As parents, we know it’s vital for our kids to eat healthy. After all, eating plenty of fruits and veggies is known to reduce the risk of many diseases, including heart disease, high blood pressure, and some cancers.
Fuel-powered devices can provide wonderful benefits to families when used properly. But they also underscore an important necessity in the home: the need for a carbon monoxide alarm.
To make sure your child is safe in your car, it’s vital that you install the car seat properly. Here’s a quick guide to help you. Experts Can Help You Install Your Car Seat Go to a Checkup Event. Safe Kids coalitions have car seat checkup events and inspection stations around[...]
Compliment a stranger. Send a friend a positive text. Bring flowers to a coworker. Doing random acts of kindness is one of the best activities you can do with your children. It’s a wonderful way for your family to bond, to have a lot of fun, and, most importantly, teach your[...]
The best way to keep your child safe in the car is to use the right car seat in the right way. Here are some car seat safety tips to protect your most precious cargo. Hard Facts about Safety in Cars Road injuries are the leading cause of preventable deaths[...]
This month, we marked World AIDS Day in Palm Beach County — an opportunity for all of us to unite in an effort to stop new HIV infections, support those affected by HIV, and remember those who have lost their lives to HIV-related diseases. According to the Centers for Disease[...]
There is nothing more beautiful than a sleeping baby, especially for parents who are often overtired themselves. By following a few simple tips, you can create a safer sleeping environment for your baby. The Hard Facts Unintentional suffocation is the leading cause of injury-related death among children under 1 year[...]
Over the next few weeks, your kids will be heading back to school, which means they’ll be walking around a lot more in the community. So whether your children are walking to school, the park or a friend’s house, here are a few simple tips to make sure they get[...]
(The following article was posted on the website of Lake Worth West Community Center, which runs the BRIDGES at Lake Worth West program. It was written by Rhonda Rogers, the center’s executive director.) Millions of children in the United States, including many in Palm Beach County, finish third grade without[...]