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How The Playground Taught Us That There Isn’t An App For Everything

September 14, 2014
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As the technological landscape is constantly evolving, kids are also transitioning into different play options that are available to them; most of them leading inactive lifestyles. The 2014 U.S. Physical Activity Council reports that 80.2 million Americans aged six years above are physically inactive. The President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition facts further reports […]

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Parental Control: Identifying and Dealing with the Signs of Danger

July 12, 2014
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There are primarily two purposes of parental control software; prevention and detection. The prevention part is pretty easy to understand, as it simply involves blocking access to inappropriate websites, keywords, images, etc. The detection part, however, can be somewhat complicated, especially if you’re relatively new to using digital solution for your child’s online safety and […]

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Teens and Heroin

July 4, 2014
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Drug addiction and teens Drug addiction and teens is a very serious issue. There are multiple drugs that teens abuse, and one of the most dangerous ones is heroin. Heroin is an opiate that is created from morphine. Morphine naturally occurs in the poppy plant from Asia. Opiates are known to be very powerful pain […]

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Teen Internet Addiction Infographic

May 29, 2014

How much time is too much time spent online? Many people wonder if internet addiction is a real addiction. This infographic walks you through the symptoms and signs to look for to know if your teen is addicted to the internet.   Source: Liahona Academy.

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Budding Cooks: What Skills Do Kids Develop in Kitchen?

May 23, 2014
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Cooking is a really great activity that you can do with your child. Yes, it is fun and it lets them help you in the kitchen when it comes to making meals but there are also other reasons behind letting them cook with you. • Coordination. For an adult, pouring a cup of cream into […]

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Helping Your Teenager With Learning Difficulties

May 19, 2014
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We all know that the teen years are difficult. From growing pains to deciding their personal identity, it is easy to say that teens have a lot on their plate. However, teens with learning disorders have that times ten. Most parents notice the struggle happening, but don’t know how to help their child. One of […]

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