National Conversations  - The Black Family   Representation, Identity and Diversity

National Conversations – The Black Family Representation, Identity and Diversity




How Much Do Kids Need Outdoor Exposure?

Unfortunately, the fondest traditional childhood activity of playing outdoors has almost vanished in recent times. It is due to the modern technological advancements and ignorance of elders that kids these days don’t know what a fun outdoor games can be.

Oh Please, Not Another Article on Bullying

Everyone has been bullied at one time or another, if they say they haven’t they just didn’t recognize what was happening at the time. The RAND Corp did some research and it turns out that 17% of those bullied became bullies themselves – akin to the story of a kid who had his plastic shovel stolen in the sandbox in the 1st grade grows up and becomes a cop, who treats everyone bad. The trick is to not become a bully yourself, just because you were once bullied. Since bullying seems to be innate in this carbon based bi-pedal species, it’s time for people to get over it, and deal with it — move on because success is the best revenge — not apply the same to others when it comes to bullying.

Inflatable Water Slides: The Best Way To Enjoy Water Activities

In recent years water parks have emerged as one of the hottest places to enjoy water activities across the world, especially in the areas where temperature goes beyond 450 and more. An interesting fact about these water activities is that they not only offer relaxation from extreme heat, but are equally popular among people of all age groups, whether they are children, youths, or adults. Everyone likes to enjoy these activities without any restrictions.

6 Health Benefits of Being Social

According to the latest research, if you get connected and get out with friends, you can live longer. Moreover, you will be at a lower risk of getting Alzheimer’s. Read on to know some amazing benefits of being social.

How to Help Teenagers Get Over Their Fears

In a world where anxiety runs high for a wide array of reasons, it is not only adults who feel the pinch. Children, especially teenagers struggle with fears that can have a great impact on numerous facets of their life, from school results and relationships to physical and mental health. Studies have shown that teens experience fear even after the threat has been removed from their environment.

Get Up Off Your Back

This world will knock us down. The best thing we can do is to learn the lesson of getting up off of our backs right now! We can do this!

Influence of Peer Pressure Among Teens

As our kids grow older, they’re faced with some challenging decisions. Making decisions on their own is hard enough, but when other people get involved and try to pressure them one way or another it can be even harder. This is called peer pressure. People who are their age, like their classmates, are called peers.

If It’s Meant to Be, Then It’s Up to Me

Life is a do-it-yourself project! Plan on no one coming to help, and then we’ll finally have the fuel to get up, get going and get winning!

Buying Kids’ Clothes

From the moment a child is born, we are on the lookout for the clothes that make him or her look his or her best. The colours, the patterns and the models that suit them Buying clothes for kids can be challenging as well as exciting. There are a vast number of options available in terms of fabric, patterns and styles. While not giving in to unreasonably fussy behaviour, parents should take care to buy clothes that are comfortable for children. The quality of the fabric and dye, the patterns that interest your child and the image you wish to project while you take your child out are some of the other factors that can determine your choice.

Don’t Hope, Know

Hoping doesn’t always help us get what we want. Only knowing and doing gives us the best chance possible to succeed! So don’t hope. Know!

Helping Children Grow Up into Healthy Adults How Much Do Kids Need Outdoor Exposure? Unfortunately, the fondest traditional childhood activity of playing outdoors has almost vanished in recent times. It is due to the modern technological advancements and ignorance of elders that kids these days don’t know what a fun outdoor games can be. Oh…