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Tween Bullying Over Social Media

by T Akery October 28th, 2013| Safety, Tweens
It is always disturbing to read about the death of a tween to suicide from bullying. The death of Rebecca Sedwick  in the news last week was about this very thing. But there are some real lessons for parents to learn from this tragedy. There is a lot

School Playground: Safe or Not?

by Lori Sciame September 16th, 2013| Elementary, Safety
For nine months of the year, elementary aged children spend most of their waking hours at school.  From the time they arrive in the morning, to when they leave in the late afternoon, the potential for unintentional injuries exists -- especially on the school playground.  Knowing the potential hazards
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Snow and Ice Activities for Kids

by Lori Sciame January 8th, 2013| Elementary, Safety
Since 1980, the number of obese children in the United States has tripled. To better understand this statistic from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), look at it this way -- over 12 million children in the U.S. carry the burden of unwanted pounds. As