Five ways to get your kids to do more chores

9:58 am Aug. 28, 2015

Getting kids to their chores isn’t always easy. As kids fill up their days with school work and activities, making sure your child stays on task and completes chores can take some planning – and

Eight ways to stay fit and balanced this fall

5:12 pm Aug. 12, 2015

While everyone talks about the importance of finding balance in our lives, it can be often an elusive goal. In a survey of 1,000 people, Balance Bar Company, makers of Balance Bar energy nutrition bars,

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

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

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