Helps Kids Cope with Cyberbullying

A new study suggests that family time helps kids cope with cyberbullying, as children who connect with ther parents at dinner or in the car may be protected from harmful problems with mental health and substance abuse. When families have regular family dinners, or...

Parents Must Monitor Social Media

The use of Facebook, Twitter, and other sites has risen among teens, and school administrators are becoming more aware that parents must monitor social media.  They are working with parents to remind students of the effects of detrimental and permanent posting items...