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Firework Safety Tips for Families

Firework Safety Tips for Families

Fireworks and Safety When handled properly, fireworks can create dazzling displays that are fun for the whole family.  Careless behavior can, however, result in life-altering injuries. In just one year, fireworks cause more than 9,000 reported injuries in the U.S. Here’s a guide of firework safety tips to help ensure your holiday or celebration remains […]

How to Help Your Family Eat Healthier

How to Help Your Family Eat Healthier

A challenge parents often face is preparing meals the entire family will enjoy. Many children are picky eaters, so cooking food that is delicious and nourishing can be difficult. Check out these tips on how to help your children expand their palate and practice healthy eating habits. Five ways to introduce nutritious food to children. [...]
Exercise and Your Wellbeing

Exercise and Your Wellbeing

Get moving to make changes in overall health EXERCISE AND YOUR WELLBEING:  In recognition of Mental Health Month (May), we’ve introduced some topics about physical and mental wellbeing. After all, our overall health has a big impact on our ability to care for our children. Today’s focus is Exercise and Your Wellbeing. Just like diet […]

Spring Break: Safety for Teens

Spring Break: Safety for Teens

For teens, spring break gets a major renovation around senior year of high school. This transformation takes place primarily because by age 17, most teens have their driver’s license and are ready to hit the road. In preparation for spring break, teens often collaborate and plan overnight trips to nearby destinations. Although it is common [...]
Ways to Encourage Your Child to be Physically Active

Ways to Encourage Your Child to be Physically Active

Regular physical activity is a way to lead a healthy lifestyle. However, getting our children to put down the remote or tablet is harder than it seems. We list a few ways to encourage your child to get up and play! Choose an activity that is developmentally appropriate Choosing an activity that is physically possible [...]
Physical Fitness For Preschoolers

Physical Fitness For Preschoolers

Being physically fit is a good idea for everyone-even pre-school age children. Children who are inactive risk becoming overweight later in life. Before you begin a daily fitness routine with your preschooler it is important to understand what your child can do and what skills are appropriate for this age. You want to engage your [...]

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