Among teens, vaping is becoming an increasingly popular past time. The variety of flavors combined with peer pressure and the misguided belief that e-cigarettes and vapes are less harmful than traditional forms of tobacco, are all reasons teens decide to pick up a vape. Once hooked, vaping can be just as addictive as smoking cigarettes.

In a recent review of sleep research, researchers found that having a good bedtime routine "gives children the best chances of getting adequate, healthy sleep every day."

Additional research links bedtime routines to improved dental health (when oral hygiene behaviors are incorporated into the routine) and higher levels of school readiness (when reading is incorporated).

We know concussions are common childhood injuries, unfortunately. But now a new study out of Seattle finds that, each year, a staggering 1.1 million to 1.9 million U.S. kids under age 18 sustain this type of traumatic brain injury during sports and recreational activities.

Come to East Flat Rock Park on Friday August 2nd between 10am and Noon to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week and raise awareness.  We'll have kid and family-friendly activities for all ages, music, snacks and give-aways. And its all FREE!

May is Mental Health Awareness month. When a child is struggling, or his behavior worries you, it can be hard to know whether you need to reach out to a professional.