At your child’s next checkup, the doctor may ask you this question: how much screen time is your child getting? You may wonder why we care — how is screen time a health issue? Let’s elaborate. Screen time refers to the amount of time spent in front of an electronic screen. Screens are everywhere. Phones, … Continue reading How to set healthy screen time limits
It’s hard to believe, but back-to-school season has arrived once again. Families are rushing to soak up those final moments of vacation, but it’s important for parents to consider what needs to be done before that first school bell rings — and that includes making sure your child is healthy and ready for the new … Continue reading Is your child ready for the new school year?
Today’s highly structured lifestyle, with two working parents, tight schedules and busy school agendas, often makes family time a leisure activity of the past. However, what a child wants most – what a child needs – is family time with no goal in mind except to build positive memories and have fun. Kids learn best … Continue reading Children Learn Best Through Play