Trying to Enjoy Quarantine

With a pandemic still going on, things are undoubtedly different. Despite being in quarantine and adjusting to this new normal, there are many ways you and your family can still enjoy the long days while practicing social distancing and health safety measures.  Rearrange your space With more time spent at home, it can be easy to feel unproductive and uninspired. A quick and fun fix to this is to rearrange your space. Getting rid of clutter and renovating or redecorating [...continue reading]

Back to School Essentials for Kids

With school back in session and a pandemic still going on, sending your children to a busy campus can be daunting. However, with just a few essentials, you can feel more relaxed knowing your child has the tools to keep themselves and those around them safe.  A Mask and Hand Sanitizer Two items your child needs to carry with them daily are a face mask and a small bottle of hand sanitizer. A protective, yet breathable face mask will prevent [...continue reading]

August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

August is a busy time filled with back-to-school preparation, extracurricular activities, and creating new routines. During this month, take some time between school supply shopping and athletic tryouts to take your child for a comprehensive eye exam.  August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month and serves as a reminder to ensure your child is seeing their best before heading back to the classroom. Eye exams not only help detect issues like nearsightedness and farsightedness, but they also detect diseases [...continue reading]

Artificial Light Can Lead to Poor Sleep and Anxiety for Teens

It is no secret that over-exposure to bright lights from digital devices can cause eye strain, fatigue, and lead to lack of sleep. However, a new study by JAMA Psychiatry found that bright outdoor lighting in neighborhoods can also lead to sleep disruption and an increased risk for anxiety and depression for adolescents.  The researchers behind this study interviewed more than 10,000 teenagers living in neighborhoods with intense outdoor lighting and tracked their sleeping patterns and mental health status.  The [...continue reading]


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