Tag: Back-to-School Tips

Backpack Safety Tips: Lightening the Load (Infographic)

Tips for keeping your child safe from backpack-related injury are outlined in the infographic below.

August 10, 2017

Back-to-School Tips: Cold & Flu Prevention

Flus, colds and ear infections are unwanted tag-alongs during the school year.

August 23, 2016

Back to school tips

Today marks the first day of school for many local students. Along with school supplies, remember to put safety at...

August 22, 2016

Health & Safety Tips for College Students

Do you have a college-bound student in your household? You’re not alone. College attendance has spiked, with 20.2 million students...

August 26, 2015

Back-to-School Dinner Recipe: Caramelized Chicken Cutlets With...

When school is in session, easy dinners and quick breakfasts are essential for staying on a tight schedule and making...

August 19, 2015

Back to School: Your Kids’ Vaccinations

For many children, middle school aged and younger, vaccinations are due before the start of the academic year later this...

August 3, 2015

The ABCs of Food Labels

Back-to-school season creates a special kind of homework for parents. It’s the daily kitchen challenge of putting together nutritious breakfasts,...

August 21, 2014

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