What I Want My Kids To Know As They Go Back To School
5 monthes ago - By Scary Mommy
There are few things I love more than a fresh start. Fresh starts come in many different forms: a brand new, clean purse, a blank journal, or the feeling of improved motivation on any given January 1st. New beginnings are one of life's most treasured gifts.
As September rolls around, you, my beautiful children, will be offered a brand-new beginning. A new teacher, new books, perhaps a new friend or two, and new memories waiting to be made. While you may be more excited about the new clothes on your back and your cute, crush-of-the-moment, I ask that you take a moment to think about the...
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Parents, stop working so hard: Kids can do these back-to-school tasks themselves
5 monthes ago - By NBC News
Having children pitch in with back-to-school prep can reduce parental stress and encourage kids to become engaged in the new school year.
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Live Videos | LIVE: RIDOH Fighting Increase in SIDS with Safe Sleep Campaign
5 monthes ago - By Topix
In an effort to fight back against an increase in infant deaths from SIDS, the Rhode Island Department of Health is working with other organizations in the state to educate parents about safe sleep. "For a long time, there was a dramatic decrease in infant mortality from SIDS, then a leveling off a decade or so ago," said Dr. Ailis Clyne, a Medical Director at RIDOH and a pediatrician.
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