Raising Food Smart Children

Creating an environment where your kids can make healthy nutritional choices is one of the most important steps you can take to ensure the health of your child. By fostering a supportive environment, you and your family can develop a positive relationship with healthy food. You can lead them by your

Teething Symptoms and Remedies

When will your baby’s first pearly white start to poke through? Most babies get their first tooth at around 6 months, but your child’s chompers may appear as early as 3 months or as late as 14, depending on such factors as when Mom and Dad started sprouting teeth and whether or not your baby [&h

Parents as Teachers

Parents as Teachers is a volunteer program that offers guidance and and developmental testing, as well as periodic check-ups on sensory (vision and hearing) development for children. Their premise is that a child’s parents are the first and most influential teachers in their lives, thus, the p

8 Best Parenting Tips for 2015

Parenting is one job that never takes a holiday vacation. As families are celebrating holidays, parents are also coping with sibling bickering, backtalk, temper tantrums, and power struggles. Here at Empowering Parents, we hear about these struggles every day. The fact that you, as a parent, are wil

Kids About Weight: 6 Dos and Don’ts  Weight is a touchy subject, especially when children are involved. Whether your child is overweight, underweight or you just suspect he or she is suffering from negative self-image, it’s difficult to know how to talk about the weight issue without giving