August 14, 2018

From: Scholastic

By: Amy Mascott

School starts in Kanawha County on Monday, August 20, 2018.

Another summer in our rear-view mirror. Where did that go so quickly.

As we prepare, here are 3 good tips from Scholastic for your 6-10 year olds.

Life moves quickly during the scho...

August 7, 2018

From: Choose My Plate

The following is some nutritional insight from Choose My Plate.

MyPlate is a reminder to find your healthy eating style and build it throughout your lifetime. Everything you eat and drink matters. The right mix can help you be healthier now and in t...

July 30, 2018

From: Teach Hub

Would you like to get you children off on the right foot this school year?

Lots of good tips here from Teach Hub.

Back to school time is always a big transition, not only for children but for parents.

While children are filled with excitement and fir...

July 23, 2018


By: Liz Alton

Summer is quickly becoming a memory in the rear view mirror.

Time to turn our attention to school preparation.

This article by Liz Alton gives you A LOT of tips to get the kiddos off to a good start.

As summer comes to an end and back-to-school...

July 10, 2018

From: Parenting

By: Elena Donovan Mauer

The results are in: Kids aren't eating as healthily in the summer as they do the rest of the year. Here's how to keep their nutrition on track when they're on summer break.

Do you think the long days of summer mean more time for act...

July 2, 2018

Nothing goes better than Independence Day and our National Pastime, baseball!

Looking for something fun to do on July 4th.

Maybe something FREE?!

On July 4th, it is  Elk River Backpack Blessings night at the Appalachian Power Park. 

We have TONS of tickets!!! Le...

July 2, 2018

From: Parenting Healthy Babies

Summer is here bringing with it heat waves and loads of play for kids. What is the best time to play and enjoy those summer days. Many kids don’t complain about the hot and grueling sun, but parents have to make some arrangements so that y...

June 29, 2018

From: Parents

There's no doubt that most kids get more than enough to eat (climbing rates of childhood obesity are proof of that). The problem is, a lot of the stuff they're eating every day—like overprocessed and fast food—is calorie dense but nutritionally skimpy. Acc...

June 26, 2018

From: NDTV Food

By: Harnoor Channi-Tiwary

Here are 10 great summer foods that kids will love and keep them full of energy.

My usually-unfussy daughter has suddenly lost her appetite. Hours are spent on the dining table, ending with frustration, both at her end and mine. A...

June 18, 2018

From: Parenting

These bite-sized snacks and meals are perfect for picky eaters.

1. Welsh "Rabbits"Welsh rarebit is a slightly enriched version of cheese toast—children will probably enjoy this version of "rabbit."

2. Prosciutto and Taleggio PaniniHot dog buns are just rig...

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