Each year juvenile courts around the United States receive more than a million allegations of abuse or neglect involving children and youth.
Kid’s Health & Safety
making the best choice There are many decisions to make for your children, but perhaps the most important one is the pediatrician you will use.
If a person’s diet affects the condition of his heart, his risk of cancer and the size of his body, is it any surprise that what we eat affects our brains, too?
According to The National Poll on Children’s Health, childhood obesity has replaced smoking and drug abuse to become the number one health concern for kids in 2008. “Like most kids growing up in the South, I was raised to believe that the preferred way of cooking anything is to first batter it in cornmeal or… Read more »
It’s Children’s Dental Health Month and a great time to brush up on practical tips for top-notch dental hygiene. first teeth … Clean your baby’s gums even before the first teeth come in – The permanent teeth will go into the same socket as the baby teeth, so in order to maximize the teeth’s… Read more »
…in layers It may be cold outside, but it’s just as important for children to get physical activity during the winter as it is during the warmer months. That means outdoor play!
Ah, yes … Summer’s great and everything … and then there are the little bites and such that can get kids down … momentarily! bee stings Bee stings are usually minor, but painful events. If visible, remove the stinger with tweezers and apply moist baking soda. A rub of vinegar on the spot is cooling…. Read more »
the SWIM of things …
You’ve been told that your child does not qualify for special education, but you think he needs some extra help in order to have his educational needs met. What can you do? Request a 504-Plan hearing at your child’s school.
You’ve been told that your child does not qualify for special education, but you think he needs some extra help in order to have his educational needs met. What can you do? Request a 504-Plan hearing at your child’s school. What is a 504 Plan? A 504 plan is a legal, binding document that began… Read more »