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Tips for Protecting Kids From Sunburn

Monday, June 11, 2018

From The Washington Post: “Children have thin, delicate skin and are more susceptible to sunburns than adults. Prevention and moderation are the keys to protecting your kids, and there are plenty of ways to shield them from the harmful rays.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Mr. Rogers’ Simple Set of Rules for Talking to Children

Monday, June 11, 2018

The Atlantic: “Rogers’s placidity belied the intense care he took in shaping each episode of his program. He insisted that every word, whether spoken by a person or a puppet, be scrutinized closely, because he knew that children—the preschool-age boys and girls who made up the core of his audience—tend to hear things literally.” Read… Continue Reading Mr. Rogers’ Simple Set of Rules for Talking to Children

Children Lacking Health Insurance Up Slightly

Friday, June 8, 2018

From News Service of Florida: “While Florida has made strides in reducing the number of uninsured children, a national health-care expert warned Thursday that those gains are likely stalling, and she put part of the blame on increased scrutiny of immigration status.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Far Fewer South Florida Children Ready for Kindergarten

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

From Sun Sentinel: “Preschoolers’ kindergarten readiness rates have plummeted in South Florida, and early learning specialists say they know the reason: the use of computers to test the little ones for the first time.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

6 Tips to Raise an Optimist

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

From Parents Magazine: “Wondering how to raise an optimistic child? After all, kids who see the glass as half full are better at dealing with life’s challenges—and happier too. Here’s six tips to help yours develop a sunny outlook on life.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.