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Myths About Child Mental Health

Raising children is a taxing task that nobody really ever knows if they are doing right or wrong because of no answers to how and what to do exist. Parents take advice from their parents who guessed and asked their parents what to do. It is a cycle of guessing and trial-and-error that continues….

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What Every Child Needs for Good Mental Health

When making the decision to become a parent, many of the items on an internal checklist include the physical needs of a child. Is there enough money to feed and clothe a baby who is going to get bigger and need more clothes and food? Are the current job and household situation conducive to…

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Wellness Hub Contest

Begin Quiz This quiz is currently inactive. Contest Rules Employee Contest – “Wellness Hub Contest” Official Rules 1. Timeframe Nutrien Ltd. (“Nutrien”) “Wellness Hub Contest” (the “Contest”) begins on April 17, 2019 at 6:00 a.m. Mountain Time (“MT”) and closes at 11:59 p.m. MT on April 30, 2019 (the “Contest Period”). 2. Eligibility The…

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Teaching Kids to Volunteer

When taking on the role of parent, there are a lot of things that go through your mind. All of the hopes and dreams you have for your little one to be successful rely on the parenting you provide, and some of the most important attributes many hope for their children are to be…

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The Impact Kids Have Made by Volunteering

Volunteering in local communities is important and sometimes goes unnoticed. It is hard for adults and children alike to choose an organization to volunteer with and feel like the work being done is making a difference at all. Though it may not feel like the work you are doing or thinking about doing will…

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Protective Eyewear for Extracurriculars

There are more and more extracurricular activities available to today’s youth almost daily. From tech-savvy activities like building robots and playing games on-screen to outdoor staples like baseball and soccer, there are so many things to choose from for adolescents. One thing that is not so commonly considered when choosing a new activity, though,…

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Sunglasses on Kids are Just as Important as Sunscreen

Many parents take a lot of time and put a lot of effort into slathering sunscreen on their children before beach trips, outside ball games, and even playing outside, but a much fewer number of parents enforce the wearing of sunglasses for their children. In fact, a survey of 2,000 adults showed that 82%…

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Sports Gear Mistakes You Could Be Making

  It falls under the caretaker umbrella to encourage children to join clubs and teams and participate in extracurricular activities. Some of these activities take place within the school, and some are found through community outreach sectors like church and local Recreation Departments. No matter how you participate, though, there are some costs associated…

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Pink Shirt Day

  Bullying is growing in impact, especially among youth, all over the world. Back in 2007, two young boys decided to make a difference and take a stand against bullying by standing up for another boy at their school who was being teased and ridiculed for wearing a pink shirt. In a stance against…

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The Benefit of Art for Kids

Many of us remember doing art projects at school and taking them home to display on the refrigerator or in some other prominent position around the house after being praised for a job well done by parents and caretakers. What we did not realize at the time was that working on those projects benefited…