The term "helicopter parent" was first coined in 1969 by teenagers who were quoted in Dr. Haim Ginott's book "Parents & Teenagers." Helicopter parent describes an overbearing parent who would "hover over kids like a helicopter." Nearly 50 years later, the term has persisted, and we even included as a dictionary entry in 2011.
The term "helicopter parent" was first coined in 1969 by teenagers who were quoted in Dr. Haim Ginott's book "Parents & Teenagers." Helicopter parent describes an overbearing parent who would "hover over kids like a helicopter." Nearly 50 years later, the term has persisted, and we even …
As those leaves start to turn beautiful hues of orange and red and our children start yet another year of school, many families will be looking to get some fresh family photos to decorate their walls. If your family photos are up to date, perhaps a 2018 spring or summer wedding is in the wor…
Thanks to a donation of almost 7,000 diapers, struggling families served by the Family Development Center in Roseburg will have a supply of diapers for their young children.
Over the past few years, I’ve had the pleasure of teaching nutrition lessons to Kindergarten through fifth grades at the three elementary schools in the South Umpqua School District.
On Talking Health on News Radio 1240 KQEN, Trina McLure-Gwaltney, Healthy Kids Outreach Program manager, and Mandy Hatfield, OSU Extension Service SNAP-Ed program manager, talked about some new programs that are starting in the Douglas County schools this year to get kids eating healthier.
A clinic designed to serve kids with heart issues has opened in the Oregon Surgery Center on the CHI Mercy Medical Center campus.
As the school year begins anew, lice often becomes a subject of conversation among concerned parents. In certain areas, such as in classrooms and locker rooms, lice easily can be transferred from person to person. Understanding this common foe can help students avoid it and parents recognize…
LOOKINGGLASS — A two-alarm blaze that leveled a historic gymnasium at Lookingglass Elementary in December 2016, was determined to be “accidental and most likely electrical in origin,” according to the Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal on Friday.
The tomatoes at Big Lick farm are plentiful this time of year. They grow many different varieties including big, small, yellow, orange, green, red and multicolored. This week in my CSA box, I got so many Green Zebra’s. It was my first time having a Green Zebra tomato.