Category: Children and Youth

Grandparenting: Supporting Strong Family Relationships – 7 Ground Rules from Kidpower

These seven ground rules from Kidpower can help prevent conflict, increase understanding, and develop trust so that grandparents, parents, kids, and other family members can enjoy each other more and bother each other less.


Thank you to Dr. Harold Johnson for video series on Kidpower’s 7 Strategies for Keeping Kids Safe

A series of short video interviews describing each of Kidpower’s 7 strategies for keeping children safe and how to apply these concepts to your daily life.


Keeping Playdates Fun and Safe

When setting up playdates with kids who we think will enjoy spending time together, we usually think of logistics such as what time and which house. Here are 8 safety questions to ask when planning to have your child spend time at a new friend’s house that will help make sure everyone has fun and stays safe.


Summer Safety Resources

Taking trips, going to camp, or spending more time on their own in the neighborhood can be great for kids in the summer. But changing routines and going to new places can also present new risks. Here are some resources providing simple steps parents can take and safety skills they can teach their kids before summer camp and recreational activities start, in ways that are fun and age-appropriate rather than scary.


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