Forget about musical chairs. With the Iron Curtain crumbling and cooperation the catchword of the '90s, it's time for kids' games that allow each child to win, says Marianne Torbert, a Temple University physical education professor. She suggests that parents ask themselves whether games will include everyone, encourage children to try again, allow children to work together, provide a safe environment, and challenge each child.
DUST TO DUST
Some winter tips for those allergic to dust, mold spores or dander from pets: Open windows; ventilate, mop and dust your house regularly; clean or replace forced-air heater filters monthly, and cover vent ducts with filters, says the University of California at Berkeley Wellness Letter.