Browsing the "Healthy Kids" Category

Summer Play

July 1st, 2013 | by Madeline Levine

Seven Ways to Let a Kid be a Kid Why not make summer fun again? Here’s how. Follow the principle [&hellip


Yard Games

June 16th, 2013 | by Paul Tukey

Memorable Family Fun Given their prevalence today, it’s remarkable that video games have been in existence for just 40 years. [&hellip


Teen Drama Queens

May 1st, 2013 | by Meredith Montgomery

For many, the strong mother-daughter bond seems to suddenly unravel when adolescence appears. “Parenting is exasperating and wears you out,” sighs Heather Thomas, of Houston, Texas, a mother of three, including 16-year-old Mary Meghan


Park It Here

April 1st, 2013 | by S. Alison Chabonais

The Kent family has faced many “Can I really do this?” moments while adventuring in America’s national parks.


Honoring Earth Day

March 29th, 2013 | by naatlstaff

This year’s National Park Week, from April 20 to 28, centered on Earth Day, will offer free weekday admission to all 398 national parks from April 22 to 26, adding 134 more historic sites, preserves, recreation areas and other sites to the usual 264 with no entrance fee


Bully Blues Busters

February 1st, 2013 | by Meredith Montgomery

Bullying behavior among school-age children may have shifted from hitting, punching and pushing to hurtful words, glares, whispers and exclusion—but it’s still just as damaging. New strategies and initiatives help promote kind behavior, instead



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