Category: Children’s health

Is perfectionism a problem for your child?

Alissa spends several hours a day trying to flawlessly perform her gymnastics’ routines. To a casual observer, her movements look amazing for a twelve-year old athlete. However, Alissa is critical of most everything she does in the gym, using that … Continue reading

Don’t treat your kids like little adults

I get lots of questions from parents who needlessly worry about their children’s normal behavior. Kids think, feel, and act in ways that are usually perfectly normal due to their age. 1. Kids make mistakes, lots of them. Children do … Continue reading

4 ways the FitBit can change your home

Are you wearing one—a Fitbit? Mine, a Fitbit Flex, appeared on my wrist months ago. I had to ask my University of Dayton students how to operate the sleep function! Our youngest son loves telling me how many lights pop … Continue reading

A mini elliptical for the whole family?

Has 2016 been an active one for you and your family? Winter has not been too challenging in keeping active; the Spring weather is “behaving” too. We have been enjoying the opportunity to be outside: walking our dog Ginger, yard work … Continue reading

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