Check out a wonderful list of healthy snacks you can eat at anytime of the day!
By RD & Certified Kids' Nutrition Specialist, Colleen Hurley, for GalTime.com
getting kids to eat healthier
Snacks not only can help curb hunger but can also make sure your family gets their daily dose of fruits and vegetables.
Healthy snacks are particularly important for little ones because their tummies are tiny and often prefer to ‘graze’ throughout the day.
Get your children to perform their best on the field by fueling them the right way.
By Registered Dietitian, Elisa Zied, MS RD CDN, for GalTime.com
When she works with professional athletes, registered dietitian Mitzi Dulan explains to them that their bodies are like well-tuned, high performance race cars that need proper maintenance to get the most out of their bodies when they’re out on the field or court. “Not only does proper nutrition help kids perform well when they’re playing sports and being active, but it
Who thought there would be a good way to talk to your kids about sex? It's easier than you thought.
By Tara Weng, for GalTime.comtalking sex with your kids
It's probably one of the most difficult and fear-inducing conversation to have with your kids--the sex talk.
You may think that putting it off until you feel comfortable is the answer but that method usually fails to impact your kids in the right way.
What to do when you're worried about your child but don't want to be an overbearing parent.
Are you concerned that your child is being bullied at school? Are you conflicted because, on the one hand, you want to step in and help, but, at the same time, you're afraid that interfering will only make matters worse? Good news: you aren't alone.
... because you can't take care of anyone else unless you take care of yourself.
As a busy mom, you know how difficult it is to focus on yourself when you are constantly driving the kids to soccer practice, swimming lessons and play dates. Now that school is back in session, all of a sudden you have a little extra time. What will you do? There are three solutions to shaping your day and your week without the little ones around.
If you have a learning disabled teen who is being bullied or teased, you will want to read this.
Parents, teachers, extended family and neighbors recognize the special challenges of those who love and teach learning disabled children and adults. They are usually sensitive, kind and giving as small children. Because they are small in stature, people are more forgiving of what they can and cannot do.
Teenagers With Learning Disabilities
What you need to know about the law and your rights when seeking special education for your child.
Schools often mislead parents regarding their rights or just don't inform them. If you know your child is struggling in school, don't wait in hope that things will get better. Act on your child's behalf; get an assessment and find your child the support that may be needed.
Looking for some quick ways to be a better parent? Here are 7 tips that you can start doing today!
7 Ways To Parent Better
What responsibilities do you and your spouse take on as parents? It’s important to find your style of parenting with teamwork. How do you help each other? Do you have to ask or is it just expected? It’s important to communicate with one another what your strengths are as parents because it will be easier to divide up tasks.
It’s very tricky to give advice to your child, especially if you want your advice followed!
Sometimes it’s so obvious what our child needs to do: Do your homework. Do it early and on time. Don’t wait until the last minute to get the homework or project finished.
Remember the 3 T’s:
Start with words like “You might have already thought about this…” or “What do you think about trying…” These statements will increase your teen’s likelihood of actually trying your suggestion.
We don't want our kids to lie and we discipline them when they do. But wait,what about us? Do we lie
Do parents lie to their kids? Do kids tell lies? Why do we lie, often when the truth would serve us better?
We recently had a group of friends and relatives in our home for a dinner party. After some great food and general conversation, I asked them to help me with this project. Everyone was supportive and eager to assist in writing a book. But when I asked them to tell me why they lied, there was a shocked silence.