Sunday, March 1, 2015

Back to School 2012

Throughout September, our Healthy Kids blog and its panel of experts from around the region are focusing on what you need to know as your kids head back to school.

Throughout September, the experts from our Healthy Kids blog are providing advice to help get you through the back-to-school season. 

Your child’s friends can help him or her develop self-confidence, a strong sense of self and even better communication skills. Going back to school means reconnecting with old friends - or the need to make new ones. Here’s how you can help.

Making lunch at home is the best way to ensure that your child has a healthy, power-packed mid-day meal that is cost-friendly for the family budget. 

When your child first starts school or daycare there are many little surprises - and some problems - that will arise. These four tips will help you get through the school year with flying colors, and give your child the support she or he needs to succeed.

For many families, the return to school means a return to the morning routine of getting up, getting dressed, and eating breakfast, brushing teeth and getting to the bus or school on time with all the stuff a student needs. Here are some tips for taming the madness.

 The coming of fall and the return to school can mark a time of relief for some parents – less time is spent thinking about what your child is going to do all day. But for others, this season provides a new (or all-too-familiar) host of stresses.

Six million American kids have food allergies - and studies show that up to 18 percent of them have had a reaction to a food eaten at school. How can you keep your kid safe and stop worrying?