Category Archives: Parents

KIDSVILLE KITCHEN – FEBRUARY 2017

How to Reduce Sugar In Lunch Boxes

At a time when even yogurt has come under scrutiny for its sugar content, it’s hard to know what constitutes a healthful lunch anymore.
Any way you slice it, too much sugar can be harmful for your health. The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends no more than […]

KIDSMART – FEBRUARY 2016

Fire and Fireplace Safety Tips For Winter

Winter is the coziest time of year. It’s also a time of year that can pose specific safety risks, especially around the use of candles, fire and heating products.

In 2015, one home structure fire was reported every 86 seconds, according to the National Fire Protection Association. To […]

KIDSHAPE – FEBRUARY 2017

Tips to Keep Your Family Healthy and Happy this Winter

With colder weather comes an increase in weather- related illness and health issues. From activity levels to mood, diet and more, seasonal weather a ects all areas of your life. But, don’t let the winter blues get you down — follow these tips to help […]

January 2017 Brainworks

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K-2 Brainworks January 2017

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December 2016 Brainworks

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K-2 Brainworks December 2016

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Ways To Prevent The Flu

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Americans suffer from one billion colds annually. While adults catch an average of two to three colds per year, children suffer even more, especially during cold season.
“The cold and flu are both highly contagious viral infections,” said Dr. Keri Peterson, a Manhattan- based physician. […]

Combating Concussions In Youth Sports

With athletes of all ages taking to fields and courts, there are important steps to take in keeping young athletes safe during practice and games. Data from U.S. Youth Soccer shows that the number of kids playing increased nearly 90 percent — with nearly 3 million children ages 7-17 playing each year — from 1990 […]

PARENTOWN’S KIDSMART – DECEMBER 2016

Learn about product recalls for safe holiday giving
Shopping for the perfect gift and then hiding it under the tree adds to the excitement of the holiday season. Knowing the recipient will display a big smile when tearing away the wrapping paper makes gift givers feel good.
Each year, certain gifts emerge as […]

How To Teach Dids To Be Philanthropic

Introducing children to charity early in their lives can lay a foundation of philanthropy that lasts a lifetime. e more kids witness charitable giving, the more likely they are to embrace charity as they grow up.
Teaching children that it is better to give than to receive can be challenging, but it’s never too […]

How To Teach Kids To Be Philanthropic

Introducing children to charity early in their lives can lay a foundation of philanthropy that lasts a lifetime. e more kids witness charitable giving, the more likely they are to embrace charity as they grow up.
Teaching children that it is better to give than to receive can be challenging, but it’s never too […]