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Bugs, Bugs and More Bugs

Did you know there are more bugs in the world than people?  Most bugs are hard to see and they don’t bother us, but some like bees and spiders can hurt you if they bite or sting. When you are outside to enjoy the warm weather you should: • Never walk barefoot on the grass • Stay [...]


A Good Night’s Sleep

“Can I have a glass of water?” “I’m afraid of the dark.” “There’s a monster under my bed.” “Mom please, just 5 more minutes of TV?” Do some of these things sound familiar?  I know it’s fun to stay up past your bedtime, especially when the weather is nice, but getting enough sleep is important [...]


Stay Safe While Playing Sports!

One of the best things about springtime is that baseball begins. I love everything about baseball. Hitting. Pitching. Catching. I even love going to the stadium and eating a big bag of peanuts! What’s your favorite sport to play? Sometimes kids can get hurt when playing sports. Whether it’s soccer, football, dance, gymnastics, or baseball, [...]


Bicycle Safety

Riding your bike is fun and great exercise. But if you fall off your bike, it can hurt. So here’s some ways to stay safe: Always wear a helmet when you ride your bike. The helmet protects your head and your brain. Watch for cars and people walking. Stop at all stop signs and red [...]


Brush Your Teeth!

Ever imagine what it would be like if you had no teeth.  Scary, right!  Teeth help you chew all those delicious snacks and meals so keeping them clean is very important.  You should always brush your teeth twice a day.  This helps prevent bacteria and plaque, which can cause cavities, from forming in your mouth. [...]


Be Smart About Energy Drinks

You may have seen ads on TV for drinks to give you energy. Being able to run faster or even fly may look cool on TV, but those drinks aren’t good for us. Energy drinks have lots of sugar and caffeine. If you drink too much, you may feel bad. They can upset your stomach [...]


Winter Weather…Brrrr, it’s Cold Outside

Winter weather has arrived and whether it’s making snowmen, ice skating or simply enjoying a day off from school, I love spending my time outside during these cold snowy months. Here are some things you can do to stay safe and warm this winter. • When heading outside, dress warmly. I always make sure I [...]


Crossing the Street

You know how your mom always says “look both ways before you cross the street.”  Well, she’s right!  Here are some rules for crossing the street: • When crossing the street, stop at the curb or edge of the road and wait for an adult or a big brother or sister. • Look left, then right, then [...]

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