Lighten Your Load

A five-step plan to help you stick with your New Year’s resolutions to lose weight and exercise.

From the CSE

Push your Scouts away from the table … and the remote control. As I travel to councils across the country, I often speak about the health of our young people and the challenges of the growing problem of youth obesity.

Mixed Messages

From video games to the Internet to TV, a deluge of messages bombards kids each day. That makes the task of teaching them media literacy even more important.

Guys Read Guy Books

What’s the secret to boys and reading? Give them books about things they like: adventure, biography, science fiction, sports, and yes, even gross humor.

Helping Children Get the Sleep They Need

The rising numbers of first graders through high school seniors who fail to get adequate rest are a wake-up call for parents to become more proactive in promoting healthy slumber.

Parenting Solutions: Manners Do Matter

Teaching children to be polite can be a challenge in a world where common courtesy is less and less common, but you can be successful by working at it a little at a time.

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