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Halloween Tips -- Dealing with Candy
What should a healthy-minded parent do about all the candy at Halloween. Here's some tips to avoid a sugar-induced-coma and still allow your kids to have fun. Also, a few ideas for what to pass out when trick-or-treaters ring your doorbell.
Halloween Tips -- Trick-or-Treating
Should you let your kids treak-or-treat on Halloween? With traditional door-to-door knocking and increasing numbers alternative community events all out there for your kids, here are some tips to make trick-or-treating enjoyable and scream-free (the tantrum kind, that is) this Halloween.
Hand Washing and Kids
Hand washing is one of the best ways to prevent personal illness and reduce the spread of illness in the community. Teaching kids about when and how to effectively wash hands is an important tool in the effort to keep them healthy.
Handling Minor Childhood Injuries
Handling minor childhood injuries in a calm, empathetic consistent manner can greatly reduce the daily drama of life with young children.
Harold and the Purple Crayon DVD Review
A review and description of the HBO family series, Harold and the Purple Crayon, offered on DVD as a complete series.
Harry Potter Party Food
Harry Potter themed treats that are sure to please!
Harry Potter Party Ideas
Ideas from my daughter's 9-year-old Harry Potter sleepover party.
Have You Filled a Bucket Today? - Book Review
My review of the excellent book, "Have You Filled a Bucket Today?: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids." Parents, teachers and administrators, please read this.
Having Young Children Attend Births
Many hospitals now offer mothers the chance to invite whomever they like to their births, including children. To some, this idea is completely foreign, and to some an obvious choice. So why have a young child present at the birth of a sibling?
Healthy School Lunches and Social Justice
My thoughts on the 2011 efforts to improve school lunch standards in the United States and the setback effected by food industry lobbying.
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