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Sports Safety & Injury Prevention

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Since school started in September, many children have been leaving their classrooms for fields, rinks and courts to practice for a sports team. Whether it’s soccer in the fall, hockey in the winter, or tennis in the spring, participating in sports is... Read full article

Avoid Tick Troubles

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Yippee, the weather is nice outside! Yikes, we need to think about ticks!... Read full article

How to Safeguard Children with Special Needs from Bullying

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When young Cody joined the peer inclusion preschool at his neighborhood public school, he fit in from the start. His class was a mix of neurotypical “peer mentors” and children with disabilities, including students like Cody with apraxia of speech, a... Read full article

Building a Strong Foundation for Reading Success in Young Children

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As an educator that specializes in teaching students with learning differences I am often asked by parents of young children, “How can I ensure that my child will be a successful reader and speller?” While a number of factors play a role in this... Read full article

Hoverboard Safety for Kids

by Tracey Sutherland, cPNP on

Safety advice from Boston Children's Hospital on Hoverboard safety... Read full article

Expert Advice on How to Talk to Your Kids About the Coronavirus

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These are some of the questions and comments I’ve heard from my three kids over the past week. Given the recent school closures, lack of toilet paper and bombarding messages about handwashing, it is understandable why kids may feel confused or scared... Read full article

Bubbleology

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In this lesson children will learn about surface tension and why a free-floating bubble will take a sphere shape no matter what object is used to create it.... Read full article

Parents as coaches: Tactics to support your child during remote learning

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What are best-in-class teaching tactics you can adopt – as the in-person adult – now that so many schools are converting to remote schooling? It will be tempting for all of us to replicate what we had when we were kids, but educational practices and ... Read full article

Virtual Museum Tours for Kids You Can do Right Now

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In this digital era many museums have put their collections online or created virtual tours that can help expand a child's mind. Google Arts & Culture has digitized the collections of numerous big museums, historic locations a... Read full article

Boosters and the back seat: Car seat safety is important for kids of all ages!

by Kathy Kiley, BSN, RN, CPEN on

Making sure the time is right to transition a child to to a booster seat is essential for child safety while driving.... Read full article

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