Today, more than 12 million U.S. children are obese. Nationally, one out of every six kids is considered overweight or obese, while nearly one in three Michigan children face the same dilemma. These kids face an increased risk of… Read More »Fight Childhood Obesity with Go, Glow and Grow Foods
It would take a 185-pound person an entire workday of non-stop cross country running to burn off the higher end of the 3500-7000 calories from Halloween candy consumed by the average US child. Holidays aren’t… Read More »Making Halloween Special, Spooky – and Safe!
As kids start a new year of learning, it might be a good time to check on their vision. Whether they’ll be in a classroom or learning virtually this year, your child may not always… Read More »Would You Know if Your Child Had Trouble Seeing?
Creating a window garden with kids can be a fun project to help get them involved in healthy eating habits. The joy of watching a seed grow into something delicious can also help encourage children to try… Read More »DIY: How to Grow a Window Garden for Kids
Oral health care is a critical part of a child’s development. Without it, they’re susceptible to conditions that can be both painful and embarrassing. Each year during National Children’s Dental Health Month, health providers and… Read More »5 Children’s Dental Problems and How to Prevent Them