Dr. Randy Cale’s Terrific Parenting: Children learn responsibility through having responsibility

Summer is upon us, and we are all in to that awesome summer mode. When I survey families, most children are in camps or at home with mom or caretakers. In this, most families have ample time for kids to relax and enjoy their lives, as well as stay inv

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Help Your Child To Deal With The “Pressure”

Every day every one of us faces a host of different kinds of pressures that life brings us. We live in a very dynamic society and an increasingly challenging environment full of information, influences, opinions etc. Our children are faced with similar pressures and the sport of their choice can be one of them.Throughout my career as a professional athlete, if there is one thing I have learned it is that the biggest pressure that we face is of our own making. It can take the form of feeling the burden of expectations (realistic or not), or a fear of inability to perform when it matters most,

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Dr. Randy Cale’s Terrific Parenting: Mistakes that can destroy your child’s self-esteem

Many of us were raised by parents who didn’t think twice about our self-esteem. They were good parents, but didn’t use strategies to raise our confidence. This was not the topic of conversation, and most operated by instinct rather than

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Mental health: Parenting our children & who’s in control?

The breakdown of our societal folkways, mores, and values has brought about havoc to our nation; and had a most profound effect on the mental well being and life of our children. Until the 1950’s in our nation, the traditional “single breadwinner” family consisted of a Mother, Father, and Children. With the Cultural Revolution of the 1960’s all of that began to change, and brought about a myriad of problems within our culture…http://www.valleymorningstar.com/life/health_wellness/article_77c010b2-0659-11e5-af22-2fd17cc153cf.html


Splish, splash, water safety starts in the bath

The emergency room at St. Louis Children’s Hospital sees water-related emergencies year-round, but they increase when swimming pools open, said Dr. Kim Quayle, medical director of emergency services.



10 Positive Parenting Lessons

As the saying goes, “There’s no manual for parenting.” Even with great resources, we’re human beings who experience pushed buttons and triggered feelings. The following 10 lessons are ones I keep learning more about from my son and continue working on, but they’re making me a happier, more effective parent and human, and are shaping my son’s character….

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When it comes to fitness training, it is really important to catch them young. With the correct approach, fitness training allows kids to develop as early as age eight. It can help the most athletic player improve his/her game, and the most timid bookworm or avid video-gamer gain self-confidence and maintain a healthy weight…

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Water safety: What you should know about children drowning

Drowning is among the top causes of accidental death worldwide, accounting for 7 percent of all injury-related deaths. In the United States, drowning is the second-leading cause of injury-related deaths of children of all ages – second only to motor vehicle collisions. Drowning can happen to anyone’s child, in an instant and right in front of you. With the weather heating up and swimming becoming more frequent, learn how you can build extra layers of protection for children around water…. Continue reading