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It’s time for kids to go back to school. As the pandemic has shown us, kids do their best learning and social development in person. The great news is, a few common-sense measures can help keep our schools safe this year. We can take steps to limit the spread of illnesses like COVID-19 and give our kids a chance to be kids again—just with a few extra precautions. If you’re preparing to send a child or teen back to school in 2021, here are a few things to keep in mind about COVID-19.

Back to school in 2021: How to keep your kids safe, healthy and in school

It’s time for kids to go back to school. As the pandemic has shown us, kids do their best learning and social development in person. The great news is, a few common-sense measures can help keep our schools safe this year. We can take steps to limit the spread of illnesses like COVID-19 and give our kids a chance to be kids again—just with a few extra precautions. If you’re preparing to send a child or teen back to school in 2021, here are a few things to keep in mind about COVID-19.

When a child wakes up with a crusty eye, many parents worry about pink eye and call their pediatrician immediately for antibiotics. Unfortunately, diagnosing pink eye is a little more complicated and typically requires a physical exam in your pediatrician’s office. The good news is, it’s not always pink eye. Here I’ll outline some helpful information to help parents decide when crusty eyes need evaluation and what to do if you think your child does have pink eye. Now What, Pink Eyes, Kids Health, Good News, Your Child, Outline, No Worries, Physics, Thinking Of You

So, you think your child has pink eye. Now what?

When a child wakes up with a crusty eye, many parents worry about pink eye and call their pediatrician immediately for antibiotics. Unfortunately, diagnosing pink eye is a little more complicated and typically requires a physical exam in your pediatrician’s office. The good news is, it’s not always pink eye. Here I’ll outline some helpful information to help parents decide when crusty eyes need evaluation and what to do if you think your child does have pink eye.

As a parent, helping your children learn from home can be challenging — take a deep breath and dive into these seven tips to help create a positive learning environment for your child. Deep Breath, Learning Environments, Kids Health, Positive Attitude, Kids Learning, Your Child, Encouragement, Challenges, Parenting

7 ways to encourage your child’s learning

As a parent, helping your children learn from home can be challenging — take a deep breath and dive into these seven tips to help create a positive learning environment for your child.

Learn how to clarify the confusion your children may be feeling during social distancing. School Closures, Kids Health, Talking To You, Pre School, Preschool Activities, Your Child, Novels, Parenting, Confusion

Talking to your kids about the novel coronavirus disease

Learn how to clarify the confusion your children may be feeling during social distancing.

Although concussions happen in an instant, they can have a lasting impact on a young athlete. In a moment of collision, your brain is susceptible to great trauma. A concussion is an injury to the brain Kids Health, Trauma, Athlete, Safety, Campaign, Nutrition, Content, Shit Happens, Medium

4 ways to help your athlete avoid a concussion

Although concussions happen in an instant, they can have a lasting impact on a young athlete. In a moment of collision, your brain is susceptible to great trauma. A concussion is an injury to the brain

What to pack in your child’s lunchbox Milk Sandwich, Fat Free Milk, Healthy Dips, What To Pack, Kids Health, Good Job, Your Child, Encouragement, Lunch Box

What to pack in your child’s lunchbox

School will soon be in session and for parents, that means you’ll once again be faced with that dreaded daily task: packing your child's lunch. Like most parents, you want to do a good job, which

Why your child should start swimming lessons early Kids Nutrition, Picture Source, Healthy Oils, Swim Lessons, We Are Young, Kids Health, Nutritional Supplements

Why your child should start swimming lessons early

Summer is fast approaching and pools, lakes, ponds and beaches are a fun way to beat the heat. However, water also can be dangerous and can increase the risk of drowning for children if parents

Backpack weights by child's weight. Backpack safety is important for all ages. The New School, New School Year, Kids Health, Kids Backpacks, Weights, Textbook, Your Child, Safety, Parenting

Is your child’s backpack too heavy?

Backpack weights by child's weight. Backpack safety is important for all ages.

Sleep apnea in children can contribute to bed wetting, nightmares, sleepwalking, and even childhood obesity. How would you know if your child had sleep apnea? Sleep Apnea In Children, Adhd Symptoms, Apps, Sleep Problems, Sleepless Nights, Kids Health, School Days, Good Night Sleep, Teaching Resources

Could Your Child Have Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea in children can contribute to bed wetting, nightmares, sleepwalking, and even childhood obesity. How would you know if your child had sleep apnea?

[Video] If you are the parent of a picky eater, this video contains great information from a panel of experts at Our Children's House at Baylor. | Baylorhealth.com Children's House, Kids House, Kids Health, Speech Therapy, Pediatrics, Parenting, Youtube, Children Health, Speech Pathology

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[Video] If you are the parent of a picky eater, this video contains great information from a panel of experts at Our Children's House at Baylor. | Baylorhealth.com

Sometimes it's hard to squeeze family time in, but you may want to read why chil. Sometimes it's hard to squeeze family time in, but you may want to read why children learn best through play. Healthy Eating For Kids, Kids Diet, Healthy Meals, Learning Through Play, Kids Learning, Clear Skin Detox, Essential Oils For Kids, Health Activities, Kids Health

Children Learn Best Through Play

Today’s highly structured lifestyle, with two working parents, tight schedules and busy school agendas, often makes family time a leisure activity of the past. However, what a child wants most – what a child needs

Down to earth explanation of sensory integration needs and helpful approaches Ocupational Therapy, Social Emotional Development, Sensory Integration, Sensory Processing Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Activities, Kids Health, Speech And Language, Special Education

Sensory Integration Dysfunction: Tips for Helping Your Sensitive Preschooler

I was talking to a friend the other day and she was telling me that her sister-in-law’s son was having some problems and she asked me if I had any ideas. After further questioning, it

This mum's seven year old is on a diet. She spelt it 'diyet' - but that doesn't make it any less real. Child dieting is never okay, and this Mum agrees. Seven Years Old, Old Love, Polly Pocket, 7 Year Olds, Ways To Lose Weight, Losing Weight, Reduce Weight, Weight Loss, Body Image

The 7-Year-Old Self-Image Diet

I have to admit I cringed when I saw this story, an article about a mother who found a hand written list of dieting tips in her 7-year-old daughter's room among other toys and jewelry. I know body image

Teaching your kids to eat right can be one of the most important things you do as a parent. This video has some helpful tips for establishing healthy eating habits in your family. Healthy Eating For Kids, Healthy Eating Habits, Healthy Living, Nutrition Classes, Nutrition Tips, Wellness Tips, Health And Wellness, Healthy Environment, Kids Health

Teaching Kids to Eat Right

As a parent, you want your children to be healthy and happy. That's why teaching your kids to eat right is one of the most important things you can do. Here ...

kids nutrition As a parent, we often wonder if our children are growing adequately and if we are doing everything we can to bring them up right. Nutrition plays a vital role in a childs Healthy Kids, Healthy Eating, Healthy Weight, Healthy Snacks, Healthy Popcorn, Stay Healthy, Clean Eating, Toddler Nutrition, Whole Grain Cereals

Is your child eating too much?

As a parent, we often wonder if our children are growing adequately and if we are doing everything we can to bring them up right. Nutrition plays a vital role in a child’s development, and