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.
What is bullying? A bully is often thought of as a big kid who physically or verbally assaults a smaller kid. But that’s not always the case. Bullying occurs w… [Read More]
With Michigan ranked last in the nation for school nurses, Parent Action for Healthy Kids (PAFHK), in collaboration with Michigan School Nurse Task Force, today announced a statewide campaign to increase parents’ awareness of the critical role school nurses play in schools.
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. Kids don’t have to pay bills, cook dinners, or manage carpools. But — just… [Read More]
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]