Health Information and Resources
Dealing with Lice
First, don't panic. Anyone can get head lice. Really, it doesn’t mean you aren’t clean enough. Head lice are passed from person to person by direct contact or sharing things like combs, brushes, hats and towels. If you find yourself or your family with a case of lice, click here to for a workable plan that will help you get back to normal as quickly as possible.
Bedtime / Getting Enough Sleep
Bedtime can be challenging when it comes to young kids. With their busy lives, tweens and teens can have a tough time getting enough sleep. But getting enough is also vitally important when it comes to your child's success in school.
- Information and tips for young children.
- Information and tips for tweens.
- Information and tips for teens
You may not think of it since your child may seem like he/she is always running around, but exercise is important and often neglected. Click here to learn why exercise is so important and some tips to make sure your child is healthy.
Right up there in importance with exercise is nutrition. Click here for some great ideas and tips when it comes to nutrition.
Teens have more responsibility for taking care of themselves and what they eat. Click here to get tips on helping your teen make wise, safe eating decisions.
The Internet can be a wonderful resource for kids. They can use it to research school reports, communicate with teachers and other kids, and play interactive games. Kids who are old enough to punch in a few letters on the keyboard can literally access the world. But that access can also pose a danger. That's why it's important to be aware of what your kids see and hear on the Internet, who they meet, and what they share about themselves online.