Are Students Getting Enough Sleep?

What time does your teenager’s school start classes in the morning? Is it before 8:30 a.m.? If so, your child’s school is similar to the majority of U.S. middle and high schools that start classes earlier than 8:30 a.m., according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report released last week. Schools that… Read more »

Dangers of Leaving Kids in Hot Cars on Sweltering Summer Days

With the hot temperatures rising this summer, we want to make sure families know  about the dangers of leaving kids in hot cars, even for a minute. Heatstroke is the leading cause of non-crash, vehicle-related deaths for children, according to Safe Kids Worldwide. On average, every 8 days a child dies from heatstroke in a… Read more »

Does my child have depression?

It can be tough to decide whether you think your child has depression or does not. Why is that? Mental health symptoms happen on the inside – they don’t show up like a rash on the skin that everyone can see, even though some studies show how the brain does look different with depression. When… Read more »

Happy & Healthy Eating: Here Come the Fabulous Foods of Summer

After the winter we just endured here in the tristate area, who isn’t celebrating the fact that summer is almost here?!  I’m thinking about frozen desserts, watermelon, and grilled everything. Summer provides a perfect opportunity to enjoy food favorites and make new summer memories. It’s a great time to enjoy the abundance of fresh fruits… Read more »