Keeping Kids Safe as They Walk to School

Keeping Kids Safe as They Walk to School

safety is critical when it comes to heading to school or anywhere on foot. After all, unintentional pedestrian injuries are the fifth-leading cause of injury-related death in the United States for children ages 5 to 19. Every day, 44 children are hit by cars while walking in the United States.

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5 Tips for Working Moms to Survive the Back- to -School Hustle

5 Tips for Working Moms to Survive the Back- to -School Hustle

From the moment my daughter's got out of school in May to the end of July, was a complete blur. It was a blur of summer camp, work, travel, deadlines, proposals and pool parties.  The fact that they were going back to school in three weeks had not occurred to me. When it did, I panicked. Where did the time go? I frantically realized I had no idea what day school started and had to ask another mom. I got a brisk answer of  “August 27th,” which I like to call the “working mom fail” response. The guilt of not knowing when my children start school left me feeling completely overwhelmed.

Saving on Back-to-School Shopping

Saving on Back-to-School Shopping

Building a back-to-school budget will keep you focused when shopping — and help you avoid buying unplanned items.

5 Easy Ways to Make Healthy Lunches for School and Work

5 Easy Ways to Make Healthy Lunches for School and Work

Lunch: You can’t get away with skipping it, because if you do, your productivity (and your kids’ attention) at work and school will suffer. But a reliance on pre-packaged or on-the-go meals can be a good way to load your body with much more sodium, sugar, fat, and calories than it needs. And unhealthy lunches may be part of the reason that many of us are suffering from chronic diseases such as diabetes.