Learning is a critical part of growing up and developing. In fact, a child’s brain is generally 90% developed by age 5, but this only forms the foundation for future development. The brain needs to continue to be stimulated and guided in order to grow. But it’s incredibly difficult to learn new things if you don’t have help. That’s why we’re here to share some of the best ways to help kids learn.Read more
Keeping your child safe and out of harm’s way is one of the most important duties of being a parent. But that can be a difficult task in today’s world, especially with the rise of child predators. Child predators are adults who target and prey on children in a number of ways, which can occur both in-person and online. In this article, we’ll focus on some of the tips for keeping children safe from child predators.Read more
Pillow Academy students have donated more than $2,800 in proceeds from a recent fundraiser to the Boys and Girls Club of Greenwood. Members of the Pillow Academy Student Council presented the check Tuesday. Dia Chawla, a senior at Pillow and a member of the council, said the money came from their annual Valentine’s Day fundraiser.Read more
The Boys and Girls Club of the Mississippi Delta has partnered with SUDDENLINK to provide gifts to outstanding students.
George King, the market engagement specialist with SUDDENLINK, said the company had donated five iPads to the Greenwood after-school organization.Read more
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, parents have not only had to worry about keeping themselves safe, but they’ve also had to figure out the best ways to protect their children. That’s a tall task, especially when over 21% of the U.S. population is under the age of 18. Luckily, many of these children are now eligible to receive the vaccine, but there are still 23 million children under the age of 5 who are not yet eligible.Read more
As a parent, your number one priority is making sure your child is safe and healthy. However, that’s not always easy to do, especially once your kids start going to school and aren’t always with you. With unintentional injury being the leading cause of death for children and teens, it’s essential to make sure your children know how to stay safe even when you’re not around. In this article, we’ll share some of the top child safety tips to ensure that your kids remain safe.Read more
Healthy eating is an important practice for everyone, but proper nutrition is especially important for children as they continue to grow and develop. Healthy eating and regular physical activity can even help reduce the risk of kids developing diseases like childhood obesity.
Unfortunately, it can often be a difficult task to get kids to eat their fruits and vegetables when there are so many snack foods out there. One way to promote healthy eating for kids, though, is to prepare their food ahead of time so you know that they’re getting all the nutrients they need.Read more
Getting an education is important because it allows us to learn new things, expand our understanding of the world, and grow as individuals. Success in school is most commonly measured by grades, but there are also other factors that play into what a student is able to achieve. There are also challenges that can affect how successful kids are in school, so finding ways to help them is critical to their progress.Read more
Food insecurity is the lack of reliable access to necessary amounts of affordable, nutritious food, and is often a result of poverty. When individuals are food insecure, they don’t get all of the food and nutrients they need every day to live an active, healthy life, which can lead to other issues like health problems.Read more