Kids

 
 

More than 1/3 of parents would allow child to be in residential or hotel pool unsupervised

Tweet ANN ARBOR, Mich. —  As kids get ready to splash around in pools this summer, some parents may underestimate drowning risks, suggests a new national poll. While relatively few parents would allow their child to be unsupervised in a lake (16 percent) or the ocean (13 percent), more than a third (37 percent) would allow their child to be in a home, hotel or neighborhood pool without adult supervision, according to today’s report from the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll (link is external) on Children’s Health. The reportRead More


7 COMMON WAYS KIDS GET HIT BY A CAR AND 7 WAYS TO PREVENT IT

Tweet Washington, D.C.  — It is alarmingly common for children to get hit by a vehicle while walking. Every day, 44 children are injured; that’s 16,000 kids each year. When kids are young, they are taught to look left, right, left before crossing the street, and to cross with an adult. But as they get older, and they are no longer with an adult, it is important to teach them that walking safely goes far beyond looking both ways before they step off the curb. With kids back in school,Read More


Five Essential Tips To Prepare Kids To Go Back To School

TweetDULUTH, Ga. — As the long days of summer begin to fade, children and parents are beginning to think about the start of a new school year. Kids ‘R’ Kids Learning Academies, a national early childhood education franchise with three decades of experience, has prepared the top five tips to help parents and kids transition into the new school year smoothly. Being prepared can ease apprehension and reduce stress that is sometimes associated with a new school year. Get on Schedule. If a child’s usual bedtime routine has changed over summer,Read More