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Posts Tagged ‘positive youth development’

What Parents can do to Counteract Media Violence

09.23.2009 · Posted in Family Articles

A 2006 study proved that children being exposed to media violence is positively related to subsequent aggressive behavior, aggressive ideas, arousal and anger. Young children are especially vulnerable to violence in the media because they learn by observing and imitating, and they are easily impressionable. ...

Economical & Meaningful Ways to Spend Time with Your Kids

09.14.2009 · Posted in Family Articles

With faltering incomes, parents have to be more conscious of their spending habits, but time with their children does not have to suffer because of the ailing economy. ...

Helpful Tips for First Week of School

09.08.2009 · Posted in Family Articles

Emotionally, children need to feel secure in who they are before interacting with others in a classroom setting. While their understanding of themselves will be very different than an adult understanding, children must feel like they can contribute something meaningful to the class and that that they deserve to learn just like everyone else. ...

Simple Ways to Meet Emotional Needs of Children

09.01.2009 · Posted in Family Articles

If parents only work to meet the physical needs of their children, they will miss a key area of their child's development. ...