As many people know, flu season is right around the corner. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the flu starts slowly in October and sees an increase in illnesses December through March. While it is important to protect your child, it is also important to understand the virus and its symptoms.
Some kids love going back to school after a long summer vacation. For others, the idea of returning to school brings a rush of anxiety and fear. No matter what their outlook is, it’s important to keep an eye on the mental health of every child when a new school year starts. Mental health is just as important for your
Drowning Safety Awareness Picture a person drowning. Are you imagining someone splashing, yelling, and gasping for air? That’s not really how drowning looks. Drowning is silent. It happens quickly. Learn how to spot the signs of drowning and you could save a life!
Getting outside and enjoying the warm weather has mega-benefits for your family’s health and well-being. Unfortunately, summer brings some risks to our outdoor activities—and a particularly dangerous one is contracting Lyme disease via tick bite. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 300,000 Lyme disease infections occur every year in the United States. The risk is greatest
Sending your child off to summer camp brings with it a range of feelings: worry, excitement, hope, sadness—and more worry. You worry about your child finding friends, enjoying herself, staying out of trouble, and staying safe. You can’t control everything about your child’s summer camp experience. But you can make sure your child’s camp is doing everything it can to