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How A Stress-Free Day Helps Your Kids At Night

Make stress management a before-bed priority to help your child sleep soundly. During the past year, excessive stress has become common for many families. As a parent, you may be facing worries related to work, health, and how to manage your child’s school instruction. Please know, you are not alone in your anxiety, as many parents across the nation (and world) are feeling the stresses of the last year fighting the pandemic. Chances are, if you are stressed, your child feels it as well, and as a result, their sleep may be suffering.  According to the Nemours Foundation, stress experienced during the day can cause kids to have bad dreams as they snooze. These nightmares are how your child’s subconscious …

Recognizing & Reporting Child Abuse

April Is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, which serves to recognize the importance of communities working together to help prevent child maltreatment, and help them thrive. The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) estimates that at least 1 in 7 children in the US has experienced child abuse and/or neglect in the past year, which can leave lasting trauma. Neglect is the most common form of child abuse … think leaving a young child at home alone for the day without the proper care or even food … think ignoring a child’s unique needs. Other types of child maltreatment include sexual, physical, and emotional or mental abuse. Many identify with the heartbreak that’s associated with young children growing up …

Yee Haw! The Reno Rodeo Is Here!

It’s that time of year again! One of our favorite events to hit the Reno/Tahoe area is back again, and we can’t wait to go watch some of the fun! While most people attend the rodeo in the evening,  the rodeo is going on all day every day it’s in town: For example, on Saturday, June 22, it is the Reno Rodeo Kid’s Day. Families are encouraged to bring their kids down to enjoy games, win prizes, and spend time together. There is also a carnival that is set up for you and your family to enjoy during the day, as well as the night. One of the most unique events the rodeo puts on, is on Sunday, June 29, …

Hearing Loss in Children on the Rise

Hearing loss is on the rise in the United States and the most common reason is noise. It is estimated that ten million people suffer from irreversible noise-induced hearing loss.

Keeping Kids Healthy at School

In this day an age of food abundance and cheap junk food, many of us have forgotten how to eat, and as a result, our children are learning bad habits that lead to obesity. As our kids grow, we need to help them develop active lives and healthy eating habits that will last a lifetime. Here are a few tips to keep our kids eating like they should.