It’s not quite official yet, but back to school is in sight, and summer vacation is wrapping up for another year. As exciting as it can be to head back to class, this time of year isn’t without its own kinds of health concerns. We’ve been collecting some of the best back-to-school articles from around the Web and we’ve complied them here for easy reference.
Here’s to a safe, happy and healthy new school year!
“How to get ready for the flood of back-to-school illnesses” (Globe and Mail)
“School-Age Years: Developmental milestones” (AboutKidsHealth)
“Teens and sleep: Why you need it and how to get enough” (Caring for Kids)
“How to get your kid’s sleep schedule back on track” (Globe and Mail)
“3 steps for treating head lice” (Today’s Parent)
“Preparing for the September Asthma Peak” (Asthma.ca)
“A Teacher’s Cheat Sheet about My Child” (Parenting Special Needs)
“Backpack safety: Choosing the right one and using it the right way” (AboutKidsHealth)
“Backpack Safety” (Healthy Children)
“Footwear for Children” (Caring for Kids)
“Get kids moving with this quickie workout” (Globe and Mail)