Connect With Kids

  • Stopping Bullying Before It Starts

    Wednesday, Aug 4 at 2:52 PM

    Why do some children get picked on... Or get into arguments... While others don't? According to new research from the rush neurobehavioral center in Chicago, one answer may be how your child interacts with others. It seems that some kids can't read another child's face... Or tone of voice...or gestures... Which makes it difficult to resolve conflicts. To help their socially awkward kids, some parents are turning to experts. Barbara Reyelts has the has the story for Connect With Kids.

  • How Cliques Can Harm Your Child

    Summer time means playtime for lots of kids. But are they playing nicely?There is always someone on the outside wishing they were 'in'. Research shows that cliques are forming at younger and younger ages, but are these kids ready for the consequences? Barbara Reyelts has the story for Connect with Kids.

  • BPA Found In Plastic Cups Linked To Heart Disease

    A new university study is showing a link between the chemical BPA, used in the manufacture of hard, clear plastic, and heart disease. The study found that people with higher amounts of the chemical in their body had higher rates of heart trouble. Barbara Reyelts has more in this week's Connect with Kids.

  • The Impact Of Horror Films On Kids

    Horror films have been a popular genre for teens for years. And this year, Movie producers are scheduled to release over 30 expected big box office. But with new technology – they are more graphic, realistic, and accessible than ever before. What is the impact? Alison Wade has more in this week's Connect with Kids.

  • How Emotions Lead To Overeating

    The first lady of the land, Michelle Obama is taking on the epidemic of obesity among America's children. She says it's a challenge for the nation, but it's also a perplexing issue for parents. Many experts say if a child overeats the first step isn't to find a diet.. instead it's to find out why. Barbara Reyelts has more on the story for Connect with kids.