Monthly Archives: August 2018

Healthy Habits Start at Home – Back to School Lunch Ideas

Back to school means back to early mornings, homework time, and lunch packing. The school year is a busy time for parents and kids, which can lead to stress and feeling short on time. While it may be easier to have your kids grab a slice of pizza in the school cafeteria, it’s important to… Read more »

Back to School and Take a Leap – Tune up to a Good Night’s Sleep!

As the summer is ending, we leave behind lazy mornings, melting away from our hands like a dripping ice cream cone. Parents are getting ready to send their kids back to school. It’s a time of mixed emotions for some and for others, a time of relief. Parents everywhere are gathering important school supplies for… Read more »

The Journey is Just as Important as the Destination – Getting To and From School Safely

It’s that time of year- the kids are headed back to school with their fresh supplies and lunches in tow, some for the first time ever. As a parent or guardian, safety precautions before your child even arrives at school is likely one of your biggest concerns. Teaching your child tips to be wary of… Read more »

How parents can respond to their child being bullied

Finding out that your child is not being accepted by their peers can be heartbreaking. Even worse, learning that your child has been harmed by a peer is an experience that, likely, no parent hopes to face this upcoming school year or at any time. Unfortunately, the reality is that approximately 10 percent of 6th… Read more »

Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week

Breastfeeding, chestfeeding, or breast pumping has huge health benefits for mothers and their babies. Babies who receive their mother’s own milk are protected against respiratory illnesses, ear infections, child and adulthood cancers, obesity, and hospital admissions. Babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) who receive their mother’s own milk demonstrate improved developmental outcomes, lower… Read more »