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What to Look for in an Infant Day Care

Published: 01/15/21
By: Courtesy of KinderCare
What to Look for in an Infant Day Care

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor, both parents work in nearly two-thirds of families with children. The number of working single parents is even higher. However, as long as teachers and staff follow rigorous health and safety practices, day care centers are among the safest places for children right [Read More]

 

New Call Center for COVID-19 Vaccine Opens in Jefferson County

Published: 01/15/21
CDH/JCEMA ESTABLISHES CALL CENTER FOR COVID-19 VACCINE

The Jefferson County Department of Health (JCDH) and the Jefferson County Emergency Management Agency (JCEMA), through the Jefferson County Unified Command (JCUC), has established a new call center to provide information to the public regarding COVID-19 vaccines and assist with coordinating vaccination efforts for critical populations in Jefferson County.  Healthcare [Read More]

 

Human Trafficking Awareness Day is Jan. 11, 2021

Published: 01/09/21
Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Led by the initiatives of the JLB’s Anti-Human Trafficking Committee, the free, educational events seek to promote awareness of the prominent issue and debunk common myths surrounding it. Alabamians are invited to participate in the “Human Trafficking Awareness: Social Media Predators: What Parents Need to Know About Online Human Traffickers, [Read More]

 


ADHD Virtual Conference Planned for Jan. 28-29

Published: 01/09/21

ADHD Virtual Conference

Join a multi-disciplinary group of experts as they discuss topics including Working with Explosive Children at Home and School, Strategies for Surviving COVID in the Classroom and Still Teach Students Effectively, An Overview of New Children’s Mental Health Services, Ensuring that Eligible Students Receive Accommodations During the COVID Crisis, plus, [Read More]

 

Urgent Care or the Emergency Room?


Published: 12/29/20
By: Carol Muse Evans
Urgent Care or the Emergency Room?


Your child spikes a fever or is having trouble stopping throwing up. Maybe they have had a spill and you’re wondering if it’s a break or simply a sprain. Should you try Urgent Care, or should you visit the emergency room? Dr. Eric Jorge is a pediatric emergency medicine fellow [Read More]

 

Five Reasons to Get Your Kids Outside to Play

Published: 12/29/20
By: Christa Melnyk Hines
Five Reasons to Get Your Kids Outside to Play

Today’s kids typically spend several hours a day immersed in low-sensory, pixelated landscapes rather than outdoors playing in the mud, climbing trees, examining bugs, rolling down hills or making up games. As a consequence, kids are less focused, get frustrated more easily, and struggle with more advanced social skills like [Read More]

 

Juggling Extracurricular Activities

Published: 12/29/20
By: Sarah Lyons
Juggling Extracurricular Activities

School mornings are busy, but an experienced mom knows the real rush is after school when the evening is packed with extracurricular activities. One child has scouts, another has piano lessons, and two have soccer practice on opposite sides of town.  As a mom of six, I have survived busy [Read More]

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