Halloween Safety Tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Halloween Safety Tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Halloween is an exciting time of year for kids, and to help them have a safe holiday, here are some tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Feel free to excerpt these tips or use them in their entirety for any print or broadcast story, with acknowledgment...
Recipe – Apple Chips

Recipe – Apple Chips

3 to 4 crisp, ripe organic apples 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 1 tablespoon granulated sweetener of your choice (optional) Slice off the top, stem side, of the apple and then slice the apple into thin rounds, somewhere between 1/8″ to 1/4″ thick. A mandoline slicer...
Less Recreational Screen Time Tied to Better Cognition in Kids

Less Recreational Screen Time Tied to Better Cognition in Kids

Children who spend less than 2 hours a day engaging in recreational screen-based activities, such as using social media on the Internet and watching television, and who get sufficient sleep and engage more in physical activities have better cognition than children who...
Children and Music: Benefits of Music in Child Development

Children and Music: Benefits of Music in Child Development

Singing and music play an important role in our culture. You’ll find music present in many aspects of our lives: theater, television, movies, worship, holidays, celebrations, and government and military ceremonies. At home, music can become part of our family...