Tag Archives: Health – Kids

No M-Step: Now What?

Understanding the Read by Grade Three Law In this ever-changing climate, both federal and state laws are being enacted or amended by the minute. Educational laws are at the forefront of many parents’ minds: in particular, the third grade reading law.  While the third grade reading law isn’t being enforced this school year because all

Paternity leave, waterbirth and financial burden

A glimpse at three new research studies concerning childbirth The Importance of Paternal Involvement A new study by Ball State University in Indiana found that fathers who take paternity leave to help care for their newborn experience more stable, lasting marriages. The study included 6,000 couples whose children were born in the United States in

Snowplow Parenting

Some never let kids experience failure You have likely heard of the “Operation Varsity Blues” college admissions scandal that rocked the news cycle this past March. It involved several rich and famous people, including Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, who paid-off admissions consultant, William Singer, to gain their children admittance into prestigious universities. Though these