Category Archives: Parents

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 […]

Kidshape – March 2017

KIDS AND SLEEP

School-aged children are busier than ever before, and some may be sacrificing sleep to accommodate their lifestyles. The National Sleep Foundation says school-aged children need between nine and 11 hours of sleep each night to function at a healthy level. Sleep deprivation can be linked to a host of health ailments, including […]

March 2017 Brainworks

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February 2017 Brainworks

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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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December 2016 Brainworks

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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. […]