Prepping your student for a super school year

Preparing for a new school year at any age can be equal parts exciting and exhausting. However, for first-time students entering preschool or kindergarten, the new experience can lend itself to creating more anxiety than anything else.

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Backpack safety for better spine health

Kids from kindergarten through college are once again filling their backpacks with books and supplies for the upcoming school year. Unfortunately, for many students that also means dealing with back problems.

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Governor signs bill regulating in-home day cares

On July 11, Gov. Mike Parson signed a child protection bill [HB 397] that included “Nathan’s Law.” Sponsored by Sen. Jill Schupp [D-Creve Coeur] and named after Nathan Blecha, “Nathan’s Law” seeks to protect and strengthen the safety of young children receiving care and education in unlicensed, in-home child care providers.

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