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Dec 12, 2019

Topic - Are active shooter drills scaring children?

What do you think about having active shooter drills in school, especially elementary school?  Kids are being taught to deal with a rare and extremely scary event. And, because they’re children, they struggle to draw the line between fantasy and reality.  Make the...


Dec 11, 2019

Topic - Children raised in rural areas have better motor skills.  Why is that?

Kids who live outside of cities have stronger motor skills because they spend more time doing chores and have more space to play in than city kids.  Organized sports benefit city kids, but overall, country children are more competent with...


Dec 10, 2019

Topic - Service dogs and your kids

You see the seriously adorable dogs with the brightly colored vests walking with their owner and you just want to go up and hug ‘em. You don’t because they’re working.  But, do your kids know how to behave when they see a service dog? Much of the time, service dogs offer...


Dec 9, 2019

Topic - Tai Chi reduces depression symptoms

Tai chi is the form of Chinese martial arts that’s practiced for its health benefits.  In local parks, you’ve seen groups of people moving slowly through the positions. While tai chi is typically used as part of a treatment regimen for physical ailments, we now see its...


Dec 6, 2019

Topic - The 99 terrible nights

Seventy million American adults have sleep problems.  Sleep has become such a valuable commodity they’d pay $300 for one perfect night’s sleep!  Annually, adults get only 106 nights of great sleep, but 99 terrible nights. Most adults sleep, on average, 6 hours and 17 minutes, well...