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Summer safety

Tips for Maintaining Children’s Health During Summer

May 25, 2016

With school out for the summer, children can take advantage of their free time by being more physically active. However, the reality is that most children spend more time indoors in the summer months than during the school year. During the summer break, [...]

heart health

May: A Month for Celebrating Physical Activity in Schools

May 20, 2016

May is not only Teacher Appreciation Month, but also National Physical Fitness and Sports Month.  I am very fortunate to have participated in a celebration of both amazing teachers and physical fitness at Hartsfield Elementary School in Houston.  [...]

CDC

Make Summer Safe for Kids

May 18, 2016

Summer is a great time for children to enjoy time off to explore, play, and have fun. It is important to know how to keep your children safe for summer. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention came up with a few safety tips. 1.Master Water Safety 2. [...]