Simple meditation practices for kids

2:10 pm Jul. 6, 2015

As more adults turn to meditation for peace and balance in their hectic lives, more children are being introduced to this ancient practice to help deal with stress, and have a more peaceful outlook.

Here are

How to teach your children to be kind

11:14 am Jun. 22, 2015

Kelli N. Moore of Atlanta felt she needed to hear more positive stories, more examples of kindness. So she decided to start a blog in 2012 to share stories and advice on how to encourage people to be kind,

Fun Activities to Avoid the Summer Slide

5:54 pm Jun. 12, 2015

Parents are hoping their children don’t succumb to the “summer slide,” when students forget much of what they learned, losing as much as three months of math and reading skills over the summer, according to

Take the Pool Safely Pledge here

5:47 pm Jun. 12, 2015

For the second straight year, Georgia is on track to have a high number of pool and spa drownings – among the highest in the country.

Three children under the age of 15 drowned in a

Helping Kids Cope with Post-Divorce Move

8:53 am Jun. 11, 2015

Summer is often the time families move. Sometimes the new home is just across town. Other times, families move to another city or state.

But for children whose parents are in the process of divorcing or

Parents: your thoughts on McKinney pool party video?

2:40 pm Jun. 8, 2015

In looking at the McKinney video (In a video posted to YouTube on June 7, Tatiana, a 19-year-old, describes a fight in the moments leading up to police using force to clear a pool party in McKinney, Texas, on June 5) For more, go to http://www.ajc.com/news/news/texas-pool-party-host-white-neighbors-shouted-raci/nmYDS/

Summer is here and pool parties and large gatherings are happening all of the time.

What can you as parents do to protect your kids