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Parenting with a PhD: Helping Your Kids Go “Inside Out”

Parenting with a PhD: Helping Your Kids Go “Inside Out”
By Kristen Berthiaume: First of all, if you haven’t yet seen Pixar’s “Inside Out” with your kids – GO! NOW! It’s fantastic. Take tissues, though – it’s a tearjerker for parents. “Inside Out” is the story of an 11-year-old girl, Riley, who goes through some big life changes. Consequently,...
June 25th, 2015 | featured, to live | Read More

Boosting Your Child’s Creative Side

Boosting Your Child’s Creative Side
Activities such as coloring, drawing and painting are part of most children’s lives.  Exploring visual arts is an enjoyable activity for kids, and has proven brain-boosting benefits.   In fact, making art is the perfect example of learning through play. “Creating art can play a crucial role in...
June 20th, 2015 | featured, to live | Read More

Parenting with a PhD: Free-Range vs. Helicopter Parents

Parenting with a PhD: Free-Range vs. Helicopter Parents
By Kristen Berthiaume: You’ve probably heard of free-range chickens – those raised with some freedom to roam so they’re happier and less-stressed (and more delicious – apparently cortisol isn’t all that tasty) but did you know there are also free-range kids? “Free-Range Parenting” is a...
June 12th, 2015 | columns & features, featured, to live | Read More

Cars, Heat and Kids. Look Before You Lock.

Cars, Heat and Kids. Look Before You Lock.
On average, 38 children die in hot cars each year from heat-related deaths after being trapped inside motor vehicles. Even the best of parents or caregivers can unknowingly leave a sleeping baby in a car; and the end result can be injury or even death. As the temperatures rise here in the deep south,...
June 4th, 2015 | featured, to live | Read More

What Drowning Really Looks LIke

What Drowning Really Looks LIke
As we transition from school to summer, we begin to plan for fun times with the kids. Swimming typically tops the list, but with swimming comes the threat of drowning.  Drowning is the #2 cause of accidental death for kids 15 and under. What’s more disturbing is that around 50% of those drowning will...
May 21st, 2015 | featured, to live | Read More

Preventing the Summer Slide

Preventing the Summer Slide
Summer is coming and while it’s great to have a little break from full days of scheduled learning, preventing the Summer Slide is something all parents need to think about. The education slide is well-documented by numerous studies, which were synthesized in the 1990s by Harris Cooper, then a professor...
May 18th, 2015 | featured, to live | Read More

Talking about Teen Depression is Depressing

Talking about Teen Depression is Depressing
By: Drew Read, COO Paul Anderson Youth We all feel sad, down, blue or discouraged at times.  That’s pretty normal.  Sadness, disappointment, and pessimism are natural reactions to the hassles of life.  I regularly feel a bit blue during football season as I watch my beloved Oakland Raiders lose...
May 8th, 2015 | featured, to live | Read More

Carmike Cinemas Launches “Summer Kid’s Nights” Movie Series

Carmike Cinemas Launches “Summer Kid’s Nights” Movie Series
We are excited to announce that Carmike Cinemas is launching a new program this summer in conjunction with their Summer Kid’s Series! It will be called “Summer Kid’s Nights” and each Tuesday evening beginning at 6:30 pm at all three locations running the Summer Kids Series, Carmike will have...
May 1st, 2015 | featured, to live | Read More

Parenting with a PhD: What To Do When Your Kids Are Embarrasing

Parenting with a PhD: What To Do When Your Kids Are Embarrasing
By Kristen Berthiaume: Kids are embarrassing. Just, really. Whether it’s their atrocious behavior at a restaurant or a loudly asked question about someone’s appearance, decorum is not a high priority for little ones. Most of this behavior is entirely innocent: they’re just having fun and not trying...
April 30th, 2015 | featured, to live | Read More

Is Your Child Ready for Sleep Away Camp?

Is Your Child Ready for Sleep Away Camp?
Summer is just around the corner and if you’re already having second thoughts about having registered your child for their first sleep away camp, that’s completely understandable.  Or maybe you’re on the fence about signing them up because you’re just not sure if they’re ready yet. ...
April 20th, 2015 | featured, to live | Read More