5 tips to take the bite out of fright night

5 tips to take the bite out of fright night. With candy being the main draw for trick-or-treaters, it may seem impossible for parents to put a healthy spin on the Halloween holiday. However, Pediatric Dietitian Sarah Tankersley, with Children’s Hospital of Georgia, offers five healthy alternatives that can help you take the bite out … Read more 5 tips to take the bite out of fright night

SIDS: What you need to know

SIDS: What you need to know. About 4,000 infants die suddenly and unexpectedly each year in the United States. Approximately 1,500 of these are SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome) related deaths while the rest fall under the category of sudden unexpected infant deaths (SUID). The essential distinction in SIDS and SUID is the related reason for … Read more SIDS: What you need to know

Bullying in the digital age

Bullying in the digital ageProtect kids from the dangers of social media bullying Cyberbullying is electronic bullying (via computer or cellphone, using emails, texting or social media) that can quickly spiral out of control in today’s digital society. With the multitude of social media platforms popular with teens today, bullies may gain anonymity through fake … Read more Bullying in the digital age

13 ideas for 60 minutes of family fun (and fitness!)

As few as 30 minutes — 60 minutes for your kids — is all it takes to meet recommended guidelines for daily activity. (Aim for more if you can!) Keep everyone active as you spend some quality time together as a family this summer. Here are some tips: Make the backyard your playground. Toss a … Read more 13 ideas for 60 minutes of family fun (and fitness!)

Kids help create app for cystic fibrosis

Elementary students teamed up with Augusta University to create a mobile app game for kids to help raise awareness for Cystic Fibrosis, an inherited life-threatening disease that mainly affects the lungs and digestive system. The understudies at Chukker Creek Elementary School concocted the idea to teach others about Cystic Fibrosis (CF), planned characters and inquired … Read more Kids help create app for cystic fibrosis

Veg out! Tips for choosing, cleaning and eating vegetables

Veg out! Tips for choosing, cleaning and eating vegetables. Here are some ways to give nutritious and low-fat veggies the attention they deserve. Vegetables that are in season are simpler to get, have more flavor and ordinarily cost less. Your neighborhood ranchers market can be an incredible asset for regular produce. Select vegetables that are … Read more Veg out! Tips for choosing, cleaning and eating vegetables