Just For Children


4 Tips For Helping Your Child Disconnect From the Electronic World


Ever since Nintendo made the Pokemon Go video-game app available, young people have been exploring their communities with their eyes firmly fixed on their smartphones rather than on the wonders of the world.   If endless hours spent capturing imaginary [...]


Helping Teens Succeed In A Complex World


Does it seem like some teenagers are anxious, depressed and have lost their ability to cope? The truth is, in most cases, they are just fine.   “There is a tendency in our culture to treat young people who are [...]


Healthful Eating Made Easier


Here’s news that should put a smile on the faces of many parents: Research shows a happy emoticon on the label can help get kids to eat foods that are good for them.   After all, successful marketing tactics aimed [...]


Youth Competes in Communication Competition


DeKalb County youth Carmen Mitchell, an eighth grader at Druid Hills Middle School, scored big in the Georgia 4-H youth development program. The District Project Achievement is one of the biggest events put on by Georgia 4-H for her way [...]


Could You Be Ruining Your Children’s Dental Health?


As hard as parents try to set the right examples, teach the right lessons and reinforce the right habits to their children, we all manage to, at some point, mess up along the way. While some things in life are [...]


Youth Working To End Childhood Hunger


As research shows that more American families are struggling with hunger, a new national program aims to empower youth to do something about it. Recent studies by the U.S. Department of Agriculture show that nearly 16 million children live in [...]


Parents Can Trust Movieguide


Since the beginning of time, parenting has not been easy. Children have to be clothed, fed, and protected against the elements. Moms and Dads have to be on the lookout for all kinds of threats when raising kids. Yet the [...]


Assistance League Puts Books in the Hands of Disadvantaged Kids


Assistance League of Atlanta, an all-volunteer, charitable organization that helps improve the lives of children and adults in need, is once again conducting its Children’s Book Drive October 1-24 in support of volunteerism on Make A Difference Day, October 24, [...]


Home Safety Month: 10 Tips For Protecting Your Children At Home


(NAPS)—With the summer months upon us, children will be spending more time at home, so it’s important to make certain they are safe as their endless summer fun fills the house and backyard. In honor of Home Safety Month this [...]


Get Into The Swing Of Summer Safety


(NAPS)—Known as “trauma season” among public health and medical professionals, summer is a time when serious injuries and unintentional deaths increase dramatically among children. Statistics show that 40 percent of all injury-related emergency room visits happen between the months of [...]

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