It seems like just yesterday that your lanky sixteen-year-old was swaddled in your arms, taking his or her first steps, babbling and drooling. But here we are, in 2016, and your baby born in 2000 is navigating high school and hoping for a driver examination permit. AtlantiCare providers – parents among them – share tips for keeping your millennial at maximum health.
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Oh those endless summer nights. Carefree and schedule-free, students can stay up late and sleep in without a school routine. The alarm clocks have now started ringing, buzzing, and in the case of parental alarms – calling out.
The kids are back to school, and you’ve finished all of your back-to-school shopping: new pencils, notebooks and clothes. But there’s one item you might not have put too much thought into that is worth taking a closer look at – your child’s backpack.
The start of the school year is just around the corner! Follow these tips to help ensure a smooth, healthy transition to your new school schedule.
As an infection preventionist, I see people’s hands and I think of germs. We pick up germs and other microbes from touching hundreds of surfaces every day. Washing your hands to get rid of these germs is one of the easiest and best things you can do for your health.
I’m bored! How frustrating is it to hear that from kids? When kids say they’re bored during summer vacation – take a breath. Keep your cool and your kids busy with simple, fun, healthy and educational activities from the Hammonton Family Success Center.
As adults, we may take for granted our own self-esteem: the sense of worth we get from our jobs, from other activities, or from the gratifying relationships we have with friends, coworkers, and spouses and other family members. But for children, who are constantly learning about the world and their place in it, self-esteem might not come so naturally.