Category Archives: Health

How to Spot the Signs of Hearing Loss Early

Posted on by marney

Why does the TV volume need to be so loud? Why don’t you follow the direction the first time I said it? Why is my child’s vocabulary not developing as fast as their siblings did? These are all valid questions … Continue reading

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Hey Mom, what’s for lunch?

Posted on by marney

If you are anything like me, the thought of packing school lunches can be confusing and overwhelming.  I know that it needs to be healthy, but what exactly does that mean?  How much food does your child need?  Are they … Continue reading

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Another Plug for Fitness in Early Childhood

Posted on by Elisabeth Weston

EC3 has recently updated its policies to include the prevention of childhood obesity (see the updated parent handbook, page 17). According to this recent article published on M-Live, childhood obesity has national security implications. 3 out of 4 Michigan kids … Continue reading

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Childhood Obesity: A growing epidemic

Posted on by kmcfatridge

About 10+ years ago, I was nearing 300 lbs, eating horribly and getting absolutely no exercise. I think it was when my nephew, who was four at the time, told me I looked like the bad guy from Toy Story … Continue reading

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Ouch! A Shot!

Posted on by jen

I have been meaning to go to the doctor for months. While I make sure my kids have all their preventative visits, I’m not so stellar about doing it for myself. A general check-up was in store—you know, keep mommy … Continue reading

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