Category: Children


Keeping Kids Safe Online

Remember when you’d get out the encyclopedia to do a report for school? Today, kids go online instead. There they find an explosion of words, pictures and videos that provide a rich learning experience. But they can also find elements that can put them at risk. That’s why it’s important to teach your children to […]

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Understanding Cyberbullying (and What to Do About It)

It used to be that parents worried about their kids getting bullied on the playground. Today, kids don’t even have to leave home to fall victim. One study finds that 15 percent of high school students were electronically bullied last year. It could be a text message, an email or on social media. Sometimes the sender […]

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Five Ways to Save While Back-to-School Shopping

Grab your Trapper Keeper and Troll Topper, it’s almost back to school time. And if you think it’s gotten more expensive, you’re right. According to the National Retail Federation, back-to-school spending has increased more than 40 percent in the past ten years. Given the hit to the pocketbook, going into the season with a plan […]

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5 Fun Ways to Escape the Summer Heat

Summer can be a great time to be outside and enjoy the sun. Summer also has heat, humidity and bugs — things that drive people indoors. If you have to spend some time inside this summer, here are five fun things to do with your kids or grandkids (and heck, most of these can be […]

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5 Fun Ways to Escape the Summer Heat

Summer can be a great time to be outside and enjoy the sun. Summer also has heat, humidity and bugs — things that drive people indoors. If you have to spend some time inside this summer, here are five fun things to do with your kids or grandkids (and heck, most of these can be […]

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