Parent Action for Healthy Kids® in the News Blog
As Parent Action for Healthy Kids® is all about disseminating information, when the information is about our organization we're proud to pass that along too. The following articles have appeared in print or web-based publications. We appreciate their promoting our important cause.
Important reminder for parents to keep their children reading over the summer.
What good has worrying ever done? Here are some ways to calm your child’s worries.
Here are some fun activities, as we’ll as low-cal recipes perfect for your Father’s Day celebration.
Research shows that Dads are an important influence on whether their teenagers become pregnant or cause a pregnancy. In many ways your behavior and the connecte… [Read More]
Posted May 24th, 2013 Never Leave Children Alone in Parked Vehicles. On average, 38 children die in hot cars each year from heat-related deaths after being trap… [Read More]
How many sitcoms have we seen depicting bumbling parents and terrified children sitting down to have the dreaded “talk?” Pop culture really hasn’t helped make t… [Read More]
Written by Kathleen Lavey Apr. 24, 2013 lansingstatejournal.com In the bright-colored brochure displayed on his computer screen, Justin Griswold, a 15-year-o… [Read More]
Posted April 16th, 2013 Parent Action for Healthy Kids is mourning the loss of those who were tragically killed during the Boston Marathon. Our thoughts and our… [Read More]
Posted April 13th, 2013 by Barb Flis, Parent Action for Healthy Kids and Becky Griesse, National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) As we talk about the role we… [Read More]
Posted April 2nd, 2013 Month of the Young Child® Focus WeeksChildren’s early years are the foundation for growth and development. Children are constantly develo… [Read More]
Posted February 18th, 2013 Teens often crave privacy, roll their eyes when told what to do and can be less than truthful. These common teenage behaviors can mak… [Read More]
Parents are often overwhelmed by the constant changes and advancements in technology. The truth is parents of teens and pre-teens don’t have to be tech savvy in… [Read More]
By Robin Erb, Detroit Free Press Medical Writer… [Read More]
Posted January 30th, 2013 The teen brain is mysterious. Parents often stand in disbelief as their teen’s behavior fluctuates from acting like a 22 year old one… [Read More]
Parent Action for Healthy Kids Announces the First Ever Sex Education Conference Exclusively for Parents
Parent Action for Healthy Kids, with support from the Michigan Department of Community Health and the Michigan Department of Education, is excited to announce t… [Read More]
Posted December 27th, 2012 Holidays are a perfect time for parents to start the conversation with their kids about sex. Gathering and connecting with loved ones… [Read More]
In Response to the Recent News in Newtown Parent Action for Healthy Kids Offers 3 Tips for Parents to Challenge the Status Quo on Mental Health Services
Parents everywhere feel helpless and vulnerable and share the grief of the Newtown, Connecticut community. The conversations heard speak of how this could have… [Read More]