Category: Kids & Teens

How to keep your kids safe

Parents are always worried about their kids and about keeping them safe. Who knows what kind of trouble they can get themselves into the next moment? But the task of keeping our kids safe...

Kids Books: Reading Checkup for Developing Readers

How are your children developing as readers, and what can you do to help? Use RIF’s series of Reading Checkups to evaluate your children’s progress through six stages of reading development, from picture-pointing to...

Foods That Fight Spring Allergies

Thanks to climate change, every season of allergies is the worst. Warmer temperatures advance the springs and make allergy seasons longer. Even higher levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere have made pollen more...

8 Reasons Why You Should Enroll in a Yoga Class

It has been only recently that yoga has gained popularity; previously, the benefits were overlooked due to partly ignorance and partly because it was something only acknowledged by few. Yoga is beneficial for people...

Two minute healthy snacks for your kids

When it comes to the health of your children, it is quite a nightmare to find anything in the supermarket which they will like that is not laden with sugar or saturated fats. These...

Enjoying the Outside with the Family

Getting the children involved in anything other than television and video games is hard these days. The convenience of electronics has made it harder for families to come together. Having things to do outside...

Great Rainy Day Activities for Kids

It can be challenging to come up with ideas for entertaining the kids when the weather is cold, miserable and wet. In a way this limits your possibilities, considering you cannot spend a lot...

Dealing with Teenage Anger

We can all remember being in that weird period of time between childhood and adulthood and for some young people, this transitioning time is particularly testing. There are all sorts of changes happening –...