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  • Lending a helping hand
    There's no joy in assuming the worst about others
    Just a few days before Christmas, I took a bunch of children out to do nice things for others. That was the theme of the day. They made cards and decorations, and we bought some treats to deliver to those who may need a little extra Christmas...
  • School to prison pipeline
    School to prison pipeline
    For a lot of students the public school system has become a pathway to incarceration. School to prison pipeline refers to the policies and procedures being used to push our children out of classrooms and into the criminal justice system. According...
  • Risky health behavior more likely in children whose moms are depressed
    Risky health behavior more likely in children whose moms are depressed
    According to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, depressive disorders affect 8% of residents in the county. The rate is higher in females (11%) than males (7%). Many of these women are moms and a new study has found that children...
  • Are your children safe from pedophiles at a theme park?
    Are your children safe from pedophiles at a theme park?
    Every year, thousands of parents save and scrimp every dollar just so they can take their children to Disney Land, Disney World, Universal Studios, Sea World or some other theme park. They are so proud to be able to provide the ultimate kids'...
  • Metta Quintet
    JazzReach returning to Northern California this winter
    JazzReach, a New York City-based 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to the promotion, performance, creation and teaching of jazz, is coming back to Northern California this winter. Residencies are scheduled for January 22-24 in...
  • Book stack
    The online storyteller for you and your children
    Many adults enjoy memories of having had parents or family members who read to them. According to Andrew Pudewa of the Institute of Excellence in Writing, there is nothing to equal the benefits of being read aloud to, but in today's fast-paced...
  • Easter Seals Florida's business luncheon to benefit children with special needs
    Easter Seals Florida's business lunch to benefit children with special needs
    On Wednesday, January 21, 2015, Easter Seals Florida will host its 8th Annual Get Down to Business Lunch to benefit its Igoe-Amar Child Development Center in West Palm Beach. The lunch will feature guest speaker Dr. Rick Bommelje, author...
  • Child in class
    ADHD in childhood
    What is ADHD?ADHD stands for a disorder by the name of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. ADHD is the term used to describe a collection of behaviors noticed in several individuals. You will find that ADHD is common amongst kids as well as...
  • Oprah Winfrey
    Oprah says career wouldn't have been possible with children
    Many people dream of having children one day with their partner. Not Oprah Winfrey. She says she has no regrets that she didn’t have any children and says her career wouldn’t have been possible if she would have had children anyway. As...
  • Broward Sheriff's Advisory Council presents Bicycles for Champions
    Broward Sheriffs Advisory Council presents Bicycles for Champions
    On Monday, December 22, the Broward Sheriff's Advisory Council will host "Bicycles for Champions," a charitable Christmas event and afternoon cruise aboard the Lady Windridge, a Windridge Yacht Charters vessel. At the event, now in...
  • Vision health screening recommended for children ages 3 to 6
    Vision health screening recommended for children ages 3 to 6
    All children ages 36 to 72 months should undergo an annual vision health screening that uses evidence-based test methods, effective referrals and follow-up, say new guidelines published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters...
  • Caridad Center's Annual Holiday Toy in Boynton Beach
    Tomalty Dental Center supports Caridad Center toy drive
    Give the gift of holiday cheer by donating an unwrapped toy to a child served by Caridad Center. Now through December 17, Tomalty Dental Center at Canyon Town Center in Boynton Beach is hosting a toy drop box to support Caridad Center's Annual...
  • The Great Oak Joke
    "The Great Oak Joke" an illustrated children's book by Jenn Ashton
    Taking full advantage of the connections provided by social media and the Internet, Rave On Studio's Jenn Ashtonof Vancouver brings us a new children's book collaboration with Lithuanian artist Eidvile Buozyte, she announced today, Dec.10....
  • Recipe for happy children
    Recipe for happy children
    To preserve children follow the recipe below.RECIPE FOR HAPPY CHILDREN1 large grassy field1/2 dozen children2 - 3 kid friendly dogsA pinch of a stream or babbling brookSome small pebblesMix the children and dogs well together and put them in the...
  • The best gift for children this Chirstmas
    Some great children's gift this Christmas Part 2
    In the final story segment of what’s the best children’s gift this Christmas, we continue with some of the most captivating toys to hit the store shelves this year. Examiner reporter Brian A. Madrid, makes several suggestion to add to...