Posts Categorized: Children

Keeping your kids well-rested during homeschooling

As the COVID-19 pandemic wears on and shelter-in-place restrictions stay in effect, families are settling into a new routine, one that for most allows for more time to relax and spend time together. But all of this extra time at home can also increases the likelihood that children may develop unhealthy habits like excessive screen…
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Keep your kids moving

The struggle to stay fit is real. Especially when it comes to keeping your kids active during the pandemic quarantine. Closed parks and playgrounds, along with “Stay at Home” orders, leave little opportunity for kids to exercise and stay active. Homeschool recess time can easily send your kids into surfing social media sites or binge-watching Netflix…
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Teens and COVID-19: Protecting their mental health

With schools closed for at least the next several weeks in an effort to continue to flatten the curve of coronavirus, many teens are struggling to adjust to a new (if temporary) normal away from the classes, social activities, and extra-curriculars that gave them a sense of structure and community. And while this situation will…
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Creating healthy and safe spaces for children and families

UofL Health – Peace Hospital encourages all individuals to play a role in creating a healthier place for children and families. According to The Children’s Bureau, within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the most common type of maltreatment is neglect. In 2018, about 4.3 million reports were made to child protective services…
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