Brain Balance scbanner 0719
Gardner School scbanner 0319

Kid’s Health & Safety

Doctor Do Right

by

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.

Food for Thought

by

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?

Overweight Kids need Parent Help

by

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 »

Your Child’s Pearly Whites

by

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 »

Summer’s Scrapes and Mishaps

by

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 »

Sun Smart?

by

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.

When Children Are Very Sick

by

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 »

Don't Miss Out!

Sign up for our newsletter.

Best Bets for the Weekend | Editor's Picks | Contests & Giveaways

Our weekly newsletter – sent each Thursday – features our picks for the best events for the weekend, plus exclusive online content, and links to our online contests and giveaways.  You'll also find contests and giveaways that are for newsletter subscribers only!

Oh, and we don't share your information with anyone else!