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Parents Killed by COVID-19 and the Grief of the 40,000 Kids Left Behind

by Natasha Tracy    •    June 14, 2021

Parents Killed by COVID-19 and the Grief of the 40,000 Kids Left Behind preview

When people think of COVID-19 deaths, people typically envision an older person, maybe even an older person in a care home. And while many people who have died of COVID-19 are older, about one in five COVID-19 deaths are of people under the age of 65.

Should Kids Go Back to School During a Global Pandemic?

by Carissa Andrews    •    August 17, 2020

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Around the world, anxiety levels are high as schools reopen amid a global pandemic. Parents, teachers, and students are all facing the decision on how they want the 2020-2021 school year to look. And honestly, it’s no wonder. And honestly, it’s no wonder. With so much left up in the air, most of us are wondering which is the lesser of two evils – returning our kids to in-person schooling, with the chance of coming into contact with the coronavirus, or having them stay quarantined at home...

7 Creative Activities to Keep Kids Busy During Coronavirus

by Carissa Andrews    •    April 13, 2020

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At the beginning of March, it would have been hard to believe most parents around the world would be taking a crash course on home schooling our kids. Yet, here we are, looking for ways to keep our kids busy, educated, and entertained thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of us aren’t prepared for such a task, so we’re actively on the hunt of parenting tips that will help us with lessons to teach kids during this time of self-isolation.

Why Peanut and Food Allergies Are Surging?

by Carissa Andrews    •    February 25, 2020

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Peanut allergies are on the rise—increasing 21% since 2010. In fact, children with a peanut allergy account for roughly 10,000 children being admitted to hospitals around the world. Granted, this isn’t the same everywhere, for instance, India and China are not seeing this same rise.

Why Your Child’s Weight Could Be a Big Deal?

by Carissa Andrews    •    December 16, 2019

Childhood obesity is a growing concern, and as parent’s, it’s our job to do what we can to support and encourage our children to make healthy choices. However, even despite our best efforts, childhood obesity is still rising issue. By 2030, it will affect more than 250 million kids worldwide. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), obesity in children aged 0-5 inflated by more than 9 million kids, from 32 million in 1990, to 41 million in 2016.

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