A Complete Guide To Cycling On The Road With Your Child

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Source (CC0 License) When your child gets their first bike, it literally changes their world. Their eyes are open to new possibilities – and endless hours of fun. They may stabilizers or training wheels on as they learn to cycle, before gradually taking them off and cycling on two wheels. That’s a huge moment for […]

5 Early Signs Your Son Might Need Braces

pixabay Many children and teens have orthodontic work, and braces are a common part of growing up. They’re not only important to achieving that perfect smile, they also prevent future dental health problems. Different children need braces at different ages, however. It’s good to plan for braces, as even though they are usually very effective, […]

The Return of Youth Sports

I bought coffee from a concession stand this weekend. And drank it while sitting in the bleachers. It was my first coffee-in-the-bleachers in more than a year-and-a-half. The pandemic sucked (still sucks!), but here I am, writing about concession stand coffee, because after more than a year of lock downs and social distancing, once-common “annoyances” […]

Your Son’s Health Must Always Come First

Your son’s health is a priority. When he’s young, it’s up to you to take all the necessary safety precautions, and you can control his food intake and exercise so his health is in the best possible condition. As he gets older, you step back and teach your son how to take care of his […]

Effective Ways To Prevent Sports Injuries In Adolescents

Over 30 million adolescents play sports in the U.S. alone. Sports are a great way for them to get out and exercise. However, many often injure themselves when playing. While an injury might not look too severe, it could be damaging to their growing body. This article will explore a handful of effective ways you […]

Here’s How To Keep Your Boys Safe At Home

When it comes to safety, we can do much to support the welfare of our children.  From teaching them the basics of road safety to promoting safe rough and tumble play, we can ensure they don’t come to any harm when away from us. There is much we can do at home too, as while […]

Talking About Coronavirus

How are you talking about coronavirus with your kids? I was prepared (mostly) for the sex talk. (Lots of sex talks.) And we’ve had lots of conversations about drinking, drugs, vaping, relationships, respect and a zillion other things. I hadn’t given any thought to how I’d discuss an infectious, emerging global pandemic, though. Yes, health […]

Help for Drug Addiction

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  Addictions And The Damage They Cause Can Be Overcome If You Take The Right Steps Life comes with ups and downs. There will always be stressors and difficulties to deal with and overcome in life. Unfortunately, some among us turn to drugs and/or alcohol to cope with their struggles and escape the pain in […]

Helping Your Boys Through Difficult Times Just Got a Little Bit Easier!

Being a parent can be the most wonderful thing in the world, but it is also stressful and worrying. There are so many things that you need to watch out for when you are raising kids, and especially boys. Boys are typically less emotionally aware than girls, and this can lead to difficulties in expressing […]

Alternative Sports You & Your Boy Will Love To Do Together

For the most part, young boys love sports. They love contact sports, non-contact sports, group sports, solo sports – if there is a sport to be involved with, a little boy will dive right in. And why not? They’re great for building fitness, promoting teamwork and building self-esteem. Getting involved in sports can also help […]