Grow Me Something, Mister!

Local kids plant gardens, raise chickens to create a more sustainable way of life  After Hurricane Katrina tore through Corrie Spano’s neighborhood in 2005, she found herself waiting in line with what seemed l...
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Your Child’s Mental Wellness

  Because parents are the first in line to help their children, it is important for them to be aware of the warning signs for possible issues. And those differ, depending upon the age of the child.  ...

Teaching To Brush On Their Own: 3 Great Tips

  Practicing good oral hygiene is very important for children during the summer time, especially when away at camps.  As kids venture away from home for the first time or any time, it is important ...

Packing A Safe School Lunch

A study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics found that more than 90 percent of sack lunches were kept at unsafe temperatures, exposing children to foodborne illnesses. Even lunches that included ice...

Maintaining A Healthy Weight For Children

  Written by Kim Hemenway M.S., L.D.N., R.D.       A weighty topic Helping children maintain a healthy weight bodes well for their future It used to be, an overweight chi...
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Make Way For The B Team

  Written by Laura Claverie       Our grandson’s fever provides us a refresher course   Our son Philip’s voice sounded ominous. “Mom, can you help us? We’re in a...

Flu Facts

here is a graphic that gives you the flu facts, by the numbers!  ...