Losing a family member can be especially hard on kids. Here’s how to help them cope.
Kid’s Health & Safety
In New York and Washington, a tremendous number of children will spend the holiday season mourning for parents lost in the terrorist attacks. In our own community, many will be grieving over a loss in their own family, whether it’s a death or other painful, life-altering events like divorce or job loss.
Federal offices estimate there are more than 200 million firearms in the United States. Studies suggest that firearms are kept in approximately half of all households. If you have them in your home, are they safely locked away from children? Wait, don’t go. Are you sure?
One of the main casualties of our time-crunched, go-go-go lifestyle is the healthy meal. We want to do it all, have it all, and – most importantly – we want our kids to have every opportunity anyone could dream up for them.
Some 50 million Americans – adults and kids – suffer from some form of allergy, according to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI).
Today, out of 34 million children ages 6 to 13, three quarters have a working parent. As a result, nearly 10 million kids come home from school each day to an empty house. Is your child OK while he’s home alone?
A periodic inspection of your backyard could save you and your loved ones from a mishap.
It’s easy to grab a bag of chips (saturated fat!) or a handful of cookies (carbs!) but you can take control of what you feed your kids and improve their eating habits – and yours! All summer long, if the kids are at home, it seems like they’re poking around the refrigerator and pantry nonstop…. Read more »
Like many parents, Maria Villanuova discovered that finding quality child care for her son, Joey, was a challenge. For Villanuova, however, the problem wasn’t just finding child care in a convenient location that fit her family’s budget. The challenge was finding a program that provided the right environment for a child with a developmental delay… Read more »