Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The Stories that Bind Us

This article describes research indicating that the more children knew about their family’s history, the stronger their sense of control over their lives, the higher their self-esteem and the more successfully they believed their families functioned. 

Click here for article on NY times.com

The questions asked of children can be found here on this  Do_you_know_scale.

Sunday, August 17, 2014

First years last a lifetime

First Years Last a Lifetime

Teen Support

Watch those medicine measurements!

 Busy multitasking parents make all kinds of medication errors, such as reading tablespoons for teaspoons, which results in three times the dose, or substituting a kitchen spoon for an actual teaspoon. That may at least partially explain the more than 10,000 annual calls to poison centers, researchers suggested in the study published Monday in Pediatrics.


Friday, August 15, 2014

Family Dependency Treatment

Stepping Stones

Stepping Stones for Families is a program that distributes clothing & household items (baby gear, dishes) to families on a monthly basis.  These give-aways are usually held from 9-12 one Saturday of the month.  Some host sites may include a lunch with the distribution and donations are welcomed.

1822 Vienna Road
Niles, OH 44446
Giveways on 2nd Saturday of Month 9-12

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Giving Tree Children's Garden

The-giving-tree-garden located at the corner of Vine & Scott allows children to lend a hand in the beautification efforts going on around town.

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Friday, August 1, 2014

E cigarette poisoning

CDC. gov reports e-cigarette-poison increase

Poisoning related to e-cigarettes involves the liquid containing nicotine used in the devices and can occur in three ways: by ingestion, inhalation or absorption through the skin or eyes.