The Challenge of Kids, Learning, and Technology

There’s no denying that technology has enhanced our lives in many ways, however it also brings with it certain challenges.  Unfortunately, parenting has not escaped those challenges that accompany our ever-changing technological world.  In today’s blog, we will explore why parents should encourage play through parent-child interactions versus the use of media and technology to…

Lead Exposure…. What Are the Risks?

Despite improvements in environmental policies, lead exposure prevention programs and implementation of surveillance systems at local and state health departments, lead poisoning remains one of the top childhood environmental health problems. According to The U.S. Centers for Disease Control Prevention National Surveillance Data report, in 2014, a total of 12,885 children in the United States…