It Takes a Village
Who’s Raising Our Children?

BY VERONIQUE F. SAIYA What better time than at the beginning of a new school year to ponder the question, “Who’s raising our children?” Hi…

Taming the Tiger
Taming the Tiger

Amy H. Morton, LMFT Children of all ages, and even some adults, express anger in confusing ways. Like Matthew, children often act out their feelings r…

Why are the Arts Important
Why are the Arts So Important?

– Extensive research of arts education in the country consistently found higher levels of student involvement and educational achievement among …

Music
A Joyful Noise

BY LISA MELILLO Music is instrumental to growth. Music participation enhances problem solving, teamwork, goal setting, self-expression, coordination, …

Art Exhibit
Creating an Art Smart Kid

BY JULIE GREEN AND PAMELA LE KRISULEWICZ The parents and children marched through the galleries, eyes straight ahead, not daring to talk or glance aro…

Cultural Diversity
Cultural Diversity for Kids

BY SUSAN K. PERRY, PH.D. How can you help your child gain an appreciation for cultural diversity before prejudice takes hold? Here are ways to do that…