5 Tips for Improving Your Child’s Sleep

March 11-17, 2018 is National Sleep Awareness Week.  Sleep is a foundation of health and wellness.  When they don’t get enough sleep or good quality sleep, children (and adults) cannot function well.   Signs your child may not be getting quality sleep: Difficulty focusing Difficulty following directions Hyperactivity Irritability Moodiness Difficulty awakening in the morning Impaired…

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Teen Driver Safety

National Teen Driver Safety Week is October 15-21.   This week and every week, parents should have conversations with their teens about the important rules they need to follow to stay safe behind the wheel of a passenger car, truck, or SUV. Facts about Teen Driving: 5 main risks to teens drivers include: Alcohol use Not…

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Sports Injury and Risks

While the health care professionals advocate for children to stay healthy by engaging in activities and sports that encourage strength and cardiovascular health, there are some basic rules to follow to make sure your child stays healthy and safe. Make sure your child is well hydrated before and after activities. When the body is in…

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