Health Advocate Blog

Category - Kids Wellness

Easing the transition from summer back to school

For better or worse, summer is coming to an end (unofficially, anyway), and kids across the country are preparing to return to school. Jumping from the lazy days of summer into the structured routine of the school year can be jarring for the entire...

Protect your child’s mental well-being

Most of the time, common childhood physical problems are fairly easy to spot, whether it’s a cold, tummy ache or rash. A trip to the pediatrician may be all that’s required. But it’s not as easy to know if your child’s sadness, angry outbursts or...

Top backpack safety tips to keep your kids healthy

Your child may carry a lot of weight on their shoulders when they go to school. Textbooks, notebooks, binders, lunch and other school necessities can quickly create a heavy backpack. While all of the gear may be necessary, over time heavy backpacks...