Family

Mon
15
Jul

What to know if your child’s hurt

As summer heats up, millions of kids are outside enjoying warm weather and their time off from school. When kids are more active, though, they can be more vulnerable to potential injury. The nation’s emergency physicians are ready to handle any childhood emergency.
Of the 130 million visits to emergency rooms in 2010, almost 25 percent were made by children under the age of 18 and more of those emergency visits occur in the summer compared with the rest of the year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A trip to the emergency department for a sick or injured child doesn’t have to be a scary experience. It’s the responsibility of a parent or guardian to prepare for the visit ahead of time.

Thu
11
Jul

Parents as key as pencils to student success

It’s easy to get excited when back-to-school time rolls around, but how do children and their parents keep that energy going all year long?

Sun
30
Jun

Make summer vacation happy with simple safety tips

Summer is officially underway and if you’re planning on traveling in the next few weeks, you’ll have a lot of company. The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Statistics reports that in recent years, Americans have taken around 650 million long distance summer trips between Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends. And the average summer long-distance trip is 284 miles one-way.

Sat
08
Jun

Bruentrup Heritage Farm to unveil new dairy exhibit


The gazebo at the Bruentrup Farm was constructed with funds from the late George Rossbach’s family. The dedication and the opening of the dairy exhibit will be at the upcoming “Dairy Day at the Farm” to be held June 15. (Linda Baumeister/Review)

If you’re looking for relief from a hectic urban schedule, be sure to mark your calendars for “Dairy Day at the Farm” on Saturday, June 15, at Maplewood’s historic Bruentrup Heritage Farm located at 2170 E. County Road D. The Maplewood Historical Society will be unveiling its brand new dairy exhibit and gazebo from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Wed
24
Apr

What kids can learn from a game

Regardless of what the scoreboard says, learning the basics of sportsmanship can help kids score big, whenever they compete.

Tue
16
Apr

Wake up to the benefits of breakfast

Ninety-three percent of Americans agree that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, yet less than half (44 percent) are eating breakfast every day. Here are a few ways breakfast helps to improve your day.

Thu
28
Mar

Choosing child care

Choosing child care for your infant is a very important decision, one that should only be made after you have conducted in-person interviews with the caregivers and visited the site to assess the quality of care provided.
Here are some important things to look for, as well as some helpful questions to ask potential caregivers before choosing child care for your infant.

Wed
27
Mar

Television tips and tools for parents

Television today is racier than ever. As prime-time broadcasters compete to attract larger adult audiences, children are exposed to increasingly controversial topics.

Wed
06
Mar

The family that eats together

While today one may be hard-pressed to find the television land version of a family enjoying dinner together, replete with mom in apron and dad in tie, there’s something to be said about the benefi

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