Category Archives: Parents

July 2017 Brainworks

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KidSmart – July 2017

Tips For Protecting Your Family Against Bug Bites

Unfortunately, bug bites are more than just a nuisance. They can trigger allergic reactions in some people, and may transmit diseases like Zika Virus, Dengue Fever, West Nile Virus and Lyme Disease. Taking these precautions this summer can help the whole family stay bite-free.

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KidShape – July 2017

Early Childhood Education is Crucial: How You Can Help

New research shows that many pre-K classrooms could benefit from more resources, especially for the most vulnerable children. Ninety-four percent of Head Start teachers report needing more resources to enrich their classrooms, and 84 percent say they are unable to fund experiences they want to provide, […]

June 2017 Brainworks

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How To Keep Kids Engaged Over School Breaks

Children in North America will spend, on average, more than 900 hours attending school in a given year. The average school year in the United States lasts 1,016 hours, the equivalent of 42 continuous days. According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, many developed countries begin their academic years in September and end […]

Do You Practice Safe Sun Habits?

Summertime is all about trips to the pool, beach and park. And it also means time spent in the sun.
Over the past three decades, more people have had skin cancer than all other cancers combined, according to e Skin Cancer Foundation, making proper sun protection a must. As you enjoy time outdoors, it’s […]

April 2017 Brainworks

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KidSmart – April 2017

Dental Health Is Important for Children’s Baby Teeth

Parents and caregivers may be underestimating the importance of dental care for children’s “baby teeth.” According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, only 63 percent of children ages two to four see the dentist at least annually.

Most dental benefits cover preventive care visits twice […]

KidShape – April 2017

5 Simple Ways to Enjoy More Family Time

Skillfully balancing an entire family’s demands from school, sports, activities and careers leaves little down time, but keeping family values front and center may be easier than you think when you make a commitment to carving out meaningful moments to share.

Unplug from the digital world. Today’s […]

Kidsmart – March 2017

Create Kids-friendly Spaces At Home

Maintaining a home that is welcoming and kid-friendly can be challenging. Kids are full of energy and oftentimes put fun ahead of tidiness. But no matter how energetic their youngsters are, parents can still employ several strategies to ensure their homes are both sophisticated and child-friendly.
Consider an open […]