Category: Healthy Kids

Kids With Gratitude

Making Thankfulness Second Nature by Ronica O’Hara This Thanksgiving, there’s something to be especially thankful for—gratitude itself. Emerging research shows gratitude to be one of...

Mindfulness in the Classroom

Meditative Training Helps Kids Thrive by Ronica O’Hara “When I feel like I really want to get angry and yell, I sometimes, like, take deep...

Digital Kids

How to Click With Young Techies by Ronica O’Hara Many Silicon Valley executives that design devices and apps have put their own children in tech-free...

Feeding Healthy Habits

Your 10-Step Guide for Helping Children Thrive by Melinda Hemmelgarn It’s not easy raising children in today’s media-saturated landscape. From TV and video games to...

21st-Century Parenting

Preparing Kids for the Future by Meredith Montgomery Today’s children have more opportunities to change the world than ever before. Teenagers are organizing global activism...

The Pure Joy of Play

Why Kids Need Unstructured Fun by Ronica O’Hara   Not so long ago, kids would be shooed out the door to play and told to...

The Minimalist Family

Trading Clutter for Calm by Meredith Montgomery When Denaye Barahona, of New York City, became a parent, she felt compelled to buy everything for her...

Gardening for Kids

The Fun of Growing Their Own by Ronica A. O’Hara It’s May, and the temperature is rising, as is the sap and green shoots. It’s...

Loving Nature

Outdoor Adventures for Kids by Ronica A. O’Hara Getting kids off the couch and into the great outdoors can be a challenge when they tend...