| Posted On Mar 21, 2018 | By:

Good Night, Sleep Tight

Along with a balanced diet and regular exercise, getting enough sleep is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. When a child isn’t getting adequate sleep, behavior, concentration, school performance and mood can all be affected. But what is adequate for your 7-month-old? Your 7-year-old?

As a parent, you know that your children are constantly changing, and their needs change as well. Sleep is no exception to this. The recommended amount of sleep for children varies with age.

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| Posted On Mar 05, 2018 | By:

Make Some Time for Family Mealtime

March is National Nutrition Month, so you may see an uptick in advice from nutritionists wherever you turn. You probably already know the drill: eat more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins, and healthy fats…easy to put on paper, harder to do in real life.

One way to get started – one way with real, scientifically proven benefits – is family meals. These do not necessarily need to be family dinners, but any meal that gets family members seated at the table,

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| Posted On Mar 01, 2018 | By:

Playing it Safe in the Winter

When New England is transformed into a winter wonderland, kids often can’t wait to get out in the snow. The season brings countless opportunities for fun, but it is important for families to be aware of the risks unique to winter activities.

Winter Sports Safety

Injuries are more common than many people may realize. In the US, about 61,000 children ages 5-14 are treated in emergency rooms annually for injuries related to ice hockey,

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