Fun Ways to Foster a Love of Music at an Early Age
Holiday Tech Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your Shopping List
(StatePoint) It’s never too early to encourage children to love to make and appreciate music. Here’s how:
4 Unique Holiday Gifts The Recipient Will Thank You For Later
(Statepoint) Holiday shopping season is in full swing and making sure everyone gets the best tech gifts while you snag the best deals is likely top of mind for you.
‘Tis the Season to Save on Holiday Essentials
(State Point) The holiday shopping season is here. What do you give a loved one to show them just how much you care? It’s time to think outside the box. Here are four presents you can give to special young people in your life now that they may not appreciate in the moment but will thank you for later.
Great Holiday Gift Ideas for Kids
(Statepoint) This holiday season, stretch your budget when shopping for gifts, including toys and stocking stuffers, as well as last-minute needs, meal prep and more!
Go-To Baby Shower Gift Ideas
(StatePoint) Stumped for holiday gifts for kids? Brighten the season for little ones by checking out these great gift ideas below:
Ensuring Good Nutrition and Better Health of Children and Caregivers
(StatePoint) Looking for the perfect baby shower gift? A few go-to ideas can make welcoming little ones into the world a breeze. Here are some creative ones to consider:
Helping Young Children Reach Developmental Milestones
(StatePoint) There are 2.5 million children in the United States growing up in “grandfamilies,” meaning they’re being raised by relatives or close friends without their parents in the home, and they face higher rates of hunger and food insecurity, according to a new report.
5 Screen-Free Holiday Gift Ideas for Families
(StatePoint) The first few years of life are fundamental to cognitive, emotional and physical development. While every child progresses at their own pace, there are many toys and activities you can introduce to encourage growth. Here are a few ideas to consider:
How to Protect Yourself and Your Family From Preventable Diseases
(StatePoint) Holiday shopping for families with children? Check out these five totally screen-free gift ideas that are sure brighten the season by getting families to spend some much-needed quality time together.
Super Fun Holiday Gift Ideas That Get Kids Excited to Learn
(StatePoint) Both in the United States and globally, childhood and adult vaccination rates have seen what community health experts are calling a “concerning decline” since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now is the time to ensure that you and your children are up to date on all recommended vaccines to best protect you and your family from preventable diseases.
Confronting the Epidemic of Drug Overdose Deaths in Our Communities
(StatePoint) Shopping for kids this holiday season and looking for gifts that offer some educational value? The good news is that you don’t need to sacrifice fun! Here are five awesome gift ideas that will get school-age kids excited about learning outside the classroom.
Footwear Fashion Essentials to Try This Fall
(StatePoint) As America’s drug overdose and death epidemic continues to impact communities of every size in every corner of the country, new challenges have emerged.
Ensuring Every Child in America Has Access to Healthy School Meals
(StatePoint) Elevated heights, neutral hues and eye-catching embellishments are making appearances in footwear, accessories and ready-to-wear items this fall. As a result, fashion lovers will have the freedom to update their wardrobe by selecting a few key pieces -- without feeling the need to overhaul their entire closets.
Managing Ankle Sprains During Fall Sports and Fitness Activities
(StatePoint) Starting in early 2020, every child in the United States became eligible for school meals at no cost, regardless of family income level -- no forms, no questions asked. That policy, along with other interventions, including increased Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Women, Infants, Children Program benefits, kept millions of children and families from going hungry during the pandemic. But support for school meals ended this September, putting healthy school meals increasingly out of reach for children who rely on them for nearly half their daily calories and a consistent source of good nutrition.
Pain Management Options for Youth Sports Injuries
(StatePoint) As fall sports heat up for kids, so do 5Ks, marathons and golf tournaments for adults, leading to ankle sprains for athletes of all ages.
What Will Holiday Shopping Look Like This Year?
(StatePoint) Youth sports are an important part of a child’s social and emotional development and fuel a healthy and active lifestyle. However, sports can result in injuries that may leave players sidelined. As parents, it’s important to be prepared before an injury happens—and that includes being informed about opioid risks.
How to Deepen Children’s Civic Engagement
(StatePoint) If it feels like the holiday season is getting longer and more reliant on technology every year, you’re not imagining it.
A Family’s Harrowing Experience With RSV
(StatePoint) Increasingly, parents of young children are placing a larger focus on civic engagement and giving back. Not sure where to get started or how to strengthen your involvement?
Tips to Get Preschoolers on a Schedule
(StatePoint) Respiratory Syncytial Virus, or RSV, is so common that nearly 100% of children have been infected by age 2. Most people, including infants, develop only mild cold-like symptoms. However for some, RSV can be severe and even life threatening. Many people are surprised to learn that RSV is the leading cause of hospitalization in infants.
What You Need to Know About Heel Pain
(StatePoint) Sticking to a daily routine offers endless social, emotional and physical developmental benefits for preschoolers. Here’s how to make your schedule stick:
(StatePoint) Very common in adults and on the rise in children, heel pain continues to be the number one reason patients seek care from foot and ankle surgeons. While experts say there are many reasons for heel pain, including bursitis, Achilles tendonitis, bone bruises, fractures, growth spurts and nerve pain, the most common cause is plantar fasciitis, a condition that one in 10 people will suffer from in their lifetime.