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28

Jul

Kids with pets more likely to avoid meatHaving pets can encourage empathy for animals in children, making ‘it harder to eat animals,’ according to new research.

Kids with pets more likely to avoid meat
Having pets can encourage empathy for animals in children, making ‘it harder to eat animals,’ according to new research.

07

Jul

Obesity linked to kids’ knowledge of food brandsNew study finds that the more kids are able to identify fast-food logos and packaged food brands, the more likely they are to be obese.

Obesity linked to kids’ knowledge of food brands
New study finds that the more kids are able to identify fast-food logos and packaged food brands, the more likely they are to be obese.

16

May

Stopping bullies in style: Young boys don suits to support friendDanny Keefe, 6, has childhood apraxia of speech, a motor disorder that makes it difficult for him to communicate. He also wears a suit and a fedora to school every day, and that combined with his disorder has often earned him unwanted attention from bullies. Last year, a group of boys on the Bridgewater Badger’s pee wee football team, where Danny is the water manager, decided to show their support for Danny by wearing suits to school.Watch the heartwarming video.

Stopping bullies in style: Young boys don suits to support friend
Danny Keefe, 6, has childhood apraxia of speech, a motor disorder that makes it difficult for him to communicate. He also wears a suit and a fedora to school every day, and that combined with his disorder has often earned him unwanted attention from bullies.
 
Last year, a group of boys on the Bridgewater Badger’s pee wee football team, where Danny is the water manager, decided to show their support for Danny by wearing suits to school.

Watch the heartwarming video.

29

Apr

10 adorable bento box ideas for kids
These bento boxes show how creative you can get when you’re packing lunch.

20

Dec

Is it really the food that hooks kids on McDonalds and Burger King, or is it something else?

20

Nov

Kids today running much slower than kids 30 years agoStudy looks at running as an indication of cardiovascular fitness in children, but the findings don’t bode well for adult health.

Kids today running much slower than kids 30 years ago
Study looks at running as an indication of cardiovascular fitness in children, but the findings don’t bode well for adult health.

10

Oct

Children donate money to buy bulletproof vests for police dogsIn 2 separate occasions, these kids raised money to keep their local K-9 officers safe on the job.

Children donate money to buy bulletproof vests for police dogs
In 2 separate occasions, these kids raised money to keep their local K-9 officers safe on the job.

01

Oct

Special teddy bear could help kids cope with diabetesChildren can feed Jerry the Bear, regulate his insulin, prick his fingers and even play games via the large screen on his chest.

Special teddy bear could help kids cope with diabetes
Children can feed Jerry the Bear, regulate his insulin, prick his fingers and even play games via the large screen on his chest.

27

Aug

5 healthy habits for kids heading back to schoolSince summer is winding down, here are several ways to make sure your kids’ return to the school routine includes healthy habits.

5 healthy habits for kids heading back to school
Since summer is winding down, here are several ways to make sure your kids’ return to the school routine includes healthy habits.

17

Aug

Could your child survive alone in the woods?There’s a hierarchy of survival skills that are more age-appropriate for children than teaching them how to skin a squirrel for supper. Here’s what your kid should know.

Could your child survive alone in the woods?
There’s a hierarchy of survival skills that are more age-appropriate for children than teaching them how to skin a squirrel for supper. Here’s what your kid should know.