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Learning and Attention Issues Need Our Focus

Learning and Attention Issues Need Our Focus

It is really quite astonishing  to know that with all of the technology and knowledge that we have gained over the years, that one in five children struggles with issues related to reading, math, writing, focus, and organization, and yet many children with learning and attention issues STILL do not have a diagnosis. This is simply baffling to hear. To know that kids and parents are out there struggling, thinking they are alone when there … Read entire article »

Filed under: Special Needs Children

7 Tips for Keeping your Kids Safe in Honor of Safe Kids Day 2014

7 Tips for Keeping your Kids Safe in Honor of Safe Kids Day 2014

Did you know that preventable injuries are the #1 killer of kids in the United States? Talk about a surprising and startling statistic. Every year, a million families around the world lose a child to a preventable injury. Millions more children are injured in ways that can affect them for a lifetime. Too many families don’t have access to the information they need to keep their children safe from tragedies such as drowning, car crashes, fires … Read entire article »

Filed under: 0-5 (By Age Group), 00-06 Months, 06-12 Months, 12-18 Months, Celebrity Babies, Charity, Childproofing, Events, Health, Kindergartners, Parenting, Pre-schoolers, Safety, School Aged Children, Socially Conscious, Toddlers

How Much Do You Know About Treating Your Child’s Fever?

How Much Do You Know About Treating Your Child’s Fever?

*This post is sponsored by Children’s Advil. *   When your child comes down with a fever, do you ever feel like you’re just guessing when it comes to treating it?  Well, you’re not alone. Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, the makers of Children’s Advil, recently conducted two surveys of more than 1,000 parents and 250 pediatricians nationwide and found that more than half of consumers (52%) report feeling anxious, fearful or helpless when their child comes down with a … Read entire article »

Filed under: 0-5 (By Age Group), Health, Parenting

Nominate Your Child for the 2013 SI SportsKid of the Year Award!

Nominate Your Child for the 2013 SI SportsKid of the Year Award!

Do your kids play sports (and eat, breathe and sleep sports)?  Would they want to see themselves on the cover of an upcoming Sports Illustrated Kids issue? Then nominate them for the the 2013 SportsKid of the Year award! The winner of the 2013 SportsKid of the Year award will appear on the cover of the December 2013 issue of Sports Illustrated Kids. In addition, the winner will receive a special SportsKid of the Year jacket and a trip to New York City … Read entire article »

Filed under: Exercise, Play, School Aged Children, Sports

Go on an Audio Adventure with Billy Brown

Go on an Audio Adventure with Billy Brown

We love alternatives to television that recognize children are naturally imaginative. Billy Brown’s audio adventures from Giddio are entertaining additions to your child’s playtime. Whether you are home on a rainy day, taking a long car trip, or looking for a soothing pre-nap activity, Billy Brown will engage your youngsters. Giddio brings a child-friendly approach to old-fashioned radio plays. The recordings are all professional quality with voice actors and studio sound effects. To the … Read entire article »

Filed under: CDs, Pre-schoolers, School Aged Children