young boy playing piano knowing the importance of music for children

Encourage Your Kids to Plug into Music, Not More Technology

When it comes to raising kids today, parents are quickly bombarded with the overwhelming amount of technology available. With social media and other forms of media being readily available, it can be hard to keep your teen on the right track. By encouraging your child to listen to music instead of sitting on their phones,…

Teens Happier When Hanging Outside with Friends, Not on Their Phones

Parents have been complaining about their kids’ smartphone use for quite some time. Before smartphones, it was video games. Before video games, it was computer games. Before computer games, it was television. For decades, technology has been stealing kids’ attention and preventing them from spending time outdoors. Today, technology ‘addicted’ teens would rather sit in…

What are Energy Drinks Doing to my Kid?

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) released a warning letter against energy drink consumption in children and teens through a published statement in the journal Current Sports Medicine Reports. Children and teenagers are still relatively small in body size and their metabolism is especially high, which makes consuming energy drinks especially dangerous for them.…

Biofeedback is Like a Videogame for Kids, Effective in Treating Anxiety and Depression

Games work for kids. Turn anything into a game and you have their undivided attention. Making otherwise tedious activities entertaining tasks makes adolescents more willing to engage. Studies have found that fun entertainment as a form of learning is more effective in some areas. One area where this was recently tested was in the use…