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Age: Big Kids

These are not the top child health problems

Childhood obesity, bullying, and drug abuse are the top child health problems, according to respondents to a national survey for Mott’s Children’s Hospital in Michigan. The survey participants got it wrong on two of those priorities.  Their responses are more … Continue reading

The bike helmet that saved a life

I’m always impressed when parents work through adversity and become true advocates when their child is injured.  Today I want to share with you Jane’s story.  Thankfully her 8-year-old son was wearing a helmet during a recent accident – you … Continue reading

I’m used to mutant turtles, but mutant lice???

By: Dr. Stacy Meyer As the mother of two young boys, ages 3 and 5, I have plenty of knowledge on mutant species.  From mutant turtles to mutated humans I am well versed, but mutant lice??  That is a new … Continue reading

Predict the future with a test at age 5

Teachers are among the most caring and dedicated people I know.  However, through no fault of their own, they are using a curriculum that does little to help our kids be successful in life. If I was in charge of … Continue reading

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