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In many households the fast pace of modern life has had the effect of decreasing the importance given to sleep. With an increasing number of extracurricular activities, longer school and work commutes, and the higher demands of schoolwork and jobs has squeezed the hours allotted for rest and sleep into a smaller window of time. Countless research studies (and our everyday experience) have repeatedly confirmed the importance of sleep for health and well-being. It affects every aspect of our lives.

Whether on the school bus, neighborhood park, or on the internet, children sometimes find themselves the target of bullies.  Not only can bullies cause bodily injury, but they can also destroy a child’s self esteem and sense of security.  Parents must be vigilant and be prepared to take action if bullying is suspected.

The holiday season is an exciting time of year for children and families. However, this season also brings higher rates of injuries, fires, and emergencies. Here are a few tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to ensure that this holiday season is safe and provides warm, happy memories.

As the weather turns colder, parents not only think about seasonal pleasures like hot chocolate and warm fires, but also the stress of dealing with colds, coughs, and sleepless nights. The season of more frequent illness has arrived, so here are a few helpful tips to stay as healthy as possible. 

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