Kids Health

Getting kids ready for the new school year

(HealthDay)—There are a number of things you can do to ensure your kids have a smooth start to the new school year. Don’t wait until the first day of class to seek help. Schools are open over the summer to address any concerns you or your child might have, and the best time to get […]

Kids Health

School Supplies You'll Want to Steal From Your Kids

Pin Back-to-school often means a shopping excursion specifically for, well, office supplies for kids. But too often, school supplies leave something to be desired. Boring composition notebooks, bland folders and run-of-the-mill markers probably run rampant at your local office supply store. After all, pencils and paper aren’t exactly beautiful food for the aesthetic soul — […]

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The proposal to weigh kids at school is misguided

Why are we weighing kids? Last week Deakin University’s Global Obesity Centre (GLOBE) made a proposal to a Senate committee to weigh and measure our children every two years at school. Professor Steven Allender, from Deakin’s Faculty of Health, told the ABC that the current information about obesity is inaccurate and researchers have “no real […]