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Back to School – Stock Your Pantry

Parul Kharod, a WakeMed dietitian, now has her very own column in the News & Observer.  Her first topic is stocking your pantry for back to school. Of course, we’ve know  for years that Parul R-O-C-K-S.  She has been a frequent contributor to this blog on many different nutrition topics for years, including: Inspiration for […]

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Too Sick for School?

In the chaos of getting yourself ready for work and your child off to school, you notice your child seems a little warm. Do you keep them home for that? Knowing when to keep your child home from school is sometimes difficult. If they’re not really sick, they miss school unnecessarily. If they are sick […]

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Off We Go to School!

 Keep your child’s trip to school as safe as possible with these tips from www.safekids.org.  Go Safely on Four Wheels  • While waiting for the bus, stand back 5 giant steps from the street.  • When the bus stops, line up in a single-file line.  • Hold on to the handrails, and be careful that your […]

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Back-to-School: Sleep Training

Over the last couple of years, WakeMed’s Families First publication has offered lots of great back-to-school tips for parents and kids.  In anticipation of back-to-school, we will share this timeless information with you from sleep training to vaccinations to packing your child’s lunch to how to know when your child really is too sick for […]

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