Keeping your Family Healthy in Case of a Storm Emergency
For the east coast of the United States, hurricane season is in full swing. In the recent weeks, millions of people have felt the effects of these storms while others have just barely dodged an emergency situation. Whether you and your family have been affected by recent hurricanes, seasonal storms and other natural disasters or not, it’s important that you help your family prepare as much as possible for anything and everything that mother nature may send your way. While preparedness is key, it’s important that you prepare in a way that will keep your family healthy during a power outage due to an emergency situation. By following these guidelines, you can prepare in advance to help keep your family happy and healthy in the event of an extended power outage or storm emergency.
Before discussing exactly what to put in your family’s emergency preparedness kit, we should remind you how important it is to start preparing long before a storm is on the horizon. By preparing early, you can avoid the cleaned-out grocery store shelves and long lines so when an emergency is coming, you can prepare your home and family instead of wasting precious time at the store. You’ll have access to a much larger variety of products if you prepare long before a storm arrives.
Back to School Essentials to Help Children Stay Healthy
It’s that time of year again! Your children are getting their class schedules, back-to-school shopping is in full swing, and parents everywhere are frantically preparing for their child’s first day of school. With the new school year comes a whole new set of germs that your child may be exposed to. Take a look at these helpful items you should pack in your child’s backpack to help them stay healthy throughout the school year.
The Importance of Physical Activity for Growth and Development of Kids
Physical activity is important for both the physical and mental development of children, especially during the first five years of life. It's during this time that parents and educators should begin to encourage kids to engage in physical activities at an early age and build good habits that can last a lifetime.
In this article, you will learn about the critical importance of physical activity for the development of children. We’ll also help you with some tips on how to implement an effective physical education program into you and your child’s lives.
Summer Sun Exposure- Tips to Help Your Child Avoid Getting Burned
Summer is every child’s favorite time of year. School is out which means your child will likely be spending more time in the pool, at amusement parks, at the beach, or simply outside playing in the yard. With outdoor activity comes the increased risk of sun damage to your child’s skin. According to the Centers for Disease Control, it only takes a few serious sunburns to damage your child’s skin for life and increase their risk of skin cancer in the future. Here, we’ll provide helpful tips to prevent sun damage so your child can enjoy spending time outdoors this summer.