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Why Is Measles Making An Unpleasant Comeback?

 Measles, once believed for the most part eradicated in the United States and Europe are making a comeback, mostly because some parents are not vaccinating their children against them.

“With measles outbreaks rapidly spreading across Europe and in the United States, health experts are reminding people in developed countries that vaccines save lives. In Germany . . . → Read More: Why Is Measles Making An Unpleasant Comeback?

Psychologists Find An Alarming Long-Term Effect Of Teen Sleep Deprivation

New research shows that getting teens to sleep more will help with anti social behavior and rule breaking and may make a difference in reducing criminal behavior later in life.

“Previous research has shown a link between antisocial behavior in kids ― breaking rules, not listening to parents and teachers, swearing and fighting ― and . . . → Read More: Psychologists Find An Alarming Long-Term Effect Of Teen Sleep Deprivation

Summer Reading Adventure is Ending!

Sadly, our Summer Reading Adventure has come to an end. Make sure to come fill out your entries by 5:00 on September 8th!

Guard Against Hearing Loss From Fireworks

Fireworks noise can be a real danger to your and your child’s hearing. If you plan on watching a fireworks display this holiday, these are the precautions you can take.

“Maintain a safe distance from the source of fireworks.”

“Be sure to protect children and infants from loud fireworks. They’re more likely to suffer hearing . . . → Read More: Guard Against Hearing Loss From Fireworks

Summer Reading Adventure Entry Slips Due Soon

Don’t forget! Entry slips for our Summer Reading Adventure Program are due by 5:00 on September 8th!

Too Clean for Our Children’s Good?

Most parents want their children to live in homes and environments as clean and pristine as they possible can be, but are they overdoing it?

“Many parents, quite reasonably, worry about germs and dirt finding their way into a child’s mouth. But many have also heard in recent years of the “hygiene hypothesis,” which holds . . . → Read More: Too Clean for Our Children’s Good?

10 Ways Siblings Make You A Happier, Healthier And Better Person

Even though siblings can annoy us to no end, they bring joy, optimism and a great sense of support to our lives.

“Sure, there are times when you bicker or instances when it seems like your parents favor one of you over the other (blame your mom and dad for that one). But overall, brothers . . . → Read More: 10 Ways Siblings Make You A Happier, Healthier And Better Person

Two weeks left of our Summer Reading Adventure!

Only 2 weeks left of our Summer Reading Adventure! Are you going to achieve your reading goals?

ADHD in Toddlers: Early Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

ADHD, a condition affecting millions of children in the world today, often exhibits early signs in infants and toddlers.

“Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have trouble paying attention, and they often display hyperactive and impulsive behaviors. These characteristics of ADHD often affect the child’s relationships with family, friends, and teachers.”

“What age does . . . → Read More: ADHD in Toddlers: Early Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

A chance to win a prize!

How many entries have you earned on your Summer Reading Adventure? Each one earns you a chance to win a prize!