Preventative measures for heart health start as young as 3 years old, according to a large study published in the journal Pediatrics.
The study took place over three years, looking at over 400 children ages 3-5 years old.
The findings … Read more >>
Mindfulness meditation has been a kind of buzzword in the emotional-mental health field for over a decade.
But mindfulness meditation isn’t for everyone, and you shouldn’t feel bad if you’ve not been ‘mindful’ of the advice to be mindful!
Basically, … Read more >>
I got this amazing tip from a mother who comes to Parent Trust for developmental screenings.
This family has a 1st grader who is reading at a 4th grade level. Mom wants to encourage him to stretch his abilities, but … Read more >>
There is nothing new with the idea that spending time in nature is beneficial. But a new analysis*, examining hundreds of studies, helps bring together the data and provides specifics on how it is beneficial.… Read more >>
By the time your child is 4 years old they should be able to wash and dry their hands on their own. Younger children will need help, and sometimes older children might need assistance and/or supervision. But even adults don’t … Read more >>
By Salla Simukka
One of my favorite books growing up was “Best Friend,” by Shirley Simon >> The story explores the concept of friendship from the point of view of a young girl. Making friends, losing friends, what today we’d … Read more >>