It has become common to discuss mental health among adults, but what about children’s mental health? Just like adults, children experience hardships and can struggle to make sense of things on their own. When children have problems, they cannot handle on their own, therapy can help because it can give them a safe place to voice their feelings and build new skills that will enable … Continue reading Children & Therapy
Preschool is a very exciting time for kids. Kids finally get a chance to make friends, socialize and play on the playground. This is an important time in a child’s life, not only socially but physically. Believe it or not starting physical fitness this young is a great way to ensure your child stays healthy long term. Childhood obesity is a big concern in the … Continue reading National Pre-School Fitness Day
Learn About National Mentor Month with Michael Knowles. Not even the best school in the world can teach a young person everything necessary to succeed in life. To cite a well-known proverb, it really does take a village. One of the most helpful members of that village can be a mentor. And such a person can be especially impactful in the life of an at-risk … Continue reading National Mentor Month
Over the past century, the presence of screens in everyday life has rapidly increased. Only 9% of American households had televisions in 1950. By 1978, that jumped to 98%. Later, computer ownership followed a similar upward trajectory. In 1984, only about 8% of American homes contained a computer. By 2016, that number was over 89%. The smartphone is the latest screen with skyrocketing ownership. In … Continue reading Does Screen Time Affect Children’s Development?
To see Maebry Harrell running around, playing and enjoying life like any other two year old child today, you would never know that the daughter of Larry and Denise Harrell went through open heart surgery before her 1st birthday. Thankfully, that’s just the image that Maebry’s parents hope others see when they meet Maebry as she continues to grow and heal from her earlier issues. … Continue reading Miracle Child