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The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/15/14: Justine Stewart shares her story of growing up and raising children in public housing.

Justine Stewart is a senior citizen, and long-time resident of Cherry Tree Crossing. She was raised in public housing, and she raised her kids in public housing as well. What's life like when the...

May 12, 2014

Ask Dr. Sandy: Do Kids Need a Regular Bedtime?

Parents have long believed kids do better with regular bedtimes and a good night’s sleep. A British study proves it. The study found a good night’s sleep may make your kid smarter. This week on Ask...

November 7, 2013

Backpack Safety

With the kids back in school, it’s the perfect time to discuss backpack safety. We may cringe when we see youngsters carrying heavy packs, but a study in the medical journal Pediatrics found kids...

September 6, 2013

Ask Dr. Sandy: Should Parents Encourage Kids To Clean Their Plates?

Clean your plate. Growing up, I heard that a lot from my mom. She wanted to make sure I ate a well balanced diet. And it worked then...But maybe not now. Portion sizes have gotten bigger....

July 24, 2013

Kids React to Interracial Family in Cheerios Commercial

Whoever coined the phrase from the "mouth of babes" - referring to the wisdom of children could not be more spot on. Watch and listen to the wise comments the kids from the Kids React YouTube series...

July 17, 2013

Portion Distortion

More than one-third of American children and adolescents are overweight or obese; not surprising, since we live in a world of portion distortion, and a society seduced by supersizing. A new study...

May 10, 2013

Healing After the Boston Marathon

All of us are touched by the terrible events at this year’s Boston Marathon. As the increasingly complex story unfolds, images of carnage fill television screens and front pages. These images...

May 3, 2013

EcoSense for Living Episode 2 - Children & Nature

EcoSense for Living Episode 2 - Children & Nature brightcove.createExperiences(); Episode description:Remember how kids used to play outside every day, running...

May 10, 2011

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