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The Dangers of Sunshine

The summer months have arrived and everyone is headed outdoors. Getting outside and enjoying the sun is a good idea and has its benefits. We get vitamin D from the sunlight which helps prevent heart disease, strengthen bones and muscles, and boosts the immune system. Ten minutes of sunlight a day will give us the… Read more »

Child-Proof Your Home

Over three million children visit the emergency room each year from injuries received in their own home. When parents think of keeping their children healthy and safe, they often think of preventing sickness and illness, but in fact more children die each year from home related injuries than from illness. Here are some things to… Read more »

What Teachers Wish Parents Would Do

The National PTA has learned what teachers across the country would like to see the parents of their students do to stay involved and help with the educational process. Here is what they found. – Stay involved. Just staying involved is the first and most important thing you can do. This lets the child know… Read more »

Help Kids Retain and Learn this Summer

Summer Learning – Help kids retain and learn this summer For most students, summer is a time to play and take a break from school. This is why learning tends to slide during the summer. Research shows that students that have a long summer vacation lose several months worth of learning. Spending a little bit… Read more »

Helping Parents Create Safe, Drug-Free Schools

Violence in school is always a big concern for parents. While some level of violence has always existed in our schools, the seriousness of the violence has grown. Fist fights and hazing are no longer the only forms of violence found in our schools. Guns and knives combined with drugs have made school safety a… Read more »