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Claudia Meza

The entire month is a dedication and celebration of the gifts that those with Down syndrome bring to the world, and the focus is to promote advocacy and inclusion throughout communities across the country. more

Parenting

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wikicommons

When your child comes to you with an itchy bite, here are a few simple and effective natural remedies you can easily find at home. more

Parenting

According to a recent article by Consumer Reports, there has been little to no improvement in the overall nutritional content of children’s restaurant meal options. What can parents do? more

Dining

A result of new findings suggests that a peanut allergy can be prevented by early introduction of foods containing peanuts. more

Parenting

The reason behind the change comes from the CDC’s recent discovery that the nasal spray is much less effective than the traditional flu shot. more

Family

With the temperatures dropping and winter approaching, cold and flu season is upon us. Now is the time to start thinking about boosting your child’s immune system. more

Family

Fire Up Challenge

New Hanover County

Join NHC Fire Services and team up with your family to complete these simple 5 fire prevention safety and fitness activities to help keep you and your family safe, fit and Fired Up For Life! more

Family

Car Seat

www.safekids.org

The week of September 18th-24th marks the arrival of Child Passenger Safety Week, something that all parents, grandparents, relatives, baby sitters and other caregivers need to be aware of as they take to the roads with children. more

Events

Here are a few alternatives for parents who might be trying to keep a peanut-loving child happy inside a peanut-free classroom this school year. more

Recipes

Here are a few sunburn remedies that you can make at home to help soothe your child’s skin and speed up their recovery. more

Family

Keep the healthy family momentum going after the challenge with some of these healthy reminders: more

Fit Family Challenge 2016

Child Sleeping

Alessandro Zangrilli

This week the American Academy of Sleep Medicine released new sleep guidelines for babies, school-aged children, and teenagers. more

Parenting

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Joma

Since the environment you create can have a large impact on daily choices, it’s clear that controlling your surroundings is vital to successful behavior change. more

Fit Family Challenge 2016

Being physically active should be fun and something that the whole family can do together. more

Fit Family Challenge 2016

When things are feeling off-center, it is time to stop and examine the load you are carrying. Take time to reflect and discover what key ingredients are missing in your recipe for balance. more

Fit Family Challenge 2016

When we want to improve something, it is important to track our progress, and the behaviors that impact our desired outcomes. more

Fit Family Challenge 2016

Life can become so busy with family schedules, our to do list and future planning, that we don’t take time to slow down and enjoy the precious moments in life. more

Fit Family Challenge 2016

The spotlight families are off to a great start to powering up their families health and wellness by creating health goals that are SMART: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Time-bound. more

Fit Family Challenge 2016

Meet the experts that will be mentoring our 2016 Fit Family Challenge spotlight families. more

Fit Family Challenge 2016

If you’re like many parents, you probably try to keep your children’s diets as unprocessed and healthy as possible. more

Dining