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Fidget Spinners: Help or Hindrance

Fidget spinners have been wildly popular since they burst on the scene in December 2016. Touted as a way to alleviate anxiety and the symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism, spinners

Kids Cooking for Life Fights Childhood Obesity Where it Begins

Kids Cooking for Life teaches children how to cook. Kids adore the fun, hands-on cooking classes not least because they get to eat the results. But while the classes are a blast and the

What is Fifth Disease?

Fifth disease. It’s the common name for a usually minor virus that mostly affects preschool and school-age children aged 5-15 years in the springtime. The medical name for fifth disease is erythema infectiosum and

Ten Ways Kids Can Go Green

Being green is a state of mind. It’s about developing green habits and modeling them for your kids. But if you really want to make sure the earth’s resources are around long after you’re

LDA St. Louis: Removing the Labels From Struggling Children

LDA St. Louis exists because children with learning disabilities aren’t getting what they need in our public school classrooms. That’s because our education system is designed to teach to the middle, to the average

Whaley Children’s Center: Where Children Can Enter the Circle of Courage

Whaley Children’s Center is the kind of place that carves a notch into your heart and settles in forever. This is a place filled with love and warmth for kids who haven’t known much